Engineering Governance Manager

Who is Oatey?

Since 1916, Oatey has provided reliable, high-quality products for the residential and commercial plumbing industries. Our purpose is to deliver quality, build trust and improve lives.

The Oatey family of companies are Oatey, Cherne, Keeney, Quick Drain, Hercules, Dearborn, GF Thompson, William H. Harvey, Masters, Contact, Belanger, and Lansas.

Our brands are synonymous with quality, integrity, and trust in the plumbing industry.

What we’re looking for…  

The Engineering Governance Manager is responsible for the implementation, administration, and continuous improvement of engineering documentation systems and its process capability required to support the growth and maintenance of Oatey's global product portfolio.

Scope includes CAD/engineering technology platforms through a combination of process and technology improvements to support the global product engineering organization to realize substantial improvements in speed, efficiency, and effectiveness of the CAD/engineering environment.


Expectations & Accountabilities …  

  • Implement and administer solutions for vaulting, engineering changes, and other related engineering documentation activities.
  • Provide primary contact point between Oatey and software providers for use issues, and with other applications as needed.
  • Interface with internal and external resources as needed to support applications, domestically and overseas.
  • Provide day-to-day global user support as needed to support Oatey's product development initiatives.
  • Responsible for engineering change control integration and other process improvements to eliminate waste, improve product development productivity, and incremental changes to continuously improve speed to market.
  • Create engineering reference materials and training documents to communicate and reinforce best practice processes and standards.
  • Deliver necessary and scheduled maintenance of product development engineering software, tools, and system upgrades for product development groups, such as; SolidWorks, SolidWorks PDM.

What you’ll need to be successful… 

  • 5+ years of experience in an engineering role
  • Experience with CAD and other engineering technology platforms
  • Strong communication and project management skills


Qualifications that will set you apart….  

  • Knowledge of SAP and business processes

Education and Certification

  • Associates/bachelor in engineering or equivalent experience

    At Oatey we are committed to help our Associates grow their career. Apply today and grow with Oatey!

    Why Oatey?

    • At Oatey, our purpose has always been to deliver quality, build trust and improve lives.
    • We value Collaboration, Integrity, Respect, Courage, Leadership, and Excellence above all else.
    • We embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion - acknowledging, valuing, and leveraging the unique experiences and perspectives of our associates.
    • Our vision is to continue to grow as a market leader, to enrich the lives of our Associates, and to foster an inclusive environment in every regard.
    • Our purpose, mission, and vision are not possible without the right people, and we are committed to fostering an inclusive, engaging, and rewarding environment for our Associates.
    • Oatey has a total rewards philosophy which encompasses compensation, benefits, work-life effectiveness, recognition, performance management, tuition reimbursement, mental health wellness, and talent development.

    Oatey Total Rewards

    • Unlimited time off for salaried Associates
    • Annual Cash Profit Sharing (discretionary)
    • Health Insurance for our associates’ averages $100 or less a month (single coverage)
    • Generous benefits including up to $2,700 company contribution to Health Savings Account
    • 401(k) with a 5% company match
    • Tuition reimbursement in an environment that encourages advancement
    • Associate well-being benefits including CALM App and robust EAP offering
    • Recognized for our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion