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Division Supplier Development Manager

Parker Hannifin Corporation Parker Aerospace Group
United States, Michigan, Kalamazoo
February 19, 2024
Division Supplier Development Manager

: KALAMAZOO, MI, United States

Job Family
: Supply Chain/Logistics

Job Type
: Regular

: Feb 19, 2024

Job ID: 46743

Job Description

Manages the Work Transfer Process, resolves chronic shortages and uses a variety of predictive analytic tools to identify and mitigate risk. This position will collaborate cross functionally with peers from other divisions and with group leadership. Responsible for embracing and driving lean enterprises systems throughout the procurement process.


This role is responsible for the supplier development for the entire division, large site, or numerous value streams.

Position will directly report to the Division Supply Chain Manager. Will interact with all levels of Division management, including operational, engineering, quality control, marketing, lean, program management and finance. May supervise supplier development personal and outside contract services. Key supplier and key customer contact required.


* Work collaboratively with division supply chain team to reduce chronic shortages and systematic issues within the supply base.

* Leads Cross Functional HPT to create Work Transfer velocity and reduce chronic shortages

* Provides oversight and leadership to division/contract field resources in support of the objectives of the cross functional HPT.

* Represent the division and collaborate with peers at other divisions and group.

* Proactively work with Division Supply Chain Team to seek out continuous improvement opportunities.

* Demonstrate strong leadership skills thru engaging suppliers and peers to achieve common goals.

* Must be able to travel domestically and internationally up to 25% of time.

* Collaborates with the business unit or division to establish preferred supplier selection criteria based on evaluations of supplier price, quality, delivery, certifications, and compliance with governmental procurement regulations.

* Works with suppliers to develop and manage continuous improvement programs, addressing quality, delivery, service as well as price.

* Develops and benchmarks best practices among the Divisions suppliers and maintain accurate measurements and records for evaluation of suppliers.


  • Bachelor's Degree (4 Year) in Supply Chain or Operations Management, Business, Engineering or Other.
  • Experience working in or with Operations, Quality, Engineering and Manufacturing disciplines is a plus.
  • Advanced degree such as MBA preferred.


  • Four or more years of increasing leadership responsibility within manufacturing operations requiring advanced project planning and team organizational skills.


  • Demonstrated teamwork and team building skills in producing results and meeting organizational objectives.
  • Capable of assessing and developing individual and team skills and capabilities.
  • Able to create and maintain enthusiasm for new and challenging goals.
  • Serve as a role model by promoting new ideas and positive change.
  • Thorough understanding of production technology, and/or specialty support areas including broad knowledge of business and regulatory environments and trends

Parker Hannifin is a Fortune 250 global leader in motion and control technologies. For more than a century the company has been enabling engineering breakthroughs that lead to a better tomorrow. Learn more at www.parker.com or @parkerhannifin.