Codes & Standards Manager

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Date: Sep 16, 2023

Location: Brecksville, OH, US, 44141

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

About Lubrizol  
The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is committed to enabling a sustainable future. Our unmatched science unlocks immense possibilities at the molecular level, driving sustainable and measurable results to help the world Move Cleaner, Create Smarter and Live Better. Our solutions are used by people every day, improving billions of lives around the world. 

We value diversity in professional backgrounds and life experiences. By enabling a consistent, unbiased, and transparent recruitment process, Lubrizol seeks to create a positive experience for candidates so we can get to know them at their best. We recognize unique work and life situations and offer flexibility, ensuring our employees feel engaged and fulfilled in every aspect of life. 


Lubrizol is currently looking for an influential, knowledgeable, and detail oriented Codes & Standards Manager to join our TempRite business segment. In this role, you will be responsible for the understanding, monitoring, modification and internal communication of building codes and product standards that affect TempRite products.  In addition, you will obtain product approvals and certifications as needed to allow TempRite products to be sold and used for their intended purpose. Your project management skills, ability to build relationships, and technical knowledge will set you up for success.


This role will be based out of our Brecksville, OH corporate headquarters, following a hybrid working model. 


What you will do: 

  • Obtain and maintain product listings, certification and approvals for TempRite products at North American based agencies, such as NSF, UL, FM, CSA, etc.
  • 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.
  • Monitor, comment on, and propose changes to NFPA standards to accurately describe the proper use of CPVC fire sprinkler pipe and antifreeze.
  • Participate in industry associations such as NSF Industry Forum, PPFA, PPI, etc.
  • Represent TempRite on code and standard committees, such as ASTM, NFPA, CSA, etc.
  • Define methods and strategies to incorporate new TempRite technologies into North American codes and standards.
  • Assist TempRite customers and field organization to resolve code issues and insure acceptance of TempRite products.
  • 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.


What you need:

  • 5-10 years’ industrial or construction experience with a Bachelor’s Degree in chemistry, engineering, or related field.
  • A working knowledge of construction practices as they apply to the design and installation of piping systems.
  • Strong communication skills including the ability to use technical knowledge to negotiate and verbally influence people.  Ability to think and modify argument content to effectively impact opinion.
  • Initiate and manage evaluation projects at outside agencies.  Communicate project status to the business unit.
  • Secure approvals with urgency and help shorten the overall approval process.
  • Strong ability to develop successful internal partnerships to effectively gain industry respect and reputation.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Excellent organizational and planning competencies.
  • Capable of traveling as required domestically and globally on short notice.
  • Strong computer skills and excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office, email, and other business-related software.


What will put you ahead: 

  • Licensed Professional Engineer
  • Advanced degree
  • Construction experience
  • Knowledge of the associated codes and approval process across industrial, plumbing, and fire sprinkler markets.


What Lubrizol offers:

  • Competitive salary with performance-based bonus plans
  • 401K Match plus Age Weighted Defined Contribution
  • Competitive medical, dental & vision offerings
  • Health Savings Account
  • Paid Holidays, Vacation, Parental Leave
  • Flexible work environment

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If you’re interested in the position, we encourage you to apply. Lubrizol is always looking for candidates who embody our cultural beliefs in everything they do. If you’re All In, Lead Decisively, Take Action, Think External, and can Be Courageous, Lubrizol could be the place for you.




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