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Value Stream Team Leader

Parker Hannifin Corporation Parker Aerospace Group
United States, Ohio, Metamora
May 24, 2024
Value Stream Team Leader

: METAMORA, OH, United States

Job Family
: Manufacturing and Production

Job Type
: Regular

: Dec 15, 2023

Job ID: 45139

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Founded in 1917, Parker Hannifin Corporation is a $19.07 billion, global company. 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 66 consecutive fiscal years, among the top five longest running dividend increase records in the S&P 500 index.

This position is based in Metamora, Oh facility (on-site).

First shift schedule with the ability to occasionally support other shifts, when necessary.

Position Summary:

This position will be responsible for leading the operation of one or more plant value streams. This role will implement, under the direction of the Value Stream Manager, the
Parker Lean system and Win Strategy to ensure a safe work environment, drive quality improvements, provide premier customer service, develop a qualified workforce, reduce operating costs, inventories and lead times through continuous improvements. Oversee day-to-day activities to meet daily, monthly, quarterly and annual expectations.

You will be responsible for developing and leading associates, making employment decisions and completing performance assessments of an assigned plant value stream(s). This position is responsible for leading all aspects of the plant value stream(s) under the direction of the Value Stream Manager to include: associate development, utilization of team consensus to evaluate decisions, ensure rapid implementation of decisions, budget development and adherence, employment decisions related to associates and performance assessment of Group Leaders and team members.


  • The Value Stream Team Leader will meet with the Value Stream team members regularly. Reflecting on problems, solutions and challenges, thereby creating a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Leads the plant value stream(s) in daily operations and continuous improvements, which include but are not limited to: supply chain, production control, manufacturing priorities and coordination between all shifts in the value stream. The Value Stream Team Leader will assist the Value Stream Manager to create continuous product flow, utilize pull systems and to level the workload.
  • Create the basis for continuous improvement and employee empowerment by ensuring that standardized work and processes are followed, needed adjustments are implemented and the area is compliant with safety and 5S requirements.
  • Instill and maintain a positive team atmosphere in the Value Stream(s); hold regular team meetings and assign team member tasks and coordinate support activities form departments outside of the team. Utilize PDCA in conjunction with Tracking Centers and Team Improvement Boards to ensure results.
  • Provide effective cross training for Value Stream associates and backups from other value streams to assure the continuous smooth running of the value stream. Encourage team to stop and fix problems in order to get quality right the first time.
  • Work with the Value Stream Manager to develop the future state value stream map and manage the plans to achieve it as documented in the Value Steam Tracking Center. In addition, the Team Leader works with the Group Leader and the Value Stream Team to maintain Team Improvement Boards. A visually controlled environment must be developed to assure no problems are hidden.


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.
  • 3- 5 years' management or supervisory experience.
  • Sufficient background in accounting, PC skills, manufacturing, human resource management and inventory control.
  • Demonstrated teamwork and team-building skills. Ability to assess and develop individual and team skills and capabilities. Able to create and maintain enthusiasm for challenges. Serve as model by promoting safety, new ideas and positive change.
    Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience with LEAN teams or leading LEAN teams is preferred.

Thank you for your interest in Parker Hannifin and the EMHFF Division! A member of our recruitment team will contact you should you meet the requirements of the position.

Parker Hannifin is a Fortune 250 global leader in motion and control technologies. For more than a century the company has been enabling engineering breakthroughs that lead to a better tomorrow. Learn more at www.parker.com or @parkerhannifin.

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. This position is subject to meeting export compliance eligibility requirements.

("Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / VEVRAA Federal Contractor")

If you would like more information about Equal Employment Opportunity as an applicant under the law, please go to Know Your Rights: Workplace Discrimination is Illegal (eeoc.gov) and Genetic Information Discrimination

Drug-Free Workplace
In accordance with Parker's policies and applicable state laws, Parker provides for a drug-free workplace. Therefore, all applicants seeking employment with Parker will be subject to drug testing as a condition of employment.

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