Fluidra North America
San Diego, CA

Sr. Mechanical Engineer at Fluidra North America (San Diego, CA)

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Fluidra is seeking a Mechanical Engineer to join our team at our North American Headquarters in Carlsbad, CA.


In this role, you will be joining an international company as a member of the North America’s R&D team. You will work side-by-side with engineers, product managers, purchasing and manufacturing sites to identify opportunities for Value Improvement. You will be able to learn from our product specialists and apply your knowledge and experience to make a difference. At the same time, you will build yourself an inspiring international career with a company that believes in giving its employees the challenges and opportunities they need to grow professionally and personally.



  • Work with VI Engineering Manager to develop concepts for design and process improvement efficiencies to improve the overall value of Fluidra products.
  • Work with VI Engineering Manager to perform purposeful product teardowns, supplier assessment and manufacturing/sourcing footprint opportunities in the Fluidra supply chain.
  • Design parts and assemblies using SolidWorks CAD software.
  • Work with suppliers to ensure project goals are met and to resolve any engineering issues
    Develop and document test plans and Engineering Changes
  • Analyze Fluidra products to understand how they work and how the different functions can be done in a simpler and more cost-effective way



To succeed in this role, you’ll need a positive attitude and the following:

  • 7 or more years of Mechanical or electro-mechanical engineering experience
  • Highly proficient design skills using SolidWorks CAD software.
  • Extensive knowledge of various types of mechanical and electro-mechanical components and their use in product designs.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes to include injection molding, sheet metal and tooling.
  • Exceptional root cause analysis and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member.
  • Ability to present with impact and clarity
  • Proven track record of accomplished projects with increasing responsibilities.
  • A background in pool filtration Pumps is a plus.
  • Design experience focusing on Value Analysis / Value Improvement of consumer products is also desirable.
  • Analytical, flexible, and able to work on multiple tasks simultaneously.

We emphasize that we are looking for a team player with good interpersonal skills, who is self-motivated to drive Value Improvement projects within the company


Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Mechanical or Electro-Mechanical Engineering


An exciting opportunity to dive in and begin your career with a company that offers a competitive total rewards package that includes:


  • Alternate work week schedule (EVERY OTHER FRIDAY OFF!)
  • Full range of health benefits including medical, dental & vision, short & long-term disability
  • 401(K) matching (100% of first 3% contributed, 50% of the next 2%)
  • Flexible vacation
  • Hybrid work schedule
  • Health and wellness programs / gym reimbursement
  • Educational assistance up to $7,000 per year
  • On-site self-service café / free gourmet coffee stations
  • Company sponsored FUN events!
  • On-site gym, ping-pong, foosball, outdoor bocce ball court, BBQ & firepit
  • Generous product discounts



We are a leader in the global pool industry.  Our portfolio includes some of the most trusted brands; we offer our customers an expansive array of products across both the residential and commercial pool and wellness markets; and we have strong geographical footprint with operations in over 45 countries. With our merger with Zodiac, we now have over 8,500 employees and the combined resources to accelerate innovation in critical areas like energy-efficiency, robotics and the Internet of Things.

We are guided by clear values and come to work every day with a simple and direct mission in mind: To create the perfect pool and wellness experience. By staying focused on this mission, we will create value for all our stakeholders–customers, pool owners, investors and employees.

We own a portfolio of some of the industry’s most recognized and trusted brands, including Jandy®, AstralPool®, Polaris®, Cepex®, Zodiac®, CTX Professional® and Gre®.

In the pursuit of product excellence, Fluidra takes its corporate values to heart. We implement these guiding principles in everything we do: passion for success, honesty & trust, customer collaboration, teamwork, learn and adapt, excellence and Innovation.


For a deeper dive into our corporate culture, click here.


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What are Fluidra North America Perks + Benefits

Partners with nonprofits
Our P.A.T.H. program offers employees opportunities to serve their communities and help local non-profits. Some of the organizations we support; The Warrior Foundation, Susan G Komen & Red Cross.
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Open office floor plan
Flexible work schedule
Fluidra offers a 9/80 schedule (EVERY OTHER FRIDAY OFF!) and hybrid flexibility at some of our locations. Please confirm with your Recruiter when discussing specifics on the role.
Documented equal pay policy
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Wellness programs
Team workouts
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K) matching
100% on the first 3% and 50% on the next 2 % with immediate vesting for matched contributions
Performance bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Family medical leave
Company sponsored family events
Happy hours, Summer BBQ's, Trick or treat office event, Bring your child to work day, etc.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited vacation policy
Generous PTO
Depending on the location we offer PTO ranging from three weeks to Flexible vacation.
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Office Perks
Company-sponsored outings
Free snacks and drinks
Some meals provided
Fluidra provides healthy snack options daily and LOTS of spontaneous meals depending on the fun activities we have on the calendar each month.
Company-sponsored happy hours
Monthly hosted happy hours onsite at our outdoor lounge/ firepit area.
Onsite office parking
Fitness stipend
we partner with multiple local gyms that provide a company discount on memberships.
Onsite gym
Professional Development Benefits
Job training & conferences
Tuition reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Fluidra provides a variety of lunch learns on a variety of topics such as Health, Wellness, Investments, Finances, etc.
Promote from within
Continuing education stipend
Fluidra's education assistance program pays up to $5,000/ year towards a Bachelors degree and $7,000/ year for a Masters.
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks

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