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Data Governance Manager - Military Veterans

at Hyster Yale Materials Handling

Job Title

Data Governance Manager

Job Category

Information Technology

Job Description

What starts with YOU, moves the world!

Hyster-Yale Group, Inc. (HYG), a world-class manufacturer of industrial lift trucks, has an outstanding opportunity for an exceptional and talented Data Governance Manager based at our Greenville, NC location.

What you will do:

Data Governance Council leadership

  • Lead the creation of and provide overall management of the Data Council.

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with business leaders owning the key areas of Data Ownership.

  • Lead the creation and management of the data, analytics, and algorithm governance program. 

  • Define a decision framework that encompasses information policies and standards enabling successful business outcomes with big data and analytics.

Enterprise-Wide Data Governance

  • Roll out an enterprise-wide data governance framework, with a focus on improvement of data quality and the protection of sensitive data through modifications to organization behavior policies and standards, principles, governance metrics, processes, related tools, and data architecture.

Master Data Management (MDM)

  • Lead and define policies specific to Master Data Management and lead the MDM program within HYMH.

Information Stewardship

  • Influence the business teams to understand and support information ownership within the business teams globally.

  • Act as trustees of data (information, analytics, or algorithms) and increasingly advocate its better usage.

  • Have an intimate knowledge of business processes and data usage and will ultimately be responsible for the enforcement of the information governance program.

  • Understand the role and value of information, processes, and analytic outcomes.

  • Enforce the information governance policy.

  • The primary functions will include:

    • Monitoring the current state of data quality and process integrity within the scope of their responsibility

    • Business process improvement for how the business uses and exploits information.

Data Quality

  • Align data quality with business objectives.

  • Identify high-value use cases.

  • Assess the maturity of the organization's existing data quality and MDM programs.

  • Assess the state of information quality and current issues using appropriate frameworks, document quality problems and create remediation plans. 

Who you are:

  • An organized, highly motivated team player that will have a positive impact on the Data Governance team.

  • You are driven to see projects through to completion.

  • Effective planner with excellent organizational skills.

  • You provide strategic direction recommendations. 

  • You have experience collaborating effectively with global business, IT, Product Development, and other leaders to achieve success. 

  • You possess a strong focus on specific sets of technology expertise supported by problem solving, analytical, communication, crisis management, and interpersonal skills.

  • You can successfully lead teams/others and positively interact with customers. 

What you will need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Data Science, Business, or related field

  • 7+ years of data management, and or data governance experience.

  • 2+ years of experience leading teams.

  • Knowledge of data modeling and architecture principles and techniques. 

  • Proven success with systems, data, and innovative digital endeavors.

Skills, Experience & Abilities      

  • People management experience

  • Extensive data management experience, including in-depth knowledge of data modeling, data integration, data configuration, and general database concepts

  • Ability to determine best ways to improve the quality of existing data and ensure that those guidelines are carried through to new data as well

  • Ability to define data governance policies and educate all the necessary stakeholders

  • Strong communication skills and ability to work with multiple departments; especially with IT, supporting the development and implementation of changes including issue resolution and planning for enhancements and upgrades, including new data sources.

  • Very strong analytical skills, both with a mind to the business side and more technical IT info.

Who we are:

HYG designs, engineers, manufactures, markets, and services a complete range of application-tailored lift trucks, attachments and fuel cell solutions that are transforming the way the world moves materials. As a global leader in the Materials Handling industry, HYG have been building relationships with our customers, suppliers, dealers, and employees for over 90 years.

What we offer:

Hyster-Yale Group offers competitive pay, tuition reimbursement, supportive work environment, hybrid work option, and opportunities for growth and development. A full benefits package: paid time off; medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, employer-sponsored profit sharing and 401(k).



Job Type


Time Type

Full time

Work Hours


Travel Required


Primary Location

HY US Greenville, NC (Headquarters)


1400 Sullivan Drive

Zip Code




Relocation Assistance Available


We are an equal opportunity employer with an excellent benefit package including medical, dental and life insurance, 401(k) and profit sharing.


Greenville, NC

Hyster Yale Materials Handling

Since 1989, Hyster Yale Materials Handling has provided the strategic leadership and global support behind Hyster® and Yale® lift trucks, two of the most successful materials handling brands in the industry. Hyster-Yale designs, engineers, manufactures, sells, and services a portfolio of materials handling equipment that is among the most comprehensive in the industry. We cover hundreds of end-user applications in more than 700 industries. Our products include a full range of electric and internal combustion engine lift trucks for nearly all indoor and outdoor applications which are recognized as some of the most productive in the world. Warehouse equipment from pallet trucks to narrow aisle trucks, and the toughest but most efficient container handling equipment up to 52 tonnes. HYMH is one of the world's largest forklift truck manufacturers with the Global headquarters located in Cleveland, Ohio and divisional headquarters in the Americas (Greenville, NC), Europe, Middle East and Africa (Surrey, UK) and Asia-Pacific (Miliperra, Australia).

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