The old saying that “amateurs talk tactics; professionals talk logistics” is as true in business as it is in the military. Whether a company needs to get products onto store shelves or spare parts to vital customers, it all comes down to logistics. No matter what your MOS was, you spent a lot of your military career on logistics. Put that experience to good use with these great companies today.
Former soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines who spent their military tours focusing on logistics and manufacturing tasks will find their skills transferrable to the jobs that Johnson Controls is looking to fill right now. Known for its military-friendly culture, Johnson Controls has pledged to hire veterans as member of the Veterans Jobs Mission coalition.
Airgas, the largest U.S. distributor of industrial, medical and specialty gases, is looking for qualified service members to join its team. Known for its military-friendly policies and dedication to military causes such as Operation Homefront, Airgas is a great company for veterans to consider as they move into the private sector.
With over 50,000 associates around the globe, B. Braun Medical Inc. is a worldwide healthcare supplier with a reputation of being a great supporter of the military, veterans, and their family members. B. Braun has also been recognized as one of the top 25 “Best Places to Work” by Medical Device and Diagnostic Industry magazine.
Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management and automation, is a great company for veterans to explore for their next career move. With a robust veterans recruiting program, Schneider is known for its attention to detail and dedication to helping employees learn, grow, and thrive.
BJ’s Wholesale Club, the first retailer to introduce the warehouse club concept in the northeastern United States, is a great company for veterans looking to join a passionate team of individuals. At BJ’s, veterans will find unlimited opportunities for career growth, tremendous earning potential, and colleagues and management that will recognize and reward their achievements.
Walgreens, one of the nation’s top pharmacies and wellness and beauty companies, is currently looking for transitioning service members or veterans to fill their distribution center roles. The company also offers the W-Vets Business Resource Group (BRG): A grassroots network of current Walgreens team members, this network is comprised of former veteran and military service members, active National Guard and Reserve service members, and military and veteran supporters, W-Vets offers networking, peer mentoring, professional development and community service opportunities, to help Walgreens build upon a deeply rooted tradition of supporting those who have proudly served.