Security Manager (Distribution)

Spartanburg | United States | Facilities & Services

At adidas, every day is a chance to flip the script. An invitation to take everything we know and re-invent it. Do it better. Never settling for good enough. Every day we get up, invent, adapt, improvise, find new ways to collaborate, and do the unexpected. We’re creators, makers and doers. Helping athletes make a difference, not just in their games, but in their lives and in their world. It’s an obsession.

We’ve been doing this for more than 65 years. With an unmatched history and tradition of creating iconic products, consumer connections and experiences, we’ve been defining sport culture since the beginning. And we’re never done. Come be a part of shaping the future together with us.


Develop, coordinate and administer all safety and security programs to minimize losses and protect Company assets. 

Key Responsibilities:

The responsibilities are for the current internal (3) and external (3) Distribution properties:

  • Analyze and maintain monthly safety and security audits for relevance and adherence to current company-related policies and procedures; as well as, federal, state and local regulations. Report findings to appropriate personnel.
  • Manage development, recommendation, and implementation of comprehensive countermeasures designed to minimize or eliminate losses.
  • Conduct and oversee all internal and external investigations (safety or security) which affect the Company, its employees, or its visitors. This includes, but is not limited to conducting interviews, collecting evidence, preparing documentation, and testifying in court.
  • Maintain relationships with law enforcement agencies as necessary.
  • Maintain access control, closed circuit television, computer-aided alarm monitoring, and other electronic and physical security systems intended to protect the physical, informational, and human assets of the Company.
  • Coordinate with the Senior Manager Safety and Security in the identification, development, and implementation of safety and security policies and other compliance-related programs.
  • Coordinate with Senior Security Manager to assess needs and implement security at Company-sponsored events.
  • Manage Emergency Response Program, to include appropriate training and preparation drills.
  • Manage projects, to include: new build outs, addition of equipment, policy updates and others as necessary.
  • Conduct root-cause analysis pertaining to potential and actual risks affecting the Company. Recommend changes based on the findings and assist with implementation as necessary.
  • Manage security related topics pertaining to the Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ).
  • Manage the day-to-day workload of the security team and act as the first point of contact for the Distribution Operations team.

Key Relationships:

  • Senior Manager Safety and Security
  • Distribution Operations, Facilities and Human Resources
  • Third-party Service Providers
  • Safety and Security vendors
  • Law enforcement agencies

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  1. Possess ability to conceptualize and implement creative solutions to problems
  2. Possess excellent organizational, time-management and decision-making skills
  3. Possess proven project management skills
  4. Advanced MS Office and Outlook skills
  5. Ability to effectively interact with all levels of business via phone, written communication and in person
  6. Ability to travel domestically (about 50% of the time).

Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications: 

  1. Four-year degree and 5-7 years in the Distribution/warehousing industry.  Previous experience with distribution security preferred.  Equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be substituted for degree.

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adidas celebrates diversity, supports inclusiveness and encourages individual expression in our workplace. We do not tolerate the harassment or discrimination toward any of our applicants or employees. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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The Facts

Jobtitle Security Manager (Distribution)
Team Facilities & Services
Brand adidas
Location Spartanburg
Country United States
Number 177329
Position Type Full time
Date Jun-07, 2018
Relocation no

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Through sport, we have the power to change lives

In Spartanburg, we have quarterly employee activities that incorporate sports. During March Madness we have basketball activities such as tournaments, and other fun. In the fall, we kickoff footbal season with flag football tournments and tailgating. In the Spring, we host a golf tournament for employess and their family & friends which benefit local charities. The sporting events allow our employees to take a break from work and have some fun. It relieves stress, allow the employees the time to take a mental break and re-focus and increases engagement. It also gives people the opportunity to network with their co-workers from across the company, people they would otherwise have very little contact with. And as we all know sport and physical activity lower stress level, increases mental clarity and increases engagement and productivity which is a benefit for all.

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  • Working Hours

    8:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Retirement Plan

  • Canteen

  • Company Events

  • Product Discount

  • On-Site Sports Facilities Onsite Gym and Walking Trail

  • Next airport to the location Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport

  • Local Population (2013 Source: United States Census Bureau)

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