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LP & Safety Lead

Company: House of Sport
Location: Minnetonka
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:

Description The Loss Prevention & Safety Lead serves primarily to mitigate and reduce losses through the deterrence of external theft and the execution of key operational programs. This role will model athlete engagement behaviors to detect and deter shoplifters and provide service to all athletes. Specifically, will have the tremendous responsibility of keeping our associates, customers and our store safe. This role will assist in monitoring store compliance with the Company’s policies related to safety, operational controls, inventory movement and MES execution. Additionally, this role may also assist in external/internal investigations, as well as promoting store awareness around addressing theft and operational controls.
Essential Functions of this position include:
Internal and External Theft Deterrence and Awareness:

Support, promote and actively demonstrate company values related to athlete engagement. Detection, investigation, and documentation of Organized Retail Crime, and other violations of law and/or company policy. This includes networking with law enforcement, loss prevention professionals and other retailers to identify and create comprehensive case files for repeat external theft perpetrators and minimize exposure to loss and fraud. Proactively monitors controls and conducts local surveillance to identify possible dishonest activity, concerning behaviors typically attributed to shoplifting activity – internal and external. Routinely walks stockrooms and employee only areas to ensure store is in compliance with stockroom standards and identify any signs of internal theft. Completes detailed and accurate incident reports in LPMS for all recoveries, shoplifting events, and grab & go activity. Effectively network with retail and government resources to identify, investigate, and address organized retail crime activities inclusive to case resolution and prosecution. Requires 100% ability to walk sales floor, stockrooms and office areas during duration of shift. Ability to deescalate incidents involving confrontation by Athletes exhibiting concerning behavior. Completes weekly LP Lead Recaps in CAMS
Inventory Movement Validation:
Trains all store associates and managers on Company Loss Prevention and Core Operational programs to ensure compliance. Conducts regular review of operational processes for compliance - Inventory movement, cash office procedures and Known Loss Reporting. Develops tactics for improvement, as necessary. Trains and validates process execution related to inventory movement functions to include TIME, claims, omni channel fulfillment and inventory adjustments. Analyze key metrics to identify operational deficiencies and financial risks, develops tactics to improve.
Physical Security and Safety:
  • In partnership LP Director-Specialty, assists with conducting store Loss Prevention assessments to ensure compliance with company processes and legal requirements.
  • Ensures compliance with physical building security to include key control, monthly alarm tests, alarm call response and store alarm call list is maintained.
  • Ensures the safety and security of associates, customers, and property per local regulations to include off site and external storage locations.
  • Conducts MES sweeps, Fitting Room checks and safety certifications as the needs of the business dictate.
  • Responsible for completing or assisting with all store and department specific safety certifications in a timely manner consistent with reporting expectations. i.e. monthly safety certification, rock wall and customer services department.
  • Identify and correct any safety concerns with the rock wall and climbing equipment by maintaining Company loss prevention standards and controls.
  • Ensures all necessary licenses and permits related to areas of responsibility are up to date and works with applicable departments to renew prior to expiration.
  • May function as the store safety committee leader and completing all required documentation
  • Reviews safety trends and develops action plans regularly with the store leadership team
  • Participates in Shrink Coach meetings, new hire orientation and conduct frequent training sessions with store teammates.
  • Assists the store Shrink Coach and is responsible for auditing the store Shrink Business Plan.
  • Provide ad hoc support for the general needs of the business as necessary. All Teammates are required to adhere to all safety policies and procedures. Additionally, as business needs arise, other tasks may become necessary. Qualifications Success Profile:
    • 1-3 years of Loss Prevention or educational experience preferred
    • Interview/Interrogation training and practical skills (Wicklander-Zulawski certification preferred)
    • 4-year college degree or equivalent experience preferred
    • Successfully pass comprehensive criminal background
    • World-class customer service skill and interpersonal/communication skills
    • Strong problem-solving ability and analytical skills
    • Proficiency in MS Office
    • Flexible availability – including nights, weekend, and holidays
    • Must be able to keep confidences and consistently operate in a direct and truthful manner

      Special Skills / Requirements
    • Loss Prevention Qualified (LPQ) preferred
    • Loss Prevention Certified (LPC) preferred
    • Strong conflict management skills with the ability to work alone in stressful situations DICK’S Sporting Goods is an Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to Inclusion and Diversity.

Keywords: House of Sport, Minnetonka , LP & Safety Lead, Other , Minnetonka, Minnesota

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