Supply Chain Leadership Development Program

Supply Chain Leadership Development Program

Program Overview:

The Supply Chain Leadership Development Program provides recent graduates in Supply Chain the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to be Parker’s leaders of tomorrow. The program accelerates an associate’s development through cross-functional rotations that educate future leaders on Parker’s culture and business structure, while providing insight into a global supply chain.

Program Structure:

Associates will spend time between 2-3 different Parker locations with three rotations within 24 months:

  • Rotation 1: Inventory Management, Material Planning and Scheduling

  • Rotation 2: Procurement

  • Rotation 3: Customer Service and Logistics

Associates may be required to travel approximately every six months for meetings and development purposes.

Program Preview:

Associates can be placed in any of Parker’s locations nationwide. Rotations are designed to meet the needs of the assigned operating group and to provide the best opportunity for growth for the associate. Assignments will vary from interactions with more experienced supply chain managers and high visibility projects to also learning the day-to-day operations and how to manage them effectively.

Program Requirements:

The Parker Supply Chain Team is looking for candidates who meet or exceed the following criteria:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management, Operations and/or Logistics

  • Persuasive communicators with attention to detail

  • Flexibility and adaptability to change

  • Willingness to relocate without geographic restriction during the program is required

Application Process:

Applications for the Supply Chain Leadership Development Program are available through Candidates will be contacted in the fall for initial interviews. Offers to successful candidates are typically made in the November to January timeframe with a start date in late June.