Corporate Development 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 Corporate Development Manager will be responsible for identifying, pursuing, and evaluating acquisitions aligned to the company’s growth strategy. The role will be focused on the front-end of the transaction process, and will work closely with the VP, Business Development and other key business leaders to prioritize and execute transactions.

Expectations & Accountabilities …

  • Develop, maintain, and prioritize a robust pipeline of acquisition targets across relevant end markets and geographies

  • Directly engage with business owners and sell side advisors to attract deal flow based on Oatey’s target criteria

  • Screen in-market opportunities and conduct the initial evaluation of prospective targets

  • Develop financial models and valuation recommendations

  • Research specific end markets, geographies and product categories

  • Assist in executing general due diligence activities

  • Operate with a team-oriented culture that reflects Oatey’s Purpose, Values and Vision

  • Spend approximately 10-25% of time traveling to trade events and prospective targets (domestic and international)

  • Adapt to a flexible work schedule, accommodating international meetings and calls in differing time zones as required

What you’ll need to be successful…

  • Three (3) to five (5) years of related work experience

  • Self-discipline to prioritize and execute against a broad pipeline of potential opportunities

  • Professional presence to work with business owners and c-level executives

  • Ability to recognize underlying problems, interpret trends and condense large amounts of information into concise conclusions

  • Capable financial accounting and modeling skills with the ability to develop situation-specific financial analyses

  • Ability to understand complex market dynamics and competitive positioning at a global level

  • Strong writing, communication, analytical and presentation skills

  • Ability to prioritize and complete multiple tasks under time constraints

  • Prior experience in transaction sourcing and execution

Qualifications that will set you apart….

Education and Certification

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Economics, Mathematics equivalent experience in lieu of bachelor’s degree.
  • MBA (Preferred)
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