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Engineering Manufacturing

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
August 28, 2017

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Hajrudin Djihic

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Fridley, Minnesota 55432

Ph: 763-***-**** Email:


To obtain a position in the area of manufacturing industry that will enable me to apply my professional and academic expertise and further develop my professional growth.


Aaron Carlson Corporation Present

Producing the quality custom woodwork for commercial projects, upscale residences

and high-end custom millwork, furniture and fixtures

Testing Services Technical Aide

Entegee Engineering Technical Group

(Anderson Window and Door), Bayport, MN 2013 - 2014

Assists R & D testing and engineering associates in either the material or product testing lab environments.

Creates test samples, building of test fixtures, window installation, following test procedures

Runs tests to evaluate materials, parts, and products by following test methods and recording data

Performs product installation, specimen preparation, or part mounting into test equipment

Builds window bucks using appropriate materials and tools, packs and ships samples, archive samples, analyzes data photographs defects, writes testing reports

Monitors progress and assignments of various projects and take corrective action to achieve timelines

Works with engineers to complete their projects

Manufacturing Team Member – Cabinet Manufacturing

LSI, Plymouth, MN 2004 - 2010

Performed a variety of hand, electrical and/or mechanical assembly of various wood and plastic based furniture products depending on specifications

Ensured that the physical design meets the stated technical objectives

Performed ad hoc and periodic inspection of finished products and recommended alternative improvements if needed

Tested & provided process quality reports, maintained accurate and timely product flow, quality, and work schedules

Window Assembler

Scherer Brothers Lumber Company, Minneapolis, MN 1998 - 2004

Worked under general supervision in accordance with specific procedures and practices

Performed a combination of assembly, welding, repair, and tested operations on various wood based window assemblies and executed other assignments of various levels of complexity

Performed routine assignments with detailed instructions

Followed general instructions for routine work and more detailed instructions for new or special activities

Awarded for special achievements in contributing to production efficiency

Utilized computer system for shipping and operated various shipping equipment

Wood Manufacturing Engineer

Sipad, Zvornik, Bosnia and Herzegovina 1986 - 1991

Managed and motivated a manufacturing team of more than 50 people

Worked on development manufacturing procedures (documents) for new products following various regulations and standards

Updated and revised existing manufacturing procedures

Provided adequate tools and equipment to ease the lead or product manufacturability

Revised and to implemented proposals for new product specifications or current specification modifications

Maintained compliance with audit findings on a timely manner.

Worked on implementation of special projects as assigned by the Senior Manufacturing Engineers

Provided engineering technical support various operations and related areas

Participated in the qualification and validation activities for all product and technology transfers


General knowledge and experience in production engineering (in particular wood engineering), active computer knowledge and use of MS Office, fluent in English, German and Bosnian


Bachelor of Science in Engineering, University of Zagreb, Croatia 1991

- Accredited by Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc. as a Bachelor’s degree in Forest Engineering, specialization

Wood Processing Technology (WES)

- Accredited by World Educational Services (ECE) as a Bachelor’s degree in wood products engineering and

Technology from a regional accredited institution

Evaluating the Bologna Degree in the USA (

Fully attended and completed ESL program at University of Minnesota 1998

Completed course computer in manufacturing at Hennepin Technical College 1998

AutoCAD Fundamentals Saint Paul Technical College 2007

Solid Works Essentials Anoka-Ramsey Community College 2012

Six Sigma Green Belt University of St. Thomas 2015

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