Parker Hannifin Corp Manufacturing Controls Engineer in Lee's Summit, Missouri

Manufacturing Controls Engineer

MO-Lee's Summit, United States

Group: Filtration Group N. America

Job Family: Mfg & Prod Engineering

Job ID: 9338-1A

Posted: 2018-04-10

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Org Marketing Statement

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.

Essential Functions

The Manufacturing Controls Engineer will provide engineering support for Performance Materials’ specialty membrane and meltblown production. We are seeking a controls engineer to facilitate improvement of overall plant quality through automation and the updating of manufacturing process equipment. This will involve day-to-day troubleshooting as well as project design and implementation.

This hands-on role will encompass the full scope of a change: Identification of the need, aid in design and specification of instrumentation/equipment, coordination of vendors and contractors as needed, help with check-out and start-up, implementation of interlocks and control loops, and follow-up support. In this role you will work closely with Operations and Maintenance personnel, Process Engineers, and outside vendors.

Reporting to the Business Unit Quality Director, this is a new position with high visibility and full of opportunities to make a positive impact very quickly.


• Provide engineering assistance to the Plant Production Team for day-to-day issues and long term needs. • Seek and execute opportunities for process improvement that result in: - Better quality - Better process consistency - Improved efficiency • Automate critical procedures • Design and develop new control strategies • Test, maintain, and modify existing systems and the process needs to change with product mix • Aid in design and implement new or replacement instruments and equipment • Assist Plant and Process engineers with the controls portion of capital projects - Verify instrument and equipment selection is in line with the need - Aid in preparation and interpretation of controls related schematics, drawings, and layouts - Provide training to operators and technicians - Assist in check-out and start-up of new and modified instrumentation and equipment


• Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering • 3+ years of experience in manufacturing industry • Knowledge of general control disciplines – plant systems listed: - Advanced process control (APC) - Programmable logic controllers (PLC) – Allen-Bradley, Rockwell, Siemens - Human Machine Interface (HMI) – Intellution, Allen Bradley, Automation Direction • Capable of designing control loops, alarms, alerts, interlocks, system reports • Experience with creation or review of loop sheets, instrument configuration, installation, wiring, and Control Systems Programming • Proficient use of computers including Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint) • Programming ability in Android, Java, HTML5 a plus. • Experience with enterprise systems (such as Oracle) a plus • Able to work in an autonomous environment and capable of prioritizing work to match area needs and company strategy • Able to work across several departments within the company, to anticipate and provide expertise in all manner of data and reporting capability. • Strong technical and functional skills. Anticipates and solves problems. Continuous improvement driven • Strong initiative and eagerness to contribute and initiate programs that help achieve business and plant objectives • Places value on achieving high levels of trust and mutual respect with others • Interest in continued learning and keeping up with technological developments in area of expertise

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.

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