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Bill Nicholson, PE

Kalispell & Northwestern Montana

Bill Nicholson

Flathead Valley Community College
777 Grandview Drive
Kalispell, MT 59901
Phone: (406) 249-9404
Fax: (406) 994-3391
Email: [email protected]


  • MMEC Field Engineer, 2004-2013;
    2014 - present
  • inDimension3, LLC
    VP of Plant Operations, 2013 – 2014

  • Honeywell Electronic Materials
    Lean Expert, 2002-2004
  • Boeing Commercial Airplanes
    Production Manager 2000-2002; Lean Implementation Manager & Consultant, 1996-2000; Process Engineer, 1992-1996;
    Lead Engineer, Mfg. R&D 1990-1992; R&D engineer 1987-1990;

Education & certifications:

B.S. Mechanical Engineering Technology, MSU
PE License Mechanical Engineering – Washington State
MEP Emerging Leader 2012
RABQSA Lead Auditor (TPECS) Certificate #7700839-94502
Lean Bronze Certificate – SME (Society of Manufacturing Engineering)


Strategic Planning & Mgmt Lean Manufacturing
Plant Operations Lean Administration
Production System Design Lean Engineering
Leadership Coaching / Training Manufacturing Equipment
Feasibility Analysis  Quality Management Systems
Product Costing / Margin Analysis Growth Development
Shop Rate Analysis Project Management
Profit/Loss Analysis Problem Solving
Sales Leads

& Equipment Justification

Financial Analysis Preventative Maintenance
Facility Layout Hoshin Planning
High Performance Work Systems CNC Machine Shop Management
Food/Beverage Manufacturing