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Parker Hannifin Corporation Summer Intern Supply Chain in LANCASTER, New York

Summer Intern Supply Chain

Location : LANCASTER, NY, United States

Job Family : Professional - Entry

Job Type : Regular

Posted : Feb 26, 2024

Job ID : 46979

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Founded in 1917, Parker Hannifin Corporation is a global company based in Cleveland, Ohio. 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.

The Supply Chain Intern will be responsible for assignments requiring application of basic purchasing principles, theories, and concepts. The Supply Chain Intern may resolve issues in the areas of requisition accuracy and completeness, on-time delivery or supplier payment functioning in a closely supervised environment. The candidate will also assist the Materials Manager in facilitating inventory reduction efforts and enhancing inventory accuracy efforts, Additionally, the Intern will spend time working cross-functionally with other departments to apply Lean Manufacturing principles.


  • Run daily/weekly metric reports

    -Assist in Supplier Set up

    -Assist in expediting needed materials by working directly with the suppliers to eliminate down time due to part shortages.

    -Assist A/P, and S/C with invoice issues, to recognize discounted payment terms via early payment opportunities, and avoid late payments/penalties.

    -Assist Buyers/Subcontracts in PO preparation, maintenance, and supplier management.

    -Lead and help facilitate inventory reduction efforts

    -Analyze, and execute open order reports, and reschedule messages.

  • Identifies and recommends suppliers by investigating potential suppliers, researching parts, equipment, machinery, services, and materials availability.

  • Purchases parts, equipment, and materials by preparing request for quotations and submitting purchase orders with approved suppliers. Issues purchase orders and agreements that accurately reflect price, schedule, terms, and conditions as negotiated with suppliers. Maintains accurate lead times for assigned commodities.

  • Monitors and evaluates supplier performance. Advises appropriate personnel of impending supplier failure to fulfill contractual agreements that may delay production or delivery.

  • Provides parts, equipment, and materials information by answering questions and requests. Prepares reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.

  • Participates in continuous improvement activities and provides suggestions for cost reduction and improved efficiency.


  • Candidate must be in the process of earning a degree in Supply Chain management or relevant discipline.

  • Experience and/or exposure to supply chain concepts and methodologies, and manufacturing through internships or training programs.

  • Possess analytical and technical skills required to understand business practices and recommend proper automation opportunities.

  • Must have intermediate computer skills and be able to understand of electronic processing.

  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills for effective interface with all internal and external contacts.

  • MS Office experience, you will be spending a lot of time in Word/Outlook/Excel/Powerpoint

  • Ability to maintain and prioritize different project tasks.

  • Passion for Excellence

  • Organizational skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills (You will be working with lots of people at Lindt from a variety of departments)

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.

(“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 toKnow Your Rights: Workplace Discrimination is Illegal ( ( .

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