Division HR Manager – Parker Hannifin Corporation – Cedar Rapids, IA

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Parker Hannifin Corporation

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Org Marketing Statement

Parker Human Resources professionals help us attract the most talented employees, expand our organization while maintaining our organizational structure and culture, and navigate the unpredictable landscape of a modern global market. At Parker, a career in Human Resources offers all of the benefits associated with working for a global leader, from exciting challenges to consistent opportunities for personal growth and career development. By joining our team you will be working with some of the best and brightest experts in the field, as our Human Resources professionals come from a variety of educational, geographic and experience backgrounds.

Position Summary

This position reports to the Corporate HR Director, is a member of the Corporate HR team, and serves as the HR Leader for the Parker Service Center (PSC) organization within the Supply Chain Function. The PSC network includes eighteen Parker Distributor and/or Value-Added Service Center locations within the United States ranging in team member count from less than 5 to nearly 200 team members at each location and is critical in serving customers with consolidated shipments and providing customer-specific products rapidly to meet customer demand.


Your Role

The major responsibilities for this role include partnering with the Supply Chain Manager and other members of the leadership team to improve organizational capability, drive culture change, define and develop strategies for local talent recruitment, resolve employee relations issues, and contribute to the achievement of the strategic and operating plan objectives.

To be successful in this role, you will be a:

  • Strategic Partner – understanding and involvement in business issues, participation in business task forces, provide program management of workforce planning, skills assessment, succession planning, learning and development, champion of company culture and management practices.
  • Administrative Expert – continuous improvement and automation of HR processes such as benefits administration, employee record keeping, recruitment/staffing process, occupational health/safety, compensation/pay activities.
  • Employee Champion – champion employee communication programs that provide employees open, candid and frequent information-sharing with management, develop employee involvement systems, develop self-directed teams, ensure work environment provides opportunity for celebration and openness. Provide due process to associates to deal with differences, development of employee skills, SOP development and performance management development systems.
  • Change Agent – act as liaison for leading change, create understanding among associates about the need to change, and how change will help them and the business in the short and long term, assist in the modification of systems and structures to support needed change, monitor progress by developing measures for change and develop long and short term plans to keep attention focused on change.


    Your Profile

  • Bachelor’s Degree required, preferably in Human Resources; an advanced degree or Human Resources certification preferred.
  • Minimum of 8+ years of progressively responsible Human Resources experience is required
  • Understanding of HR related laws, including, but not limited to, FMLA, ADA, FLSA, Title 7, Age Discrimination Act, and state law statutes.
  • Experience supporting a matrixed global multi-national company is preferred
  • Familiarity with a manufacturing environment and/or network of Supply Chain distribution centers helpful.
  • Occasional travel will be required for facility visits to deliver and/or facilitate training, participate in meetings, and resolve employee relations issues.
  • Experience in maintaining a nonunion presence or in the administration of a collective bargaining agreement including grievance investigation, responses and participation in contract negotiations desirable.

    Closing Statement

    The essential functions have been provided as examples of the type of work performed by employees assigned to this job classification. The Company reserves the right to modify the work assignments and/or to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions. The job description is not intended to be an all inclusive list of duties and responsibilities. It is intended to describe the general nature of the position.

    Parker Hannifin

    Parker Hannifin is a Fortune 250 global leader in motion and control technologies. For more than a century the company has been enabling engineering breakthroughs that lead to a better tomorrow. Learn more at www.parker.com or @parkerhannifin.

    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. However, U.S. Citizenship, Permanent Residency or other appropriate status is required for certain positions, in accord with U.S. import & export regulations. (“Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / VEVRAA Federal Contractor”) If you would like more information about Equal Employment Opportunity as an applicant under the law, please go to http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf and http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf