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Loss Prevention Specialists identify theft incidents and apprehend suspects. Essential work duties listed on a Loss Prevention Specialist example resume are executing merchandise recovery procedures, reporting to Loss Prevention Managers, maintaining relevant evidence, collaborating with law enforcement agencies, and conducting store audits. Based on our collection of resumes in the field, main job requirements are observation skills, an investigative nature, excellent people skills, physical fitness, and teamwork. Some employers accept candidates holding just a high school diploma, while others require a degree.

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Safety and Loss Prevention Specialist

In current position, responsible for coordinating all safety and loss prevention efforts for the company's largest national distribution center: conducting safety and injury presentations, preventing, identifying, and addressing safety violations, auditing systems, protocol developments, elimination of shrinkage.

  • Co-developed and executed an internal safety strategic plan that resulted in a 30% increase in the overall safety score (91% overall).
  • Member of safety committee.
  • Presented training on personal protective equipment, safe lifting practices and exposure protocols.
  • Performed daily safety audits - identified in excess of 30 safety violations during past 90 days.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
BA
Business Management
2

Loss Prevention Specialist

Monitored consumer fraud, associate dishonesty and compliance for three stores. Conducted store inspections/audits ensuring compliance to all policies and procedure. Documented all violations and advised store management and Corporate Loss Prevention.

  • Cash transactions data analysis for 23 stores. Assisted District Manager with all aspects of internal investigations within assigned area. Trained new and existing Loss Prevention Specialist on safety and security programs.
  • Assigned Associate and Customer complaints to appropriate investigator and ensured cases were closed out in a timely fashion. Created and maintained Weights and Measures Complaint Log as well as ensuring timely payment of fines. Submitted qualifying cases for restitution.
  • Handled complex calendar management, meeting scheduling and management schedules for 122 Loss Prevention Specialists, 30+ Loss Prevention Managers, 2 Regional Loss Prevention Managers and 3 Directors.
  • Awarded [company name] LPS Rookie of the Year, 2005
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AS
Business Criminal Justice
3

Area Loss Prevention Specialist

  • Responsible for all loss prevention efforts within 5-8 grocery stores with an approximate annual volume of $75-$90 million
  • Interviewed those involved in incidents and recommended dispositions
  • Administered complex audits and initiated correction of store operations including receiving, sales floor, front office, cash handling and cash registers
  • Assisted in the creation of schedule II narcotic pharmacy audits
  • Trained store management on effective shrink control strategies
  • Researched, recommended and implemented enhancements to physical security
  • Significantly improved internal and external case productivity
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AS
Public Safety And Security Administration
BA
Criminal Justice Administration
4

Loss Prevention Specialist

  • Worked as part of a team and individually to meet a monthly and yearly budget along with monthly and yearly collection metrics
  • Followed multiple state specific policies and procedures when managing customer accounts
  • Navigated multiple programs while simultaneously speaking with and assisting customers who call in regarding their delinquent account
  • Educated and helped customers understand the ramifications associated with a delinquent account and offering individually tailored solutions to help resolve customer issues
  • Provided customers with excellent customer service in order to understand and solve customer issues
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
Business Economics
5

Loss Prevention Specialist

Responsible for performing surveillance of guests and employees as it relates to loss prevention. Initiating suspect detention and investigation of retail theft offenses.

  • Successful in securing over $2,000 worth of merchandise recoveries.
  • Secure the safety of employers and customers.
  • Greet and welcome all customers and employees.
  • Patrol grounds of both TopShop and TopMan stores to deter deviance. In addition to monitoring foot traffic, inspecting all fire exits and performing density checks and seal tests.
  • Responsible for employee enter and exit logs and ensure all employees and purchases have been checked and verified upon exit.
  • Train new hires and outsourced security agents in duties, routine and company policies.
  • Knowledgable in CCTV monitoring, radio codes and identifying shoplifters.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
6

Senior Loss Prevention Specialist

  • Lead Ergonomic Program as sole evaluator for both corporate offices & over 1,000 employees.
  • Performed over 300 ergonomic assessments with a re-evaluation rate of 3% with significant cost savings.
  • Lead the sit/stand workstation pilot program, taking big picture approach to gain CFO approval for program.
  • Emphasized accident investigation importance. 11% increase in corrective action completion since 2011.
  • Performed multi-layer root cause analysis as per request from regional managers and company executives.
  • Analysis responsible for multiple pilot programs in the field. With an estimated costs savings of 250k.
  • Developed educational postings & presentations for 60,000 field employees based off identified trends.
  • Sole educator on OSHA recordkeeping and compliance for new Clinical Manager hires in the Northeast.
  • Corresponded with federal entities to ensure compliance. (OSHA, BLS, DOT & DOL)
  • Lead transition of 300 MSDS to SDS updating company directory to comply with the GHS initiative.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BS
Safety & Occupational Health Applied Sciences
7

Loss Prevention Specialist

  • Deciphering potential threats and deterring theft and misconduct within the establishment
  • Providing customer service ensuring high customer satisfaction
  • Conducting internal and external investigations by utilizing Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) along with covert camera installations
  • Consistently striving on improving employee performance and professional development within the Loss Prevention team
  • Mentor and trainee of Loss Prevention Specialists
  • Learned and conducted new store opening procedures, which included coordination of a Loss Prevention team in order to provide 24-hour Loss Prevention coverage
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
8

Target, Loss Prevention Specialist

  • Conducted surveillances as defined and directed by Loss Prevention Manager
  • Identified, investigated and resolved all theft incidents by recovery and apprehension
  • Maintained a safe and secure store environment
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
9

Loss Prevention Specialist

Observes and reports incidents or suspicious activity to management and supervisors.

  • Receive and handle daily deliveries from Fedex and Ups.
  • Utilize all sales tools to drive profitable growth.
  • Attends and participate in all required trainings and meetings.
  • Also assist with managing merchandising, loss prevention, and inventory control.
  • Have the ability to train and manage store associates about store policies, procedures and shrink/shortages.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AS
Associate of Science
10

Loss Prevention Specialist

  • Managed all Loss Prevention activities for 75 stores in the New York/New Jersey Metro Area and maintained communication with 2 Regional Managers, 7 District Managers and Corporate Office.
  • Due to change in accounting and internal bookkeeping system, I am unable to communicate shrink improvement to date. However, there was continued progress made in high shortage locations.
  • Internal apprehensions increased by 7% in 2011.
  • Audit score improvement from 86% to 89% in 2011.
  • Implemented "Video Review Program" in high loss stores in order to take a proactive approach to Loss Prevention.
  • Provided training at the Regional Store Manager, District Store Manager and Store personnel level on internal and external theft prevention and detection.
  • Worked with Regional, District and Store Management to develop action plans to minimize the repeat of identified issues.
  • Conducted investigations and interviews of dishonest associates.
  • Responsible for creating and publishing quarterly Company Loss Prevention Newsletter.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
AAS
Criminal Justice

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