Manager Security - Lamb Weston - Kennewick

ConAgra Foods (
Defense Contracting


  Full Time   Employee

United States

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Job Summary

Responsibilities will include management of all elements of security for Lamb Weston, both domestic and international.   Designs, implements and monitors security policies, procedures and programs.  Ensures compliance with federal, state and local legal regulations.  Plans and directs activities relating to the protection, safeguarding and security of company assets, employees, invitees and others.  Oversees and coordinates contract guard force operations to support locations.  Ensures that established goals and objectives are accomplished with prescribed priorities, time limitations and with fiscal responsibilities.  Advises, recommends and assists in the formulation of goals and objectives.   The position will be domiciled in Kennewick but may require about 40% travel.


Position Responsibilities

  • Develop, implement and manage a global security program.
  • Develop and maintain Corporate Security standards to ensure compliance with regulatory programs such as Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), Chemical  Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) and Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT).  In addition, develop and maintain programs to minimize losses related to security incidents such as Workplace Violence, Food Defense Plan, etc.
  • Develop and Oversee the Executive Protection program for Senior Leadership Team and Board of Directors as necessary.
  • Aggressively market the Corporate Security program with senior management and personnel to ensure compliance with Corporate Security requirements.
  • Gather and analyze security incident information from all facilities in order to identify security vulnerabilities and implement corrective measures to mitigate risk to people and product, and to reduce losses from theft and diversion.
  • Conduct investigations of theft, fraud, misconduct, and other illegal or unethical activity negatively impacting the company, and develop relationships with the appropriate regulatory and law enforcement agencies where necessary.
  • Conduct or oversee third party security audits of plants, sales offices, and commercial facilities within, and work with local management to remedy security vulnerabilities identified through those audits.
  • Work closely with all locations as the enterprise expert in security systems integration to ensure standard and cost efficient application of security systems, including closed circuit television systems, electronic access control, and alarms. Direct the corporate strategies for physical security equipment and installation practices for new construction and expansion in existing buildings.
  • Develop and implements procedures, standards, training and methods for identifying and protecting information, personnel, property, facilities, operations, or material from unauthorized disclosure, misuse, theft, assault, vandalism, product tampering, espionage, sabotage, or loss.
  • Develop a program to maximize the use of security systems equipment by recovering such equipment from facilities that are being closed or sold, and re-utilizing that equipment at other Company facilities.


Position Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, criminal justice, or related field preferred with at least 10 years security management experience in systems management and design. Experience may substitute for educational requirement.
  • Must be knowledgeable in the technical aspects of security systems, including closed circuit television surveillance systems, electronic access control systems, local and remote alarm monitoring.
  • Able to balance multiple projects of varying priority in a fast paced, customer focused environment, and be able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Must have experience in managing proprietary and/or contract guard services. Able and willing to lead, motivate and educate audiences in various communications and training formats.
  • Must have or obtain a U.S. passport and be free to travel up to a week at a time.
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal, communication, and analytical skills and uphold highest ethical standards.
  • Must be proficient in computer communications, research, and documentation skills including Microsoft Office.
  • Must be able to effectively communicate with a variety of company officials, from line personnel at production facility operations to senior leadership of the company.
  • Must have the ability to travel, via automobile and airplane, as required for the job.






ConAgra Foods, Inc., is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.


To apply for this job, contact:
Phil Ziolkowski

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