Mr Jose Luis Hernandez

Senior Knowledge Exchange Fellow

Manufacturing Skills Academy


Personal statement

I am a Research Fellow for the Department of Design, Manufacture and Engineering Management (DMEM) and currently fulfil the role of Knowledge Exchange (KE) & Continuous Professional Development (CPD) Coordinator for DMEM.

I am passionate about Operational Excellence and my research and industrial engagement activities are aimed at helping organisations perform better.

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Optimising mechanical properties of hot forged nickel superalloy 625 components
Singo Nthambe, Coles John, Rosochowska Malgorzata, Lalvani Himanshu, Hernandez Jose, Ion William
21st International ESAFORM Conference on Material Forming (2018)
An application of Six Sigma methodology for improving the first pass yield of a grinding process
Gijo E V, Antony Jiju, Kumar Maneesh, McAdam Rodney, Hernandez Jose Luis
Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management Vol 25, pp. 125-135 (2014)
Reducing patient waiting time in a pathology department using the Six Sigma methodology
Gijo E V, Antony Jiju, Hernandez Jose Luis, Scaria Johny
Leadership in Health Services Vol 26, pp. 253-267 (2012)
Towards a sustainable innovation model for small enterprises
MacGregor Steven P, Fontrodona Joan, Hernandez Jose Luis
Innovative CSR From Risk Management to Value Creation (2010) (2010)
Implementing Six Sigma in Challenging Times : A Case Study
Hernandez Jose Luis, Turner Trevor
Advances in Production Management Systems. New Challenges, New Approaches IFIP WG 5.7 International Conference, APMS 2009, Bordeaux, France, September 21-23, 2009, Revised Selected Papers (2010) (2010)
Towards the tipping point for social innovation
MacGregor Steven P, Bianchi Mattia , Hernandez Jose Luis, Mendibil Kepa
International Conference on Sustainable Innovation (2007)

More publications

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  • Product Development
  • Design Methods
  • Design and Manufacturing Management
  • Project Management
  • Continous Improvement
  • Lean Thinking
  • Lean Six Sigma
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Research Interests

  • Product Development
  • Product Optimisation
  • Lean Design
  • Lean Manufacturing
  • Lean Six Sigma
  • Design for Six Sigma
  • Process & Operational Excellence

Professional Activities

KTP Workshop
Introduction to Lean, Six Sigma and LSS
Invited speaker
2nd International Conference on Design Creativity 2012
Engineering and Product Design Education Conference (E&PDE 11)
International Conference in Engineering Design (ICED)
University of Strathclyde Lean Six Sigma Programme

More professional activities


Hernandez, Jose Luis (Principal Investigator)
21-Jan-2023 - 21-Jan-2023
McKinlay, Stewart (Principal Investigator) Hernandez, Jose Luis (Co-investigator)
KE Grant being delivered via NMIS Skills Acdemy.
10-Jan-2021 - 31-Jan-2022
Online Delivery of Digital Manufacturing and Leadership Skills Training (AMCF)
Ion, William (Principal Investigator) Campbell, Andrew John (Co-investigator) Hernandez, Jose Luis (Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2020 - 30-Jan-2023
KTP - James Johnston
Hird, Abigail (Principal Investigator) Butler, David (Co-investigator) Hernandez, Jose Luis (Co-investigator) Rentizelas, Athanasios (Co-investigator)
20-Jan-2017 - 19-Jan-2020
KTP - Long Lane Deliveries
Hird, Abigail (Principal Investigator) Hernandez, Jose Luis (Co-investigator) Wong, Andy TC (Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2017 - 31-Jan-2019
KTP - Inex
Liggat, John (Principal Investigator) Davidson, Christine (Co-investigator) Hernandez, Jose Luis (Co-investigator) Yang, Shangtong (Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2016 - 31-Jan-2019

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Mr Jose Luis Hernandez
Senior Knowledge Exchange Fellow
Manufacturing Skills Academy

Tel: 574 5273