Larry J.

Army 88M E-7, Active Duty

Killeen, TX

Years of Service: 23 years, July 1997 - Present

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Experience

Assistant Manager Business Operations Department, U. S. Army,
January 2018 - Present

Human Resource Recruiter, U. S. Army,
November 2014 - December 2018

Department Manager, U. S. Army,
October 2012 - November 2014

Education

Associates of Arts, American Military University,
October 2013 - May 2017

Work Experience

Assistant Manager Business Operations Department January 2018 - Present

Army | 88M | E-7 | Fort Hood, TX, USA

  • Managed daily operations to ensure that all operations are in full compliance with applicable guidelines, including safety and quality for operational assets of $1 million +/- annually.
  • Employed a leadership operations process to visualize, train, direct, and assess the work of the business unit and 12 team members.
  • Effectively used strong communication and group problem- solving skills to remove obstacles and achieve team results.
  • Understands the big picture and was always able to translate the mission intent of senior leaders.

Human Resource Recruiter November 2014 - December 2018

Army | 79R | E-7 | St. Louis, MO, USA

  • 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).
  • Reported the progress of assigned job vacancies, communicated early warnings, and provided the regular feedback about the performance of the recruitment process.
  • Effectively administered job interviewing schedules for all job vacancies and kept promises to job applicants.
  • Developed a strong and focused pool of internal and external talent.
  • Aggressively explored new recruitment channels and provided recommendations to the recruitment manager.

Department Manager October 2012 - November 2014

Army | 88M | E-6 | Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA, USA

  • Led and influenced subordinate operations managers and team leaders to accomplish critical tasks and achieve department objectives.
  • Collaborated to keep higher and lower headquarters, superiors, and subordinates informed of the key issues facing the organization.
  • Always took initiative to accomplish the mission in the absence of direction and guidance from higher headquarters.
  • 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.

Assistant Business Operations Team Leader August 2007 - October 2012

Army | 88M | E-6 | Fort Benning, GA, USA

  • Led a team of 12 team members to accomplish critical tasks and achieve team and organization objectives.
  • Anticipated potential action scenarios and adapted appropriately to competing demands and the teams shifting priorities.
  • Provided 'purpose' behind all decisions and a stable point of reference from which to set outcomes, make plans, and issues tasks.
  • A leader role model who exhibited high standards, discipline and provided effective examples through personal actions.
  • Understands the big picture and was always able to translate the intent of senior leaders.

Team Leader of Business Unit Operations February 2002 - August 2007

Army | 42A | E-5 | Fort Polk, Fort Polk South, LA, USA

  • Ensured that all team operations were planned, prepared, and executed in a cost-effective manner and delivered on time in accordance to customer specifications and quality requirements.
  • Initiated team operations by effectively communicating with all the relevant people and business units and leading a team of 6 people.
  • Assisted in the planning, scheduling, reviewing, and approving of the workload to ensure production output, quality, and on time delivery goals were achieved in a cost-effective manner.
  • Analyzed, recommended and implemented measures to improve operation methods, equipment performance, and quality of product.
  • Collaborated with all departments to further company goals.

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EDUCATION

Associates of Arts, General Studies

American Military University, Charles Town, WV, USA

October 2013 - May 2017 , GPA: 3.6