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FOB Logistics, HVAC, Warehousing, General Contracting


Date of Clearance Adjudication:

August 13, 2018 – November 01, 2019


Current Passport:
Expiration Date – April 02, 2028

English – Speaking: Native, Reading: Native, Writing: Native
Bosnian – Speaking: Native, Reading: Native, Writing: Native
Serbian – Speaking: Native, Reading: Native, Writing: Native
Croatian – Speaking: Native, Reading: Native, Writing: Native

Desired Location:
Overseas – Afghanistan, Bosnia Herzegovina, Egypt, Iraq, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates,

Highlight Write Up:
• Senior-level professional experienced as Business owner, Logistics and Retail manager of public and private companies for 17 years. Dual citizenship USA and Bosnia and Herzegovina.
• Highly analytical decision-maker with extensive experience in building, turning around, and operating companies, international business expertise, having conducted business in Europe, Asia and USA

I can offer you 17 years of experience managing logistics, contracting, developing business for top-tier firms, and a great eye for detail, all of which should make me an ideal candidate for this opening. I have done everything from, planning, replenishing, scheduling, recruiting, inventories and managing my team to provide best results for the company that I was employed for.

My enclosed resume provides you details of my accomplishments and skills. I am positive that a personal interview would more accurately reveal my qualifications and the contribution I can make towards the future success of your organization. I would like to thank you in advance for taking time out of your busy schedule to review my resume. Please feel free to contact me if you have any additional questions.

Geo Location:
– Duration: 1-4 weeks

Position Write Up:
Number of months in position – 36
Electrician/ Hvac and Owner of Mensi Construction , Tuzla, Bosnia
• Managed a team on-site general contractor to complete all contracts on or under budget.
• Residential and commercial construction, installation of all electrical, plumbing, drywall, HVAC etc.
• Blueprint, schematic interpretation and Safety management.
• Maintained, installed, and repaired air conditioning, refrigeration, and heating units and related equipment (chillers, air handling units, VAV Boxes, variable frequency drives, fan coil units, DX systems, duct, filters etc.)
• Diagnosed causes of equipment breakdowns, tests parts with appropriate instruments, disassemble and assemble parts, and makes necessary repairs. Checked levels of refrigerant; adds orreplaces refrigerant using appropriate tools and methods to maintain proper control of gas at all times
• Electrical, plumbing, HVAC, construction and painting services.
• Installs, maintains and repairs electrical wiring, plumbing systems and components.
• Removed debris to prepare and maintain construction sites, and create safe working environments.
• Assumed additional tasks and worked extended hours to meet project deadlines.
• Organized and stored materials, tools, machines, and equipment to streamline inventory and supply management and optimize access needed tools and equipment.

Number of months in position – 36
District Director, Konzum D.O.O, Tuzla, Bosnia, January 2014 to September 2017

? Responsible for all aspects of operating a 16 store district, to include: Presentation of best in class store
standards and conditions, recruiting, training and development, succession planning, budget and loss
management, staffing, scheduling, and customer service.
? Directly responsible for over 700 employees in Tuzla, Zivinice and Banovici area.
? Developed team of [store, sales] managers who achieve established financial plans, sales goals and CSO.
? Conducted store/sales Managers performance and appraisals – Evaluated store managers and
provided feedback and development opportunities to increase retention of store/sales Managers.
? Researched market to establish new strategies
? Reviewed previous sales figures to establish and fix future sales target and initiatives.
? Reviewed sales report and monitored individual performances accordingly, ensuring individual targets are met.
? Act as a coach to the store managers and as a resource to each store employee to help inspire
the success of each store
? Implemented online shopping and delivery system, later was implemented throughout the company
? Implemented Family Konzum Center later was implemented throughout the company.

