Hartzell  Propeller is the leading manufacturer of aircraft propeller systems for  general aviation, supplying propeller systems for aircraft  manufacturers and modifiers around the world. We are a small,  team-oriented company where individual contributions are encouraged and  recognized. We are located in Piqua, Ohio, approximately 25 miles north  of Dayton – the birthplace of aviation. Piqua is a community of 22,000,  which offers a friendly, small-town atmosphere yet is still an easy  drive to Dayton, Columbus and Cincinnati.

General Machinist Responsibilities

The  CNC Machinist is responsible to operate one or more machine tools or  special purpose machines to machine metal parts to required  specifications in a state of the art manufacturing facility.

Typical Machinist Job Activities

1) Run Standard operating procedures on multiple axis machines

2) Contact Manufacturing Services to troubleshoot process problems

3) Change perishable tooling when required

4) Install new tool holders

5) Follow set up instructions to set up CNC machines

6) Follow inspection plans to inspect parts

7) Communicate to co-workers on status of cell operations

8) Participate in continuous improvement activities

9) Troubleshoot tooling as required

10) Work holding (fixturing – chucking)


Machinist Experience:

High School Diploma or GED required; 1-3 years of experience

Machinist Technical Skills 

1) Machining Experience

a. Millturn & Multi-Axis Machines

b. Swiss Machines

c. Integrex and Mazak desired 

2) Competency in Machining Skills

a. Tooling

b. Fixturing

c. Chucking 

d. Work holding

e. Programming preferred

3) Problem Solving and Troubleshooting Skills

Required Behavioral Competencies 

1)  Adaptability – Maintains effectiveness when experiencing major changes  in work tasks or the work environment; adjusts effectively to work  within new work structures, processes, requirements or cultures.

2) Applied Learning – Assimilates and applies new job-related information in a timely manner

3) Contributes to Team Success – Actively participates as a member of a team to move the team toward the completion of goals

4)  Initiates Action – Takes prompt action to accomplish objectives; takes  action to achieve goals beyond what is required; is proactive

5) Manages Work – Effectively manages one’s time and resources to ensure that work is completed efficiently

6)  Quality Orientation - Accomplishes tasks by considering all areas  involved, no matter how small; shows concern for all aspects of the job;  accurately checks processes and tasks; is watchful over a period of  time

   Competitive compensation & benefits package

   EEO/AA/E-verify employer