Consultant Bio - Rick W. Nicholson


  • Implementation and Training
  • Business Process Improvement
  • Business System Evaluation
  • Process Validation
  • Utilization Assessment
  • Wireless Data Collection
  • Crystal Reports Design and Modification
  • Crystal Reports Training
  • Inventory / Materials Management
  • Process Improvement Flow

Background & Experience

Rick has over 25 years of experience in manufacturing, operations, quality, and engineering in the aerospace, defense, electronics, automotive, machine cutting, coin-op, and textile industries. MAX’s customers greatly benefit from Rick’s extensive manufacturing background and experience with MRP (Material Resource Planning) and ERP (Enterprise Resouce Planning). Rick has been certified to NASA standards to instruct and teach Space Shuttle Soldering/Workmanship requirements, and has also been involved in continuous improvement efforts at all levels of the organization—including lean manufacturing, focused work-cells, and quality workmanship improvement initiatives.

For over 14 years, Rick has been helping MAX clients with strategic inventory management and control, production planning management, implementation and training. Rick will work with you to best fit MAX to your company’s business requirements, by establishing the proper business processes required and tying those to MAX so that functionality and utilization is optimized.

Rick has a B.S. degree in Business Management and Associate’s degrees in Electronics Technology and Business Management.