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Engineering Applications Manager

Ready to Take Your Career to New Heights?

Hartzell Propeller, the global leader in aircraft propeller design and manufacturing, is seeking an experienced Engineering Applications Manager to oversee the company’s Aircraft Applications/Aerodynamic Engineering Group.

Founded on the principle of “Built on Honor” in 1917, Hartzell Propeller designs, develops, tests, manufactures, and supports constant-speed aluminum and composite propeller systems for all categories of aircraft, ranging from general aviation to military applications. The same dedication to innovation and quality in the products we create extends to the culture we provide for our talented and growing workforce.

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Lead the Future of Aviation

The Engineering Applications Manager works closely with our Sales and Design Engineering Group and external customers to specify the integration of propellers to aircraft.

Leveraging an understanding of general aviation aircraft, aerodynamic principles, propeller loads and stresses, and FAA STC ODA procedures, this position supervises Hartzell’s Aircraft Applications/Aerodynamic Engineering Group in performing aerodynamic and structural design of propellers, providing aerodynamic performance and noise predictions, and completing in-flight strain measurement testing of propellers.

Essential responsibilities include:

  1. Efficiently and professionally communicate and coordinate projects within Hartzell and external customers
  2. Supervise Hartzell aero engineers and STC ODA personnel
  3. Participate in design reviews and review of technical data and reports
  4. Support and recommend upgrades and improvements to analytical tools and methods
  5. Communicate with internal and external customers regarding design, configuration, and installation of propellers.

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Is Aviation in Your DNA?

With over a century of aviation innovation dating back to the Wright brothers, Hartzell Propeller is truly a company of aviators. We’re looking for an Engineering Applications Manager with robust education and experience, including:

  • BS in Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering with 10+ years of experience is required.
  • Experience managing specialized teams from within and outside the company, while working multiple concurrent programs is required.
  • FAA DER or Unit Member experience is desirable but not mandatory.
  • Airplane pilot experience and knowledge of General Aviation aircraft are highly desirable.

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Join the Hartzell Propeller Family

Hartzell Propeller takes pride in fostering a family-friendly workplace that allows employees to enjoy work-life balance, healthy lives, and plan for retirement.

In addition to competitive compensation, our employee benefits include:

Vacation and Holidays

Hartzell offers 3 weeks of vacation to all employees upon their date of hire and 10 paid holidays per year.

401(K) Plan

All employees are auto-enrolled in our 401(k) plan at 5%, and we match up to 2.25% of employee contributions. Employees also receive a 3% quarterly contribution.

Insurance Benefits

Hartzell offers all of our employees medical, dental, and vision plans that start on the first day of hire. With these benefits, we offer wellness incentives for every employee.

Family Leave

Employees are offered 8 weeks paid maternity leave and 2 weeks paid paternity leave.

Hartzell Flying Club

A unique opportunity for employees to receive discounts on training for a pilot’s license.

Additional Benefits

Examples include safety shoe reimbursement, prescription safety glasses, and uniform services.

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