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Mechanical Engineer 2 - Aerospace

Fluid Components International
San Marcos, CA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

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.

Currently, we are seeking a Mechanical Engineer 2 for our Aerospace Division. This position may be filled at another level depending upon experience. 

Position Purpose:

Responsible for the design, documentation and qualification of new Aerospace sensor products as well as providing production support for new and existing products.  Activities include managing projects, interfacing with customers, creation of engineering drawings, conducting operational and/or functional performance tests, sustaining engineering, and streamlining the production process.

Essential Job Functions (primary duties and outputs of position)

  • Design of products to meet the technical, schedule, budget, and product cost requirements.
  • Design parts, assemblies, manufacturing processes and create BOMs.
  • Maintains a current MS Project schedule and actively utilizes it to drive tasks to completion along the critical path.
  • Interfacing with the customers and maintaining a professional dialogue while providing updates and support.
  • Leverages supporting disciplines to ensure tasks are completed to plan.
  • Coordinates and conducts qualification testing, analyzing test data and writing formal test procedures and reports.
  • Ensures rapid closure of failures and recommends recovery plans.
  • Provides production support as necessary and engages in streamlining production processes.
  • Research requirements and analyze data, such as customer specifications to determine feasibility of design. 
  • Selects or designs appropriate test tools to facilitate testing and simplify manufacturing processes.
  • Becoming a subject matter expert (SME) on certain product lines.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Follow safe work practices, participate in safety training as required, and report any unsafe condition or accident.


  • Initiate action to prevent the occurrence of nonconformities related to product, process, and quality system.
  • Employees are responsible to understand and support the quality policy and the appropriate elements of the quality management system for their areas of work, reduce, eliminate, and prevent quality deficiencies including escapes.
  • Initiate action to prevent the occurrence of nonconformities related to product, process, and quality system.
  • All employees have the responsibility and authority to identify quality deficiencies, elevate any concerns for action within or related to our quality system and processes.


  • Communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.
  • Maintain effective and constructive working relationships with others both internally and externally.

Education/Work Experience Requirements

  • BSME with 3 or more years of experience
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite
  • Knowledge of Solidworks
  • Ability to multitask and drive tasks to closure in a timely manner.
  • Ability to develop good technical writing and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience in the Aerospace industry is a plus.
  • Basic electrical knowledge is a plus.

Physical/Travel Requirements

Sitting 80% and computer work at least 80% of the time, standing, walking, and bending 20%.  Capable of lifting up to 45lbs.  Some travel may be required.


Pay Range:  $80,000.00 to $92,000.00 annually.

Compensation may vary based on related skills, experience, and relevant key attributes.

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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Fluid Components International


San Marcos, CA
92078 USA



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