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Division Sourcing & Procurement Manager

Location: SAINT MARYS, OH, United States
Job Family : Procurement
Job Type : Regular
Posted : Jun 22, 2022
Job ID: 33516

Job Description
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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 63 consecutive fiscal years, among the top five longest-running dividend-increase records in the S&P 500 index.

Manages the direction and daily activities of the Divisions procurement of raw materials, parts, equipment and operating supplies required for production of the Divisions products. Responsible for embracing and driving lean enterprises systems throughout the procurement process.

Essential Functions:
  • Plans and direct the activities of the Division's purchases of raw materials, supplies, equipment or services.
  • Identifies raw material requirements from production specifications, operational schedules and engineering quality requirements.
  • Determines the most cost efficient and reliable materials needed for the manufacturing process.
  • Establishes preferred supplier selection criteria based on supplier evaluations of price, quality, delivery, certifications, and compliance with governmental procurement regulations.
  • Promotes and uses strategic suppliers.
  • Interviews, selects and negotiates with suppliers in response to material requirements/cost issues.
  • Establishes procedures to leverage the company's position. Ensures purchasing strategy reflects the consistent utilization of local suppliers vs. Group strategic suppliers.
  • Works with suppliers to develop and manage continuous improvement programs, addressing quality, delivery, service as well as price.
  • Develops standard/automated re-order procedures. Will develop crisis management and supplier backup contingency programs.
  • Develops and benchmarks best practices among the Divisions suppliers and maintain accurate measurements and records for evaluation of suppliers.
  • Ensures purchases and capital expenditures are consistent with Division strategies and within department budgets.
  • Responsible for integrating the Division with electronic interfacing throughout the purchasing function.

  • Minimum of 6-8 years purchasing/managerial experience.
  • 4 year college degree in business, engineering, or materials management required with certification in supply chain management preferred.
  • Possess analytical and technical skills required to understand business practices and recommend proper automation opportunities.
  • Must have functional understanding of cost accounting and adopt to practical application.
  • Must have advanced computer skills and be able to understand of electronic processing.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills for effective interface with all internal and external contacts.
  • Must be an innovator and embrace lean enterprises principles and practices.
  • U.S. Citizenship or U.S. Permanent Resident required

    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.

    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. However, U.S. Citizenship, Permanent Residency or other appropriate status is required for certain positions, in accord with U.S. import & export regulations. (“Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / VEVRAA Federal Contractor”) If you would like more information about Equal Employment Opportunity as an applicant under the law, please go to and
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