Whirlpool is currently seeking a Global Director to lead the Corporate Security function. The Global Director will be responsible for the strategy and implementation of effective policies and programs to protect Whirlpool employees, assets, and business interests globally.
This is the company’s Security Officer role whose accountabilities include:
Design and deploy cost efficient and effective strategies to safeguard Whirlpool Corporation people, property and business interests globally. Focus areas include personnel (executive protection and workplace violence prevention, travel security), physical security (alarms and guards for 750 sites), investigations (internal & external), and business continuity (crisis management). The role also partners with the CISO for information and cyber security matters.
Track and report on the effectiveness of global security to senior leaders using metrics and data.
Monitor and ensure enterprise situational awareness to emerging threats worldwide. Design and deploy effective risk mitigation strategies.
Supervise regional security teams and approximately 1000 contracted security personnel.
Oversee security technology systems and procure upgrades across the company’s global sites.
Investigate and resolve security incidents. Partner with internal stakeholders to effectively manage critical security incidents involving fraud, waste, abuse and various workplace threats, natural disasters, labor disruptions, etc. Engage law enforcement authorities at the international, country and local levels as appropriate.
Qualifications / Skills:
Leadership:Effective leadership of direct teams and indirect stakeholders, including through crisis events. Proven ability to lead, inspire and build followership, and attract and develop talent. The position has oversight of global teams and a large contractor base.
Teamwork: Establishes trust and partnership with cross-functional stakeholders (ex. Real Estate, Information Technology, HR/Labor Relations, Executive Committee, Finance, Travel, etc) to safeguard Whirlpool Corporation which operates in 170+ countries with over 750 global sites.
Technical Skills: Expertise in enterprise security competencies including state of the art policies and processes, technology systems, and operational practices.
Resources: Broad network and ability to leverage effective external relationships with key government partners, local and international law enforcement, and private and public sector peer network groups
Bachelors or Masters degree (e.g. criminal justice) and relevant supplemental training
10+ years senior-level security experience at multinational company, or senior-level federal (or state) law enforcement background
Proven leadership skills including people, project management, crisis response, etc.
Integrity and effectiveness under pressure (often called on to handle highly sensitive matters and/or crisis events)
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 38640
About Whirlpool Corporation
Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is the top major appliance manufacturer in the world, with approximately $21 billion in annual sales, 97,000 employees and 65 manufacturing and technology research centers. We market leading brands including Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, Jenn-Air, Indesit in nearly every country throughout the world.
Whirlpool Corporation is consistently ranked as one of the top 25 most reputable U.S. companies and as one of Fortune Magazine’s most admired companies. Our vision is to be the best kitchen and laundry company, in constant pursuit of improving life at home through our mission: Earn Trust and Create Demand for our Brands in a Digital World.
At Whirlpool, prudent risk-taking, innovation and empowerment are fostered. We pride ourselves on being nimble--innovating at the pace of life, forward-thinking and entrepreneurial. Furthermore, we believe that each employee is additive and brings to the organization unique skills and attributes which impact the business they share. They collectively embrace and deliver focused on their enduring values: Respect, Integrity, Diversity & Inclusion, Teamwork and, Spirit of Win...ning; they help their fellow employees, consumers, shareholders and communities accomplish their goals so they can make the most of Moments that Matter.
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Whirlpool Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.