Security Manager

Location: Penang, Malaysia

Salary: A competitive local hire package (and relocation within Malaysia)

Job Description

  • APac
  • Expired
  • Full Time
  • Penang, Malaysia
  • A competitive local hire package (and relocation within Malaysia) USD / Year
  • Salary: A competitive local hire package (and relocation within Malaysia)

Our client is a global semiconductor manufacturer and they are looking for a Security Manager to develop, implement and enforce company policies and procedures to protect the organisation’s employees and assets. You will be working within the facility management department to manage cross-functional teams and maintain compliance with relevant regulatory requirements throughout the site.


  • Develop and execute a comprehensive security strategy aligned with the overall organizational goals and objectives.
  • Identify security risks specific to the manufacturing facility, conduct risk assessments, and recommend mitigation strategies.
  • Collaborate with the local senior management, facilities organization, HR, IT, and legal to align security initiatives with facility operations.
  • Oversee day-to-day security operations, including access control, surveillance systems, guard management, and physical security measures.
  • Monitor and analyze security incidents, conduct investigations, and maintain incident reporting and response protocols.
  • Manage security personnel, contractors, and third-party vendors involved in security services.
  • Coordinate with external agencies, such as law enforcement and emergency services, as necessary.
  • Implement and maintain security systems and technologies, including access control systems, CCTV, intrusion detection systems, and alarms.
  • Regularly assess the effectiveness and reliability of security systems, recommend improvements, and coordinate system upgrades or installations.
  • Ensure proper integration and compatibility of security systems with other facility systems (e.g., fire alarm, HVAC, etc).
  • Develop, test, and maintain crisis management plans for various scenarios, such as fires, natural disasters, medical emergencies, or security incidents.
  • In collaboration with the safety team, conduct drills, exercises, and simulations to test emergency response plans and assess staff readiness.
  • Coordinate with the Facilities Organization and other relevant departments to establish and maintain emergency communication systems.
  • Ensure compliance with applicable security regulations such as Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (CTPAT), laws, codes, and industry standards.
  • Keep up-to-date with relevant security regulations and standards and implement necessary changes to security programs.
  • Liaise with internal auditors during security audits and assessments.
  • Assist in addressing security-related findings and implementing corrective actions.
  • Develop and deliver security training programs and materials for employees, contractors, and visitors.
  • Conduct periodic security awareness campaigns to educate stakeholders on security best practices, policies, and procedures.
  • Collaborate with the Facilities, Safety, and Human Resources to integrate security elements into employee onboarding processes.
  • Conduct routine risk assessments to identify potential security vulnerabilities and recommend risk mitigation measures.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop incident response plans and ensure effective incident management.
  • Lead or assist in the investigation of security incidents, gather evidence, and recommend corrective actions to prevent future occurrences.


  • A relevant Bachelor’s degree, such as Security Management, Criminal Justice, or Business Administration, is a prerequisite. Desirable qualifications include advanced degrees or certifications like CPP, PSP, or CISSP.
  • A deep understanding of security best practices, standards, and regulatory mandates is essential.
  • Proven experience in formulating and executing security programs, policies, and procedures is required.
  • Familiarity with various physical security systems is expected, including expertise in access control systems like Ccure 9000, Genetec Video Management System, and alarm systems.
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving abilities are necessary to effectively recognize and address security risks.
  • The capability to collaborate seamlessly with cross-functional teams and convey security concepts to non-technical stakeholders is of paramount importance.
  • Robust leadership and management proficiencies are vital for supervising security operations and personnel.
  • Expertise in risk assessment methodologies and incident response strategies is a must.

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