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Technical Manager

Mesa, Arizona, United States
August 28, 2017

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John Niichel


Use several years of experience in electronics industry to execute challenging assignments requiring superior leadership, planning, and interpersonal skills.


Niichel Marketing

July 2016 – Present Niichel Marketing Mesa, AZ

Founder of Solar by Niichel

Real Estate Investment Company

4 houses remodeled and sold


(31 Years w/ Motorola/General Dynamics)

January 2006 – 2016 General Dynamics Scottsdale, AZ

Primary Test Engineer / CAM / Tech Manager

Lab manager for high reliability test factory

Manage 16 accounts with total annual budget of $12 Million

Technical Manager (Supervisor) for up 32 employees

September 2003 – January 2006 Motorola Scottsdale, AZ

Production Test Engineer

Manage factory test operations for $70 Million annual sales

Manage 9 direct reports

Production output increased 25% through quality first ideology

Chaired Failure Review Board and Continuous Improvement meetings

Lead Low Rate Initial Production initiative for current production contract

1995 – September 2003 Motorola / General Dynamics Scottsdale, AZ

Engineering Assistant

Developed Test Procedures/Compliant to ISO9001

Technical interface with various component suppliers

Assisted engineers in system design and part qualifications

Field and factory test technical support

1985 – 1995 Motorola Scottsdale, AZ

Factory Test Technician –

Revised engineering test procedures to be applicable for production environment

Extensive system knowledge developed for troubleshooting activities

Diagnosed root cause failures down to component level

Scheduled throughput for various assembly testing

Performed all factory testing operations



Bachelor of Science, Business Administration– American Intercontinental University 2003

Electronic Technician Certificate– DeVry Institute of Technology 1984

NOTE: Security Clearances: TS (Last used Jan 2016) / SECRET

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