Parker Hannifin
3.2 of 5 257 reviews
www.parker.com Cleveland, OH 5000+ Employees

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Oppressive

Contracts Specialist (Current Employee)
Irvine, CA

ProsMy coworkers are nice. The facility is pretty.

ConsIf I could describe the work environment at Parker in one word, it would be "oppressive". Recently, Parker began an initiative to train all employees on empowerment. The culture at Parker is the opposite of empowered. It is a culture of escalation. The solution to everything is to escalate to management. How about using lean tools and drilling down to the root cause of the issue and finding a permanent solution rather than micromanaging the employees and the issues?

Advice to Senior ManagementRetire all the dinosaurs. The culture is never going to change until all the managers that have been in the exact same positions since the 80's move on. Parker still runs an a mainframe! Really? Give the employees some modern tools so that they can work smarter, not harder.

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    Overall experience was slightly negative.

    Assembly (Former Employee)
    Machesney Park, Winnebago, IL

    I worked at Parker Hannifin


    Pros: Competitive compensation and good benefits including paid vacations, paid holidays, health insurance, 100% matched… Cons: Long work hours including over-time on Saturdays. Reduced and eliminated break periods.… Advice to Senior Management: Communicate with employees effectively and with respect. Allow employees to have a… More
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    Very educational.

    Intern (Current Employee)
    Morton, IL

    I have been working at Parker Hannifin


    Pros: Good experiance over all. Got to work with lots of… Cons: Hard to advance. Limited space for new hires. They just… Advice to Senior Management: Let workers try the ideas they have given, not just… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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