Thermo Fisher Scientific Manager, Security in Cincinnati, Ohio

Job Description

When you join us at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll be part of a smart, driven team that shares your passion for exploration and discovery. With revenues of $22 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our people the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.

How Will You Make an Impact?

In this key role, you will develop and maintain all aspects of the security site plan that will cover the physical, systems, processes, and employee and contractor requirements. This position directs and administers contract security services to ensure that the physical property is protected and provisions are made for the welfare and safety of all employees. You will also manage security programs and support DEA and Emergency Medical Services to ensure regulatory compliance. You will support all security activities to ensure that the physical property is protected and provisions are made for the welfare and safety of all employees for the site.

What will you do?

  • Develop the site master plan and monitor changes for security of our employees, client product, buildings and assets.

  • Serve as the primary user of the security systems such as: cameras, card access, intrusion, and life safety computer systems. This includes feedback and support in the design, management, documentation, preventative maintenance (PM), upgrades, troubleshooting and corrective actions to the system.

  • Partner with Thermo Fisher Scientific Corporate Security partners to implement company-wide processes & systems to ensure standardization and compliance across the organization.

  • Own and manage the site security controlled high security key system and enforcement of these procedures.

  • Audit people access to the site and develop process for non-employees to be on site.

  • Own the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) harmonization for site access for contractors, visitors & temporary staffing.

  • Manage the contract and day to day functions of the on-site third party security company to deliver the contract scope to meet the needs of the site.

  • Perform periodic audits on scope, training, function, etc. Oversee the on time completion of system PMs.

  • Provide on call 24/7 Security and Emergency Services and serves as a Logistic Officer for emergency events.

  • Conduct thorough incident review processes to identify root cause and Corrective Actions / Preventative Actions (CAPA).

  • Represent the company as the focal point of employee security.

  • Perform frequent site and system audits. Manage expense budgets for security improvements.

  • Ensure security operations are in compliance with safety and security procedures & are adhered to at all times.

Support Human Resources and Site leadership in employee relations issues and investigations.

How will you get there?


BS/BA with a concentration in physical or biological science, industrial technology, criminal justice or related field is preferred


  • Six to ten years of related experience within a corporate security, law enforcement or military environment.

  • Experience with emergency response tactics a plus.

  • Excellent customer facing skills, strong service orientation

  • A strong and effective communicator

  • Knowledge of DEA, OSHA regulations, state and local building codes.

  • System Knowledge: Card Access, Security, Fire and Life Safety, Camera, etc. Strong understanding of best practices and solutions to security requirements.

  • Ability to identify all relevant security aspects and assess corresponding risks to minimize security impact.

  • Ability to react quickly to changing environments or incidents on site and identify and analyze problems.

This position has not been approved for relocation assistance.

About Thermo Fisher Scientific

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 70,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

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