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To contribute my strong interpersonal skills, as well as experience to reach my ultimate goal of affecting positive change to a company at the Board of Directors level.
Professional Profile
  • Goal-driven and highly self-motivated achiever with strong organizational and analytical skills.
  • Capable of handling multiple projects concurrently — multi-tasking talents and highly flexible.
  • Able to develop and implement new systems when necessary imaginative.
  • Capable team-player with excellent team-building, interpersonal and collaborative skills.
  • Teaching, coaching, mentoring, relationship-building and problem-solving abilities — very supportive personality.
  • Dedicated to team and company success — highly dependable with entrepreneurial attitude.
  • Strong work ethic to make considerable contribution to any organization.
  • Good working knowledge of English. Basic language knowledge of French and excellent intercultural and language knowledge of Norwegian and Croatian due to family ties.
University of Applied Science and Arts, Hannover:
Production Engineering
1995 - 1999

Diploma in Production Engineering

  • majored in Production Engineering and Technologies, which included extensive "hands-on" practical training
  • Industrial mechanics       1995 - 1997
Work History

Assistant Manager Production Department

VW Commercial Vehicles, Volkswagen Germany June, 2004 - present
  • Responsible for co-ordination of strategic decision-making conferences, workshops and meetings
  • Responsible for special projects: target specification, benchmarks, cost reduction projects, housekeeping of the entire plant area
  • Standing in for production leader
  • Developing new strategies for optimizing the production, labour utilization, cost reduction, effectively strategies and translation into practice
  • Working closely with Executive Vice President of manufacturing and gaining expertise in decision-making processes
  • Benchmarking with other automobile manufacturers
  • Daily communication with other plants of Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles in Resende (Brazil) and Poznan (Poland)
  • Preparing and organizing necessary documents for Board of Directors

Industrial Engineer, Department of Industrial Engineering,
Project leader:

Nov. 1999 - June 2004

- "Porscheworkshops" - optimized manufacturing line

Oct. 2002 - June 2004

- "Gläserne Manufaktur" - plant Dresden start of production VW Phaeton

Oct. - Nov. 2002

- Optimized power-train department plant in Emden

Jan. - April 2002

- Curriculum for advancing personal potential

Nov. 2002 - Nov. 2003

Project work: Optimization of the LT through benchmarking

  • Planning T5 (Processing times, accreditation, manufacturing plans, personnel utilization)
  • Processing times for the assembly area (Analysis, Comparison, Estimates, Measurement, Computation)
  • Liaising "Teamwork" project
  • Developing and maintaining of Human Resource Management
  • Assisting in establishing production system in Hannover
  • Establishing Ergonomic Work Station
  • Utilizing special skills and experience in various special assignments
  • Managing optimization workshops
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Internship Experience

Process management, Industrial Engineering

Feb. - Oct. 1999

Assisting in setting up the department —
Diploma Theme: "Process management", using "Just-in-Time" methodology as a tool for visual management"
meaning: Description of methods for the optimization of manufacturing processes, purchasing and chemistry

July - Sept. 1998

Preparation of the Call for Tender Documentation —
seats for the Porsche Cayenne / VW Touareg
Logistics and automobile management

Feb. 1998

Gaining knowledge of the complete functionality of the automobile Quality Assurance Auto Body
Introduction of a defect feedback system for reduction of manufacturing defects

July - Sept. 1997
Training and Certification
  • Communication skills
March 2006
  • Decision-making in the manufacturing environment VW Coaching, Hannover
Oct. 2005
  • Curriculum for advancing personal potential VW Coaching, Hannover
Oct. 2002 - 2003
  • MTM-Technician Diploma
    (MTM = Method Time Measurement)
Jan. - May 2000
  • REFA - Basic Qualification
    (REFA = Association for Work Design/Work Structure, Industrial Organization and Corporate Development)
Oct. 1998 - 1999
  • Management Workshop MOTOR Contur-Training, Hannover
June 1997
  • Quality Management ContiTech Holding GmbH, Hannover
March 1996
Computer Skills
Microsoft ExcelProEngineer
Extracurricular Activities and Memberships
  • Leader of Brunstad Christian Church youth club
From age 18 to present
  • Working holiday in Norway
May - Sept. 1995
  • Humanitarian aid in the Ukraine during school vacation
August 1994
  • Entrepreneurial international car trading
1994 - present