Parker Hannifin is known as the global leader in motion and control technology, this is a proud statement to be associated with, however many people do not realise the diversity of our products or where they are applied. To put it simply Parker products are everywhere and we make the world move
Click the thumbnail to view a brief video of Parker's history through the decades, from our humble beginnings to the company we are today. This video shows you the development of Parker through both the products it has developed through to our expansion across the globe.
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 at Parker involves a wide range of technologies and industries. Whatever you’re 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.
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.
We work with our suppliers to ensure they are sustainable and comply with our standard of responsibility and ethics. Sourcing raw materials and purchased parts from suppliers at the right price and quality affects our products directly, so the supply chain is a key area within our business.
As we are a manufacturing company, many of our lean engineering relates to our manufacturing processes in order to maximise the efficiency of our manufacturing locations. Lean principles are an vital part of our day to day work, from our colleagues working in the office right out to the factory floor.
People are our greatest resource. Our HR team partners with the business to drive strategic change and support with all aspects of people management. 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 provides the infrastructure of the business, offering support and the implementation of global solutions across the EMEA 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.
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.
Sales are an integral part of our success, we have our own dedicated sales company in the United Kingdom, which unite our divisions in order to sell their products to the world. At Parker we partner with our customers to develop lasting relationships and therefore seek Sales Professionals who have the ability to develop business with ethics and integrity coupled with industry knowledge.
Parker believes employee benefits have a vital role to play in boosting employee engagement and supporting the needs of our workforce. We aim to deliver accessible benefits, relevant to everyone across our workforce and seek feedback to make sure we deliver what we promise. We offer core benefits such as pension, life assurance, medical benefits, 25 days holiday a year (rising to 30 after 10 years service), and a Long Service Awards programme. Additionally, we offer a wide selection of voluntary benefits and generous discounts aimed at making your money go further.
Parker Learning & Development focuses greatly on leadership, providing support and building capabilities of current and potential leaders. Whether you are leading a team, leading a project or being more equipped to lead yourself, Parker assists in your development. Our training consists of a combination of one-off workshops, e-learning, individual coaching or longer multi-modular group programmes. The UK Training team is part of the EMEA Learning & Development team and therefore, you will have the opportunity to attend workshops, broadening your cultural awareness and strengthening your internal Parker network by meeting colleagues across Europe. The core programmes that you could attend include development into coaching, project planning, change management, finance, communication skills both individual and team building, decision making, time management, resilience, customer satisfaction, diversity, lean and many more. If you are keen to develop your leadership skills we will have a training solution that suits you.