Mechanical Engineer - Life Sciences

Life Sciences at TTP

TTP’s Life Sciences team is on a mission to improve healthcare. Working at the intersection of biology, physical science and engineering we invent, design and manufacture products and technologies in areas including (but not limited to) cell therapies, point of care diagnostics, high-throughput drug discovery, molecular detection, DNA sequencing and cancer screening.

Multidisciplinary teams of scientists, engineers and designers collaborate to realise the most ambitious challenges set by our clients; global market leaders, as well as exciting technology start- and scale ups.

We are making big strides in revolutionising Life Science technology and delivering complex projects for our clients. The last decade the team has been delivering commercial growth; building on this growth we are looking for multiple experienced mechanical engineers to join our team.

The role

As an experienced mechanical engineer you will join our multi-disciplinary teams that combine innovative thinking, pragmatic engineering, and subject matter expertise. Our business is structured around projects, so there will always be variety in your work.

You’ll be involved in the full product development lifecycle and given a high degree of ownership in developing solutions to complex technical problems. This is an excellent opportunity to expand your expertise, and contribute to a wide variety of projects that advance medical research.

Besides your technical contributions to new technologies, you will grow strong, collaborative relationships with TTP's clients. Our engineers are also our project leaders – the role offers the opportunity to take ownership of leading the development of our projects and develop your project leading skills.

This is somewhere to really make your mark. Working in a technically challenging and impact-driven company, with bright and ambitious peers.


A strong academic record with a 1st or 2:1 degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
Demonstrable experience developing innovative products in a commercial, innovative environment
Good communication skills and a collaborative nature to work effectively in multi-disciplinary project teams and communicate regularly with clients.
Some knowledge of the biological sciences and/or a practical understanding of product development in a regulated industry (e.g. GMP) would be beneficial but is not essential

Application Instructions: 

You can apply for the role here:

Application Closing Date: 
9 December 2022