Braider Operator
TX-Mansfield, United States
Group: Fluid Connector Grp N. America
Job Family: Manufacturing
Job ID: 17550-1A
Posted: 2020-07-28

Org Marketing Statement

Founded in 1917, Parker Hannifin Corporation is a $12 billion, global company. With annual sales of $12 billion in fiscal year 2017, Parker Hannifin is the world's leading diversified manufacturer of motion and control technologies and systems, providing precision-engineered solutions for a wide variety of mobile, industrial and aerospace markets. The company has operations in 50 countries around the world. Parker has increased its annual dividends paid to shareholders for 61 consecutive fiscal years, among the top five longest-running dividend-increase records in the S&P 500 index. Parker’s engineering expertise and broad range of core technologies uniquely positions the company to solve some of the world’s greatest engineering challenges. By partnering with customers, Parker improves their productivity and profitability and seeks new ways to solve humanity's biggest challenges.

Essential Functions

Operate either the NEB, OMA and/or TMW 24/36 braiders and monitor for proper product quality. • Pull tooling and materials according to manufacturing specifications for applicable machine(s), such as springs, braid rings, tube guides, wound bobbin, core tube, etc. • Inspect tooling before using and track material used in WW3 system and Braider Logs • Set up applicable machine(s) according to manufacturing specifications (braid ring height, install tube guide, change deck/puller gear, unload/load carriers, unload/load bobbins, etc.) and mark defects/new preforms with the correct tape color • Measure and record OD and pitch on Hose Process Chart (SPC) • Run braided hose through wash tank and stage in hose coiling area for inspection • Maintain work area in clean and orderly fashion, follow 5s practices • Know and practice all safety regulations and quality guidelines • Report production issues to Direct Lead • Perform work of an equal or lower classification Additional Comments: The essential functions have been provided as examples of the type of work performed by employees assigned to this job classification. The Company reserves the right to modify the work assignments and/or to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions. The job description is not intended to be an all inclusive list of duties and responsibilities. It is intended to describe the general nature of the position.


• High School Diploma or GED, recognizes International Diplomas (may need to be translated to English) • U.S. citizen or permanent residency status required • Must be able to work and communicate with peers • Must be able to write legibly, read and speak English • Must be able to adapt to production needs to satisfy customer demands • Must be able to read work orders and interpret manufacturing specifications, understand and use shop math, use and interpret measuring instruments (i.e. calipers, micrometers, pi tape, etc.) • Must be able to demonstrate ability to operate department equipment (i.e. NEB braiders, TMW and OMA braiders, etc) • Basic understanding of lean fundamentals and good attention to detail preferred Physical & PPE Requirements: Standing, bending, pushing, pulling, handling, rotating, lifting (up to 50 lbs.), walking, work under normal conditions. Steel-toed shoes, safety glasses, and ear plugs (85-90 dB) are all required PPE when working in the mfg plant. All PPE provided by Company. HOW TO APPLY: If you are interested in the Braider Operator position (Parflex Division, Mansfield TX), please upload your resume at and reference job opening ID 17550. Thank you for taking the time to complete your application for the Braider Operator position at Parker Hannifin, Parflex Division, Mansfield Location.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Parker is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Parker is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job related reasons regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. U.S. Citizenship/Permanent Resident is required for most positions. (“Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/VEVRAA Federal Contractor”)