Asset Protection Specialist in New Orleans, LA at Advance Auto Parts

Date Posted: 8/8/2018

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Job Description

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class:

SUMMARY:

An Asset Protection Specialist must be fully trained in store operational procedures, and be knowledgeable of the duties and responsibilities of the entire store staff and its impact upon the success of a given District, Region and Operational area. The Asset Protection Investigator acts as a liaison between the District Leader associated regional Team Members, and the Asset Protection Director. The ability to conduct a thorough and efficient audit and analysis of all targeted areas is essential to assisting in the accomplishment of corporate shrinkage goals, and to maintain a store with peak performance, thus better serving our customers. The protection of the company¿s assets whether they be human, monetary, merchandise, or property being the primary interest of this job.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

 


•  The ability to communicate effectively is extremely important to this role.

 


•  The ability to motivate and train store associates is an absolute and essential function of this position. The role of teacher, trainer, and mentor cannot be overemphasized.

 


•  This position requires PC knowledge and familiarity with Word, Excel, and PowerPoint type software programs. This position requires daily/weekly interaction with LPMS (Case Management) Software as well as XBR (POS Exception) software.

 


•  Conducts thorough examination of designated administrative paperwork that has been generated by the store staff during the normal course of business. This examination will include, but may not be limited to information contained on the audit report, to include bother full audit and cash audits, P & L statements, shrinkage reports, and all other exception reports as generated by the Corporate Office.

 


•  Conducts interviews of company store personnel during the course of an audit and/or investigation to insure that company policies are not only known, but are being followed. All plans or correction and follow-up are coordinated and communicated through the District Manager and Asset Protection Manager.

 


•  The ability to quickly learn and use job specific computer programs

 


•  The ability to analyze trends and present solutions is paramount to success in this position.

 


•  Verify that all bank deposits were made within the expected time frame, and in the proper amounts. This position must verify that the proper procedures are being adhered to.

 


•  Ensures that refunds and exchanges of merchandise for either cash and/or credit are not only completed in accordance with corporate guidelines, but are also legitimate.

 


•  Identifies causes of shrinkage in stores and reports it to the District manager and the Asset Protection Director for appropriate action and follow-up.

 


•  Completes investigations as necessary.  In these situations it is the responsibility of the Asset Protection Investigator to maintain communication with the Asset Protection Director prior to, during, and upon completion of all cases assigned. In addition, coordination with the local law enforcement authorities, to include all facets of the criminal justice system, may be necessary.

 


•  Completes and forwards to the appropriate designated management personnel, copies all completed audits, and/or investigations.

 

 

 

Job Requirements

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITES

There are no supervisory responsibilities assigned for this position.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

Bachelors degree (B.A) from four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience is preferred.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or Team Members of the organization.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Abiltiy to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

REASONING ABILTIY

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Ability to speak Spanish would be desirable

Inteviewing and Interrogation Techniques (Wicklander)

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a Team Member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the team member is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.  The Team Member frequently is required to stand and sit.  The Team Member is occasionally required to walk; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell.  The Team Member must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a Team Member encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the Team Member may be exposed to moving mechanical parts; precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; various traffic situations, and outside weather conditions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually low.

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS: 

Up to 60% overnight travel may be required in order to complete the requirements associated with this position.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.