Data Governance Manager

Job Description

Eaton’s Lighting Division has an opening for a Data Governance Manager. The position will be based in our Peachtree City, GA or Atlanta, GA facility. 

Position Overview:

The Data Governance Manager, a member of the Master Data Management team, manages the definition and execution of product data governance standards and processes.  The purpose of this position is to develop and implement a data quality framework to derive the financial benefits of quality data while mitigating the business risks of poor data.  The Data Governance Manager continuously monitors adherence to processes and performance within the framework.  Using a variety of tools and critical thinking and problem-solving skills, the Data Governance Manger identifies opportunities for improvement, with the goal of improving the integrity of the data and the internal and external perceptions of data quality.

Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each and every day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours.

In this function you will:
  • Champion data quality across the organization, communicating business value and benefits

  • Engage stakeholders to define scope of data governance across the organization

  • Lead definition of data quality standards within that scope across multiple data repositories

  • Document existing processes and deploy improvements to achieve data quality standards focusing on process automation and sustainability

  • Functionally manage resources responsible for maintaining data in ERP system and other data repositories

  • Monitor data quality and manage resolution when standards aren’t met, including identifying root cause and developing action plans to address issues

  • Regularly communicate data quality performance up and across the organization

  • Continuously evaluate tools and processes to identify opportunities for improvement related to process consistency and efficiency and data completeness and accuracy


When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.


Required (Basic) Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution

  • Minimum 3 years of data management experience

  • Minimum 1 year of data governance experience

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.

  • Relocation assistance is not available for this position. Only candidates within a 50 miles radius of Peachtree City or Atlanta will be considered. Active Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation.

Preferred qualifications:
  • 4+ years data governance experience

  • SAP material master management/maintenance experience

  • Project management experience

  • Strong understanding of data normalization and rationalization concepts and techniques

  • Basic knowledge of SAP

  • Basic knowledge of project management concepts and techniques

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suites, particularly Microsoft Excel

Position Criteria:
  • Ability to express ideas and thoughts effectively, verbally, and in written form across all levels of the organization

  • Ability to establish collaborative relationships to achieve objectives

  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks

  • Proven desire to actively contribute to the team’s success


We are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.


Eaton has announced it has reached an agreement to sell its Lighting Business to Signify N.V. This transaction is expected to be completed in the first Quarter of 2020 and this position is expected to remain with the Lighting Business and would transfer to Signify N.V. upon close.  The compensation and benefits that will initially be offered for this position are based on Eaton’s plans, programs and practices.  If you are offered and accept this position and are actively employed by the Lighting Business when the transaction closes, you will be eligible to participate in Signify N.V.’s compensation, health, welfare, and retirement benefit plans and programs and should have no expectations that Signify N.V’s plans and programs will mirror or be substantially similar to Eaton’s. 


We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters. We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Marketing

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: EPG LD Lighting Division

Job Level: Individual Contributor
Schedule: Full-time
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: No