Eric J Ostermann

Army 92Y E-7, Active Duty

Dubuque, IA

Years of Service: 31 years, May 1989 - Present

ETS'd July 2020


Assistant Manager Logistics Department, U. S. Army,
July 2004 - Present

Department Manager, U. S. Army,
July 1998 - July 2004


Masters of Business Administration, Bryant College,
September 1989 - May 1991

Work Experience

Assistant Manager Logistics Department July 2004 - Present

Army | 92Y | E-7 | Various

  • Assisted the manager in leading the logistics department order cycle to enhance business development and ensured sustainability and customer satisfaction.
  • Planned and managed logistics, warehouse facilities, transportation, and customer services for a department of ## team members.
  • Supervised, coached, and trained a diverse warehouse workforce of ## team members.
  • Met cost, productivity, accuracy, and timeliness targets.
  • Led and influenced subordinate logistics team leaders to accomplish critical tasks and achieve organization objectives.

Department Manager July 1998 - July 2004

Army | 12A | O-3 | Reserve Various

  • Led and influenced subordinate operations managers and team leaders to accomplish critical tasks and achieve department objectives.
  • Employed a leadership operations process to visualize, describe, direct, and assess the work while achieving business result.
  • Effectively used strong communication and group problem-solving skills to remove obstacles and achieve business results.
  • Demonstrated sound critical reasoning skills when assessing business situations, reaching conclusions, and making decisions.
  • Ensured that the organization was always able to fully execute its mission by evaluating strengths and limitations and directing actions to improve the situation.
  • Collaborated to keep higher and lower headquarters, superiors, and subordinates informed of the key issues facing the organization.
  • A leader role model who exhibited high standards, discipline and provided effective examples through personal actions.
  • Demonstrated a unique capacity to assess situations effectively and draw sound conclusions.
  • Identified, contended for, allocated and managed resources to ensure mission accomplishment.
  • Positioned the organization to achieve the vision and mission of the organization's higher headquarters.
  • Engaged in 'ethical reasoning', when determining the right thing to do, even when no one was watching.
  • Selected the best location to position organization assets to facilitate ease of operation.
  • Always took initiative to accomplish the mission in the absence of direction and guidance from higher headquarters.

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Masters of Business Administration, Management

Bryant College, Smithfield, RI, USA

September 1989 - May 1991

Bachelor of Business Arts, Accounting

University of Massachusetts - School of Management Business School, Amherst, MA, USA

September 1985 - May 1989