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Job Information

Fluid Components International Manufacturing Engineer $71,000 - $95,000 per year in San Marcos, California

Pay Rate: $71,000 - $95,000 per year

Join the world leader in thermal mass flow meter technology. FCI began in 1964 by pioneering the development and application of thermal dispersion flow and level sensing technology. The Company is the world-recognized leading manufacturer for solving flow and level measurement applications for industrial process and plant applications using patented thermal dispersion flow measurement technology.

From off-the-shelf product solutions to custom engineered products and systems, FCI provides world leading experience and a record of unequalled innovation to meet or exceed our customer application demands. Complimenting FCI product leadership is a world class Flow and Level Calibration Facility in which all calibrations are performed in liquids or gases utilizing only N.I.S.T. traceable equipment and instrumentation.

The Job:

FCI is in search of a Manufacturing Engineer to join our Nuclear Division. This position will be responsible for identifying, developing, and implementing process improvements to our production line. This role offers the opportunity to work on cutting-edge projects, collaborating with cross-functional teams like our Test Production, Engineering, and Quality to optimize the manufacturing process.

This is great opportunity for those who are willing to challenge their problem-solving skills and are proactive to drive the Nuclear production to another level. 

Who We Are Looking For:  

  • An experienced and talented Manufacturing Engineering who can develop improvement plans to increase efficiency and quality of our products.

  • The ideal candidate with a strong background in Industrial or Manufacturing Engineering with the commitment to producing high quality work.

    What You’ll Do:

  • Develop process improvement plans from Design for Manufacturability (DFM) analyses to identify areas for enhancements and opportunities for optimizing production.

  • Collaborate with Design teams and Quality Assurance teams to ensure new and existing products are optimized for efficiency and receive feedback for manufacturing improvements.

  • Identify components at risk of obsolescence and develop strategies to mitigate future recurrence. 

  • Connect with suppliers and procurement teams to source alternative components or redesign parts to maintain our product continuity. 

  • Initiate efforts to enhance performance, reliability, and manufacturability of legacy products through iterative design improvements. 

  • Implement robust testing protocols to validate product performance and compliance with industry standards.

  • Maintain comprehensive documentation of manufacturing processes, design changes, and testing results. 

    What's In It For You:

  • Medical, Vision, and Dental

  • STD, LTD, Basic Life/AD&D

  • Optional Supplemental Life/AD&D

  • FSA

  • 401k with matching after a year of service

  • Paid Sick Leave, Vacation, and Holiday Pay

  • A registered Alternative Workweek 4/10 schedule

    What You’ll Need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering or related field with 2-5 years of work experience.

  • Proficiency in CAD software for design analysis and modification (e.g., SolidWorks, AutoCAD).

  • Experience in GD&T and other measurement techniques. 

  • Strong knowledge of the manufacturing processes, including machining, welding, instrumentation assemblies, and testing.

  • Familiarity of one or more manufacturing principles, such as the Deming Philosophy, 6S, Kaizen, 6 sigma, Agile Lean, Scrum, 20 Keys, JIT or Lean.

  • Effective communication skills with the ability to influence in the decision making. 

  • Experience with legacy product management and component lifecycle management is a plus. 

    Safety and Quality:

  • Responsible for ensuring safe work practices, provide employees safety training as required, participate in safety investigations, and resolve any safety issues. This includes all employees and supervisors are trained. 

    Physical/Travel Requirements

    This position requires bending, walking, standing, typing, sitting for extended periods of time while operating a computer and some lifting to a maximum of 50 lbs.  Little to no travel required.


These duties may be modified or changed at any time at the sole discretion of management either orally or in writing. The above statements are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of this position. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

FCI is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. If you are qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact a Human Resources Representative.

FCI is an ITAR required employer and active participant of the DHS and SSA E-Verify program. Contract requirements for ITAR identify US citizen or permanent resident card "Green Card" holder in the absence of ECCN.

COMPANY: FCI is the leading manufacturer of thermal type process control instrumentation sold throughout the world. In addition to our home office, we operate three (3) separate facilities across different continents to bring our brand of expertise and service to thousands of global customers. FCI is a privately held organization.


As an essential manufacturer, Fluid Components is proud to offer the following benefits in response to the COVID-19 pandemic:

  • Free personal protective equipment (PPE) for all on-site workers

  • Additional health screenings and ongoing safety protocols aligned with CDC guidelines

  • Three-day weekends for most roles

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