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Program (TWI)



Participating Companies

 

"Valuable relationships are formed during a TWI assignment and these relationships benefit both the Army and industry." – CW4 Danny Taylor, 915E



OFFICERS:

Caterpillar Logistics Services Inc. (CAT)

  • Company:
    Caterpillar Logistics Services Inc.
  • Location:
    Morton, Illinois
  • Background/Education:
    MOS 90A91 (Logistics Officer, Ordnance Basic Branch)
  • Additional Information:
    Applicant will work closely with the Ordnance School to recommend improvements on lessons learned. Applicant is required to produce reports/presentations on experience and lessons learned while participating in the TWI Program.
  • Description of TWI Duties:
    Areas of concentration will be implementing Lean Six Sigma black belt practices, sourcing and supplier management, manage the operational set up of a logistics warehouse. Officer will work closely with project managers to gain insight into Caterpillar’s continuous process improvement methodology.

FedEx Express

  • Company:
    FedEx Express
  • Location:
    Memphis, Tennessee
  • Background/Education:
    MOS 90A91 (Logistics Officer, Ordnance Basic Branch)
  • Additional Information:
    Applicant will work closely with the Ordnance School to recommend improvements on lessons learned. Applicant is required to produce reports/presentations on experience and lessons learned while participating in the TWI Program.
  • Description of TWI Duties:
    Officer will work closely with Global Vehicles department on various projects. Opportunities to attend multiple leadership and diversity training will be offered. Officer will also be afforded the opportunity to visit different departments within FedEx Express to gain an understanding of how FedEx Express operates from the tactical, operational and strategic viewpoint.

Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL)

  • Company:
    Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL)
  • Location:
    Los Alamos, New Mexico
  • Background/Education:
    MOS 89E00 (Explosive Ordnance Disposal Officer)
  • Additional Information:
    Applicant will work closely with the Ordnance School to recommend improvements on lessons learned. Applicant is required to produce reports/presentations on experience and lessons learned while participating in the TWI Program. Applicant possesses a Top Secret security clearance.
  • Description of TWI Duties:
    Officer will participate in fundamental research and engineering on explosives, LANL “Homemade Explosives Situation Awareness” training, and threat information development for the latest information on homemade explosives (HME) and improvised explosive devices (IED). Los Alamos National Laboratory provides a unique opportunity to the EOD career field by allowing selected officers to be deeply immersed in the latest technical breakthroughs in the fields of explosive shock physics, explosives chemistry, and nuclear physics Visibility of these breakthrough technologies and information are indispensable to the Army as the officer return to the operational and generating force to conduct force modernization and later improve the readiness of formations through the implementation of this refined technical knowledge


WARRANT OFFICERS:

Lockheed Martin

  • Company:
    Lockheed Martin, Missile and Fire Control
  • Location:
    East Camden, Arkansas
  • Background/Education:
    MOS 948D
  • Additional Information:
    Applicant must have Quality Assurance and Quality Control experience. Applicant will work closely with the Ordnance School to recommend improvements on lessons learned. Applicant is required to produce reports/presentations on experience and lessons learned while participating in the TWI Program.
  • Description of TWI Duties:
    Gain a working knowledge of the logistic operations of repair/replacement parts distribution for domestic and foreign use. Develop an understanding of regulations governing the safe handling of explosives by contractors.  Participate in factory operations, publication development, supplies and parts operations, and operation engineering. Applicant may participate in testing and development of new equipment, maintenance procedures, and Lean Six Sigma.

Caterpillar Logistics Services Inc. (CAT)

  • Company:
    Caterpillar Defense and Federal Products
  • Location:
    Mossville, Illinois
  • Background/Education:
    MOS 915A and 919A
  • Additional Information:
    There is one 915A and 919A Warrant Officer at Caterpillar. Applicant will work closely with the Ordnance School to recommend improvements on lessons learned. Applicant is required to produce reports/presentations on experience and lessons learned while participating in the TWI Program.
  • Description of TWI Duties:
    Applicant will rotate through multiple departments at Caterpillar to participate in training sessions and seminars that may include, but are not limited to web based training, diesel engine repair, electronic troubleshooting, hydraulic hose/coupling assembly, and specific maintenance of the D7R-II Dozer, 924H wheel loader, 120M motor grader, marine, and truck engines. Applicant may participate in testing and development of new equipment, maintenance procedures, and Lean Six Sigma. Applicant will gain an understanding of how Caterpillar supports the entire Department of Defense.

Lincoln Electric Company

  • Company:
    Lincoln Electric Company
  • Location:
    Cleveland, Ohio
  • Background/Education:
    MOS 914A
  • Additional Information:
    Applicant will work closely with the Ordnance School to recommend improvements on lessons learned. Applicant is required to produce reports/presentations on experience and lessons learned while participating in the TWI Program.
  • Description of TWI Duties:
    Soldier learns innovative industrial management tactics, techniques, and procedures within the welding industry. Solder may participate in but is not limited to the Lincoln Electric Welding Schools, including Advanced Robotics Welding, Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW), Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW), Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW), Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW), and the motorsports materials courses. Soldier may also participate in Six Sigma training, workshops, welding design seminars, and other conventions relating to the welding industry.

