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Compliance Specialist

Company Overview:

Based in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, Shadin Avionics has a rich history of designing and manufacturing innovative aircraft electronic systems for the Aerospace and Defense industry. As a respected global leader in avionics technology, the company has recently experienced rapid growth fueled by simple innovations that have revolutionized data management systems on aircraft.

Shadin emphasizes integrity, accountability and teamwork in the workplace with a vibrant culture that empowers employees to be the best that they can be. A newly renovated state of the art facility contributes to the focus on creativity, flexibility, balance and results!

Shadin has a bright future in the new age of aircraft technology and is looking for team members that want to be part of that vision.

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Position Overview:

Shadin is seeking a hands-on, energetic, and motivated Compliance Specialist to work in a challenging FAA regulated industry. The Compliance Specialist will ensure our organization remains up to date on all regulatory and licensing requirements in accordance with company, state, federal, and industry (Aerospace and Defense) regulations. This position will develop, implement, and administer policies and procedures that keep Shadin’s products, processes, and physical site operating in a legal and ethical manner.  This position will report to the Director of Finance.  This is an exciting opportunity for an individual who wants to work independently as well as with a talented team and help us continue a path of positive growth. 


  • Partner with Business Development, Operations, HR, and Finance functions by reviewing and managing contract terms and conditions for both customers and suppliers,
  • Manage business certifications for customers and government agencies,
  • Manage international trade regulations and business cyber security activities,
  • Create and manage a Business Management System which documents and coordinates all business policies, procedures, and compliance requirements,
  • Analyze and assist in negotiations of new customer contracts ensuring fit within business compliance capabilities,
  • Provide recommendations to leadership regarding compliance issues and employee training,
  • Develop and prepare status reports for leadership team on key metrics,
  • Conduct audits to ensure compliance against requirements,
  • Maintain accurate records of audit requests and responses,
  • Recommend, develop and/or implement policies, procedures, training, and processes designed to mitigate non-compliance,
  • Support Finance team in day-to-day operations,
  • Special projects dependent upon business needs,


  • Associate or bachelor’s degree (Business, Economics/Finance/Accounting)
  • Minimum of 2 to 5 years’ related experience
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with keen attention to detail
  • Strong computer and IT competence with proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Demonstrated ability to work on a team with other departments to collectively meet the organizations and customer’s needs
  • Excellent writing, verbal, and presentation skills
  • Self-starter with the ability to meet deadlines, prioritize, multi-task and remain flexible
  • Results driven

Please contact our HR department for more information.

No phone calls, please. EOE/AA M/F/D/V

Essential functions are the primary job responsibilities which an employee must be able to perform with or without reasonable accommodation.  The list of requirements, duties and responsibilities is not exhaustive, but is the most accurate list for the current job. Shadin reserves the right to revise the job description as well as to require that other duties be performed as needed