Security Manager
Tate And Lyle Sugars
Canada Toronto
5d ago

Redpath Sugar is located on Toronto’s historic downtown waterfront and has been a part of Canada’s heritage for more than 160 years.

Our brand is the oldest food-related trademark in Canada and is recognized across the country. Redpath Sugar is part of ASR Group, the largest cane sugar refiner in the world.


The Security Manager reports to the Director of Global Security and is responsible for managing and maintaining the overall safety and security of the ASR Group’s Baltimore Refinery.

The Security Manager will act as a visible deterrent to crime and security rule infractions; they detect, report, and act upon where needed suspicious, unsecure or criminal acts, which may be a threat to employees, company property, or guests.

This position will report security concerns, breaches and unusual circumstances both verbally and in writing, maintain compliance with all facility and governmental security regulations, and will build and maintain effective relationships with both employees and guests.

The Security Manager will have responsibility for acting as the Facility Security Officer (FSO) for purposes of Canadian governmental maritime regulations.

Travel will be less than 15%.


  • Bachelor of Arts degree from an accredited 4 year institution concentrating in Criminal Justice, Criminology or related field
  • 5 years of applicable professional security experience
  • At least 3 years of management experience in a security leadership role
  • Prior experience working as security or related capacity in an industrial setting
  • Prior experience with port compliance / audits is highly preferred
  • Advanced technology knowledge and experience in the use, care and maintenance of Access Control, CCTV, and Alarms systems etc.
  • Must have or be able to obtain within the first year Physical Security Professional (PSP) certification

  • Military or law enforcement background is highly preferred
  • Primary responsibility as site Security Manager who manages all security incidents, investigations and other related security matters
  • Support the Security Mission of the refinery, ensuring all refinery employees, contractors and visitors are fully compliant with all refinery rules and regulations
  • Completes all required governmental maritime regulations
  • Walks the facility regularly to ensure compliance with security regulations; escalates issues as needed
  • Supports the Human Resources department by creating access credentials for newly hired personnel and for current personnel as the situation dictates
  • Ensure all aspects of the security plan are followed by all refinery personnel; this includes all inspections and completion of logs to ensure compliance with Canadian law
  • Monitor CCTV systems for access violations and procedural errors; correct as needed. Recommend system enhancements.
  • Direct and schedule contracted guard service personnel in day-to-day security business and operations
  • Expert handling of all security incident requirements; liaise with all applicable local and federal law enforcement agencies.
  • Function as the incident commander in all emergency response situations in the refinery (fire, medical, severe weather, etc.)
  • Available to perform all functions when scheduled to be on-call
  • Keeps Director well informed, both verbally and in writing, of any and all issued within assigned area of responsibility;
  • escalates issues to Director, Global Security as needed

  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Conduct risk assessment, auditing and gap analysis as required to identify risks and gaps and make recommendations for improvement and sustainability of the safety and security program

  • Conducts regular meetings with direct reports to keep them informed of current problems, changes and new developments in the department and company
  • Monitors work productivity and recommends and implements changes to improve work productivity
  • Plans and monitors workload for timely and accurate completion
  • Coordinates workflow and procedures to maximize service
  • Coaches and counsels direct reports on performance issues
  • Arranges for cross training of team to maximize productivity and provide coverage of all functions
  • Completes time off approvals and scheduling for coverage as needed

  • Ability to work in an Industrial Manufacturing setting
  • Climb stairs, ramps, or ladders occasionally during shift
  • Stand or walk constantly (for up to an entire shift) on various surfaces (tile, concrete, carpet).
  • Occasionally bend / twist at waist / knees / neck to perform various duties
  • Occasionally lift or carry up to 40 pounds
  • Run as needed
  • Constant use of both hands and arms in reaching / handling / grasping / fingering while using phone, notepad, writing reports,
  • and other administrative tasks

  • Correctable vision allowing to observe, read, interact with public and co-workers, view security monitors
  • Work in various environments including adverse outdoor conditions such as cold, rain or heat
  • Constant mental alertness and attention to detail required while setting priorities and following up on assignments

  • Ability to recognize areas for Continuous Improvement strategies; recommend and implement CI strategies as assigned
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of proprietary business information at all times
  • Ability to effectively manage time, including the ability to prioritize, work within assigned deadlines, and work independently or collaboratively to accomplish organizational objectives
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects while maintaining quality & accuracy standards
  • Ability to utilize Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel, Word, and Outlook on an Intermediate to Advanced Level
  • Ability to communicate in a clear and concise manner both verbally and in writing
  • Risk Management
  • Planning & Scheduling
  • Leadership, Management of staff

  • Regulatory Matters- Demonstrates understanding of regulatory and compliance requirements for area of responsibility.
  • Working with Ambiguity- Achieves forward progress in the face of poorly defined situations and / or unclear goals; able to work effectively with limited or partial information.
  • Accountability : Takes accountability for delivering on commitments; owns mistakes and uses them as opportunities for learning and development;
  • openly discusses his / her actions and their consequences both good and bad.

  • Judgment & Decision-Making : Bases decisions on a systematic review of relevant facts and information; avoids making assumptions or rushing to judgment;
  • provides clear rationale for decisions

  • Customer Orientation Addressing internal and / or external customer needs by providing and delivering professional, helpful, high quality service and support
  • Change Management- Challenges the status quo; encourages people to question existing methods, practices, and assumptions.
  • Responds positively and enthusiastically to novel ideas and suggestions; supports people in their efforts to try new things;
  • seeks ways to implement new ideas. Coordinated, structured period of transition from one situation to another in order to achieve sustainable positive outcome.

  • Acting with Integrity : Clearly states goals and beliefs; lets people know his / her true intentions; does what he she said they would do;
  • follows through on commitments; Understands and follows company policies

  • Communication & Interpersonal Skills : Expresses ideas and information in a clear and concise manner; tailors message to fit the interests and needs of the audience;
  • delivers information in a manner that is interesting and compelling to the listener

  • Energy & Initiative : Takes action on his / her own without being prompted; handles problems independently; able to resolve issues without relying on extensive help from others;
  • does more than is expected or asked; asserts one's influence over events to achieve goals

    For more than 100 years, our employees have taken pride in Making Life a Little Sweeter by providing our customers and consumers with quality service and sugar products.

    Our commitment to that principle drives us in all that we do and encourages us to uphold our company’s high ethical standards of business conduct to ensure our continued success

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