Loss Prevention & Safety Manager

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In this role you will provide leadership, direction, communication, and support within a distribution center facility. The LPM is responsible for supporting all functions of the Loss Prevention Department, including physical security, inventory control, investigations, safety programs and supervision of the contract guard services. The distribution center LPM will report directly to the Director Loss Prevention Distribution/Logistics with a strong dotted line responsibility to Director Distribution Center Operations.

Essential Functions

 Implement all loss prevention programs and basic physical security guidelines within assigned facilities
 Ensure that the company's operations comply with state, federal and local legislation and codes that govern health and safety and create policies and procedures that enable compliance with safety guidelines and regulations
 Demonstrate expert awareness and proficiency in the management and support of environmental health and safety
 Utilize and monitor CCTV camera system to identify, investigate, and resolve incidents of theft and maintain physical security, identify and improve facility operational deficiencies, and support company safety program
 Monitor all physical security controls for assigned facilities, including, but not limited to key/core control, card access systems, and alarm systems
 Maintain metal detector equipment and ensure security personnel are properly trained
 Manage 3rd party contract security guard service to ensure staff is deployed effectively, scheduled efficiently, and performs their assigned job functions while maintaining budgetary goals
 Implement and develop safety programs to minimize employee accidents and incidents and ensure compliance to OSHA standards
 Review accidents and incidents, conducting investigations with follow up reporting and monitoring of the corrective actions
 Conduct regular audits of loss prevention, operational, and safety practices and procedures
 Develop and support a Loss Prevention awareness culture within the distribution center management team through weekly meetings, ongoing communication, and team member training
 Support Internal Audit and Inventory Accounting with auditing unit accuracy and shortage trends to ensure accuracy with store deliveries
 Utilize Warehouse Management System (WMS) report and identify theft or operational shortage trends.
 Communicate regularly with the distribution team and corporate Loss Prevention regarding shipping errors.
 Initiates action to problem solve and correct loss prevention issues as they occur
 Develop and maintain a close working relationship with local law enforcement, fire authorities, and city personnel to remain updated on crime trends and emergency preparedness procedures
 Perform special projects, as assigned by the Director Loss Prevention Distribution/Logistics


Bachelors degree preferred or equivalent work experience in lieu of degree
5 or more years of Loss Prevention experience, preferably within a distribution center environment
Proven leadership background operating within multi-level team environment
Strong analytical, investigative, and problem solving skills
Warehouse Management System (WMS) experience preferred
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Strong time management skills with the proven ability to manage multiple tasks and projects
Proven ability to work with minimal direct supervision
Proficient in Microsoft Office (including, Excel, Power Point, Word, Outlook)
Wicklander/Zulawski or Reid certification preferred
Must be able to stand, walk and sit for extended periods of time
Experience with CCTV, alarm, and card access systems preferred


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