Security Manager


Crockett, CA, US

Req ID:  38422
Date:  May 17, 2024

ASR Group is the world’s largest refiner and marketer of cane sugar, with an annual production capacity of more than 6 million tons of sugar. The company produces a full line of grocery, industrial, food service and specialty sweetener products. Across North America, ASR Group owns and operates six sugar refineries, located in Louisiana, New York, California, Maryland, Canada and Mexico. In the European Union, the company owns and operates sugar refineries in England, Portugal.  ASR Group also owns and operates mills in Mexico and Belize.  The company’s brand portfolio includes the leading brands Domino®, C&H®, Redpath®, Tate & Lyle®, Lyle’s® and Sidul®.




ASR Group’s companies have more than 150 years of experience taking sugar cane from the field to the table.  Our expertise in every aspect of the cane sugar process is without equal.  We are the largest vertically integrated cane sugar refiner in the world.  Our nine refineries are found in five countries across the globe and collectively can produce more than six million tons of sugar.  We also own and operate sugar mills in the United States, Mexico, and Belize.  As an expert in raw sugar procurement, our reach spans more than 40 countries and our network of partners and suppliers has never been stronger.  Our brands are leaders in their respective markets.  We sell our branded and private label sugars, sweeteners and syrups in the grocery, food service, industrial and pharmaceutical channels in the Americas, Caribbean, Europe, the Middle East, India, and Asia. Over the last several years, the company has made investments to accelerate growth by providing innovation to the marketplaces across geographies that extend beyond the traditional sugar market.



The Security Manager at Crockett will have direct supervision over Security at Crockett. Additionally, this position will be responsible for managing all security related incidents, investigations, and other related security program matters. In all areas of responsibility this position will work closely with corporate and plant personnel to maximize overall efficiency and effectiveness of the Security & efforts.  This manager will have the responsibility to lead the implementation and evaluation of critical Security, programs, and procedures to achieve goals, objectives, and continuous improvement related to compliance as well as risk reduction. This individual is responsible for all external communications with regulators and will act as the primary interface between the enforcement agencies and the Plant Operations. The Manager will interact with community interest groups, contractors, and consultants on a routine basis. This individual must demonstrate the ability to lead and influence operations staff not under direct supervision. The position reports directly to the Corporate Director, Security.




  • Bachelor of Arts degree from an accredited 4-year institution
  • Experience working as security manager or related capacity in a large industrial setting
  • Experience utilizing Honeywell systems
  • Advanced knowledge of and experience in the use, administration and integration of computer networks and associated security equipment and sub-systems, video, and access control enterprise level systems, (analog and IP) equipment
  • Specific knowledge of Pro-Watch, Max-Pro, Video Management Systems, Visitor Management Systems, CCTV and other alarm or monitoring systems
  • At least 3 years of management experience in a security leadership role
  • Prior experience with security audits is preferred
  • Must be able to obtain a Transportation Worker Identification Card (TWIC) for travel to other sites



  • Military or law enforcement background is highly preferred
  • Advanced security technology knowledge
  • Experience with the management of contracted security officers.
  • Must have a familiarity with EHS processes



  • Responsibility of the Security Manager will be to manage all security related incidents, investigations and other related security program matters in addition to administering the security program at a major ASR Plant facility
  • Maintain Plant security in alignment with Global Security policy, objectives, and initiatives.
  • Support the Security Mission of the Plant, ensuring all employees, contractors and visitors are fully compliant with all refinery rules and regulations
  • Completes all required company and governmental 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
  • Monitor CCTV systems for access violations and procedural errors; correct as needed. Recommend system enhancements.
  • If contracted security services are needed the Manager must direct and schedule 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 at the Plant (fire, medical, severe weather, etc.)
  • Provides appropriate written communications to Director
  • Available to perform all functions when scheduled to be on-call
  • Keeps Director well informed, both verbally and in writing, of all issues within assigned area of responsibility; escalates issues to Director, Corporate Security as needed
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Conducts 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
  • Maintains a working partnership with Plant and attends all appropriate meetings
  • Provides expert security back-up and guidance to other ASR facilities
  • Conducts internal investiagtions




  • 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
  • Must be able to successfully manage a third-party security force
  • Maintain contact with and support site EHS Manager
  • Manages a Security Supervisor




  • 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 always maintain confidentiality of proprietary business information
  • 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
  • Problem-Solving
  • 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 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




  • Crockett, California


The pay range for this position is below. The pay rate for the successful candidate will depend on the candidate’s qualifications and prior experience.


  • Salary Range: $102,500 - $190,500


We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other category protected under federal, state, or local law.  All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need. 

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland