Security and Safety Team Lead - 3rd Shiftat CDW Careers

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Job ID: 18002397
Updated: Feb 18, 2019
Location: Vernon Hills, IL, United States

The Security and Safety Team Lead is responsible to maintain the secure use of organizational assets and a safe working environment. This role works under the general direction of the Security Supervisor and assists in overseeing a team of security coworkers, including external contractors and occasionally serves as the liaison between the security team and department management.


Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Coach and mentor junior team members.
  • Assist with maintaining team’s compliance with all departmental and organizational policies and procedures.
  • Coordinate, track and document all time and attendance, and training for the Contract Security Officers / Field Management coworkers.
  • Collaborate with the Security Supervisor and Manager on security, loss prevention and safety issues, including investigations.
  • Escalate coworker and contractor issues to Supervisor.
  • Accountable for proper radio nomenclature and etiquette for the team, for any emergency and non-emergency activity.
  • Observe drivers, messengers, and contractors entering and exiting the warehouse through the use of computer sign in log / badges and walk through and hand held metal detectors.
  • Coordinate driver escorts to the docks and ensure that the driver’s log in properly.
  • Urgently respond to emergency situations such as a fire, civil disturbance, bomb threat, explosion, flood, workplace violence, and other similar types of business interruptions covered in the company’s Business Continuity Program (BCP) at the appropriate level.
  • Continuous standing and/or walking.
  • Frequent lifting, pulling or pushing up to 50 lbs. without assistance.
  • Occasional lifting, pulling or pushing over 50lbs. with assistance.
  • Occasional stooping, kneeling and crouching.


  • Work after hours and weekends as necessary.


Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • 1 year security experience.

Other Required Qualifications

  • Demonstrated ability to stand, walk and move quickly for 8 hours or more per day.
  • Knowledge of appropriate two-way radio communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to make quick and sound decision-making in an emergency.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to effectively interact with all stakeholders.
  • History of balancing competing priorities with the ability to adapt to the changing needs of the business while meeting deadlines.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree.
Job Category: Human Resources
Job Type: Full-Time
Travel Percentage: 0%

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