Ed Grabowski

Work History

Work History
2008 - Present


Lee Hecht Harrison offers talent solutions throughout the entire employee lifecycle — from assimilation, through development, engagement and retention, to redeployment and transition — all to help your company maximize performance and results. Career transition– Helping clients plan, manage and maintain productivity as they transition individuals. Leadership consulting – Helping clients identify, assimilate, assess and develop current and future leaders. Workforce solutions – Helping clients engage and retain talent through innovative change management and career development solutions. We provide unrivaled global offerings to corporations, not-for-profits, universities and government agencies to improve business performance through talent development!
2007 - 2008

Training Manager, North America

Husky Injection Molding Systems
Training Leader with experience in managing North American training operations for Husky (a $1 Billion company), developing and delivering training programs and supervising a staff of 5 Managed instructor-led and CBT development projects for Asia, Europe and North America Developed and managed a national training program for an $18 billion client Supervised the operations of a 10,000 sq. ft. training center and multiple offsite training labs Directed the work of a staff of five (Product Manager, Training Coordinator, Trainers) to include hiring/terminating, conducting performance reviews, and implementing employee development plans Responsible for P&L, an operating budget of $1.2 million, and strategic planning
2003 - 2007

Technical Trainer

Husky Injection Molding Systems
T&D professional with expertise in conducting needs assessments, developing training programs and delivering training programs to management and non-management personnel. “Ed has always accomplished a goal or task as required. Further, he has an excellent personal nature, which is reflected in his relationships. His strengths are his contribution to the team, urge to excel and his creative ideas on how to improve the group.” – J.T., General Manager, Husky Injection Molding Systems Created needs assessment tools to include surveys and interview questionnaires; administered surveys and interviewed subject matter experts, managers, and ....., which resulted in identifying training needs for employees; achieved these results 4 weeks ahead of schedule and 20% under budget Taught courses to include MS Project, Communication Skills, Safety, Statistics for Process Control, and Presentation Skills to over 1,000 people; received the highest marks on student evaluations
2001 - 2003

HR Generalist & Contract Corporate Recruiter

Isuzu Motors America
Responsible for full-cycle recruiting for various management and non-management-level technical positions at multiple sites Partnered with Isuzu’s Japanese and American management team to develop recruiting strategies Facilitated the entire recruitment process from creating job descriptions with hiring managers, sourcing candidates, conducting phone screens, conducting interviews with hiring managers and candidates, conducting background checks, and presenting offers of employment Developed and utilized behavior-based interviewing tools Represented Isuzu at MSU and U of M recruitment events
1999 - 2001


The Skyward Group, LLC
Grew a one-person, home-based Recruiting business from the ground up that generated over $100,000 in annual revenue Created and implemented a sales and marketing plan that entailed online and traditional strategies Partnered with customers (mid, upper, and executive-level management) to determine their business needs and developed strategies to meet those needs Developed quotes and made numerous sales presentations that resulted in winning new business Conducted numerous product demonstrations that contributed to an increase in sales by 20%


1993 - 1997


Graduated Cum Laude