Sr. Mechanical Engineer (Mechatronics)

  • Hardware Engineering
  • Bellevue

Are you a talented Mechanical Engineer who wants to join a collaborative team of consultants delivering results across multiple verticals and technology platforms for mid-size and enterprise clients? At Fresh Consulting you will experience a dynamic work environment with a talented team, excellent benefits, and an innovative culture.

As a Sr. Mechanical Engineer, you will be architecting, designing, and delivering solutions for our customers as part of our in-house hardware consulting team.  Our customers bring us challenging projects across a broad spectrum of industries including medical devices, consumer products, Industrial IoT, industrial automation, and mobile robotics.  You will formulate creative solutions that meet our customer’s needs while working closely with an interdisciplinary team.  Our customers range from Fortune 500 companies to dynamic startups.

Fresh Consulting is a design-led, software development and hardware engineering company, offering end-to-end digital services to help companies innovate. We bring together amazing UX designers, sophisticated developers, digital strategists, and top-notch engineers to help companies create fresh experiences that connect humans, systems, and machines.

For three years in a row, Fresh Consulting has been recognized as one of the Fastest Growing Companies on the Eastside, including the #1 fastest-growing business on the Eastside in 2018.  In three of the last four years, Seattle Business Magazine recognized us as one of the Best Places to Work in Washington. We want to continue our trend as a choice employer and service provider.

At Fresh Consulting, we strive to hire a workforce representative of the communities we serve, understanding that a diverse workforce strengthens our organization. We value diversity and support a positive and welcoming environment where all of our employees can thrive. See more at

Core Responsibilities:

  • Develop detailed mechanical designs for complex systems
  • Own technical project requirements as a Technical Project Owner (T.P.O.)
  • Mentorship of engineers and technicians
  • Create and manage models in SOLIDWORKS
  • Build and test prototypes as well as prepare and deliver design reviews
  • Design and conduct tests to validate design compliance to requirements
  • Contribute to sales and proposal efforts when called upon.
  • Collaborate with systems, electrical, optical, and software engineers to integrate subsystems into designs


  • 8+ years of mechanical design of industrial automated machines/equipment, custom robots and/or robot end effectors
  • Excellent interpersonal, influencing, leadership, verbal and written communication skills required
  • Expert in CAD, love design and concept generation. (SOLIDWORKS preferred)
  • Experience with building prototypes, CNC machined and rapid prototyping, fast iterations etc.
  • Requires strong design skills, managing through ambiguity, and technical problem-solving skills
  • Profound understanding of mechanics, structures, and mechanisms
  • Extensive knowledge of instrumentation including load cells, encoders, laser distance sensors, etc.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong familiarity with common mechanical components including springs, bearings, gearboxes, linear guidance, etc.
  • Experience working directly and effectively with customers to capture requirements and find solutions
  • Experience designing and building custom robots and robot end effectors
  • Experience creating electrical schematics and/or programming microprocessors
  • Experience with electric motors and drives (DC brushed, DC brushless, Servo, etc.)
  • Hands-on – willing to work with hands when needed
  • SOLIDWORKS PDM proficiency
  • Working knowledge of safety systems & risk assessments

Soft Skills:

  • Leadership
  • Teamwork
  • Communication Skills
  • Problem-Solving Skills
  • Work Ethic
  • Flexibility/Adaptability

Education:  Bachelor’s degree in BSME, MSME preferred or equivalent experience.

We’re big believers in empowering our team to do their best work by offering:

  • High integrity, values-driven Executive Leadership Team
  • Competitive salary and benefits plan
  • HSA / HRA Options to Medical Plans
  • Employee Insurance premiums paid by Fresh
  • Competitive time-off plans
  • Wellness program
  • 401K with partial matching
  • Training and development programs
  • Daily catered lunch
  • Partnerships with interesting and engaging clients who align with our values
  • Fun and collaborative work environment with a focus on growth

For Washington-State-based role, the base salary hiring range for this position is $125k to $150k. Compensation offered will be determined by factors such as location, level, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience.

Equal employment opportunity: All qualified persons will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, familial status, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability for which a reasonable accommodation can be made or any other status protected by law.  Assistance will be gladly provided upon request for any applicant with sensory or non-sensory disabilities.

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