Parker Hannifin Corp Sr. Development Engineer in COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado

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

Position for Sr. Development Engineer in Velcon’s Engineering Department. Development Engineer will be responsible for developing technical filtration solutions involving filtration media and filter element design. Will be responsible for designing and prototyping filtration systems and a key part of filter testing procedures. Duties will include operating analytical laboratory equipment, analyzing and documenting test results, document control, and other technical and business tasks.

Position is located in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Collaborate with engineers on the requirements for design validation testing, potential design changes, product specifications, serviceability of products, and assembly requirements.

Set-up, run, and inspect validation tests. Prepare required test reports.

Maintain records, reports and files necessary to accomplish and track job objectives.

Maintain proper communications, administration, discipline, and other day-to-day procedures.

Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing technical publications, benchmarking best practices, and/or participating in professional associations. Represents the 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 improvement). Develop and coordinate activities with lab technicians and suppliers that accomplish new developments in a timely manner.

Understand filtration material capabilities in various applications.

Create and maintain material specifications for products that optimize performance and manufacturability

Coordinate filtration development programs with internal and external partners and development resources.


Bachelors degree (BS) or higher degree in mechanical or chemical engineering, chemistry, or other related technical field.

Experience in Filtration Development including filtration media and filter element design.

Knowledge of coalescing and surface chemistry topics.

Proven written and verbal communication skills.

Ability to perform in a team environment.

Preferred Qualifications: MS/PHD in Filtration related technical field Experience in fuel/water separation. Experience communicating with Customers and Suppliers Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) 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.

(“Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/VEVRAA Federal Contractor”)

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How To Apply

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