Parker Hannifin Corp Supervisor Customer Service in Mineral Wells, Texas

Supervisor Customer Service

TX-Mineral Wells, United States

Group: Filtration Group N. America

Job Family: Customer Service

Job ID: 9429-1A

Posted: 2018-04-05

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Founded in 1917, Parker Hannifin Corporation is a $12 billion, global company.

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.

Parker’s engineering expertise and broad range of core technologies uniquely positions the company to solve some of the world’s greatest engineering challenges. By partnering with customers, Parker improves their productivity and profitability and seeks new ways to solve humanity's biggest challenges.

Essential Functions

The purpose of this position is to supervise a group that provides both International and Intercompany Export Customer Support; including specialties in the fields of Export Customer Service, International Export Logistics, Freight Forwarder and Customs Brokerage communications and clearance, for the Aftermarket (Element) Group, in a manner that supports achievement of Corporate Objectives. Sales Plans, and Profit Goals for aftermarket sales. Closely aligning departmental goals with THE WIN STRATGY.


The responsibilities described here are representative of those tasks an employee performs to successfully complete the essential functions of this job; however, this is not a comprehensive listing of all tasks that may be assigned or required Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The duties include, but may not be limited to the following:

• Manage and oversee all “Corporate Direct Sales Accounts” (Grainer, McMaster-Carr Supply, etc.). • Manage all Intercompany Export Sales Accounts. • Apply experience in International Export Logistics, as well as Freight Forwarder and Brokerage Clearance Procedures and Import Duty Regulations. • Apply working knowledge of Import/Export Laws in countries such as Brazil, Chili, Colombia, and Mexico, to facilitate required order and shipment schedules and requirements. • Communicate with both Production Planning and customer to ensure production and order shipment schedules are met and on-time delivery is maintained at greater than 95%. • Communicate with internal and external customers to provide lead-time, pricing, or investigate issues; and to address all account issues. • Ensure department processes of International Export and/or Intercompany Sales Orders to meet established corporate guidelines and customer schedules. • Elicit sufficient facts and detail to clarify indefinite or obscurely stated requests. • Use all available sources to provide information being requested. • Provide timely feedback/resolution to the customer regarding product failures or customer issues or concerns. • Process and manage Material Return Requests, per established guidelines. • Manage and facilitate all Customer Complaints, per corporate guidelines. • Ensure departmental compliance with Sales Policies, ISO Procedures or Work Instructions and IPF Division Policies and Procedures. • Maintain a customer name and address data base. • Collaborate with shipping and traffic to ensure on time shipments. • Maintain ability to backup all co-workers positions. • Complete special projects, as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES Supervises a staff of three (3) non-exempt Inside Sales / Customer Service Specialists. Department Staff: 1. Oil & Gas Inside Sales/Customer Service Specialist – 1 2. Oil & Gas Intercompany Inside Sales/Customer Service Specialist – 1 3. Industrial Intercompany Inside Sales/Customer Service Specialist – 1 Total Staff: 3 inside Sales/Customer Service Specialists


The requirements described here are representative of those an individual encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The minimum qualifications required include, but may not be limited to, the following:

• International Business Degree, preferred. • Minimum of 10 year’s experience in International Customer Service field, in lieu of degree. • Inside sales experience, preferred. • ERP Order Management, Projects and Commercial Terms experience highly preferred. • Intermediate level proficiency with Microsoft Office software. • Customer service experience and people, time management and organizational skills, required. • Familiarity with corporate credit and sales policies, a plus. • Exceptional oral and written communication skills. • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple projects. • Ability to work in a team environment. • Ability to read and interpret documents such as work instructions, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

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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