Parker Hannifin Corp Intern Engineering in Lincolnshire, Illinois

Intern Engineering

IL-Lincolnshire, United States

Group: Motion Systems Grp N. America

Job Family: Engineering

Job ID: 8910-1A

Posted: 2018-02-23

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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

With direct supervision, responsible for participating in the Parker engineering intern development program to learn the various aspects of the engineering function at Parker Hannifin. This includes participation in the design and evaluation of production processes for both new and existing components, or a system of components, to provide improvements in cost, enhance performance, create and conduct product testing procedures, or facilitate manufacturing operations using fundamental principles of mechanical, electrical, industrial, or other engineering disciplines.


Acquire knowledge of various engineering department’s operations, functions, responsibilities, and workflow.

Observe work assignments performed by others and actively participate in hands-on projects and/or special assignments.

Use engineering skills to conduct analysis and modeling, engage in product design, develop and execute testing procedures, and participate in facilities engineering work.

Maintain communication with program coach/mentor (if assigned) to provide feedback on departmental assignments and program improvements.

Attend related training (if provided) and apply training in work assignments.

Perform other related responsibilities.


Enrolled in a Bachelor’s or advanced degree program in a related engineering field such as: Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering.

Ability to work effectively in a variety of engineering and manufacturing assignments.

Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.

Ability to work effectively with others and be a participative team member.

Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and CAD systems such as AutoCad Inventor, etc.

Must be US Citizen or Permanent Resident

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.