Protect the assets of the Company by directing, establishing, implementing and monitoring programs that will minimize loss. Loss Prevention responsibility for 200 GNC retail units. Deal with Division Managers through all levels of store employees
Position will be based out of Atlanta, GA, and cover a 4 state territory.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Hire, train and direct Inventory Audit Managers for given geographical area.
Conduct operational and procedural audits in all retail locations.
Investigate potential loss or losses to a satisfactory conclusion.
Advise Regional Sales Directors and store personnel of effective Loss Prevention methods and procedures and implement training and awareness programs for Regional Sales Directors and store personnel.
Coordinate and monitor prosecution/legal matters with appropriate law enforcement agencies.
Recommend disciplinary action as outlined in company Policy/Procedures Standards.
Recommend and design physical security systems for stores.
Coordinate Loss Prevention activities as related to store openings and closings.
Administer and direct outside companies (i.e.: guard service, product vendors, etc.)
Insure that inventories are conducted in all locations while maintaining designated budget.
Conduct training and physical inventories for franchise takeovers when applicable.
Participate in the auditing and subsequent investigation of all non-retail sectors.
Perform audits in existing franchise locations as outlined in action plan.
High school diploma or GED certificate and 5+ years of retail experience.
Bachelor's Degree in Business related field and loss prevention auditing experience.
Skills and Abilities
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Basic math skills.
Knowledgeable of general auditing processes.
Strong interpersonal and ethical behavior to manage the company's assets.
Ability to visit assigned locations.
Must be able to work independently and be productive with limited remote supervision.
Loss Prevention Inventory Auditors
Work Environment / Travel / Physical Demands
Normal office environment.
Carrying, bending, lifting, reaching for and moving inventory
Lifting up to 30 lbs.
Standing for extended periods of time.
Regular travel to assigned locations as determined by supervisor and/or company.