Mark Houle

Senior Design Engineer

Chartered design engineer with 20 years combined experience working in the Aerospace, Renewables and Rail Automation sectors.

Extensive experience of whole design process (requirements capture, concept design, detailed design, design-make).

Extensive use of design process tools such as brainstorming, FMEA, statistical analysis, robust design, system engineering, risk analysis and management, design for manufacture/assembly/maintenance.

Broad experience of manufacturing methods, design-make process, supplier management.

Experience of process improvement tools (greenbelt).

Proficient user of multiple CAD packages, and common software tools.

APMP Qualified.

Mark Houle

Project Experience

Floating Wind platform Test rig concept design

Wind turbine nacelle assembly tooling

Novel wave energy converter concept design

Bombora Valve system concept design, detailed design, test rig manufacture, serial manufacture

Siemens Rail Automation – Senior R&D Engineer (Surelock point drive and Trainstop devices).

Alstom Ocean Energy – Design Technical Lead (1.4MW DG4.1 Tidal Turbine, Hub and Pitch System).

Rolls-Royce Aerospace – Lead Design Engineer, Compressors (F136 Rotor Blisk Assembly, Trent XWB Mk2 hollow fan blade, BR700NG LP Compressor).