Parker Hannifin Corp Sourcing Specialist in Jacksonville, Alabama

Sourcing Specialist

AL-Jacksonville, United States

Group: Instrumentation Grp N. America

Job Family: Procurement

Job ID: 9032-1A

Posted: 2018-03-09

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Founded in 1917, Parker Hannifin Corporation is a $12 billion, global company.

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’s engineering expertise and broad range of core technologies uniquely positions the company to solve some of the world’s greatest engineering challenges. By partnering with customers, Parker improves their productivity and profitability and seeks new ways to solve humanity's biggest challenges.

Essential Functions

Plans and procure components, supplies, equipment or services for suppliers and product. Complete bid evaluations, cost analysis, price justification, and risk assessment for suppliers. Interviews, selects and negotiates with suppliers in response to material requirement/cost issues. Works with suppliers to develop and manager continuous improvement programs, addressing quality, delivery, service and price. Coordinates and participates in supplier meetings.


4 year college degree Supply Chain management or relevant discipline.

-Experience and/or exposure to supply chain concepts and methodologies, and manufacturing through internships or training programs.

-Possess analytical and technical skills required to understand business practices and recommend proper automation opportunities.

-Must have intermediate computer skills and be able to understand of electronic processing.

-Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills for effective interface with all internal and external contacts.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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.

(“Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/VEVRAA Federal Contractor”)

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