Org Marketing StatementWith annual sales of $14.3 billion in fiscal year 2019, 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 63 consecutive fiscal years, among the top five longest-running dividend-increase records in the S&P 500 index.
Major DutiesResponsible for managing, developing and implementing information systems and services for multisite division with 10 US locations headquartered in Des Plaines, IL. Plan and manage resources that include IT staff, contractors, department budget, software and hardware to deliver the optimum computer solutions. Promote systems solutions to management problems. Develop division strategic plans in accordance with management expectations and needs, incorporate enterprise systems solutions, and support Corporate IT directions and goals. Works with division staff personnel while reporting to the Group VP IT with strong dotted line to general manager. Supervises infrastructure installations, division programming, computer operation and application support personnel. Close interaction with all the corporate IT departments is essential.
ResponsibilitiesDevelops annual IT plans including manufacturing and financial applications, resource support and IT infrastructure. Implements and maintains practices and policies for standard operation and performance of the division. Directs the implementation and maintenance of systems and services providing essential business functions (e.g. major manufacturing functions, engineering services or office capabilities). Manage the efficiency and effectiveness of these systems or services against the guidelines required to meet user requirements. Reviews and maintains the compliance of systems to established standards in order to assure future flexibility and maintainability. Ensures business continuity through managing and testing robust disaster recovery plans and enforcing proper cybersecurity protocols. Provides professional and timely feedback to the corporation through established channels (semi-annual IT meetings, work groups, technology councils, etc) to identify new business opportunities for information technology applications and investments. Provides directly, or through coordination, training of division personnel on information systems used by the division. Works on special projects with group and Corporate IT departments. Prepares division IT budget plan, forecast and subsequent implementation. Oversees division adherence to Corporate IT standards, directions and goals. Recruits, trains and develops staff to deploy these services as required.
QualificationsBachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field 10 to 15 years relevant experience Business and systems experience in multisite manufacturing environment. Exposure to ERP, EDI, MES, Disaster Recovery, Compliance and Security Preferred Managerial skills: Oral/written communication, coaching/mentoring/team building, customer service, organization and planning.
Equal Employment OpportunityParker 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”) 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 Essential Functions 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.