Parker Hannifin Corp Machinist Team Lead in Salt Lake City, Utah

Machinist Team Lead

UT-Salt Lake City, United States

Group: Eng Materials Group N. America

Job Family: Manufacturing

Job ID: 9738-1A

Posted: 2018-04-26

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Department Marketing Statement

Founded in 1917, Parker Hannifin Corporation is a $12 billion, global company.

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’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

Responsible for the overall management of the tool room utilizing Lean principles for the efficient use of personnel and equipment. Responsible for management of team activities toward meeting productivity, business unit and divisional goals.

Track and report metrics to determine how well the tool room is supporting the business unit (new mold lead time, repair time).

Drive process improvement to improve metrics unit using lean principles.

Hold machinists accountable for quality and schedule attainment. Provide them with tools and training necessary to be successful.

Manage staffing / training plan to ensure personnel are trained and assigned to the appropriate shift and equipment to support the business unit.

Assist machinists with all aspects of manufacturing, i.e. Setups, programming, production, record keeping, quality inspection, etc.

Enforce company practices and polices.

Develop and maintain 5S+ Safety culture.

Communicates necessary issues with manager and makes recommendations for improvement when necessary.

Ensures proper training takes place prior to placing an associate in a new position or a position that the associate has not preformed in the last 3 months.

Works with Manufacturing Engineer, quality or other support operations to reduce process waste.

Oversees work rules and policy applications to ensure consistency and fairness.

Train machinists on the utilization of Lean tools, i.e. TPM, SMED, 5 Why etc.

Maintains liaison with other team leaders and coordinates problem resolution.

Uses judgment to take a proactive role in solving problems or issues throughout the shift.

Gives feedback on associate performance reviews.


High school diploma or general education degree (GED); with 3 + years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience accepted.

Demonstrated leadership and management skill required.

Experienced leading, coaching, and or participating in continuous improvement activities.

Possess high level of energy, personal accountability and integrity.

Experience with plastic injection molding.

Proven experience in reading 2D drawings with a solid understanding of GD&T.

Experience running CNC equipment (Lathe or Mill).

Functional understanding of major machine tools (Lathe, Mill, Grinding, EDM).

Solid understanding of machine setup, programming, and G-Code.

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 positions.