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Dr Jonathan Owens
Dr Jonathan Owens
postal addressMaxwell Building, Room 608a, The Crecent, Salford, Greater Manchester, UK, M5 4WT.
email addressj.d.owens@salford.ac.uk
telephone+44 (0) 161 295 2112
website addresshttp://www.salford.ac.uk/business-school/business-academics/jonathan-d-owens
Key Memberships
Member of School: Salford Business School
From May 2014 to present.
Full Member of Research Centre: Business and Management Research Centre
From September 2015 to present.
Member of College: College of Business & Law
From May 2014 to August 2015.
Profile Summary

Dr. Jonathan D Owens is a proud Welshman and a registered Chartered Engineer with the UK Engineering Council. He left school at sixteen to serve a four year accredited Mechanical Engineering Apprenticeship with British Steel® Plc. Later he successfully won a scholarship to read Engineering at the University of Salford.

Post-graduation he was employed as a Research Engineer with Celestica® Limited, a leading global manufacturer of printed circuit boards. During this time his research evolved around Quality Modelling Systems for Surface Mount and Through Hole Technologies. 

He returned to the University of Salford where he was part of a research team who successfully bid for a £1.25m Engineering and Physical Science Research Council (EPSRC) grant investigating the cost and benefits of integrating current technologies into the NPD process, and how NPD could be understood more effectively and taught in a learning organisation, whether this be industrial or academic.  He left Salford in order to take up a Junior Lectureship in Operations Management at Buckinghamshire Business School.  He then spent eleven years as a Senior Lecturer in Operations Management at the University of Lincoln

With over twenty five years’ work experience and fifteen of those in academia; he has gained extensive experience of teaching and publishing in the Operations Management discipline.  In addition, he has experience of teaching in Europe and the United States.  He currently lectures and researches in the Operations Management discipline within Salford Business School.

 

 

Key Qualifications
2003
1997
2000
2012
2002
2011
Key Publications
Refereed Journal Articles
Other Journal Articles
Book Sections
Magazine Articles
Newspaper Articles
Other Publications
Papers in Published Conference Proceedings
Thesis
Key Presence
Consultancy Roles
2012
Jul
This research project funded by Denby Transport Ltd investigated how Value Stream Mapping (VSM) coul... more >>.
2011
Jan
 This research project funded by Siemens Industrial Turbines investigated key operational effic... more >>.
2008
Mar

 The programme rationale was the successful process mapping of the grading facility to improve operational efficiency primarily through themore >>.

2005
Nov

The programme rationale was the successful implementation of manufacturing software leading to improvement in ma... more >>.

2004
Feb

A small research project funded by Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce investigating the barriers for sma... more >>.

2001
Mar

The programme rationale was the successful development, re-design of facility and implementation of inventory co... more >>.

1999
Jan

 A team member on an Engineering and Physical Science Research Council (EPSRC) grant investigating the cost and benefits of integrating current technologies into the New Product Development (NPD) process, and how NPD could... more >>.

External Examiner Duties
2018
Sep

External Examiner for Undergraduate Business Management Studies suite from 2018 to 2022

2010
Sep

External Examiner for Postgraduate Operations Management and Supply Chain Management degree from 2010 to 2015

2009
Sep

External Examiner for MSc in Service Quality Management at Ulster Business School, from September 2009 to December 2010.

2004
Sep

External Examiner for Postgraduate Operations Management degree programmes at Staffordshire Business School. [September 2004 - August 2009].  

Honorary Posts (e.g. Visiting Appointments)
2011
Sep
2008
Apr
2002
Jun
Honours and Awards
2014
Nov
A member of the academic team for the 2014 Times Higher Education 'Business Scho... more >>.
2012
Dec
2012
Dec
Subject of biographical record in Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, El... more >>.
2012
Aug
 Awarded Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers and pmore >>.
2011
Dec
Inclusion in 36th Edition of Dictionary of International Biography, awarded by t... more >>.
2009
Dec
Subject of biographical record in Who’s Who in Business and Management Educator, Eleventh edition, 2... more >>.
2007
Sep

Certificate of Achievement for Best Conference Paper from the Europea... more >>.

2004
Jul

Certificate of Achievement for Best Conference Paper in Track by the ... more >>.

1997
Jun
Final year Undergraduate Dissertation Prize, Presented ... more >>.
1990
Jul
Industrial Collaboration and Exploitation
2011
Jan

For the Intitute of Mechanical Enineers (UK). (Jan 2011 - ongoing). 

Memberships of External Bodies
2012
Sep
2011
Oct
2010
Nov

Awarded Professional European Engineer status by FEANI and UK Engineering Council.  

2010
Jul
2007
Mar
2002
Nov

 Awarded Chartered Engineer (CEng) status by the UK Engineering Council and the Institute of Mechanical Engineers.

Other
2012
Sep
2012
Aug

 Slack, N, Brandon-Jones, A and Johnston, R (2013).  Operations Management, 7th Edition.  Pearson.  ISB... more >>.

2012
Jul

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2010
May

Patton, S; Clegg, B; Hsuan, J and Pilkington, A (2011).  Operations ... more >>.

2010
Mar
2010
Mar
2009
Jan

Verma, R and Boyer, K K (2010).  more >>.

2008
Oct

Helbæk, M and McLellan, B (2010).  more >>.

2005
Jun

Greasley, A (2006).  more >>.

Other Evidence of External Esteem
2011
Sep

 The Governing Body supports the academy in aiming for the very highest standards of teaching and learning in all curriculum areas. As a governing body our aim is that students should gain academic success while also havin... more >>.

2003
Jul

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Network.  An initiative by t... more >>.