TTP plc. Full-time 2019-01-29

Product Design - Placement Year 2019/2020

  • Location
    Cambridge, United Kingdom


TTP is an independent technology company where scientists and engineers collaborate to invent, design and develop new products and technologies. Working across a wide spectrum of industries, we create breakthrough solutions that bring strong commercial value to clients and the benefits of technology to all.

Every person at TTP has a passion for technology and a desire to solve difficult problems. Together, we invent, design and engineer new technologies and products that have lasting global impact.

Our consultants work on the cutting edge of technology and novel forms of user interaction and have a genuine impact on people’s lives. We bring deep knowledge, insight and experience to the development challenges that our clients face, as well as developing our own technologies. Our innovation lies behind many well-known products and processes in areas as diverse as medical devices, communications, consumer & industrial products and life sciences.

Looking for a way to decide if TTP is for you?

In our Product Design placement year, you will get the opportunity to work alongside our consultants, contribute to exciting projects and understand the world of product development consultancy.

Placements at TTP give Design, Science and Engineering undergraduates from world-class universities the opportunity to learn more about what a career in innovative technology and product development will offer. If you have the right aptitude and appetite, you will have the opportunity to make a positive and lasting impact.

As well as contributing to human factors and design you will be encouraged to participate in all the areas of the work we do: time in the lab, joining team meetings and interacting with our customers. You will always be working on live projects under the mentorship of our design consultants. A placement at TTP will give you experience of the the day-to-day reality of a career at one of Europe’s leading technology and product businesses.

To apply please upload a cover letter and your design portfolio. You can upload your portfolio under 'additional upload'. Please make sure we receive your application by close of play on the 20th February.


  • A first or 2:1 in Product Design or a related discipline
  • A proven interest in technical product development
  • Enthusiastic, motivated and ambitious nature
  • Preference given to those who are both creative and can make things work


TTP is an employee-owned business operating from pleasant surroundings on our own Science Park in Melbourn, South Cambridgeshire. Our working culture encourages entrepreneurship, shared ideas and technical collaboration, while providing you the freedom to do your best work. Employee benefits include:

  • 25 days’ annual holiday plus bank holidays
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Profit share
  • Discounts and memberships to local sports facilities and the theatre
  • Private medical insurance
  • Life insurance

How to apply

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