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Security Guard

Company: Vertellus Specialties
Location: Indianapolis
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionCompany OverviewVertellus is a dynamic global organization with more than a century of leadership in manufacturing health, agriculture, and performance chemicals. Our company is also a leading provider in the world of specialty chemicals for agriculture, nutrition, pharmaceutical, fine chemicals, medical, personal care, plastics, coatings, and many other industrial markets. Our products are in the things you use every day – toothpaste, deodorants, vitamins, pharmaceuticals, detergents, plastics, adhesives, inks, tires, and more. Our culture is built on mutual trust and respect for all employees to focus on providing the best products and solutions to our customers.At Vertellus, we hold ourselves and each other Accountable for Delivering Results with a Bias for Action while always acting with the utmost integrity, this is truly what it means to be a Vertellus employee. We take great pride in displaying our Core Values through our work and our teams. Job Summary:The Security Guard is responsible for promoting a safe and secure working environment for all employees who work at the site by managing entry to the site, responding to emergency situations and protecting against acts that compromise site safety. In addition, this role is responsible for managing various administrative functions including incoming/outgoing transportation coordination (truck, rail, etc.), communication systems administration (telephone dispatch, PA testing, etc.) and record maintenance. Responsibilities:Role Specific Responsibilities:Entry Control (Gate & Door)

  • Authorizes legal entry of persons or vehicles through sign in procedures and inspects vehicles before allowing entry and departure
  • Weighs vehicles and gives directions to the proper plant areas in accordance with established ISO procedures
  • Verifies Contractor's Certificate of Insurance and insures they have received a Safety Orientation before proceeding
  • Assists in maintaining the Photo ID access control procedure for the site
  • Observes departing personnel to guard against theft of company property
  • Patrols (Rounds)
  • Performs perimeter rounds after hours and takes appropriate action as necessary
  • Registers at key points to record time of inspection as defined by policy
  • Monitors for and reports irregularities such as fire hazards, spills, odors, unsafe conditions, and unlocked security doors
  • Conducts monthly fire extinguisher checks in the SPST & Main Lab buildingsEmergency Response
    • Follows Security procedures and checklist as outlined in the site Emergency Response Plan
    • Obtains and produces necessary documents for emergency responders
    • Utilizes PA system to broadcast emergency message and contacts police and fire department in the event of fires, injuries or the presence of unauthorized persons
    • Monitors the Chemtrec phone, completes Chemtrec form and makes proper notifications when informed of a Chemtrec emergency
    • Notifies Safety Dept. when informed of an injury and provides authorization for treatment form for injured employees
    • Monitors Alarm Panels, Pump Houses and Emergency Phone, and makes notificationsIncident Investigation & Reporting
      • Completes theft reports, investigates and makes proper notifications to EHS Manager
      • Records neighborhood complaints and makes notifications
      • Notifies POC/EHS Coordinator of any Security breach as defined in the Security Breach policy and maintains log of Security breach incidents
      • Provides injury report for Non- Vertellus employees and makes notifications
      • Inspects gate passes for proper signatures, verifies items noted against items actually being removed and maintains recordsCommunications Systems Admin
        • Serves as incoming dispatch for Company telephones and connects callers to the appropriate extension
        • Conducts a monthly test of the Vertellus Emergency activation system
        • Performs weekly PA testing to ensure operabilityProblem Solving & Innovation:
          • Active participation within continuous improvement activities
          • Participates in problem solving
          • Takes responsibility and ownership for own learning and development in the spirit of continuous improvement of both self and the business
          • Assists in the training, mentoring and assessment of other team members
          • Exercises autonomy and judgement subject to overall direction or guidance judgement subject to overall direction or guidanceCompliance:
            • Complies with company Health, Safety and Environmental policies, procedures and arrangements
            • Reports all Health, Safety and Environmental accidents, incidents and near misses promptly
            • Acts in a safe and responsible manner at all times Qualifications/Desired Skills:Education Desired:
              • High School Diploma or equivalent requiredExperience Desired:
                • Previous experience within a Manufacturing environment preferred
                • Proficiency within Microsoft products (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint) required
                • CPR and First Aid training required (Vertellus to provide)
                • Must possess and maintain a valid Indiana Driver's LicenseKnowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
                  • Self-motivated and ability to work within a fast paced environment
                  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
                  • Demonstrated strong computer and critical thinking skills
                  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail with the ability to adapt quickly to changing business needs and priorities
                  • Ability to work in a team environment within a multi-functional, organizational structure and exhibit robust interpersonal skills
                  • Embodies the Vertellus Core Values:
                  • Accountability: Takes ownership and holds him/herself and others accountable
                  • Deliver Results: Takes personal responsibility for performance and business results
                  • Bias for Action: Plays to win and gets the job done
                  • Integrity: Acts ethically, with integrity to do things in the right way If you have the energy, drive, and passion for joining the Vertellus team, we would love to hear from you. Apply today! Vertellus offers competitive total compensation packages, including benefits such as medical, dental, vision, life, 401(k), disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, health savings accounts, paid time off, and paid holidays. Vertellus is a global Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of and will not be discriminated against on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, ethnicity, religion, age, veteran status, disability status, genetic information, or any other protected category.

Keywords: Vertellus Specialties, Indianapolis , Security Guard, Other , Indianapolis, Indiana

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