Security Services Specialist (CPP)

Employer: Mercedes-Benz Financial Services
Location : Farmington Hills, MI USA
Closing: 07/15/2016

Mercedes-Benz Financial Services is one of the leading captive financial services providers in the world, and the global financial services company of Daimler AG. Our main center of activity is in North America, the largest automotive market in the world. This is where leasing as a financing concept was developed and it still leads the way today when it comes to extending our range of services around the world.

Doing business as Mercedes-Benz Financial Services and Daimler Truck Financial, we provide financing for automotive and commercial vehicle dealers and their retail consumers in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil and Argentina. We are a successful company that is international in scope, sophisticated in our commercial approaches and respectful in the way we relate to each other.

Mercedes-Benz Financial Services is committed to making our organization a great place to work. Our company culture emphasizes recognizing individuals and teams for their achievements. We have an abundance of formal and informal programs centered on this very topic. We have learned that it doesn’t always take a great deal to make a big deal. In addition, we offer generous benefits and compensation, and work/life balance tools. Our benefits include medical, dental and vision insurance, 401K savings plan, pension plan, company car program, and much more!

To see other programs and benefits we offer, visit our website at

Primary Purpose
Responsible for conducting risk assessments, organizing and leading security details for Daimler events throughout NAFTA including protection of personnel, sites, products and prototypes. Conduct a variety of investigations into violations of company policy and/or criminal/civil law on behalf of Corporate Security in the USA, Canada, Mexico, Central and South America. Responsible for gathering, analyzing and processing documentary evidence, interviewing witnesses to gain relevant information, and reporting investigation findings through clear, concise and detailed reports. Assist in security policy and procedurally development and security performance metrics.

*Position can be located in Farmington Hills, MI or Fort Mill, SC

**Relocation is not available for this position.

Job Deliverables

Task Description / Performance Expectations Time %
Develop work plans to include investigative steps, relevant documentation required, schedule and necessary resources. Identify and work with the appropriate management representatives across business units and ensure compliance with Daimler and Corporate Security investigative policies and procedures. Gather, analyze and process documentary evidence; Conduct and document interviews with witnesses to gain relevant information; Document the investigative process and findings from each step. Evaluate the results of investigations and identify recommendations for actions to reduce risk to the business. Prepare clear and concise reports in a timely fashion. Monitor and report the implementation of recommendations. Cooperate and assist authorities throughout NAFTA and abroad as requested. 40
Lead security details for Daimler events such as auto shows, dealer meetings, car clinics, etc. Conduct risk assessments, identify needed resources, complete advance and crisis planning, protect prototypes and oversee vendors. Be on site and available to the clients as needed. Work with business unit managers and Corporate Security colleagues to ensure compliance with Daimler policies and procedures. 20
Lead and organize personal/executive protection details for Daimler employees participating in events on behalf of the company. Work in conjunction with Corporate Security and business unit colleagues to ensure operations are smooth and in accordance with established procedures. 20
Assist in the development of security policies and procedures for the global Daimler organization. Develop quantitative measurements for security operations and develop statistical analysis to enable optimization 10
Participate in additional projects relevant to Security Services as defined. 10

MB Education


Bachelor's degree required:
Business Administration
Any major

License or Certifications:

Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) or Certified Protection Professional (CPP) Strongly Preferred

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Overall work experience of 6 years required in:
Business- general (2 yrs.)
Compliance (1 yr.)
Risk Management (3 yrs.)
Strategy (3 yrs.)

Additional knowledge required:

Investigations (3 Years) Spanish and/or German Language skills a plus


Analytical skills
Ability to Collect data and establish facts and identify and variances
Ability to Integrate information from variety of sources with varied of complexity

Language skills
Microsoft Office

Additional skills:
Experience in Executive Protection and Event Security Preferred: - Excellent written and verbal communication skills - Ability to work independently with a high degree of accuracy - Ability to develop and conceptualize data into a presentable format - Effective time management, organizational and planning skills - Ability to travel outside of the USA and at times with short notice - Law Enforcement experience preferred