Oshkosh Defense, Integrated Product Support

  • Company:
    Oshkosh Defense, Integrated Product Support
  • Location:
    Oshkosh, Wisconsin
  • Background/Education:
    MOS 915A. Warrant Officer should have the ability to understand automotive theories of operation as well as hydraulic theories of operation.
  • Additional Information:
    Applicant will work closely with the Ordnance School to recommend improvements on lessons learned. Applicant is required to produce reports/presentations on experience and lessons learned while participating in the TWI Program.
  • Description of TWI Duties:
    Learn factory operations, aspects of publication development, supplies and parts operations and operation engineering. Participate in the testing and development on new equipment and maintenance procedures. May participate in conferences, seminars, site visits, meetings, testing and development of new equipment, maintenance procedures, and Lean Six Sigma but are not limited to these activities.

General Dynamics Land Systems

  • Company:
    General Dynamics,
  • Location:
    948B, Taunton, Massachusetts
  • Background/Education:
    MOS 948B
  • Additional Information:
    Applicant will work closely with the Ordnance School to recommend improvements on lessons learned. Applicant is required to produce reports/presentations on experience and lessons learned while participating in the TWI Program.
  • Description of TWI Duties:
    Receive training in the General Dynamics business model and Regional Support Centers (RSC) operations. Participate in RESET program of Class VII (major end items) to gain perspective on program efficiency and technical manual production and distribution. Applicant may participate in testing and development of new equipment, maintenance procedures, and Lean Six Sigma.


NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS:


Lockheed Martin

  • Company:
    Lockheed Martin, Missile and Fire Control
  • Location:
    East Camden, Arkansas
  • Background/Education:
    MOS 94X4O/94W4O/94P3O
  • Additional Information:
    Applicant will work closely with the Ordnance School to recommend improvements on lessons learned. Applicant is required to produce reports/presentations on experience and lessons learned while participating in the TWI Program.
  • Description of TWI Duties:
    The Training with Industry (TWI) participant will gain a working knowledge of the maintenance and production of the High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS), Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS), and PAC 3 Missile for the Patriot and the Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense (THAAD). The NCO will obtain an in depth understanding of Environmental safety and Hazards, and the production of the artillery and missile systems.  The NCO will understand how to operate facilities in a compliant responsible manner that protects the environment, surrounding communities and conserve natural resources.  The leader will obtain an understanding of production control and quality assurance in regards to all missile and artillery platforms. Applicant may participate in testing and development of new equipment, maintenance procedures, and Lean Six Sigma.

Los Alamos National Laboratory

  • Company:
    Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL)
  • Location:
    Los Alamos, New Mexico
  • Background/Education:
    MOS 89D40 (Explosive Ordnance Disposal NCO)
  • Additional Information:
    Applicant possesses a valid Top Secret SCI eligible security clearance that does not expire during their TWI period. Applicant must be able to be granted access to Critical Nuclear Weapons Design Information. Applicant is a senior Sergeant First Class that has successfully completed Platoon Sergeant time prior to applying. Applicant will work closely with the Ordnance School to recommend improvements on lessons learned. Applicant is required to produce reports/presentations on experience and lessons learned while participating in the TWI Program.
  • Description of TWI Duties:
    Non-Commissioned Officer will participate in fundamental research and engineering on explosives, LANL "Homemade Explosives Situation Awareness" training, and threat information development for the latest information on Home Made Explosives (HME) and Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs). Applicant may participate in testing and development of new equipment, maintenance procedures, and Lean Six Sigma.

Caterpillar Logistics Services Inc. (CAT)

  • Company:
    Caterpillar Defense and Federal Products
  • Location:
    Mossville, Illinois
  • Background/Education:
    MOS 91H/91L/91X (w/91H or 91L background)
  • Additional Information:
    Applicant will work closely with the Ordnance School to recommend improvements on lessons learned. Applicant is required to produce reports/presentations on experience and lessons learned while participating in the TWI Program.
  • Description of TWI Duties:
    Applicant will rotate through multiple departments at Caterpillar to participate in training sessions and seminars that may include, but are not limited to web based training, diesel engine repair, electronic troubleshooting, hydraulic hose/coupling assembly, and specific maintenance of the D7R-II Dozer, 924H wheel loader, 120M motor grader, marine, and truck engines. Applicant may participate in testing and development of new equipment, maintenance procedures, and Lean Six Sigma.

Oshkosh Defense, Integrated Product Support

  • Company:
    Oshkosh Defense, Integrated Product Support
  • Location:
    Oshkosh, Wisconsin
  • Background/Education:
    MOS 91B/91X (91B background)
  • Additional Information:
    Applicant will work closely with the Ordnance School to recommend improvements on lessons learned. Applicant is required to produce reports/presentations on experience and lessons learned while participating in the TWI Program.
  • Description of TWI Duties:
    Learn factory operations, aspects of publication development, supplies and parts operations and operation engineering. Participate in the testing and development on new equipment and maintenance procedures. Develop understanding of maintenance floor management and efficiency practices. May participate in conferences, seminars, site visits and meetings but are not limited to these activities. Applicant may participate in testing and development of new equipment, maintenance procedures, and Lean Six Sigma.

 

 

This page last updated: March 4, 2019

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