Parker Hannifin Reviews

Updated Jul 14, 2020

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3.3
60%
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Parker Hannifin CEO Tom Williams
Tom Williams
390 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great place to work and good benefits(in 82 reviews)

  • "laid back work atmosphere and good pay(in 65 reviews)

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  1. "Good Culture"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Cost Accountant in Irvine, CA

    I have been working at Parker Hannifin full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    work-life balance and educational reimbursement

    Cons

    pay lower than industry avg.

  2. "PM in Aerospace"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Parker Hannifin full-time

    Pros

    Pay is ok, management is good, conservative company, exciting industry.

    Cons

    Training is improving with implementation of PMO

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  3. "Golden Handcuffs"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Systems Engineer II in Irvine, CA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Parker Hannifin full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Large industrial company allowing for many opportunities. Lots of growth. Potential greatly dependent on management and health of division. great bonus. Salary employees make their own schedule as long as its equal or greater than 8hrs/day and 40hrs/week. sometimes 9/80. independent

    Cons

    Highly political for advancement or layoffs. High employee fluctuations dependent on division health. CSD, had no growth outlook. In fact they removed funding for R&D.

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  4. "good company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Intern in Kansas City, MO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Parker Hannifin part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    fully flexible for your own time management

    Cons

    IT support is not that efficient

  5. "Family atmosphere"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Systems Administrator in Irvine, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Parker Hannifin full-time

    Pros

    Pay Friendly co-workers and managers Family atmosphere

    Cons

    Behind the technology curve for workplace environment All the negatives that go with a family atmosphere Salaried employees are required to be at their desk for no less than 40 hours per week No remote work

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  6. "Misguided"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project Coordinator in Mineral Wells, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great people to work with

    Cons

    Management doesn't seem to have any idea where they are going as a company.

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  7. "Great Place to get started"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Intern - Hourly in Manhattan, KS
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Parker Hannifin part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Constantly finding new projects and getting more experience

    Cons

    Engineering varies in terms of work ethic and department

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  8. "Inside Engineering"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Principal Engineer in Cleveland, OH
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Parker did not enforce structure so if you wanted to do something that needed to be done no one would get in your way.

    Cons

    They have become so risk adverse that they are at serious risk of ceding market share due to lack of innovation

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  9. "Not a Premier Company"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Co-workers are dedicated. Some flex-time. Annual bonus

    Cons

    Human Resources would be more aptly named Inhuman resources. Archaic systems that are almost unnavigable. Out of touch practices. Not best practices.

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  10. "Great company needing an improved culture."

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineering Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Parker Hannifin full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Excellent colleagues as part of direct team. Good benefits. Opportunities to grow if early in career.

    Cons

    Lack of a shared strategy. Lack of appreciation for engineering / technical expertise. Significant cost cutting measure over past several years.

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