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Location:Bethera (Moncks Corner), SC
Company:Parker Hannifin
First posted:September 07, 2019 (last updated 30+ days ago)

Project Manager - PowerGen

SC-Moncks Corner, United States

Group: Aerospace Group N. America

Job Family: Marketing

Job ID: 13127-1A

Posted: 2019-03-19


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Parker Hannifin

Founded in 1917, Parker Hannifin Corporation is a $14.3 billion, global company. With 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. 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.

Department Marketing Statement

Parker Aerospace is a global leader in the research, design, integration, manufacture, certification, and lifetime service of flight control, hydraulic, fuel and inerting, fluid conveyance, thermal management, lubrication, and pneumatic systems and components for aerospace and other high-technology markets. The company supports the world's aircraft manufacturers, providing a century of experience and innovation for commercial and military aircraft.

Major Duties

Position Summary:

  • Manages and is accountable for the project management, contract performance, and internal and external interface of assigned Parker projects.
  • Manages development projects of moderate complexity and scope, capital projects, or portions of projects/programs. Serves as the focal point to all stakeholders, both internal and external, for the project(s).
  • Project scope is generally evaluated based on non-recurring engineering (NRE) cost of the project(s).


  • Ensures customer requirements are met and are in the best interests of Parker by creating the program charter, baseline plan, and other program management components. Ensures that the cost basis and/or pricing is correct by evaluating resource requirements, and performing risk analysis. As described by AGS PRM-01 (Program Management Policy).
  • Defines plans and monitors costs and technical performance to milestones/schedules for customer projects through coordinated team effort.
  • Makes decisions on technical and schedule priorities for projects within the team's scope.
  • Facilitates and ensures effective product/technology gate reviews.
  • Continually improves project effectiveness through process and system standardization.
  • Communicates project status to Division staff, management, and customer through project/program reviews and elevates issues as required.
  • Makes project decisions within overall budget and resources parameters. Utilize cost and budget parameters as input for project prioritization.
  • Communicates and serves as the customer advocate to fulfill contract requirements; guides the project team to quickly identify and address complex and critical issues and to resolve problems encountered by the team.
  • Establishes, monitors, and controls project costs and approves budget expenditures.
  • Leads team (direct and/or cross-functional) to develop action plans to drive improved project performance.
  • Manages team progress and drives a culture of accountability and transparency.


  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, business, or a related field. PMP certification required, typically within 6 months of assignment. Advanced degree (MS/MBA) preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform the essential functions of the job typically acquired through eight or more years of related work experience with technical engineering and manufacturing projects and programs; may have specialized requirements. Prior project management experience of two or more years. Prior cross-functional and business experience leading projects and programs with high-technology customers, products, technology and processes.
  • In-depth knowledge of the Project Management five stage process and proficiency with program management processes, methodology, and architecture.
  • Proficient with project management tools, including, but not limited to: scheduling, cost management, change control, time management, scope and resources, work breakdown structures, and risk management.
  • Able to drive results and accountability in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Effective interpersonal and presentation skills; skilled at applying negotiation principles to achieve beneficial results. Able to influence business decisions and negotiate resource allocation.
  • Proficiency with financial analysis (e.g. cost breakdowns, risk analysis, budget, etc.) and experience with cost, contract terms and conditions, and profit decisions.
  • Able to visit customers frequently and lead customer project reviews. Requires 15 - 20% travel.
  • Thorough knowledge of regulatory compliance and industry.

    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") If you would like more information about Equal Employment Opportunity as an applicant under the law, please go to (please use the apply button below) and (please use the apply button below)


    Located in beautiful Charleston, South Carolina, Parker's Gas Turbine Power Generation Division manufactures fuel nozzles for power generation and military aerospace applications. Our team is capable of "quick turn" new product introduction and design for manufacture. We pride ourselves in differentiating from our competitors by providing high technology solutions at unmatched lead times. Our core competencies include advanced metal joining, flow control, and non-destructive testing (NDT) and we are ISO 9001, AS9100, and NADCAP certified.


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