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Manager, Security

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Location: Seberang Perai Selatan, Pulau Pinang (Penang), Malaysia 
Req ID: JR-0000040391


Security Manager

Location: Seberang Perai Selatan, Penang

We deliver the possibilities of data. YOU define what’s possible.


  • Function as the Loss Prevention, Physical Security and Intellectual Property Security Subject Matter Expert for the entity
  • Ability to conceptualize and implement all security set-up requirements for a start-up manufacturing entity including but not limited to physical security and system selection encompassing video surveillance, electronic access, motion sensors, intrusion alarm, visitor management, electronic clocking, walk-thru & handheld metal detectors, automatic gate/barrier and human & vehicle movement
  • Develop Scope of Work (SOW) for engagement of contract security services
  • Manage all Loss Prevention and Physical Security programs to include; any in-house Security staff; security-related systems, equipment, processes and expenditures
  • Manage contract security officer operations and vendor relationships
  • Develop security related annual budget and capital expenditure requests
  • Manage supply chain and in-transit security programs
  • Maintain positive and appropriate liaison relationships with customers, law enforcement, government regulatory agencies and other security related resources
  • Lead and/or participate in investigating criminal activity, loss issues and ethical/conduct violations; company policy or regulation and other matters as required with corporate standards
  • Ensure all applicable loss and compliance issues are documented in the appropriate corporate systems
  • Conduct loss prevention and physical security related audits and assessments
  • As needed, represents the Company in customer security-related audits and assessments
  • Identify and implement cost-effective, best practice Loss Prevention and Physical Security processes
  • Identify and eliminate non-value add processes and expenditures associated with Loss Prevention and Physical Security
  • Manage and coordinate the front office services– (reception, mails, couriers etc)
  • Manage locker issuance for employees and ensure sufficient lockers are available for the employee with adequate security.REQUIREMENTS:

Candidate must possess at least a Post Graduate Diploma, Bachelor's Degree, Professional Degree, Master's Degree, any field with related working experience in factory or Engineering semiconductor industries Knowledge

  • At least 8 year(s) of working experience in the related field is required for this position is most preferred
  • Must demonstrate the highest levels of professionalism, personal conduct, ethical behavior and confidential information protection
  • Demonstrate strong critical and independent thought, leadership abilities, and investigative expertise in conducting internal and external confidential investigations
  • Have expertise in the principles of loss prevention to include access control, video surveillance system, alarm systems, supply chains and protection of personnel, assets and intellectual property.
  • Ability to interact and be a consensus builder in a dynamic and complex environment
  • Experiences in facility system and factory setup and start-up is added advantage
  • Experiences in clean room setup and qualification is added advantageCompetencies &Soft Skill
  • Be good at MS-office.
  • Active attitude and strong ownership
  • Result orientation


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