Plant Manufacturing Engineering Manager (GTF)

Parker Hannifin Corporation - Mentor, OH3.9

Full-timeEstimated: $110,000 - $160,000 a year

Founded in 1917, Parker Hannifin Corporation is a $14.3 billion, global company. With annual sales of $14.3 billion in fiscal year 2018, 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 62 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

Position Summary: Manages the day-to-day, and overall strategic Business Unit objectives within the Manufacturing Engineering operation at the plant level. Development and implementation of required plant projects to include process FMEA’s, work/process/pictorial instructions, optimization of build and tooling plans, development of should-cost models, material review board and rework planning, cellular layout (2P/3P) and product flow, automation planning and capital expenditures (cost/benefit analysis), and resource planning. Implement the Business Units automation plan to achieve the overall manufacturing objectives. Responsible for team leadership, projects and resources of the operational area. Development and assurance of annual budget management to achieve annual operating plan commitments. Scope/Supervision and Interaction: __X__ Has Direct Reports ____ Does Not Have Direct Reports Reports to the Plant or Business Unit Manager. Manager will have supervision over Manufacturing Engineers and play a leadership role in various HPT’s and/or Star Point teams. Interacts routinely with all functional areas as well as with customers, division/group/corporate management, suppliers and others as necessary. Essential Functions: Serves as a key member of the Business Unit senior leadership team and is responsible for the development and execution of manufacturing engineering strategic objectives. Strong working knowledge of strategy deployment (SD), X-matrix/Hoshin Planning. Refine and enhance processes by applying continuous improvement related to the manufacturability of products and processes. Application of industrial engineering (work measurements, engineering economy, line balancing, human factors and queuing theory, plant layouts, etc.) and lean manufacturing techniques (problem solving tools [fishbone, 5-Why, 8-D, A3], poke yoke, continuous and single piece flow, Kaizens, etc.) to assure optimization of floor space, equipment (assets) and resources, as related to the efficient production of quality products. Recommend product changes/improvements to Design/Product Engineers based upon PFMEA’s and manufacturability, determine effectivity of changes and assure compliance to such. Research, determine, develop and execute automation plans as related to robotics, autonomous machines and advanced manufacturing and tooling methods. Oversee the implementation of paperless work instructions. Responsible for the preparation capital acquisition (AFE) for the plant advance manufacturing and automation plans to include cost of manufacturing, total cost of ownership and benefits. Knowledge of cost of capital, return rates, payback periods and return on invested capital (ROIC) and other engineering economy principles. Assures product and process quality by developing and designing testing methods to assure engineering requirements and specifications are achieved as related to form, fit and function. Assure standards of manufacturability while validating customer and company requirements are achieved. Determine failure modes and analysis, root causes using various methods (e.g., design of experiment, SPC, fault tree, etc.) that may result in changes in design, tolerances, manufacturing, tooling and/or processing methods. Works directly with Value Stream and Supply Chain Leaders at the Business Unit and assures all manufacturing plans, work instructions and travelers are accurate, current and complete, and support the overall build plans by value stream. Assures that all quality requirements, engineering and testing standards are included in all work and/or process instructions; including rework instructions. Works with the Business Unit Product Integrity Leader to assure that customer and regulatory requirements and the standards set by corporate/division policies are included in all manufacturing planning efforts. Is knowledgeable about the development of gaging/inspection methods to support the quality plan for new and existing products. Works with the leadership team to ensure that ME team members are performing functions that assure execution of the overall responsibilities of the manufacturing engineering organization. Assure ME team members are appropriately cross-trained to mitigate single point failures from a resource perspective. Implements the performance measurements necessary to effectively evaluate organizational performance. Utilizes the results of performance evaluation, observations and feedback to identify improvement efforts, and assures timely development and improvement. Supports necessary plant personnel for internal, customer and third-party quality system audits. Maintains a corrective action system to analyze and correct nonconforming conditions and complaints and assure minimal scrappage of parts/products to achieve operational objectives. Assess supplier capabilities and monitor supplier quality to ensure desired levels of performance.

B.A./B.S. degree in a related technical or business discipline or equivalent, professional level experience of six or more years and demonstrated ability to perform the described role and responsibilities and obtain the desired results. Certification or a professional designation in a specialty area (e.g. APICS) may be required or preferred depending on position requirements. Proven competency in a team leader role for two or more years, and/or demonstrated leadership of major projects or programs in a team environment. Thorough knowledge of products, manufacturing processes and technology, information systems, and/or specialty areas, and general business practices. Demonstrated teamwork and team building skills in producing results and meeting organizational objectives. Capable of assessing and developing individual and team skills and capabilities. Able to create and maintain enthusiasm for new and challenging goals. Serve as a role model by promoting new ideas and positive change.
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”) If you would like more information about Equal Employment Opportunity as an applicant under the law, please go to and *LI-jc1