Newell Brands Security Team Lead in Columbus, Ohio

Position Title: Security Team Lead

Location: Pataskala, OH

Reports To: Justin Young

JOB SUMMARY: Ensures the safety and security of all Yankee Candle Ohio assets, employees and guests. Aids in the investigation of accidents and incidents, including theft, drugs and safety along with human resources and local as well as state law enforcement. Assists manager with the supervision of the security staff.


Duty/Responsibility : Communicates and delegates assignments to Security Officers. Responsible for overseeing the daily shift operations, employee’s time and attendance as well as assist in preparation of reviews.

Duty/Responsibility: Responsible for maintaining a safe and secure campus for all employees and guest by monitoring movement of both through CCTV, DVR and Access Control Equipment.

Duty/Responsibility: Conducts interviews with witnesses, gathers pertinent information regarding accidents and incidents. Participates in higher level investigations and terminations involving theft, drugs and safety in conjunction with Human Resources.

Duty/Responsibility: Maintains reports of a confidential nature including medical emergencies, employee and guest complaints, employee terminations/suspensions, security of all Yankee Candle Company premises.

Duty/Responsibility: Issues appropriate access control level for all employees temporary, full time and seasonal by updating access control system, making badges, issuing keys to appropriate staff and maintaining records of such as well as terminating access upon suspension or terminations.

Duty/Responsibility: Routinely responds to medical emergencies, fire and burglary alarms.

Duty/Responsibility: Responsible for routine inspections of sprinkler systems/fire gauge readings, fire extinguishers for each facility monthly, as well as testing fire pumps on a weekly basis and quarterly inspections of these systems with outside vendors.

Duty/Responsibility: Assist in the evacuation in the event of an emergency; liaison in charge of maintaining the call-in log and updating the phone in event of shift cancellations due to weather or other emergencies as directed by a member of EC. Contacts the appropriate person /persons in the event of a power outage. Conducts Safety Training for all outside contractors and vendors; maintains up to date spreadsheets on all approved contractors/vendors for onsite approval.

Duty/Responsibility: Coordinate/update the director of Operations and HR on any serious incident and set up monthly meetings updating management on all incidents

Duty/Responsibility: Other duties as assigned.



WORK RELATIONSHIPS (INTERNAL): All internal staff of Yankee Candle Company

WORKRELATIONSHIPS (EXTERNAL): Guests, outside vendors and contractors as well as state and local police departments.


EDUCTATION: High School Diploma


CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSES: First responder and CPR certification and valid driver’s license required.

SKILLS REQUIRED: Effective written and verbal communication skills, public relations and general administrative skills. Ability to work with confidential information and situations.

WORKINGCONDITIONS/ PHYSICAL DEMANDS : Typical retail, office, manufacturing and logistics environments; Flexible

Schedule to accommodate overtime, holidays, etc. Security staff are considered essential and are on duty regardless ofweather conditions.



This description is intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by the incumbent and is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for success nor does it represent a contract between the incumbent and YCC. Duties and responsibilities may be changed with or without being reflected in this written format and with or without prior notice to the incumbent.