Fluidra North America
San Diego, CA

Product Manager (San Diego, CA)

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We are currently looking for a Product Manager within our Commercial Pool Small Business Unit (SBU) to join the team at our North America Headquarters in Carlsbad, CA.



The position of Product Manager within the Commercial Pool SBU is a critical management role requiring a candidate with a strong track record in strategic product development and cross-functional leadership. The Commercial Pool product category is strategically important to our global business performance, and therefore requires close cross-functional collaboration with sales, engineering, quality, supply chain, finance, and senior marketing leadership.


The Product Manager is responsible for product development, launches, communication strategies, competitive analysis, and for driving sustaining projects critical to ensure a competitive, customer focused, product portfolio. This includes gathering and prioritizing product and customer requirements through end-user and prescriber research, managing the product portfolio lifecycle, executing the product vision and product roads, and delivering to market through active forecasting, messaging, promotions, and training content to ensure revenue, consumer, and customer satisfaction goals are met.


This is a high-visibility role requiring someone who can clearly formulate and drive execution of the tactical plans to achieve those goals. The Product Manager is the key liaison between Engineering and Marketing/Sales with a leadership role in the development of product road strategies for growth and profitability. Additionally, you will:


  • Drive and support marketing efforts including but not limited to reputation management, programs and promotions, and website and in-store content.
  • Oversee coordination of all product development responsibilities for respective category.
  • Define and manage a 3-5 year forward looking product roadmap.
  • Establish key customer insights and represent the Voice of the Customer, utilizing qualitative and quantitative research. Provide guidance and direction to Engineering to maximize customer value.


  • Lead the commercialization of New Product Launches. Lead the development of core positioning and comprehensive marketing launch plans to consumers and customers.
  • Analyze sales data, market share, pricing, costs, and profit for regular reporting and to identify trends, strategies, and tactics. Set pricing and manage costs to meet revenue and profitability goals.
  • Be an expert in the market relative to the competition, category trends, and share position. Create business plans and product development documents as required.
  • Strong presentation skills required including creation of PowerPoint or other related content, to influence internal and external stake holders.
  • Assist Brand & Communications team with development of literature, collateral materials, technical writing, copy editing, etc. to support marketing of respective products.
  • Cross-functional support with Brand & Communications, Channel Marketing, Training, Sales, Finance, and Operations.
  • Brief and train Sales, Training, Customer Service, and Service personnel within the organization.
  • Support related tradeshows, customer events, sales meetings.
  • Some travel is required


  • 7+ years of work experience in a marketing field.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Proficient in MS PowerPoint, Excel, and Word.
  • Experience with in-field user work / research within construction or building trades is a plus



Bachelor’s Degree in related field


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!)
  • Flexible vacation
  • Hybrid option
  • 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%)
  • 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’re an industryleading, global company with a legacy of innovation. Offering an extensive array of qualitydesigned pool and spa equipment, our portfolio includes some of the most trusted brands in the business: Polaris®, Jandy®, CMP, S.R. Smith, and Zodiac®. We also sell products under the CoverPools®, iAquaLink®, Grand Effects®, Dell® and Nature2® names.

Recognized as the foremost provider of reliable and visionary pool equipment, our reach extends worldwide across both the residential and commercial pool and wellness markets. We now have over 7,000 employees, a presence in over 45 countries and the combined resources to accelerate innovation in critical areas like energy-efficiency, robotics and the Internet of Things.

Our focus is on creating the perfect pool and wellness experience responsibly. We take our mission to heart, and our employees embody these guiding principles in everything we do: passion for success, honesty & trust, customer collaboration, teamwork and inclusion, learn and adapt, excellence and innovation.

Don't know if you meet every single requirement listed? At Fluidra, we thrive on building a diverse and inclusive workspace, so if you are excited about this role and your past experience doesn't align perfectly, we encourage you to apply anyways! While your experience may not effectively meet the requirements for this role, there may be another role in the organization that does better align with your experience and background. Fluidra is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Fluidra recruits, employs, trains, compensates and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age or veteran status.

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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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