Number of months in position – 18
Senior Logistics (project) Supervisor (EXPAT), DynCorp Intl. Afghanistan/ Dubai
? Senior Logistician for HUB Pasab and Tarin Kowt supporting the LOGCAP IV task order in Afghanistan operations in 15 FOB’s (Bases).
? Responsible for all logistics operations in support of constructing and providing operations and maintenance for 16 Forward Operating Bases.
? Oversee construction logistics and supply chain management, DFAC operations, bulk and retail fuel operations, camp transportation operations, container management, class I, II, III (P), IV, and IX warehousing and SSA operations, contractor supply support operations, water purification, and vehicle maintenance.
? Lead and coordinated the material management team that entered request orders for multiple contracts
? Monitor and maintained tracking system of acquisitions from identification to receipt, ensuring visibility of all requests throughout entire process
? Prepared daily correspondence and briefings in support of logistics operations
? Identified, troubleshoot, analyzed, and resolve issues or gaps in logistics operations at program levels
? Ensured records of Customer Orders, backorders, consignment inventory, import shipments and delivery details are maintained according to contractual obligations
? Placed supply requests ensuring correctness of item descriptions, quantity, unit of issue, availability etc.
? Analyzed past consumption trends to determine order quantities; met budgetary guidelines.
? Coordinated all documentation for shipments with company’s compliance.
? Managed logistics policy in the areas of Material Management, Supply Chain and Maintenance Management.
? Maintained accurate records of customer orders, back-orders, inventory, shipments and delivery details.
? Developed planning for logistical operations and provided support in tracking supplies and materials, and coordination of transportation functions, maintenance, and client services.
? Perform all tasks of supervised personnel including establishing and maintain stock records and other documents such as inventory, material control, accounting and supply reports.
? Ensured proper storage, rotation (FIFO), and stocking of merchandise; maintained stringent controls on supply

Number of months in position – 32
Warehouse Manager, A3 Promet, Kalesija, Bosnia, June 2009 – Nov 2010 & 2012 to 2014

? Managed and supervised a team of 40 personnel at seven days a week operation.
? Responsible for overseeing the daily operations of the warehouse facility and retail store.
? Generated work assignments, managed schedules, sets priorities, assigned daily tasks,
? Reviewed employee performance, hire/termination/salary adjustments decisions.
? Coordinated and prioritized activities of warehouse employees engaged in receiving, cataloging, tagging, maintaining, storing, packing, pallet racking safety audits and shipping inventory.
? Coordinated and followed-up with purchasing department regarding purchase orders.
? Created reports for company archive, illustrating statistics and performance/production levels and key metrics.
? Ensured safety of workforce is done by educating employees on proper procedures and safety guidelines.
? Established positive relationships with vendors and distributors to ensure that the best freight partners are being used and source additional partners or replace those deemed not effective
? Responsible for planning, forecasting, scheduling, and the replenishment of necessary supplies
? Successful opening of motel/ restaurant and gas station business

Number of months in position – 42
Logistics Manager , Target Distribution Center, Pueblo, USA, November 2005 to May 2009

? Part of the 4 man team responsible for western region including CO, CA, WA and Pacific Rim.
? Administered a $10.2 million operating budget and reported directly to Regional Distribution Manager.
? Directed 50 warehouse employees and three support staff members.
? Managed receiving, picking, packing and shipping of 1,500 orders daily. Operate facility in compliance with OSHA and DOT standard’s.
? Responsible for the development of logistical plans, policies, and procedures necessary to provide support in the logistics areas of supply, transportation, maintenance, and services.
? Coordinates the interface between logistics functions such as transportation, maintenance and warehousing to ensure efficient, timely, and cost effective support to the customer.
? Coordinates with customers to ensure desired logistics objectives, priorities, and schedules are met.
? Managed receiving, picking, packing and shipping of 1,500 orders daily.
? Prepared daily and weekly activity reports for upper level management which contained establishing and maintain stock records and other documents such as inventory, material control, accounting and supply reports.
? Operate facility in compliance with OSHA and DOT standard’s.
? Established and maintained automated and manual accounting records, posts receipts and turn-ins,
? and performs dues-ins and dues-outs accounting
? Acquired over 15 equipment licenses, several safety regulation certificates, accounting certificates and got familiar with HR and logistics parts of work as well with mechanical repair system and driving park system.
? Established and maintained automated and manual accounting records, posts receipts and turn-ins,
? and performs dues-ins and dues-outs accounting.

Number of months in position – 47
Store Manager, Safeway Inc. Denver, USA, April 2001 to November 2005

? Identified necessary job duties, qualifications and skills for job openings
? Successfully managed team of 150 employees at 24/ 7 retail operation.
? Open first in company store remodeling project
? Increased profits from 2% to 15% decreased losses from 16% to 3%
? Redefined store positions and establish hourly production standards
? Established recruiting strategies and processes while managing recruiting services for organization.
? Managing budgets, scheduling, ordering, and ensuring profit and loss schedules are always in the positive by finding ways to manage losses and increase sales and profits.
? Provided keen insight into exactly how customers are using our service.
? Completes store operational requirements by scheduling and reassigning employees.
? Maintains store staff job results by coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results.

Skills Write Up:
Logistics, Warehouse, Management, Electrical, HVAC, HR, Project management.

Education Write Up:
•Electro technical school, Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina
(High voltage and technician – double degree)
•Tuzla Faculty of Economics, Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina
(Macroeconomic Management)
Safeway management leadership development program, Denver, USA
•Top 5 in country Management Leadership Development Programs