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.

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We believe that by adhering to these guiding principles our company will remain the global leader in motion and control. Above all, we believe that through our talents and our products, Parker can make a meaningful difference in our communities and in the world.
Our business is founded in a history of fair dealings, and listening to our customers and employees. We believe our future growth is assured by honoring that tradition of excellence and by ongoing adherence to our core values.
Parker values
We insist on integrity, honesty, respect and ethical behavior. We welcome and encourage diversity in all aspects of our global business. We seek to raise the standard of living through responsible, global stewardship.
Parker values
We are empowered – every idea counts and every role has a voice. We are dedicated and realize the value of our collective efforts. We believe our strength comes from the relationships we establish with each other, our customers and the world we serve.
Parker values
We aim to delight our customers by partnering with them and responding to their needs. We know our success is only possible through increasing our customers’ productivity and profitability, thus ensuring their success as well. We are committed to serving our customers through innovation, value creation, and the highest quality system solutions.
Parker values
We lead by example, demonstrating our values in all circumstances and at all times. Our experience and abilities are the foundation of Parker’s operational excellence. We hold ourselves accountable for achieving the results our stakeholders expect. We listen to, and encourage one another, and take pride in our growth and accomplishments.
Parker values

A career at Parker

At Parker, we place value on your skills and experience. We are looking for individuals who bring innovation, entrepreneurial spirit along with an appetite for hard-work. The diverse nature of our company and its products means we seek a diverse skill set from our employees. Working on high-impact projects or operating within our specialist functions, a career at Parker can be highly rewarding. Parker has a unique culture which we have endeavoured to provide you a snapshot of through our career site. With the Parker family values still at the heart of what we do, Parker’s success today is built on; the engagement of our employees, long term successful partnerships with our customers and distributors to deliver outstanding innovation and increased financial performance.

  • Engineering

    Engineering at Parker involves a wide range of technologies and industries. Whatever you are looking for we have it. We pride ourselves on making things move, and we are the leader in motion & control technologies. From research and development to quality and production, we offer a wide range of engineering opportunities.

  • Operational Management

    Parker has business operations in all of our Divisions and it plays a key part in the customer experience we provide our customers. Operations play a key part in designing and controlling the process of production so that we can deliver to our customers on time with the highest quality possible.

  • Finance

    Numbers are behind our key decision making processes. The ability to analyse and interpret is the key to driving the performance of the company. We aim to grow our business through both organic growth and acquisition and need qualified finance professionals to support our strategy.

  • Human Resources

    People are our greatest resource. As an experienced HR professional, you will get involved in the full spectrum of people related activity from generalist support and employee relations through to strategic planning and talent management.

  • IT

    IT provides the infrastructure of the business, offering support and the implementation of global solutions across the Europe Middle East Asia region and beyond. The IT team are motivated and skilled professionals, who partner with the business to establish; reliable, high quality, cost effective solutions while delivering a premier customer experience. As an IT professional you will contribute to Parker's global IT strategy, ensuring EMEA regional support needs are met.

  • Marketing

    Our Marketing team works with creativity and innovation to showcase Parker at its best and to maximise the amount of sales we achieve. Marketing is used at the core of every single product we develop right from the inception, and it is this integration with all areas to support our growth strategy. The activity undertaken includes supporting new product launches and ongoing after sales in addition to the wider product and employer brand development.