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Security Officer, Laverstoke (Bombay Sapphire Gin Distillery)

Job Name

Security Officer, Laverstoke (Hampshire)


United Kingdom




Operations - Supply Chain - Logistics

Job type:

Full time

Lead recruiter:

Evelyn Elliott

About the role

To build a positive Security culture, interfacing with internal and external customers at our Bombay Sapphire Gin Distillery at Laverstoke Mill in Hampshire (post code RG28 7NR).

Working hours are 8am - 5pm Monday-Friday with occasional overtime/weekend work to cover production demand.

Key accountabilities and responsibilities

Job Outputs:

Be the focal point for controlling all personnel entering Laverstoke Operations facility
Act as the first point of contact, ensuring appropriate personnel are contacted in Emergency situations
Liaising with Emergency Services during emergency situations
Recording Haulier Vehicles Entering/Leaving Site, Marshalling, Directing and Checking Vehicles.
Recording Employees, Visitors & Contractors Entry/Exit to site; carry out employee, contractor and driver site inductions
Identify/report/challenge any breach of site rules 
Creation and issue of employee access control ID cards
Patrolling all Bombay Sapphire Property areas, Monitoring CCTV Systems.
Carrying out Vehicle/Personal Searches as Required.
Controlling/Issuing Seals for Containers; Inspection of Containers for Security of Loading.
Management of ‘Outsourced’ Security Personnel and Companies.
Responsibility for Incident Register and Health & Safety Documentation.
Develop, implement and review of Standard Operating Procedures (Laverstoke).
Control of keys 

General Responsibilities:

Maintain responsibility and accountability through personal commitment and behaviour
Maintain behaviour in compliance with EHS requirements
Report any unsafe or environmentally unsound acts and conditions to their immediate Supervisor such that remedial action can be taken to manage the risk
Complete Behavioural Safety Obersvations in line with Bacardi Global requirements
Complete and record regular audits of the Vehicle Arrival/Despatch Log on monthly basis.
Flexibility to provide occasional cover for part time security officer role

Measures of success

Security effectively managed with no major breaches in security arrangements
Ensuring appropriate personnel are contacted in Emergency situations (Incident Controller)
Prompt and effective liaison with Emergency Services during emergency situations
Positive relationships with both internal, contract security staff and external customers
Support a Safety First, Zero Accident and Incident culture
Reviewing Security documentation as required.
Complete one Behavioural Safety Observations per month (12 per year)
Complete six Near Misses across a 12 month period.

Critical experiences for success

Verbal & Numerical skills 
Health & Safety 
Quality focus 
Excellent decision making skills
Ability to work as part of a team or on your own initiative
Full driving license preferable

Experience of working within bonded premises
Compliance – understanding of HMR&C requirements 
Basic computer skills
Previous supervisory experience would be beneficial
Experience in CCTV operations and systems

Our ways of working

Our family legacy has positively influenced our ways of working and has shaped the values to which our employees aspire. We’re caring, like a family, and not only internally, but also in the wider communities in which we operate. This is demonstrated by our commitment to both act responsibly and promote the choice to drink responsibly. We trust one another, and through that trust are able to forge strong teams and networks that empower our matrix organization structure. We’re passionate, reflecting our Latin heritage, and this means that we commit more than just time to our work: we commit energy, heart and soul. We are dedicated to being a role model in our industry, and we approach everything we do with Integrity First. Together, our values help us create what we’re most proud of: our True Heart and Winning Spirit – both in our home markets and across the world.