Manager, Code and Approvals-NA
Lubrizol - Brecksville, OH

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Manager, Code and Approvals-NA (

Job Number: 1301088 )

COMPANY INFORMATION AND KEY RESPONSIBILITIES / ACCOUNTABILITIES
The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is an innovative specialty chemical company that produces and supplies technologies that improve the quality and performance of our customers' products in the global transportation, industrial, and consumer markets. Lubrizol is a Fortune 500 company. In 2010 we were recognized by Newsweek as one of the greenest companies in America. We are a 10-time winner of the NorthCoast 99 Award, honoring great workplaces for top talent in Northeast Ohio. In 2010 and 2011, Forbes Magazine and Corporate Responsibility Magazine named us one of the top 100 and best corporate citizens, respectively. Trust Across America also named us a Top 10 Trustworthy Company for 2010. Lubrizol consistently recruits the best and brightest. Put your valuable skills to work and join us! We currently have the following opportunity for a Manager, Codes and Approvals – North America available:

PURPOSE OF ROLE:

The Manager Codes and Approvals – North America will obtain product approvals and certifications, as needed in order for TempRite products to be sold and used for their intended purpose. The Manager must also understand, monitor, modify and internally communicate building codes and product standards that affect TempRite products.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:
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Obtain and maintain product listings, certification and approvals for TempRite products at North American based agencies, such as NSF, UL, FM, CSA, etc.
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Monitor, comment on, and propose changes to North American construction codes, such as International Plumbing, Mechanical and Building Codes, Uniform Plumbing and Mechanical Codes, Building and Plumbing Code of Canada, etc.
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Monitor, comment on, and propose changes to NFPA standards to accurately describe the proper use of CPVC fire sprinkler pipe.
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Participate in industry associations such as NSF Industry Forum, NSFA Engineering & Standards Committee, etc.
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Represent TempRite on code and standard committees, such as ASTM, NFPA, CSA, etc.
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Initiate and manage evaluation projects at outside agencies
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Define methods and strategies to incorporate new TempRite technologies into North American codes and standards.
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Assist TempRite customers and field organization to resolve code issues and insure acceptance of TempRite products.
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Participate in all North American business teams (plumbing, fire protection and industrial) to facilitate the use of codes, standards and approvals to increase the sales and value of TempRite products.
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Communicate project status to the business unit.
SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE, SPECIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
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Bachelor degree in either chemical or mechanical engineering
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Eight to fifteen years’ experience in engineering, design, maintenance, or construction
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Possess a working knowledge of construction practices as they apply to the design and installation of piping systems
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Strong communication skills including the ability to use technical knowledge to negotiate and verbally influence people
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Sense of urgency to secure approvals and help shorten the approval process
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Strong ability to develop successful internal partnerships in order to effectively gain industry respect and reputation
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Detail oriented
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Excellent organizational and planning competencies
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Capable of traveling approximately 25% as required domestically and globally
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Strong Microsoft experience as well as email and other PC related skills
CONSIDERED A PLUS:
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Licensed Professional Engineer
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MBA
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Knowledge of the associated codes and approval process across industrial, plumbing, and fire sprinkler markets and fire sprinkler markets.
SALARY RANGE: $62,000 to $101,000
BONUS ELIGIBLE
DOMESTIC RELOCATION AVAILABLE

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