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Parker Aerospace
Location: Irvine
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Manufacturing
Category: Senior Manager

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 Aerospace, an operating segment of Parker Hannifin Corporation, is one of the world’s leading producers of flight control, hydraulic, fuel, inerting, fluid conveyance, thermal management, and engine systems and components for the aerospace industry. We design and build equipment for virtually every aircraft and aero engine being produced in the world today.

In addition to game-changing technology, our customers look to us for shorter lead times, lower costs, higher reliability, and lifetime support. All coupled with the positive attitude and innovative thinking of a true business partner.

Parker Aerospace provides unmatched performance for both our customers and shareholders, built on a foundation of integrity, innovation, and customer satisfaction. As a result, our business has seen consistent growth and, best of all, our team members share in Parker’s success.

Materials/Planning Manager


In this impactful role within Parker’s Control Systems division, you’ll lead and manage all procurement and materials management activities including order placement, supplier, reduction, evaluation, certification, supplier follow-up, price negotiation and compliance with government procurement regulations. Additionally you’ll provide leadership of Supply Chain Management activities for the plant location (Irvine) in order to maximize favorable impact on division’s profitability. Supply Chain Management activities include materials planning; scheduling; inventory control; cash flow management; information flow and coordination and asset management.

Matrix responsibilities for Production Planning's manufacturing resource-planning activities. These activities need to help achieve divisional sales objectives and maintain 100% on-time customer deliveries. Matrix responsibilities for personnel involved with the MRP database to achieve and maintain a high degree of data accuracy, integrity, and ownership.


•Help define and implement automated systems to plan and track material flow from customers through procurement to delivery to support a supply chain management strategy.

•Ensure all the location(s) material management policies are consistent with the inventory control objectives of the Corporation.

•Monitors shipping/receiving performance and investigates discrepancies to resolve/eliminate process deficiencies.

•Utilize corporate developed tracking systems such as PHconnect, PFEP (plan for every part), and S&OP (sales and operations) - Accountable for location(s) materials metrics and Standards of Performance.

•Work closely with divisional materials personnel to maintain continuity with purchasing and supplier management processes.

•Facilitate corporate purchasing and materials initiatives including common part numbers, supplier managed inventory, consolidated purchasing agreements, supplier reduction and supplier quality certifications.

•Advise on supplier-managed inventory or supplier-based contracts with customers.

•Support internal or external audit requirements relative to the planning, procurement or inventory control functions.

•Prepare and manage department budget within established guidelines.

•Effectively create and sustain procurement to delivery material and system cost reduction programs.

•Provide professional development for all materials team members. Explain and support company policies and procedures.

•Benchmark world class supplier management systems and implement best practices as appropriate.

•Actively support and implement lean principles at the division.

•Facilitate Kanban, materials requirement planning technique, throughout division.


•B.A. or B.S. degree in a related technical or business discipline.

•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.


Please upload resume in Word or PDF format with your online application at parker.com/careers referencing Job ID #9083. A cover letter summarizing experience against above qualifications is recommended.

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.

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