Entrepreneurial Spirit

The entrepreneurial spirit established by founder Art Parker set the company on a distinct path of innovation and growth. Today, Parker aims to rekindle that spirit by encouraging flexibility, autonomy and the ability to explore and excel.

The Parker Difference

Parker is solving the world’s greatest engineering challenges. This is a responsibility we take seriously, and one that requires more than just the brightest engineers in the world. It takes talented and committed accountants, marketing and salespeople, supply chain managers, information technology specialists, human resource experts and manufacturing professionals. Join the Parker team and realize your future in making a positive impact on the world. We’re looking for inspired communicators, resourceful problem solvers, inquisitive thinkers and dedicated professionals who want to learn and grow with us.

Our global success is based on a simple equation: an empowered workforce operating in a supportive environment fosters innovative ideas and solutions. We encourage our employees to pursue ideas, and more importantly, we listen to them. When we succeed, we recognize employees and team achievements and create exceptional opportunities for career growth with a global company.

A career at Parker offers boundless potential for professional and personal growth. You will work alongside the brightest minds in the world, help develop innovative technology and products, and contribute to our company’s goal of solving the world’s greatest engineering challenges. A Parker employee makes a positive impact on the world, and in turn, we strive to make a positive impact on the lives of our employees. We do this by establishing engaging and supportive work environments; encouraging the continued education and skill development of our employees and teams; and offering exceptional advancement opportunities with a global company.
Parker is the global leader in motion and control technologies, and we recognize that the contributions of our employees serve as the foundation of our success. We’re a different kind of company with an approach to career development that’s as innovative as our engineering solutions.
Parker recognizes the strong connection between the health of our company and various economic, environmental and social factors. It’s why we focus our sustainable efforts on employee welfare, responsible use of resources and a social responsibility to the communities in which we operate.

Working at Parker

As the global leader in motion and control technologies, Parker thrives when our products and solutions solve our customers’ challenges.

Our global success is based on a simple equation: an empowered workforce operating in a supportive environment fosters innovative ideas and solutions. We encourage our employees to pursue ideas, and more importantly, we listen to them. When we succeed, we recognize employees and team achievements and create exceptional opportunities for career growth with a global company.

A career at Parker offers boundless potential for professional and personal growth. You will work alongside the brightest minds in the world, help develop innovative technology and products, and contribute to our company’s goal of solving the world’s greatest engineering challenges. A Parker employee makes a positive impact on the world, and in turn, we strive to make a positive impact on the lives of our employees. We do this by establishing engaging and supportive work environments; encouraging the continued education and skill development of our employees and teams; and offering exceptional advancement opportunities with a global company.
Successful Parker employees come from a diverse range of backgrounds but share a common set of values and traits. Are you a good fit for Parker? Learn about the types of candidates and characteristics we seek when we hire our employees.
Transitioning from a career of service to a career at Parker is made easier by our shared values. We believe in empowering our employees to create solutions that benefit humanity.
Parker is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer that extends its commitment beyond equal opportunity and nondiscriminatory practices to take positive steps to create an inclusive and empowered environment.
Diversity is not just a part of our rich history or present culture, but a central aspect of our long-term goals and future plans. Diversity and inclusion are essential in creating a respectful workplace in which all employees are empowered, have the ability to grow and are recognized for their contributions.

Career Paths

It takes a strong and cohesive team to solve the world’s greatest engineering challenges, so Parker consistently seeks the top talent from all professional disciplines.

Parker employs exceptional professionals in all fields, including engineering, manufacturing, finance, accounting, sales, supply chain management, information technology, marketing, human resources, Lean manufacturing, quality, operations management and program management. The role our information technology specialists play in solving the world’s greatest engineering challenges is equally as important as the role of our engineers. All Parker employees help us to achieve our long-term goals, regardless of their division, department, title or tenure.

Parker has succeeded in employing the top talent in the industry by focusing its hiring efforts on the individual, not the job description. If you are an inquisitive thinker with great ideas and a desire to succeed, Parker will find the perfect spot for you on our team.

  • Engineering


    We have career opportunities for applications, development, design, electrical, manufacturing, mechanical, process, project, software, systems, chemical and biomedical engineers. We are also looking for engineering managers and program and project managers.

  • Finance and Accounting


    We have career opportunities for accountants, financial analysts, controllers and cost analysts.

  • Human Resources


    We have career opportunities for human resources assistants, representatives, managers and directors.

  • Information Technology


    We have career opportunities for project leaders, technical analysts, technical support specialists and division IT managers.

  • Manufacturing


    We have career opportunities for assemblers, engineering technicians, machinists, maintenance, mechanics, NDT operators, production technicians, toolmakers, quality coordinators and welders.

  • Marketing


    We have career opportunities for market development managers, marketing managers, business development managers and eBusiness search marketing managers.

  • Operations Management


    We have career opportunities for production team leaders, plant managers, logistics supervisors and lean operations managers.

  • Pricing

    We have career opportunities for quoting specialists, pricing analysts, pricing coordinators and pricing managers.

  • Sales


    We have career opportunities for business development managers, territory managers, account managers, market specialists, technical sales associates, and product sales managers.

  • Supply Chain Management


    We have career opportunities for buyers, planners, purchasing specialists, logistics specialists, sourcing managers, supplier quality engineers and supply chain managers.

On Campus

As a global company emphasizing empowerment and offering tremendous opportunities, Parker is a great place to start your career.

Parker is looking for outstanding graduates to become part of our global team. The leading candidates will be strong communicators who are attentive to detail, team-oriented and highly adaptable. One of the main benefits of a career at Parker is the meaningful sense of accomplishment our employees leave with at the end of each day. They are engaged in work that inspires them to perform at the highest level, and pursue opportunities for career growth and advancement.

But a career at Parker is not for everyone. Achieving success at Parker requires dedication and an insatiable desire to continue to learn and develop. We seek talented, intelligent individuals who possess the humility to succeed as part of a team. We solve our customers’ challenges by working together to answer the questions that have never been asked before. With locations around the world, Parker offers many career paths and opportunities for advancement. We offer a number of hands-on training programs that enable new employees to quickly get up to speed and immediately begin contributing to Parker’s success.

  • Internships and Programs


    Parker summer interns gain valuable experience through hands-on training at various company locations.

  • Development Programs


    Parker offers recent graduates the opportunity to expand their education and apply existing knowledge through a professional development program.

  • Parker Lab Schools


    Parker’s university lab program aims to enhance engineering education and introduce Parker technologies to students.