Parker Hannifin
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Parker Hannifin Reviews

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Parker Hannifin Chairman, President, and CEO Don Washkewicz
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180 Ratings

    Good stable company with an old school culture

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    Current Employee - Hydraulic Engineer in Warwick, West Midlands, England
    Current Employee - Hydraulic Engineer in Warwick, West Midlands, England

    I have been working at Parker Hannifin full-time (more than 8 years)


    Good benefits, pension scheme, bonus scheme etc. Facilities are ok. Parker performs well on the NYSE so job stability is quite solid.


    Not really an innovative company. Any "breakthrough" technology is usually acquired. Most Parker locations are acquisitions themselves and as such, inherit the old manufacturing culture of the company it was previously.
    Salaries are a little under market norm but this is usually made up by the quarterly bonus scheme.

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    Promote the younger top performers and allow a more modern culture to filter through the company. Make quicker decisions rather than procrastinating on relatively simple topics. Trust your employees more with flexible working conditions and more delegation of authority

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Parker Hannifin Interviews

Updated 26 Jan 2015
Updated 26 Jan 2015

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    Graduate Scheme Interview

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    I was required to submit an application form which asked general questions like 'what most appeals to you about our graduate scheme' etc. Shortly after submitting my application I was asked to conduct a telephone interview. The interviewer was great and made me feel really relaxed and at ease which helped me answer the questions to the best of my ability. A little while after my telephone interview I was invited to attend an assessment centre. Having never been to an assessment centre before, I was initially a bit nervous but the people were great and they helped make the day a surprisingly enjoyable experience! The assessment centre was made up of a 1-1 interview, a short presentation and a group exercise. I wasn't really asked any difficult technical questions during the day.

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Parker Hannifin Awards and Accolades

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Best Pollution Prevention Initiative –Sponsored by Aqua Sentry, Kirklees Responsible Business Awards, 2013
Breakthrough Innovator Award, Popular Mechanics, 2013
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Headquarters Cleveland, OH
Size 5,000+ Employees
Founded 1918
Type Company - Public (PH)
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue £5 to £10 billion (GBP) per year

Parker can be found on and around everything that moves. We manufacture highly engineered components and systems that facilitate motion and the controlled flow of liquids and gasses for a wide variety of global markets t o increase our customers' productivity and profitability.

From flying aircraft and building infrastructure; to developing more efficient energy, advancing... More

Mission: Parker partners with its customers to increase their productivity and profitability. Core Values: A Winning Culture, Passionate People, Valued Customers, Engaged... More

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