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Operations Support Specialist

Company: Kranze Technology Solutions
Location: Des Plaines
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Kranze Technology Solutions is seeking an Operations Support Specialist to perform a mix of inventory management, preventive maintenance, optimizing and supporting processes within production. The position supports electrical, mechanical, and avionics related to and supporting assembly of our customized cutting-edge electronics and hardware systems utilized in ground and aircraft operations. - Our systems support survivability, situational awareness, and the interoperability field.


  • Support operations in the area of service, inventory, and material movement

  • Manage, inventory, and order supplies and materials required for production

  • Directly support, maintain, and optimize production processes to improve efficiency:

  • Preventative Maintenance- ensure tools and machinery are maintained -

  • ESD- ensure assets are maintained and are in a sufficient quantity

  • HazMat- ensure proper inventory and disposal

  • Calibration- ensure calibrated materials are properly tracked and maintained

  • Assist with implementation of new processes and procedures

  • Assist with training and maintenance of records within Operations

  • Support production builds:

  • Wire harness label generation, laser wire marking, laser cutting and etching

  • Assist with production tasking

  • Liaison with internal and external customers to support above mentioned tasks

  • Perform general office tasks

    Requirements and Qualifications:

    • High School Diploma- Associates degree an advantage

    • 2+ years' experience in fabrication, avionics, or electrical assembly facility

    • Inventory management

    • Hazardous Material handling, storage, and disposal

    • US Citizen with the ability to obtain a Secret clearance

      Other Skills:

      • Knowledge of and the mechanical aptitude to use common hand tools utilized assembly and repair. To include crimp tools, cable strippers, soldering equipment, digital measuring equipment, multimeters, and basic hand tools

      • Time management

      • Critical thinking

      • Detail oriented

      • Ability to analyze and improve processes

      • Skilled use of computers and ability to learn new software applications

      • Excellent written and oral communication skills

        Kranze Technology Solutions is proud to provide extremely competitive benefits to all full time employees including:

        • Comprehensive Leave plan (Paid Time Off)

        • Comprehensive Health Care package including Medical, Vision, Dental, Health Savings Account (HSA), and more

        • Generous 401(k) -retirement plan

        • Paid Overtime

        • Flex Time and Flexible Scheduling

        • Tuition Reimbursement options

        • Casual and relaxed work environment

          About Kranze Technology Solutions
          We are a defense industry small business company specializing in Infrared Countermeasures (IRCM) systems, digital interoperability and networking, and program support for the US Navy, US Marine Corps, and Special Operations Command. We provide hardware and software product development, systems integration, system test and evaluation support, modeling and simulation analysis, and other engineering services to support the Warfighter.
          We are a casual, flexible and entrepreneurial work environment with a close-knit team of dedicated leading professionals in multiple fields. Each team member has significant opportunities to solve a variety of complex technical challenges in small teams while working hand in hand with our defense customers.
          KTS is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. - All applicants will be considered for employment without regards to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status, or any other segmenting characteristics protected by law. -eeopost.pdf ( ( - - Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision ( (
          If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to: -Human Resources at -847-737-7299 or
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Keywords: Kranze Technology Solutions, Des Plaines , Operations Support Specialist, Other , Des Plaines, Illinois

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