Automation Engineer: Lexington KY

Automation Engineer 7/1/2017
Parker Hannifin Corporation: LEXINGTON, KY

Founded in 1918, Parker Hannifin Corporation is an $11 billion, global company. With annual sales of $11 billion in fiscal year 2016, 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 60 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.

Essential Functions

This position will be responsible for developing and implementing automation and vision inspection technology in manufacturing of products in the O-Rings and Engineered Seals division Scope/Supervision and Interaction: ___ Has Direct Reports __X__ Does Not Have Direct Reports* *This position may supervise others at the discretion of the division.


Working closely with the Business Units, assess opportunities to implement automated systems to improve safety, ergonomics and productivity Design automation systems for the target operations. Manage fabrication of systems internally and with integrators as required, program and test, manage installation and run-off of the systems in the plants Design and implement automated vision inspection systems Troubleshoot problems when they arise Develop work instructions and maintenance procedures Travel to plants, mostly in the US and Mexico, and vendor sites as required Additional Comments: 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.


Bachelor’s Degree in an Engineering discipline, preferably ME or EE 3 years experience in designing and implementing automation systems in manufacturing, including mechatronics and collaborative robots Experience in rubber molding and extrusion is a plus; experience in vision inspection systems is a plus Strong understanding of computer programing relevant to automation, excellent computer proficiency including CAD Creative thinking Detail oriented, hands-on Time management; the ability to organize and manage multiple projects Commitment to company values

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 and

How To Apply

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