Manager of Security Operations

Manager of Security Operations
Employer: Kohler, WI

Reporting to and under the direction of the Director, Corporate Security, this position is responsible for assisting with the oversight of all Corporate Security functions including assuming administrative and command responsibilities in the absence of the Director, Corporate Security.

The Manager, Security Operations will plan and direct Corporate Security functions both independently and under the direction of the Director, Corporate Security and is accountable for ensuring that the programs, strategies and functions of the Corporate Security Department are effectively implemented and maintained.

This position is responsible for the day-to-day domestic and international operations of the Corporate Security Department, including the identification, development, implementation, and maintenance of Security processes across the global enterprise designed to address and reduce risks related the loss of company assets anywhere within the operating footprint of Kohler Co.
This position is responsible for managing the Corporate Security supervisors, who in turn manage the uniformed Security Officer staff responsible for protecting the Kohler campus.
This position will drive departmental goals and objectives. The ability to work under specific direction as well as with self-initiated assignments is crucial to maintaining consistency in leadership within the Corporate Security Department.
This position is responsible for helping to determine appropriate courses of action related to investigations, site assessment and physical security. As such, it is expected that the person in this position can perform and/or manage the full range of scope of functions within the Corporate Security Department.
This position will recommend appropriate and required security measures, techniques and methods to ensure the protection of all Kohler assets, including facilities and physical locations, personnel, and property.
Develops and implements security policies, standards and best practices across the entire Corporate Security model of services. This position interacts with and negotiates with vendors for contractual security services for all Kohler facilities and locations.
This position will brief senior and executive management on the status of Security issues and will model the Kohler Co. core functions while providing leadership and direction to the Corporate Security Department.

At least 7 years as a Corporate Security professional in roles that required development and implementation of diverse security models and programs and required increasing responsibilities.
The candidate must be an intelligent, strategic, articulate, collaborative and persuasive leader who can serve as an effective member of the management team and who is capable of and comfortable with effectively communicating security-related concepts and needs to a broad range of staff at all levels of the organization, especially at the executive level.
Experience with security auditing, security planning, risk management, as well as vendor selection and oversight is required.
Must have experience conducting or directing complex internal investigations in a corporate environment which include, but are not limited to, white collar crimes, fraud, embezzlement, theft, ethics and employment-related investigations, as well as a working knowledge of state of the art investigative techniques and procedures.
Must have experience conducting security risk and site assessments as well as a strong knowledge of physical security systems, software and hardware.
Must have a strong working knowledge of relevant law and the law enforcement community and ability to develop effective contacts within the law enforcement community that will benefit Kohler Co. Working knowledge of IT systems and protocols would be a plus.
Must have at least a Bachelor's degree in a related field. Masters level work/degree would be preferred.

Certifications in Certified Protection Professional (CPP) and Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) or the equivalent are preferred but not required.

Why Work at Kohler?

Kohler’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 Co. 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

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