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Manufacturing Technician

Imagine being a critical contributor on programs for Boeing, Airbus, Sikorsky, and other major aircraft. At Shadin, our engineering and production teams collaborates on exciting projects like this every day. We are looking for employees that are passionate about innovating, testing, and designing new products for growing this small company into something big. 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 is seeking hands on, energetic and experienced Manufacturing Technician to work in a challenging FAA regulated industry. This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated individual who wants to work independently as well as with a talented team, and help us continue on a path of positive growth.

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Key Responsibilities:

  • Performs assembly, testing, inspection and packaging of avionics equipment using Acceptance Test Procedures and Final Inspection Sheets provided;
  • Solder and de-solder through-hole and surface-mount electronic components, wires, and cuts to printed circuit boards and assemblies;
  • Tests and calibrates parts and mechanisms to meet tolerances and product specifications;
  • Uses hand tools and/or power tools to assemble units according to product specifications;
  • Identifies units that fail and re-work as necessary;
  • Other Production duties as assigned.


  • Two year associates degree in electronics or similar; one to three years experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Aviation industry experience preferred;
  • Ability to work in a time sensitive environment where priorities can quickly change;
  • Strong attention to detail;
  • Demonstrated ability to work on a team with other departments to collectively meet the organizations and customer’s needs;
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel is desirable;
  • Excellent problem solving skills;
  • Strong oral and written communication skills;
  • Highly motivated with the ability to work autonomously.

This position is located in Eden Prairie, MN (not a remote position)

This is an in-facility role.

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