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Careers at ParkOhio

At ParkOhio, we know that our employees are our most important asset, and we believe in investing in them. Here, you will find an environment that respects and supports your career ambitions, nurtures your skills, and encourages you to reach your full potential. 

Core Values

At ParkOhio, our corporate philosophy is underpinned by a set of core values that define who we are and guide our interactions with our stakeholders. These include:
  1. Integrity: We are committed to ethical practices in all aspects of our business and expect the same from our employees. Honesty and transparency are vital to our operations.

  2. Innovation: We foster an environment of creativity and innovation. Encouraging new ideas and solutions, we strive to stay ahead in our industry and provide the best for our clients.

  3. Excellence: We aim for the highest level of performance in our operations, products, and services. We are not satisfied with just meeting expectations; we strive to exceed them.

  4. Respect: We value the individuality and diversity of our employees, promoting a culture of mutual respect and understanding.

  5. Collaboration: We believe in teamwork and the power of shared knowledge. Collaboration is the key to our success. 


While the specific benefits may vary across different ParkOhio brands, rest assured that all of our subsidiaries offer competitive benefits designed to enhance your quality of life, foster your professional growth, and secure your future. This includes health, dental and vision insurance, retirement plans, paid time off, and much more. Detailed benefits information will be provided during the recruitment process. 

Every day, our employees make a significant impact on the global manufacturing industry. They innovate, collaborate, and navigate challenges, shaping the future of our company and our industry. Each month, we will highlight the story of an employee who exemplifies our core values and demonstrates the potential of a career at ParkOhio.

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Employee Spotlight

Daniel Baker, an invaluable member of the ParkOhio family, brings 18 years of experience and expertise to the forging industry. Currently serving as the Assembly Manager, at Ajax/CECO/ERIE Press Daniel's journey at ParkOhio began in 2005 as a machine operator at Southwest Steel Processing.  

His exceptional skills and unwavering dedication led him to rise through the ranks, holding various managerial positions including Welding, CNC programming, Special Projects, and Maintenance Manager.  

“I want to thank PKOH and my managers that believed in me. ParkOhio is a great family-owned corporation to work for! Attitude determines your altitude.” -Daniel Baker 

Ready to learn more about how you can work with ParkOhio?