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Kohler Co. Lead Security Officer in Hattiesburg, Mississippi

Lead Security Officer

Work Mode: Onsite

Location: Hattieburg, MS

Opportunity

A Lead Security Officer plays a significant role in ensuring a safe, secure, and friendly environment at Kohler Co. A lead Security Officer, Manufacturing/Warehouse (M/W) locations, is responsible for all facets of security at the respective site, as well as oversight of contract security personnel. They will support site management in local initiatives and assist with investigations as necessary. Additionally, a Lead Security Officer will be responsible for safeguarding Kohler Co. and the Kohler brand by identifying risks and maintaining security processes to reduce risks, respond to incidents, and limit exposure or liability in all areas: financial, physical, and personnel. Lead Security Officers will also ensure that standardized security practices, systems, and processes are being utilized to meet corporate security guidelines and policies.

A Kohler Co. Lead Security Officer is a friendly resource to individuals who need assistance,

medical aid, crisis intervention or local directions. Lead Security Officers respond quickly in

emergency situations as an integral team member and serve to protect the property, guests,

visitors, and employees of Kohler Co. Lead Security Officers are responsible for the protection

and safeguarding of all Kohler Co. assets (people, property, information, and reputation).

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

  • A M/W Lead Officer’s schedule will be assigned per the operational needs of the specific site.

  • Provide training, verify appropriate customer service levels and contractual needs are being met with contract security staff.

  • Troubleshoot all Security Systems as needed or if requested by Security Systems team.

  • Ensure the status of all security audit items are kept current in the security audit system through Service Now.

  • Takes the lead in improving security processes and procedures by identifying specific problems or deficiencies.

  • Demonstrates a high level of expertise for all computer software used by Corporate Security.

  • Conducts/assists in the investigation of reported violations of security/safety matters or corporate policies.

  • Responsible for the protection, safeguarding, and security of associates, customers, visitors, and assets.

  • Observe and report all suspicious activity or policy violations.

  • Supervises the equipment used by personnel, investigates unusual incidents, and directs activities at emergencies.

  • Performs all functional duties of their role at a very high level.

  • Consistently delivers outstanding customer service to internal and external customers.

  • Participates in the planning of departmental objectives.

Skills/Requirements

  • An associate’s degree is preferred. However, significant experience may be substituted for the two-year degree after review and approval of the Director of Corporate Security. In addition to the two-year degree, experience in security, law enforcement, or military service is required.

  • A valid driver's license is required.

  • Must have strong people skills, be customer service oriented, and accountable for one’s own actions.

  • Must be a self-starter, well-motivated individual in good physical condition.

To fully demonstrate our commitment to the health, safety, and wellbeing of our associates, we are requiring all U.S. based team members to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. We believe this path forward further strengthens our workforce and the future growth and resilience of our company and community. Individuals with medical conditions or sincerely held religious beliefs that prevent them from getting the vaccine may request an exemption from the vaccine requirement.

Applicants must be authorized to work in the US without requiring sponsorship now or in the future.

Why Work at Kohler Co.?

Kohler Co.'s mission is to contribute to a higher level of gracious living for those who are touched by our products and services. We understand that it takes investment in our associates’ development to make that happen. So, we offer ongoing investment in each individual’s personal development and the opportunity to collaborate with others across functions and roles at Kohler.

In addition to the investment in your development, Kohler offers a benefits package including a competitive salary, health, vision, dental, 401(k) with company matching, and more!

About Us

Beyond the competitive benefits and compensation, Kohler proudly offers a rich history, steeped in creativity and a commitment to our associates and communities. We invite you to learn more about our culture and company at www.kohlercompany.com .

It is Kohler’s policy to recruit, hire, and promote qualified personnel in all job classifications without regard to race, creed, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran. If, as an individual with a disability, you need reasonable accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact kohlerjobs@kohler.com . Kohler Co. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

We invite you to learn more about equal employment opportunity by reviewing the FederalEEO is the Law (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) and theEEO is the Law Supplement (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) .

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