Division Supply Chain Manager - Fire, Safety & Power Systems Division

Parker Hannifin Internal Careers

Simi Valley, CA, USA

Full time

Supply Chain and Logistics


Sep 6


  • Parker is a Fortune 250 global leader in motion and control technologies. For over a century, the company has enabled engineering breakthroughs leading to a better tomorrow. Learn more at www.parker.com or @parkerhannifin.
  • Parker Aerospace is a global leader in commercial and military aircraft and aero-engine technology. With the addition of Parker Meggitt, the company collaborates with customers to enable engineering breakthroughs that lead to a better tomorrow.
  • Develop and manage the direction and daily activities of the division's materials and services, focusing on people, organization, process, and information technology. This includes the S&OP Process to support the manufacturing/processing cycle and ensure timely logistical processing of the product. Responsible for embracing and driving lean enterprise systems throughout the division supply chain.


The position will directly report to the general manager with additional accountability to the group supply chain manager. The Division Supply Chain Manager will lead all Supply Chain Management activities within the division. This will include establishing preferred supplier selection criteria based on supplier evaluations of price, quality, delivery, certifications, compliance with governmental procurement regulations, and group programs.



  • Will manage the complete material control process, including procurement, production/inventory control, and transportation logistics.
  • Will interact with all levels of division management, including Operations, Sales, Engineering, Quality Control, Marketing, and Finance.
  • Will coordinate best practices with other division supply chain managers and the group supply chain manager. Key suppliers and critical customer contact are essential.
  • Where applicable, direct reports will include the division procurement manager, division PC&L manager, compliance manager, logistics manager, and supplier development engineer. 
  • Manages the materials function within the division considering manufacturing capacity, schedules workloads, recommends in-house manufacturing vs. outsourcing, quality control, and workforce balance.
  • Establishes and maintains premier customer service.
  • Will establish and implement standard/automated re-order procedures. Will develop crisis management and supplier backup contingency programs.
  • Negotiates long-term contracts in coordination with group staff and policies.
  • Responsible for continuous improvement programs with suppliers.
  • Responsible for managing the division's operational inventory to ensure adequate stocking levels for immediate production items and forecasting future requirements.
  • Establish and implement standard/automated delivery procedures for just-in-time supplier stocking items.
  • Responsible for the facilitation of the S&OP Process.
  • Accountable for managing the division's overall strategic production planning practices taking into consideration short-term/long-term production requirements and integrating materials availability.
  • Establish and implement procedures for special order requests, engineering changes, part substitutions, and sales market demand for products.
  • Responsible for integrating the division with electronic interfaces throughout the supply chain.
  • Manage the division’s transportation logistics to ensure distribution of products directed to customers or through distribution centers /warehouses are completed with optimum service at the most efficient cost.
  • Represents the supply chain at the division level.
  • Provides leadership by promoting team concepts, coaching, counseling, retaining, mentoring, training, talent management, and individual development.
  • Drives a culture of accountability and results through strategy deployment and effective performance management.
  • Scope/ Supervision and Interaction: will have direct reports



  • Certification in supply chain management is preferred.
  • Minimum years of experience: 10+ year’s managerial experience in supply chain management.
  • Must have advanced computer skills and be able to understand electronic data processing. Systems (IT) experience beneficial.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills for effective interface with all internal and external contacts.
  • Must be an innovator and embrace lean enterprise principles and practices. Practical experience in implementing lean technologies and practices.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to travel 10% - 20% of the time

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Come join the Parker Aerospace Team!

  • We believe in the importance of work-life integration and support a 9/80 Alternative Work Schedule (AWS) as well as hybrid virtual work arrangements.
  • Are you interested in furthering your education? We offer up to $10,000 in tuition reimbursement per calendar year and education benefits.
  • Work hard, play hard! We enjoy celebrating our employees for all that they do. You can look forward to various social committee activities throughout the year, including an End-of-Year BBQ, Halloween Contest, Holiday Party, etc.
  • Dress for your Day – we offer flexibility in your options for work attire, including wearing jeans throughout the work week.
  • We offer competitive vacation and 13 paid holidays - enjoy time off with family and friends during the company-wide holiday shutdown at the end of the year.
  • Please take advantage of our Employee Assistance Program (EAP), a free, confidential service provided to employees and their family members to help deal with any personal problems at work or home.
  • Stay healthy with wellness! Earn rewards for participating in health and emotional well-being challenges, and receive an annual biometric screening.
  • Employee discounts on various services (car purchases, computer purchases, life adventures, etc.)
  • 401(k) with a 5% matching contribution with immediate investing in addition to a 3% RIA match (overall 8% company match)!
  • Competitive annual bonus incentive plan.
  • Comprehensive medical and dental, including prescription drug benefits and 100% preventive care.
  • Healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts.
  • Refer a family member or friend and receive a generous award for hired referrals (up to $4,000)!

Additional Comments:

  • The essential functions are examples of the work performed by employees assigned to this job classification. The Company reserves the right to modify the work assignments and/or make reasonable accommodations so qualified employees can perform the essential functions. The job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities but to describe the general nature of the position.
  • If you would like more information about Equal Employment Opportunities as an applicant under the law, please go to http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf and http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf

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