Garrick J. Williams

Army 92S E-7, Active Duty

Schertz, TX

Years of Service: 22 years, October 1998 - February 2020


Experience

Assistant Learning and Development Manager, U. S. Army,
June 2018 - March 2020

Business Unit Assistant HR Manager, U. S. Army,
July 2017 - June 2018

Assistant Manager Business Operations Department, U. S. Army,
July 2015 - July 2017

Education

Bachelor of Arts , Ashford University ,
January 2017 - September 2018

Work Experience

Assistant Learning and Development Manager June 2018 - March 2020

Army | 92S | E-7 | Fort Lee, VA, USA

  • Reviewed all learning material/product deliverables for adherence to instructional design principles and established templates and standards.
  • Validated the final development of all instructional material and products.
  • Developed the instructional product evaluation plan to include evaluation tools and learning metrics.

Business Unit Assistant HR Manager July 2017 - June 2018

Army | 92S | E-7 | Fort Lee, VA, USA

  • Monitored effective new hire transitions for an effective onboarding and orientation to allow the organization to embrace applicants and employees of all backgrounds.
  • Processed routine day-to-day tasks such as preparing personnel status and strength reports, preparing personnel awards, and other administrative support as required.
  • Developed staffing strategies and implemented plans and programs to identify talent within and outside the organization for position of responsibility.
  • Allocated human resources, ensuring appropriate matches between personnel and job position

Assistant Manager Business Operations Department July 2015 - July 2017

Army | 92S | E-7 | Baumholder, DE

  • Experienced with retail operations, budgeting, planning, customer service, sales and people leadership and management.
  • Extensive experience and ability to lead the delivery of a high level of customer service in a brand retailer.
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office products and retail business systems.
  • Experienced working under pressure in a fast paced environment.

Assistant Business Operations Team Leader January 2014 - July 2015

Army | 92S | E-7 | Fort Knox, KY, USA

  • Supervised 100 employees in the basic aspects of logistics and supply chain management including: supply forecasting and management, equipment distribution, equipment maintenance, fuel, ammunition management, transportation, food service, and contracting.
  • Conducted in-depth research to build a strategy which effectively leverages employee implementation of Training Support Packages (TSP’s) and enabled related performance increases of up to 40%.
  • Provided 'purpose' behind all decisions and a stable point of reference from which to set outcomes, make plans, and issues tasks.
  • Ability to utilize tools to support conflict resolution and employee coaching and counseling.

Department Manager July 2011 - January 2014

Army | 92S | E-7 | Fort Hood, TX, USA

  • Demonstrated outstanding ability to build, lead and manage high-performing teams.
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office products and retail business systems.
  • Always willing to go the extra mile by working on weekends, evenings and holidays as needed.
  • Displayed a sound understanding of the effect of external market influences on the competitive advantage of the business.

Human Resource Recruiter July 2008 - July 2011

Army | 92S | E-7 | Sanford, NC, USA

  • Reported the progress of assigned job vacancies, communicated early warnings, and provided the regular feedback about the performance of the recruitment process.
  • Worked effectively with hiring manager to develop ideal candidate criteria, collaborate with private headhunters and peruse job boards to find employees, attract qualified employees and match them to jobs, coordinate relocation.
  • Executed the entire recruitment process for the organization (i.e. job posts, phone interviews, job interviews, regular communication with candidates and managers, and recruitment administration).
  • Significantly reduced the costs of mistakes such as engaging incompetent, unmotivated, and under qualified employees.

Top Skills

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AWARDS

Meritorious Service Medal

August 2019

Meritorious Service Medal

July 2017

Army Commendation Medal

July 2015

Army Commendation Medal

November 2014

Army Commendation Medal

January 2014

Army Commendation Medal

March 2011

Army Commendation Medal

June 2008

Army Commendation Medal

March 2007

Navy and Marine Corps Medal

March 2007

Army Commendation Medal

March 2005

Training and Certifications

Certified Logistics Associate

November 2019

Certified Logistics Technician

November 2019

Demonstrated Master Logistician

November 2018

Common Faculty Development Program- Developer Course

August 2018

Blackboard Training Course

August 2018

Training Development Capability Basic Course

July 2018

Evaluating Instructor Course

October 2017

Common Faculty Development Program- Instructor Course

September 2017

Intermediate Facilitators Skills Course

September 2017

Army Basic Instructor Course

September 2017

Faculty Development Course

September 2017

Cadre Training Course

August 2017

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification

August 2014

Demonstrated Senior Logistician

July 2013

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Arts , Organizational Management

Ashford University , San Diego, CA, USA

January 2017 - September 2018 , GPA: 3.1