Parker Hannifin Corp HR Business Partner in Ft Worth, Texas

HR Business Partner

TX-Ft Worth, United States

Group: Aerospace Group N. America

Job Family: Human Resources

Job ID: 9346-1A

Posted: 2018-03-30

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Org Marketing Statement

With annual sales of $12 billion in fiscal year 2017, Parker Hannifin is the world's leading diversified manufacturer of motion and control technologies and systems, providing precision-engineered solutions for a wide variety of mobile, industrial and aerospace markets. The company has operations in 50 countries around the world. Parker has increased its annual dividends paid to shareholders for 61 consecutive fiscal years, among the top five longest-running dividend-increase records in the S&P 500 index.

Essential Functions

POSITION SUMMARY Responsible for generalist and/or specialist functions and assigned projects of moderate scope and complexity in various human resources areas. Provides human resources expertise and services and participates in the continuous improvement of human resource processes. Facilitates organizational development and change that supports key business objectives. May have full, generalist responsibility for an assigned team or business unit.


  1. Communicates and administers FMLA and Workers Compensation claims.

  2. Increases employee commitment and maintains positive, employee relations by facilitating communication and problem resolution. Prepares team leaders and team members on interaction and interpersonal skills by recommending and conducting training programs. Provides one-on-one counseling; supports progressive discipline and peer panel actions; facilitates team discussions.

  3. Participates in conducting organization-wide training needs assessments. Provides input on priorities and overall recommendations. May be certified as a trainer for specific programs and/or develop and conduct internal training based on need. Promotes, models, and reinforces learning.

  4. Organizes and participates in a quality hiring and selection process. May interview and screen applicants, provide interview training, recruit prospective employees, and coordinate searches with recruiters. May consult with team leaders to develop staffing plans and create individual team member development and career plans.

  5. Increases the understanding and consistent application of company policies, procedures, and practices through training, coaching, and one-on-one communication. Interprets policies and/or develops procedural guidelines as needed. May review and monitor assigned personnel actions or decisions to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local legislation. Observes and promotes adherence to all ethical standards.

  6. Advises and educates team leaders on the compensation planning process, and may coordinate and monitor increase budgets in assigned group. Guides team leaders in evaluating compensation and classification decisions; provides interpretation and advice on legal and audit requirements. May participate in or review local pay surveys, analyze moderately complex pay and economic data, develop budget and structure proposals, and review compensation actions for merit or other pay guidelines across groups of employees. Provides coaching on the performance management, feedback, and development process.

  7. Communicates and administers the employee benefit program in assigned group by explaining benefit programs, resolving employee questions and problems, researching or reconciling information. May develop recommendations for benefit program changes and/or research utilization to recommend preventative health approaches to reduce costs. May lead or participate in health, wellness, or safety committees.

  8. Creates efficient HR administrative processes by applying continuous improvement measures and methods. Evaluates information needs, systems, and procedures to streamline and reduce time of administration or improve accuracy.

  9. Provides various statistical analyzes to evaluate or support decisions. Compiles data, prepares and analyzes moderately complex reports for department, division, or group managers or to meet applicable government reporting requirements.

  10. Studies existing and new legislation and obtains opinions from legal counsel to ensure compliance to requirements and to reduce potential company liability. Advises management on appropriate actions.

  11. Maintains team leader and team member confidence and prevents the disclosure of confidential information. Conducts confidential internal investigations into a variety of Human Resources or other business matters as required. Prepares a strategy, collects and presents information, and represents the company at court or regulatory agency hearings.

  12. Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing business or HR-related publications, establishing industry networks, and/or participating in professional associations.

  13. Shares specialized knowledge with others. Represents Company on specific projects. Mentors new team members. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.


Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree (BA) in Human Resources, Business, or related field, and experience which has provided both theoretical and practical knowledge in the field. Demonstrated ability to perform the essential functions of the job typically acquired through two or more years of increasingly responsible related experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of human resources principles, industry practices, regulations, and policies. Knowledge of legal and regulatory requirements related to human resources policies and practices. Practical, working knowledge of financial and continuous improvement measurements. Ability to work on a variety of problems of moderate scope and complexity where analysis of the situation or data requires thorough identification of factors and analysis of impact. Ability to use standard business application software and HRIS systems. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business or professional journals, or government regulations, and recommend changes to procedures. Ability to work within general work objectives regarding projects and team goals. Ability to write clear and concise reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of team leaders or team members. Ability to respond to significant inquiries, problems, or complaints from team members, team leaders, and regulatory agencies. Ability to effectively demonstrate team member competencies and participate in goal-setting, performance feedback, and self-development activities.

TYPICAL MENTAL AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit. The employee frequently is required to use hands to operate a computer and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand and walk. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision. The employee may be required to workaround or visit manufacturing operations with exposure to noise, fumes, heavy machinery and other shop-related hazards. Also expected of the employee is regular attendance, the ability to work cooperatively and professionally with others and members of the public, and the ability to manage multiple tasks at once. Overnight, long distance travel may be required, based on the individual needs of the position.

(The essential functions have been provided as examples of types of work performed by employees assigned to this job classification. The Company reserves the right to modify the work assignments and/or to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job. The physical and mental demands described above are representative of those required to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.)

Equal Employment Opportunity

Parker is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Parker is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job related reasons regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. U.S. Citizenship/Permanent Resident is required for most positions.

(“Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/VEVRAA Federal Contractor”)

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