General Electric Evendale Senior Site Security Leader in Evendale, Ohio
Job Description Summary
The Evendale Senior Site Security Leader will be responsible for the Physical Security, Fire Prevention, and Crisis Management programs which cover the GE Aerospace Evendale Headquarter site and associated off site office locations. This role will serve as the primary Evendale business focal point for all security matters at the location and will partner with the Aerospace Global Security Team on overall program strategies.
This position requires an experienced leader who is collaborative with strong business acumen. Additionally, the individual should have a detailed working knowledge of security regulations, technologies, practices, polices and their effective application. Strong knowledge in the areas of fire prevention, fire regulations and general techniques in crisis management are necessary. The successful candidate has leadership capabilities which include collaboration, problem solving, inclusive style, organized with the ability to work in a matrixed team environment. As part of general security and fire operations, GE Aerospace Evendale Fire Technicians are also responsible to emergency medical care using trained and certificated Paramedics.
The Evendale facility is VPP certified, a Title V EPA site, and is home to 6,000+ hourly and salary employees. The site is over 450 acres, with 9 miles of roadway, a Fitness Center, Wellness Center, Learning Centre and Welcome Center. The Evendale Site is GE Aerospace’s US headquarters housing offices for engineering, supply chain operations, engine services and support functions along with shop floor and industrial space for Engine Development and Assembly, Engine & Component Testing and Engine Manufacturing Operations.
Roles and Responsibilities
Responsible for Evendale site security, fire programs, emergency medical care and protecting GE Aerospace’s’ people, property, products, operations, and assets.
Manage GE Security Crisis Management policy and develop SCM processes to meet security requirements.
Work with GE Aerospace Global Security and Crisis team ensuring all local programs meet and exceed expectations.
Work with Evendale EHS team ensuring all processes, monitoring, and execution meet and exceed expectations.
Manage execution of Security and Fire operations
Lead a team of 3 Supervisors (Security Supervisor, Fire Supervisor, 2nd Shift Fire/Security Supervisor) who have direct oversight and responsibility for 55 union hourly professionals.
Mentor and develop team members in areas of leadership, project management and operational efficiency.
Monitor and review security measures to ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations and policy.
Liaison and partnership with local fire and security agencies on audits, drills, and best practice sharing
Actively participate with industry working groups, meetings and events related to security programs.
Work with teams to develop and shape novel approaches to address security and fire risks throughout the facility.
Minimum Required Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree accredited college or university + Minimum of 5 years’ experience in security, fire, emergency medical care, crisis management. OR a high school diploma / GED with at least 10 years of professional experience in security, fire, or crisis management. Note: military and police experience are acceptable as qualifying experience.
Ability to work a flexible schedule which includes nights, weekends, and holidays.
Possess a valid driver’s license with the ability to operate a motor vehicle.
Ability to obtain and maintain a Security Clearance (Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.)
Desired Characteristics and Experience
Experience as a People Leader
Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems.
Ability to document, plan, market, and execute programs.
Established project management skills.
Experience leading and influencing cross-functional teams/projects.
Change oriented-actively generates process improvements.
Supports and drives change and confronts difficult circumstances in creative ways.
Strong presentation and facilitation skills with the ability to make recommendations to all levels of the organization.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills necessary to engage with diverse cross functional groups across the business.
Experience working in an environment with labor unions.
Experience in complex security and/or fire monitoring systems.
Humble: respectful, receptive, agile, eager to learn
Transparent: shares critical information, speaks with candor, contributes constructively
Focused: quick learner, strategically prioritizes work, committed
Leadership ability: strong communicator, decision-maker, collaborative
Problem solver: analytical-minded, challenges existing processes, critical thinker
Healthcare benefits include medical, dental, vision, and prescription drug coverage; access to a Health Coach, a 24/7 nurse-based resource; and access to the Employee Assistance Program, providing 24/7 confidential assessment, counseling, and referral services. Retirement benefits include the GE Retirement Savings Plan, a tax-advantaged 401(k) savings opportunity with company matching contributions and company retirement contributions, as well as access to Fidelity resources and planning consultants. Other benefits include tuition assistance, adoption assistance, paid parental leave, disability insurance, life insurance, and paid time-off for vacation or illness.
General Electric Company, Ropcor, Inc., their successors, and in some cases their affiliates, each sponsor certain employee benefit plans or programs (i.e., is a “Sponsor”). Each Sponsor reserves the right to terminate, amend, suspend, replace, or modify its benefit plans and programs at any time and for any reason, in its sole discretion. No individual has a vested right to any benefit under a Sponsor’s welfare benefit plan or program. This document does not create a contract of employment with any individual.
This role requires access to U.S. export-controlled information. If applicable, final offers will be contingent on ability to obtain authorization for access to U.S. export-controlled information from the U.S. Government.
GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/2022-10/22-088_EEOC_KnowYourRights_10_20.pdf) . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).
Relocation Assistance Provided: No