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Engineering Manager - Pumps

Company: Zodiac Pool Systems
Location: Carlsbad
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Engineering Manager - Pumps Engineering Carlsbad, California Apply Description Fluidra is seeking a n Engineering Manager Pump and Valves to join the team at our North American Headquarters in Carlsbad, CA. WHAT YOU WILL CONTRIBUTE The primary responsibility of this leader will be leading a team of engineers focused on new product development and engineering sustaining activities. This position will work closely with product managers and program managers to bring high quality products to market on time and on budget. The Engineering Manager is responsible for the design, development, deployment and sustaining activities for hydraulic pump and valve products for aboveground, inground and commercial swimming pools. This person will lead an internal group of design and development professionals along with key external partners to implement new solutions for growth as well as maintain existing product lines. The ideal candidate will be an Engineering Manager with some years of product development and manufacturing/process experience in a fast-paced team environment. This management position will have engineering leadership responsibilities for hiring, training, developing and mentoring a team of engineers. Additionally, you will:

  • Manage team resources to balance priorities in NPD, sustaining and quality initiatives.
  • Manage the day-to-day activities of the team.
  • Lead NPD/NPI pump and valve projects to a successful market launch.
  • Set direction and strategies for engineering department as a member of management staff.
  • Responsible for hiring, mentoring, reviewing and growing team of engineers.
  • Budget responsibility for pumps engineering team.
  • Participate in product design, design reviews and compliance standards.
  • Take leadership role in promoting department values, processes and initiatives.
  • Clearly and openly communicate status of projects, org and budgets.
  • Create a team culture that supports open communication, collaboration across teams and across sites, and empowerment to employees WHAT WE SEEK
  • 7 or more years of engineering experience focusing on product design and development.
  • 2 or more years of managing direct reports in an engineering function.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes particularly in plastic injection molding and tooling.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong team building skills and experience.
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills and ability to perform root cause analysis and identify a solution.
  • Proven track record of leading successful project completion with increasing responsibilities.
  • Willing and experienced in travelling domestically and overseas as needed.
  • Knowledge of safety compliance agency requirements (UL, ETL, CSA, NSF, etc ).
  • Working knowledge of pumping systems including electrical motors EDUCATION Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related engineering discipline. WHAT WE OFFER 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 schedule
  • 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 caf / free gourmet coffee stations
  • Company sponsored FUN events!
  • On-site gym, ping-pong, foosball, outdoor bocce ball court, BBQ & firepit
  • Generous product discounts WHY WORK FOR FLUIDRA? 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 5,500 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 stakeholderscustomers, pool owners, investors and employees. We own a portfolio of some of the industrys 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 (https://www.zodiac.com/en/united-states/company/careers) . hybrid#LI-MG1

Keywords: Zodiac Pool Systems, San Diego , Engineering Manager - Pumps, Engineering , Carlsbad, California

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