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Parker Leadership Development Program: Digital & IT


During the rotational program you will participate in team projects and gain an understanding of the roles and tools required for the success of development and implementation of IT solutions. You will assist other team members in the delivery of quality solutions and execution on work tasks; providing implementation support (guiding users through resolution, managing open issues, escalating as needed.

You will also develop leadership through formal training, mentoring and business experiences, and educating other team members on new knowledge gained

  • Develop and demonstrate ability to relate to all levels of the organization
  • Ability to manage time and plan work effectively
  • Awareness and understanding of system outage impacts to the business operation
  • Cultivating relationships with colleagues to gain higher levels of creativity
  • Leverage opportunities to offer feedback for process improvement
  • Enthusiastically experimenting new approaches that deliver results
  • Exhibit decision making skills; ability to compare technologies/process solutions and provide feedback on troubleshooting an issue
  • Apply analytical thinking processes to complex challenges


Basic Functions:

Parker's Digital and Information Technology Leadership Development Program (ITLDP) offers you the opportunity to develop strong technical knowledge and professional experience preparing you to play a crucial role in Parker's success. You will participate in the development and implementation of Digital and IT infrastructure and solutions to support our operations and optimize efficiencies of everything for our team members around the world.

At Parker, we believe in professional and personal development. You will constantly have access to on-going development opportunities through formal trainings, on-the-job experiences, and coaching from other professionals from the organization. You will have an outstanding opportunity to produce results, quickly gain credibility and develop a strong company network over two years. Prior to completing the program, you will work with the Program Manager and interview for positions across the Digital and IT organization. Past participants in the program have continued to roles such as: Digital and IT Analyst, Digital Division IT Manager, Enterprise Director, and more.

  • Program duration: 2 years
  • Program Structure: 3 rotational assignments
  • Rotations' length: 1 year, 6 months, 6 months
  • Travel requirements: The assignments will require relocation. You will also be required to travel to Parker’s corporate headquarters in Cleveland, Ohio for program review, personal development and interaction with fellow program participants and mentors.
  • Relocation requirements: Geographic flexibility is required both during and upon completion of the program.
  • This is not a remote position

What kind of compensation is offered?

  • Competitive salary
  • Broad benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • All company travel expenses
  • Relocation is paid by the company



To be considered for this program, you need to meet or exceed the following criteria:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, or related area with a graduation date before June 2025.
  • Superior students with a grade point average of 3.0 or better
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office tools
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and collaboration skills
  • Flexibility, energy, creativity, and personal drive
  • Demonstrated leadership aptitude, learning agility, and adaptability
  • Ability to relocate


Additional Comments:

The essential functions have been provided as examples of the type 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.  The job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities.  It is intended to describe the general nature of the position.


Founded in 1917, Parker Hannifin Corporation is a $15 billion, global company.

With annual sales of over $15 billion in fiscal year 2022, 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 45 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.

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.


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.  However, U.S. Citizenship, Permanent Residency or other appropriate status is required for certain positions, in accord with U.S. import & export regulations.

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