Staff profile

Professor Jose Arturo Garza-Reyes


Professor of Operations Management and Head of the Centre for Supply Chain Improvement

Prof. Jose Arturo Garza-Reyes

Subject

Business, Logistics and Supply Chain Management

College

College of Business, Law and Social Sciences

Department

Derby Management School

Research centre

Centre for Supply Chain Improvement

Campus

Kedleston Road, Derby Campus

Email

j.reyes@derby.ac.uk

About

Jose Arturo Garza-Reyes is a Professor of Operations Management and Head of the Centre for Supply Chain Improvement at the University of Derby, UK. He is actively involved in industrial projects where he combines his knowledge, expertise and industrial experience in operations management to help organisations achieve excellence in their internal functions and supply chains. As a leading academic, he has led and managed international research projects funded by the European Commission, British Academy, British Council and Mexico’s National Council of Science and Technology (CONACYT). He has published extensively in leading scientific journals and four books in the areas of operations management and innovation, manufacturing performance measurement and quality management systems. He is Co-founder and current Editor of the Int. Journal of Supply Chain and Operations Resilience (Inderscience), Associate Editor of the Int. Journal of Production and Operations Management, Associate Editor of the Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management and Editor-in-Chief of the Int. Journal of Industrial Engineering and Operations Management. Professor Garza-Reyes has also led and guest edited special issues for Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, Int. Journal of Lean Six Sigma, Int. Journal of Lean Enterprise Research, Int. Journal of Engineering Management and Economics, and Int. Journal of Engineering and Technology Innovation. Areas of expertise and interest for Professor Garza-Reyes include general aspects of operations and manufacturing management, business excellence, quality improvement, and performance measurement. He is a Chartered Engineer (CEng), a certified Six Sigma-Green Belt, and has over eight years of industrial experience working as Production Manager, Production Engineer and Operations Manager for several international and local companies in both the UK and Mexico. He is also a fellow member of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA) and a member of the Institution of Engineering Technology (MIET).

Teaching responsibilities

I am currently tutor of the following modules:

Master 

Final Year

First Year

Past Modules

Final Year

Second Year

First Year

Year Zero

Short Courses

Professional interests

Operations Management, Process Improvement and Performance Measurement Systems, particularly in Lean Operations focusing on "the study of flows and processes and their impact on sustainable and green operations", Six Sigma, Total Quality Management (TQM), Quality Control (QC), Statistical Process Control (SPC), Process Capability Analysis (PCA), Business Excellence Models (BEMs), Total Productive Maintenance (TPM), Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE), Discrete-event Simulation, Taguchi Methods for Design of Experiments, etc.

Research interests

Operations Management, Process Improvement and Performance Measurement Systems, particularly in Lean Operations focusing on "the study of flows and processes and their impact on sustainable and green operations", Six Sigma, Total Quality Management (TQM), Quality Control (QC), Statistical Process Control (SPC), Process Capability Analysis (PCA), Business Excellence Models (BEMs), Total Productive Maintenance (TPM), Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE), Discrete-event Simulation, Taguchi Methods for Design of Experiments, etc.

Membership of professional bodies

Qualifications

Recent conferences

Experience in industry

Additional interests and activities

Research projects and successful external research funding

Editorial activities

Member of the editorial boards of the following journals

 Active Reviewer of Journals such as:

Recent publications

Books


Book Chapters

Journal Papers