Company: Parker-Hannifin, Corporation
Posted on: November 26, 2022
Org Marketing Statement
Military Flight Controls Division
Supporting aircraft worldwide, Parker Aerospace's Military Flight
Controls Division (MFCD) provides primary and secondary flight
control systems that make flight possible. Tested, proven and
trusted in commercial and military applications for decades, MFCD
provides precise position-control actuation solutions for military
aircraft across the United States and with foreign partners. The
division's JetPipe - electrohydraulic servovalve (EHSV) technology
is used across commercial and military aircraft around the world.
Headquartered in Irvine, California, the Military Flight Controls
Division is the global leader in fly-by-wire flight control systems
and electrohydraulic products and offers the world's most advanced
motor design capabilities for flight controls.
Obtains the best quality, service, and value for products and
services through effective bidding, negotiation, and supplier
management. Identifies manufacturing needs, identifies and selects
suppliers, negotiates contracts, and arranges delivery. Purchases
critical, complex and/or high dollar parts, equipment, services,
* Identifies and recommends suppliers by investigating potential
suppliers, researching parts, equipment, machinery, services, and
materials availability. Prepares statements of work for items
proposed for procurement. Develops potential bidders lists and
formal requests for quotation or proposal.
* Conducts supplier site visits and evaluates them as to production
capability, performance, delivery, and other key business criteria.
May support or lead supplier certification surveys as part of a
technical and/or quality team.
* Evaluates proposals from potential suppliers. Selects suppliers
for a variety of highly complex or technical materials, supplies or
services and negotiates price, delivery, quality and service.
Develops alternate sources of supply by identifying and researching
* Negotiates final terms and conditions of purchase, awards and
administers the procurement contract to conclusion. Maintains
accurate lead times for assigned area. Issues purchase orders and
agreements that accurately reflect price, schedule, terms, and
conditions as negotiated with suppliers. May include orders with
international suppliers and/or subcontractors involving
* Monitors and evaluates supplier performance. Determines and
implements corrective actions to resolve impending supplier failure
to fulfill contractual agreements that may delay production or
delivery. Resolves shipment quality discrepancies by mediating
supplier/manufacturing issues. Facilitates inspections,
substitutions, and standardization by arranging and participating
in conferences between suppliers and company personnel.
* Negotiates and settles damage claims, rejections, losses, return
of materials, over-shipments, cancellations, and engineering
changes with suppliers
* Monitors and evaluates supplier's ability to meet all company and
government or commercial procurement requirements and ensure that
the pertinent technical and quality issues receive adequate
attention to assure compliance.
* Prepares complex reports and analyses by collecting, analyzing,
and summarizing information and trends.
* Applies continuous improvement techniques and methods to internal
processes and systems. Develops, coordinates, and implements
improvement initiatives with key suppliers. Recommends actions by
analyzing and interpreting data and making comparative analyses.
Analyzes proposed changes in methods and materials. May lead or be
assigned to a special project team.
* Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending
educational workshops, reviewing trade publications, establishing
networks, and/or participating in professional associations.
* Complies with federal, state, and aerospace industry regulations;
ensures adherence to requirements and advises management on needed
actions. Complies with Government/Commercial Practices Manual
(GPM/CPM) policies and procedures.
* May provide leadership to others in department. Acts as prime
contact on high level projects. Establishes goals and objectives
required to complete projects. Trains and mentors less experienced
* Shares specialized knowledge with others. Represents company on
high-level projects. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing
related results as needed. Work assignments may include
cross-functional or project team responsibilities (e.g., continuous
* Bachelor's degree (BA) in Business Administration, or related
field, and experience which has provided both theoretical and
practical knowledge in the field. Demonstrated ability to perform
the essential functions of the job typically acquired through six
or more years of increasingly responsible related experience.
Certificate in Purchasing Management (CPM) or APICS desired.
* Thorough knowledge of purchasing and negotiating methods,
principles, and concepts. Knowledge of industry practices, general
business operations, and policies. Knowledge of legal and
regulatory requirements related to procurement. Ability to
effectively assess and implement continuous improvement principles
and techniques. Proficient with standard business application
software and specialized purchasing and/or materials systems (e.g.,
electronic data interface (EDI) or manufacturing resource planning
(MRP) systems). Ability to work on a variety of problems of diverse
scope and complexity where analysis and evaluation of various
outcomes require tradeoffs. Ability to solve a wide range of
difficult problems in imaginative and practical ways and evaluate
alternative solutions that may require coordination across multiple
teams. Ability to establish goals and objectives to complete
projects. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret policies and
recommend changes to procedures. Ability to effectively communicate
and present information to suppliers, team members, team leaders,
and top management. Ability to respond to significant inquiries or
complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the
business community. Ability to define problems, collect data,
establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to negotiate
effectively to obtain best prices and terms on products, materials,
and services. Ability to effectively demonstrate team member
competencies and participate in goal setting, performance feedback,
and self-development activities.
Conditions of Employment
This role is subject to compliance with the International Traffic
in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and the Export Administration
Regulations (EAR), which requires the incumbent to be either a US
citizen, lawful permanent resident ["green card" holders], or have
refugee or asylee status).
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. This position is subject to
meeting export compliance eligibility requirements.
("Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / VEVRAA Federal
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