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Security Specialist (Geismar, LA) Job

Date: May 7, 2018

Location: Geismar, LA, US

Company: BASF

Security Specialist (Geismar, LA)-1802200

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, citizenship, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, disability status, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

At BASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world’s leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation. We achieve this through our commitment to continuous improvement and operational excellence, which gives us the opportunity to set and deliver on ambitious, long-term goals.

We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment with a strong emphasis on process safety, as well as the safety of our employees and the communities we operate in, and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development. This allows for our employees to innovate and generate new ideas, put them into action, and gain insights from them to further advance our collective expertise.

And we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work.

BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America’s Best Employers in 2017. We strongly support the spirit of collaboration through effectively involving team members and colleagues from other relevant units when developing and executing strategies and projects. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Security Specialist (1802200) – Geismar, LA

We are seeking a professional like you to support security operations for one of the largest BASF sites in North America. You will serve as a resource monitoring and managing overall site security programs and operations, including but not limited to security procedures, processes (in accordance with governing regulations and policies), incident management and investigations, site personnel training and awareness, and briefings to key stakeholders, and leadership.

Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent

Where the Chemistry Happens
- Leveraging your educational (OR equivalent military or law enforcement training) and professional experience in security, you will direct activities in identifying, developing, implementing, and maintaining progressive security practices and processes (in accordance with governing regulations and policies) to reduce risks, respond to incidents and limit exposure and liability in all areas of information, financial, assets, physical, personal, and reputation risk.
- Successfully engaging inside the organization, you will develop networks throughout all functions and levels to influence and drive security initiatives.
- Your experience in managing and conducting investigations, including witness interviews and evidence collection, will be a valued asset as you will facilitate investigations of security-related incidents and allegations in coordination with appropriate functions (e.g., Compliance, HR, Corporate Audit).
- Your knowledge of federal, state, local laws, and law enforcement structures will be a plus as you work to ensure the area's or site's compliance with requirements.
- Utilizing your strong communication skills, you will lead briefings to responsible senior leadership on the status of security issues and emerging threats on an on-going basis.
- Your familiarity with assessing, developing, and implementing high-level security, threat assessment, and crisis management plans will be essential as you will lead on-the-scene crisis response in the event of a significant incident.

Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You

Adding value to our customers begins with adding value to you. You@BASF is the suite of benefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities we offer to support you—the whole you—in all stages of your life and career. With you@BASF, you create your own chemistry.

The total rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning, we believe investing in you is investing in our success. Working for a large, global organization, you’ll have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career.

Primary Location: US-LA-Geismar
Function: SECU - Corporate Security
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: NCU-Environment, Health & Safety

Nearest Major Market: Baton Rouge

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