Supervisor, Security & Safety Corporate

About the job

Responsible for ensuring the safety and security of the distribution center and TSMs. Directly supervises Security TSM’s (Security Officers) and when applicable contract security services; hires, trains, develops and holds accountable. Conducts performance reviews, recommends wage increases, monitors attendance, manages payroll and recommends and administers corrective action when applicable. Acts as chairperson for the facility’s Safety Committee; responsible for driving awareness and meeting safety implementation goals on an annual basis. Responsible for maintaining accurate records for all training events (regulatory, security and safety), accident/injury incidents, equipment accident incidents, inventory discrepancies and investigative reports. Maximizes relationships with DC Operations and Human Resources business partners to effectively create and foster a safe and secure culture within the DC. Manages operational, security and safety audits on a daily, weekly and monthly basis; responsible for ensuring any non compliant issues are identified and corrected. Remains on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for all burglar and fire alarm activations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for ensuring the safety and security of the distribution center and TSM’s (Team Schein Members). Which includes but is not limited to the following: Facilitates New Hire Orientation Security and Safety Training to all TSM’s. Maintains an accurate record of all facility damages, injury accidents, near misses, unsafe acts and conditions, violations of the company forklift policy, violations of the company Safety Rules and policies. Conducts monthly, quarterly, semi annual and annual training to these effects. Enforces and recommends disciplinary action for all TSM’s who violate security or safety policies. Ensures that bimonthly facility safety inspections are conducted and follows up to ensure all problems are corrected.
  • Maintains awareness and understanding of how the Security Department impacts customers, both internal & external, and the department’s overall impact on the operation. Ensures that security audits pertaining to operational areas (i.e., shipping, receiving, drug cage, and material handling) are performed weekly. Drives security and safety awareness through monthly meetings, recognition, annual Safety Day events, etc. Works with Human Resources and Operations to create and implement action plans targeted to reduce risk and frequency of accidents and equipment accidents. Networks and acts as a liaison with outside law enforcement and emergency response agencies – as well as industry organizations.
  • Manages all security and safety systems which include burglar alarm, fire alarm and sprinkler, CCTV systems, access control and perimeter key control. Conducts alarm tests, maintains relationship with local representatives for alarm company; oversees maintenance and recommends updates/changes etc. Responds to and manages all alarm situations. Remains on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for all burglar and fire alarm activations.
  • Conducts at the direction of the VP of Global Security & Safety, remote site visits to facilities in order to evaluate, report and recommend enhancements to security and safety related disciplines. Conduct follow-up on all deficiencies and recommended enhancements to ensure prompt follow through on open issues or recommendations.
  • Conducts routine investigation into all inventory discrepancies based off of daily reporting as well as intelligence gathered from TSM’s, pilferage found etc. Conducts investigations into any dishonesty within the DC and works with Human Resources and Corporate Security to resolve. Maintains accurate reporting in Incident Reporting System.
  • Chairs a monthly Safety Committee meeting with management and TSM’s to discuss safety issues and make recommendations for corrections as well as ensuring the facility works in the safest manner. Responsible for meeting annual safety implementation goals and driving awareness within facility.
  • Responsible for maintaining accurate records for: OSHA regulatory documentation and training records for all forklift operations. Manages and participates in Spill Team – responding to all spills and managing hazardous material spills within the DC. Reviews and revises as necessary the records of the Henry Schein Inc. Emergency Response Plan, controlled drug room policies and procedures, OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens standard, OSHA respiratory program and the OSHA Lockout/Tag out program.
  • Manages and participates in the First Aid Team – responding to any and all workplace accidents or injuries.
  • Provides a monthly report to the Director of Security – North America, detailing all pertinent activities that have occurred in the month concerning any safety and security issues.
  • Participates in special projects and performs other duties as required.

Work Experience

Typically 2 or more years of related support experience; 1 or more years of management experience.

Preferred Education

Typically a Bachelor’s Degree or global equivalent in related discipline.

General Skills & Competencies

  • Good management skills and ability to motivate teams
  • Good verbal and written communication skills and ability to resolve disputes effectively
  • Good presentation and public speaking skills
  • Good decision making, analysis and problem solving skills with ability to multi-task
  • Ability to learn applicable computer systems and other business required competencies
  • Understand financial information that impacts department
  • Ability to plan and coordinate successful projects
  • Communicate effectively with team(s)

Specific Knowledge & Skills

  • Minimum of 5 years security, safety, loss prevention or law enforcement experience in a supervisory capacity.
  • Previous experience in a warehouse or distribution environment. Basic knowledge of safety inspections and burglar and fire alarm systems. High degree of integrity, self-motivation, adaptability, and ability to learn quickly and handle multiple tasks.
  • High school diploma or the equivalent required. College degree preferred. Certification as First Aid Responder, Hazardous Materials Responder, and adult CPR provided by Henry Schein.

Henry Schein, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants or employees on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, disability that can be reasonably accommodated without undue hardship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, citizenship, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

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