TTP plc. Full-time 2022-11-15

Mechanical Engineer

  • Location
    Cambridge, United Kingdom


At LEE Ventus, our world-class micropump technology delivers precision, performance, and silent operation – all in a tiny package. We have hundreds of new customers evaluating our technology, our order book is growing fast, and consequently we are expanding our Engineering Capability.

That’s where you can fit in.

We’re looking for a pragmatic, hands-on Mechanical Engineer to join our multidisciplinary Product Engineering team to help develop and design our future products.

These new products will mean that our micropumps can enable even more cutting-edge innovation across the medical, life science, environmental and industrial sectors. They’re already used in an extraordinary range of inventions - such as a breathalyser that will test for cancer, a novel treatment for sleep apnoea, and a hospital-grade vital signs monitor. The potential for our technology is huge. So, your work will make a genuine and meaningful impact.

The role

In this role you’ll be given a high degree of ownership and will develop technically challenging solutions across the entire product development process, from fundamental concept evaluation through to new product introduction.

The role has a broad range of responsibilities including:

  • Hands-on problem solving and investigation
  • Product and part design (in CAD) and creation of detailed drawings
  • Design of fixtures and prototypes to support development activities
  • Working with suppliers to source and qualify bespoke components
  • Driving formal product qualification processes such as FAI, D/PFMEA, Product Qualification
  • Project management and leadership
  • Administration of CAD vault database


As an ideal candidate you will have the following:

  • An excellent academic record with a 2:1 or above undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • 2-5 years’ experience developing components, assemblies, and materials in a manufacturing environment
  • Advanced SolidWorks (or similar)
  • Previous experience in mould tool design and iteration
  • Capability to work collaboratively with a small and agile team
  • Excellent communication skills

Requirements (desirable)

  • Experience applying geometric tolerancing to engineering drawings
  • Experience working with Asia/Pacific suppliers
  • Hands on experience of measurement of parts using optical, touch probe or traditional metrology instruments
  • Part/product qualification (e.g. mould tooling acceptance, design verification, D/PFMEA)
  • Previous experience working within the quality management system of a product business
  • Hands-on experience of micron-to mm-scale production processes as well as automated assembly


LEE Ventus operates from green surroundings on Melbourn Science Park, 10 miles south of Cambridge. Our working culture encourages shared ideas and collaboration whilst providing you with the freedom to do your best work. We offer employee benefits including 25 days’ holiday and a cycle to work scheme, plus:

  • Annual profit-related bonus
  • Employer pension contribution of 12% of pensionable pay
  • Private medical insurance (incl. dependents)
  • Life insurance up to 6 times salary
  • Free lunch and all-day fresh fruit, snacks, and hot and cold drinks
  • Enhanced family-friendly maternity and paternity leave

So, if you’re ready to make a big impact with a breakthrough state-of-the-art technology, apply now. Every application will be reviewed and will receive a response.

How to apply

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