Group Manager, Corporate Security

REQ: REQ-111943 Finance

  • Newark, NJ, United States
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Panasonic – Group Manager, Corporate Security 

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What You’ll Get to Do:

Corporate Security

Responsible for the day-to-day management and oversight of security personnel assigned to various PNA locations (Newark, Harrison, Chesapeake, Rolling Meadows, McAllen, San Diego, and other locations).  Determines officer placement, level of service required, approves shift assignments, ensuring additional coverage is available as needed, and monitors performance on a continuous basis.  Develop a strategic and comprehensive security program that defines, develops, maintains, and implements policies and processes that enable consistent, effective security practices.  Collaborates with senior management to establish governance for the security program.  Evaluates security trends, evolving threats, risks, and vulnerabilities, and applies tools to mitigate risk as necessary.  Creates an annual Security Report to the Board of Directors.  Initiates, facilitates, and promotes activities to foster security awareness within the organization.  Serves as security consultant to all departments for all security-related issues.


Security Officers

Manages site security guard officers according to PNA policies and procedures.  Develops and maintains site specific procedures to include post orders, patrols and escort procedures, scheduling, and all other security officer functions.  Maintains relationships with contract security guard management. 


Access Control/ CCTV

Provides for accurate oversight and monitoring of systems as required for each site.  Conducts periodic site control reviews at all PNA facilities (including Mexico and Canada) to ensure access is limited to sensitive areas for those individuals requiring entry in accordance with their responsibilities.  



Manages security incidents and events involving suspicious or criminal activity within both internal and external customers and/or non-customers including investigations and interviews.  Conducts security investigations to investigate internal and external issues of potential theft and other sensitive areas. Ensures investigations are conducted according to PNA policies and procedures.  Maintains current knowledge of applicable federal and state laws.


Physical Security Assessments

Conducts physical security assessments for each site and communicates findings and recommendations to executive management.  Ensure business continuity, risk management, and access controls needs of the Banks facilities are addressed.  Installation and maintenance of all security equipment including vaults, safes, cameras, alarms, and access control systems.  Ensures the Company complies with the regulatory, administrative, technical, and physical safeguards.

Corporate Investigations

Responsible to investigate internal and external issues of potential theft and other sensitive areas as well as liaison with local, state and federal law enforcement and Corporate Law Department.  Develop and maintains strong, effective relationships with local, state, and federal law enforcement officials and security directors of other area banks.  Manages and conducts investigations in an organized and timely manner.


C-TPAT (Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism)

Responsible for managing the overall security program with local Mexican factory and HQ staff, oversee training, liaison with CBP, compliance with program and ensuring PNA continues to be certified as CT/PAT compliant.

Mexico Security & Consultant

Responsible for employee safety in Mexico and managing the Mexican Security consultant, Identifying trends and new security threats.  Responsible for recommending and coordinating training for Mexican management and Japanese expats (as needed).


Travel Security

Responsible for providing travel safety security advice to management and employee travelers and identifying and mitigating travel risks; including arranging for executive protection (EP) details as the need arises.  Develop travel briefings to support executive international travel.

Transportation and Warehouse Security

Responsible for the management, monitoring and oversight of security programs in place at transportation carriers and 3PL warehouses in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico; including performing security assessments and investigation of cargo theft.  Conduct physical security assessments and deliver final report with findings and recommendations to mitigate risk/threat.


Emergency Management Team (EMT) Member

Responsible, as the Incident Manager, to assist top management in handling emergency issues that could have a serious effect on PNA or employees.


What You’ll Bring:

Education & Experience

  • BS degree required, Criminal Justice preferred
  • ASIS Security Designations: CPP, PCI or PSPI certifications helpful
  • 8+ years combination law enforcement/corporate security management experience
  • Experience in executive protection, emergency management, warehouse and carrier loss prevention, information security, physical security/camera technology, corporate investigations, travel security and CTPAT compliance


  • Innovative problem solver/ability to work with others
  • Security Assessment
  • Training skills and collaboration with others
  • Energetic and focused personality with a demonstrated ability to take initiative, successfully handle and prioritize multiple competing assignments and effectively manage deadlines.
  • Proven management skills in a corporate setting
  • Confidential investigative skills
  • Broad knowledge of security practices and contacts in law enforcement
  • Competent with MS Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)

Other Requirements:

  • Office working conditions20% Travel
  • Periodic domestic travel required as well as travel to Canada and Mexico

What We Offer:

  • Competitive compensation package
  • Comprehensive benefits
  • 401K
  • Pet Insurance
  • Paid Parental Care Leave
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Educational Assistance
  • Flexible Work Program
  • Volunteer time Off
  • Casual Dress Code
  • Total Well Being Program


Panasonic is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by law or company policy. All qualified individuals are required to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. Pre-employment drug testing is required for safety sensitive positions or as may otherwise be required by contract or law. Due to the high volume of responses, we will only be able to respond to candidates of interest. All candidates must have valid authorization to work in the U.S. Thank you for your interest in Panasonic Corporation of North America.



REQ: REQ-111943 Finance

  • Newark, NJ, United States
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