Darren Carroll

Darren Carroll

Team leader + Web worker + Photographer

Analytical strategist and collaborative communicator continually focused on building relationships with peers, employees, customers and business partners.

Work Experience



Production Team Lead  2010 - Present
EZ Prints
Norcross, GA
  • Utilize analytical and computer skills to determine priorities for production schedules and plan work assignments.
  • Leading and coaching up to 20 team members; providing direction and guidance that has increased motivation and decreased contract delivery times by 12 hours.
  • Ensure on hand inventories of raw materials are available to support daily missions.
  • Train new employees in operating standards, safety, company values and policy concerns.
  • Developed process changes saving thousands of dollars in unneeded maintenance cost.
  • Employ 5s and lean manufacturing processes into daily activities.


Studio Manager   2007-2009
Consumer Programs, INC
Buford, GA
  • Performed daily routine audit tasks and drafted reports for review.
  • Trained new employees and provided new employee orientation services.
  • Developed strategies to drive higher retail sales.
  • Visualize customer needs to meet their expectations.


Supervisor   1998-2006
Master Sergeant, US Army
High Tech Regional Training Site-Maintenance, Sacramento, CA
  • Oversaw human resources and logictiscial operations.
  • Supervised a 10 building faciliticy operations to include, building maintenance, landscaping, key and locks and vendor work verifications.
  • Collaborated with other senior members to create strategic and operation plans and resource allocation.
  • Policy administration and policy development in the areas of annual leave, training, performance ratings, physical security and annual human relations training.
  • Verbal and written communications with internal members, over 450 students annually and external entities.
  • Created three modernized computar labs.
  • Served on the facility build counsel.
  • Established the needs and plans for a new training facility to move unit into a technology rich enviroment.

Education

University of Maryland University College, Adelphi, Maryland:    March 2018
Bachelors of Science: Business Administration

Gwinnett Technical College, Lawrenceville, Georgia:   May 2015
Associates of Applied Science: Web Development

Gwinnett Technical College, Lawrenceville, Georgia:   May 2009
Associates of Applied Science: Commerical Photography

Skills

  • Leadership:
      20+ years in various military positions (Electronic Maintenance, Training and Development, Human Resources).
      10 years civilian sector (Restaurant, Retail, Manufacturing)
  • Relationships
  • Coaching
  • Problem Solving
  • Communicating
  • Organization
  • Adaptability
  • Computer Software:
      Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook. Adobe)
  • Technical Aptitudes:
      Electronic Maintenance, Web Development, Digital Printing Press.