Job Type

  Hartzell Propeller Inc.

Hartzell Propeller Inc. is a world class engineering and manufacturing company offering the broadest range of propeller systems in the aviation industry. We design, develop, test, manufacture, and support constant-speed aluminum and composite propeller systems for all categories of aircraft, ranging from general aviation to military applications.

The company traces its history to 1914, where a relationship between Orville Wright and Robert Hartzell led to the manufacture of the first Hartzell propeller in 1917. The company was founded on the principle of "Built on Honor" – a clear and abiding value in our business.


General Responsibilities

Requires ability to read and interpret blueprints and GD&T, have proficiency with hand-held gauges, optical comparator and CMM. Ability to work with machinist to interpret process data.

Examples of Typical Job Activities

  1. Inspect, test, or measure materials or products being produced per instruction
  2. Verify process documentation is correct
  3. Complete manufacturing documentation prior to moving parts
  4. Complete necessary computer transactions
  5. Perform required transactions to disposition parts and components

Required Experience:

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


Required Technical Skills 

  1. Print reading – ability to read and interpret engineering drawings, datum structures, and process dimensions.
  2. GD&T – ability to read and interpret GD&T symbols and callouts.
  3. Hand gaging – Must be proficient in the use of calipers, micrometers, thread gages, plug gages, height stand with indicator, and profilometer.
  4. Layout Inspection – ability to  understand inspection instructions and inspect parts utilizing manual gauging, CMM, and optical comparator
  5. CMM operation – ability to download  program, identify needed fixturing, and correctly load components
  6. CMM data review – ability to review and  understand CMM data in an Excel format
  7. Router control – ability to review manufacturing order documentation for completion and correctness
  8. Process documentation – ability to  clearly define product nonconformance data and create required quality  documentation
  9. Manual and specification - Ability to interpret established sampling plan, specifications, and manuals 

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

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