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Value Stream Mgr

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Company Name
Parker Hannifin Corporation
Physical Address

Lincolnshire, IL 60069
Job Description

Value Stream Mgr

United States

Group: Motion Systems Grp N. America

Job Family: Manufacturing and Production

Job ID: 15822-1A

Posted: 2019-10-15

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Parker Hannifin

Founded in 1917, Parker Hannifin Corporation is a global company with annual sales of $14.3 billion in fiscal year 2019. 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.

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

Executes ownership of Value Stream(s) P&L including cost analysis and opportunities, product line margin, PPV goals and manufacturing productivity.

Supports POP implementation and long term manufacturing strategies.

Provides operational leadership including successful Lean implementation resulting in sustained productivity gains.

Provides leadership to Value Stream Leads, reflecting on problems, solutions, and challenges, thereby creating a culture of continuous improvement and contribution towards becoming a learning organization.

Leads the Value Stream in daily operations and continuous improvements which may include: supply chain production control, establishing manufacturing priorities, coordination of activities with multi-shift management and order shipments.

Leads the creation of continuous product flow; utilize pull systems where flow is not currently possible, and work to level the workload.

Creates the basis for continuous improvement and employee empowerment by ensuring that standardized work/processes are followed, countermeasures implemented and the area is compliant with safety requirements.

Promotes and maintains a positive can-do team atmosphere within the Value Stream; holding regular team meetings and assigning team members tasks and coordinate support services needed outside the team.

Utilizes PDCA in conjunction with the Tracking Centers and Team Improvement Boards to ensure results.

Ensures Value Stream Leads provide effective cross-training for the team members, including backups from other areas; maintains a culture of problem solving focused on best in class quality and delivery.

Works with the other members of Division Staff to develop the future state value stream map and manages the plans to achieve it, as documented in the Site Tracking Center.

Facilitates High Performance Team(s) problem-solving execution utilizing Team Improvement Board (TIB) metric tracking.


Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Business or related discipline.

3-5 years leadership experience in a manufacturing environment; experience in fluid power manufacturing operations preferred.

Demonstrated skills in team member development and team building in producing results through others to meet organizational objectives. Capable of assessing and developing individual and team skills and capabilities.

Demonstrated ability to create and maintain enthusiasm for new and challenging goals. Serve as a role model by promoting new ideas and positive change.

Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a technical, multi-disciplined team environment; experience and knowledge in basic accounting, PC skills, manufacturing, human resources management, inventory control and strategic planning.

Demonstrated ability to work on individual assignments of varying degrees of ambiguity; skilled in planning, organizing, and scheduling individual and group work assignments.

Demonstrated skills/knowledge in LEAN to include problem solving, continuous improvement and Kaizen activities; ability to measure, analyze and improve personal and organizational methods and processes.

Excellent communication skills (verbal, written, and presentation) are essential; demonstrated ability to work with team members at all levels within the organization.

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”)

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