Skillbridge-approved and
Department of Defense funded

Skillbridge-approved and
Department of Defense funded

Preparing military Personnel for the most in demand manufacturing jobs across america

In Demand Careers

150000
military personnel transitioning to a private sector career each year
+ 1900000
manufacturing workers needed by 2028
2200000
potential open positions

Start Your Journey

Operation next will help you take the next steps into a private sector career

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SELF ASSESS
Take a self-assessment, earning credit for what you already know or can do
SELECT A MAJOR
Select a major that will prepare you for the most in-demand manufacturing jobs
COMPLETE TRAINING
Complete training at your own pace, combining online learning with hands-on training on industry equipment
BECOME IN-DEMAND
Be prepared to earn nationally portable industry-recognized credentials
START YOUR NEXT CAREER
Connect with hiring employers and start a civilian career in advanced manufacturing

Start Your Journey

Operation next will help you take the next steps into a private sector career

self assess
Take a self-assessment, earning credit for what you already know or can do
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Select a major
Select a major that will prepare you for the most in-demand manufacturing jobs
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Complete training
Complete training at your own pace, combining online learning with hands-on training on industry equipment
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Become in-demand
Be prepared to earn nationally portable industry-recognized credentials
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Start your next career
Connect with hiring employers and start a civilian career in advanced manufacturing
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Jobs & Careers

READY FOR YOUR JOURNEY?

Operation Next will prepare you for some of the most in-demand jobs in advanced manufacturing.

Comprehensive Training Path

INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGIES MAINTENANCE (ITM)

Industrial Maintenance Technicians install, repair, and maintain commercial or industrial machinery in a building, plant, or manufacturing setting. These technicians ensure all machines function properly through troubleshooting and preventative maintenance service. 

Comprehensive Training Path

ROBOTICS TECHNICIAN

Robotics Technicians build, install, test, or maintain robotic equipment or related automated production systems. 

Comprehensive Training Path

COMPUTERIZED NUMERICAL CONTROL (CNC) MACHINE OPERATOR

CNC Operators produce machined parts by programming, setting up, and operating a computer numerical control (CNC) machine.

Comprehensive Training Path

WELDING

Welders join metals together or fill and repair holes in metal constructions through the use of intense heat and gas. Welders work on all types of industrial, manufacturing, and construction applications including underwater repair of oil rig foundations, ship hulls, and other types of subaquatic structures.

Operation Next is a premier manufacturing job placement opportunity for soon to retire US military personnel across the United States. Transitioning US military are encouraged to apply today.

If you’re looking for a manufacturing career opportunity, including training for US Manufacturing Jobs as a soon to retire US military veteran you should contact Operation Next today.  We offer the job placement you need to get into the career you want, after the military career you have. 

Opnnextjobs.com offers a network of manufacturing training, and manufacturing positions available to United States military retirees who are within 6 months of being released from active military duty.  We offer training across areas like accelerated Welding, Computerized Numerical Control Operator (CNC), Industrial Technology Maintenance (ITM), Robotics Technician and more. 

Contact Operation Next today to start your transitioning military career.