Our Mission: Through inspired engineering and design, we deliver outstanding solutions that positively impact lives. We use an interdisciplinary development process that combines our diverse engineering experience with creative industrial design solutions. We succeed when our partners succeed – it’s all about solving the most complex challenges by creating transformative technology.

Culture & People: At Goddard, our most important asset is our people. We don't just work together; we thrive together. We foster a culture of collaboration, continuous learning, and mutual support. We believe in taking exceptionally good care of each other because great teams build great solutions. If you are someone who embodies the values of accountability, inspiration, dedication, efficiency, innovation, integrity, quality, and reliability, we want you on our team. Come be a part of a workplace where your ideas are valued, your growth is encouraged, and your contributions make a real impact. Join us in shaping the future of transformative technology – together.

Goddard is seeking a Senior Mechanical Engineer with 5+ years of relevant experience as defined below to join our team. This position will be remote from the Goddard offices and predominantly onsite at a client location in Seattle.


Core relevant skills/experience:

  • Bachelors degree in mechanical engineering or related field
  • Industrial automation and/or Medical Device
  • Mechanical design and DFX, particularly with respect to sheet metal, machining
  • Mechatronics
  • 2D drawing creation, GD&T
  • PLM
  • Project management and team leadership


In this role, we will ask you to:

  • Lead, advise and assist in the design and execution of projects from initiation to completion, ensuring on-time submission of deliverables.
  • Work independently or with teams to design and test mechanical concepts for overall packaging strategies, mechanisms, and parts – all while balancing function, appearance, form, and budgetary requirements.
  • Provide DFX expertise to ensure designs are optimized for manufacturability, serviceability, and sustainability.
  • Generate and review 3D and 2D CAD models and drawings, performing tolerance analyses as necessary.
  • Lead a team of engineers to execute projects and provide guidance to junior team members.
  • Work independently with clients or as a lead/team member on larger projects.
  • Manage and facilitate client interactions with clear communication as it relates to deliverables, design reviews and deadlines.
  • Communicate to senior management any significant deviations from project plans.
  • Coordinate internal team staffing and budget requirements for projects.
  • Be a positive and success-oriented individual who is familiar with the latest product development, production, and rapid-prototype methodologies.
  • Work with team members to resolve conflicts among resources and between clients and engineering teams.
  • Remain apprised of the progress of certain projects, paying particular attention to any developing problems, and participate in major problem resolutions.
  • Be proficient in the latest version of SolidWorks CAD package.
  • Keep all privileged information private and confidential.
  • Regular travel to South Lake Union (Seattle) expected; other travel may occur as well.


About you:

  • You are a self-driven individual, proactive communicator, creative thinker, and team player.
  • You are excited at the prospect of working on a diverse array of projects.
  • You are energized by solving tough problems and tackling challenges head on.
  • You are a big system/big scale thinker but can also dive into the details.
  • You are a strategic thinker in the technical as well as client and business opportunity areas.


Please note: Applicants must be authorized to work for ANY employer in the U.S.  We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of any employment Visa at this time.