Parker Hannifin Reviews

Updated October 14, 2014
Updated October 14, 2014
288 Reviews
3.3
288 Reviews
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Parker Hannifin Chairman, President, and CEO Don Washkewicz
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157 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • They need good benefits because everyone hates to work here (in 19 reviews)

  • Awesome company to work for, great flexibility and great people (in 15 reviews)


Cons
  • most of employee are unhappy with upper management, MSD continues laying people off (in 13 reviews)

  • Needs better upper management, and better work/life balance (in 5 reviews)

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  1.  

    Great people to work with, good work life balance, and good mid career salaries.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Parker Hannifin full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Employees are all very friendly, the work life balance is good now that a 9/80 schedule has been implemented.

    Cons

    Little or no career advancement for mid-career level employees, promotions seem to be given when employee is going to leave, annual raise is generally 3% plus or minus 0.5%

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Your employees are your most valuable assets, if you want to keep good talent, respect them, and treat them how you want to be treated or you will continue to see consistent turnover.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Provides opportunity since Parker is a big name

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Engineering Intern in Anaheim, CA
    Current Employee - Engineering Intern in Anaheim, CA

    I have been working at Parker Hannifin as an intern (more than an year)

    Pros

    Friendly environment and people
    Opportunity to learn and grow in the correct niche
    Salary is generous

    Cons

    Some division needs help in improving management

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop losing money

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Great

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Document Control in Anaheim, CA
    Current Employee - Document Control in Anaheim, CA

    I have been working at Parker Hannifin full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Learn a lot of things

    Cons

    The people, the environment

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    great to work with

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    It has a lot of office politics

    Former Employee - Engineering Co-Op in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Engineering Co-Op in Houston, TX

    I worked at Parker Hannifin full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Employees are friendly, but tricky

    Cons

    It has a lot of office politics,

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop office politics

  6.  

    NEGATIVE EXPERIENCE

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Territory Manager in Milano (Italy)
    Current Employee - Territory Manager in Milano (Italy)

    I have been working at Parker Hannifin full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    If you are a slacker, it's the perfect company

    Cons

    Bad work-life balance; salary not compared with amount of jobs and stress; small benefit and award even you improve business every year; no career opportunity

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Less Politic.... more concrete decision

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  7.  

    Good learning experience with my first real-world engineering company.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Engineering Co-Op in Lynchburg, VA
    Former Employee - Engineering Co-Op in Lynchburg, VA

    I worked at Parker Hannifin part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    The values and the people in the company are great. There is a lot to learn at this company and it is a great experience for anyone looking to get more out of their career.

    Cons

    Communication between departments was lacking at times.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue to work hard and provide a fun environment for the employees.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Good

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Parker Hannifin

    Pros

    Benefits were very good, don't know now with Obama care

    Cons

    Management style did not make for a good fit for me.

  9.  

    A place where I was allowed and provided growth opportunity .

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Tester in Charleston, SC
    Former Employee - Tester in Charleston, SC

    I worked at Parker Hannifin full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Parker Hannifin is one of the best company I had the opportunity to work for. The management listened to all advice I brought to the table. If management see that you are an employee who cares about their job, they really out a lot into making sure you are ok . I absolutely loved working there.

    Cons

    Management are to relaxed with employees that do not do what they are hired to do. They give to much lead way for the bad apples of the bunch.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Come up with better method of dealing with those employees that are not doing their job.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Good old boys club

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Product Engineer in Modesto, CA
    Former Employee - Product Engineer in Modesto, CA

    I worked at Parker Hannifin full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    the paycheck and the young people

    Cons

    discrimination against women in a typical mans field

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    investigate what is really going on

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  11.  

    Great Company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Accountant in Cleveland, OH
    Current Employee - Accountant in Cleveland, OH

    I have been working at Parker Hannifin full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Very Stable company. Many opportunities for advancement and moving up. Great company to be apart of, they are an American company and represent a great opportunity for many individuals.

    Cons

    The usual things that come along with working for a large multi-national corporation. Sometimes communication can be unclear on things and getting things done through HR can be time consuming but this is to be expected and I can't complain really.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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