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Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals Security Officer in St. Louis, Missouri

Job Title

Security Officer


JR000014268 Security Officer (Open)


St. Louis, MO (Pharma) - USA032

Additional Locations

St. Louis, MO

Job Description

Summary of Position:

This position is responsible for ensuring the highest level of security and safety of company personnel, property, information, and the reputation of the Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals St. Louis Site.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Prevent diversion of Schedule I through V pharmaceutical grade narcotics and list one precursor chemicals.

  • Protect DEA registrations by following DEA rules and regulations.

  • Protect Research and Development buildings as well as analytical labs.

  • Handle incoming telephone calls including sensitive issues and situations (i.e., ChemTrec emergencies, worldwide medical emergency, product information which is made available to hospitals and private physicians reporting adverse patient reactions, and general questions concerning company products and locations).

  • Assist in emergency situations (i.e., fire, crisis, etc.) and serve as a point of contact and coordinate with Police, Fire and other first responders.

  • Control plant access and property of all employees, contractors, and visitors to the site.

  • Ensure contractors are cleared to enter company facilities.

  • Allow only authorized personnel into company property, secure areas, and parking lots.

  • Control access of all materials, chemical and mechanical, entering and exiting the plant to include the escorting of inbound and outbound shipment of raw narcotic materials.

  • Enforce all company policies and procedures as well as all applicable state laws.

  • Monitor alarm systems.

  • Monitor twenty-four hour communication and dispatch center for Security, Environmental,

  • Safety, Maintenance, and Manufacturing activities.

  • Monitor twenty-four hour security patrol and surveillance of plant property and parking areas.

Job Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Graduate of accredited law enforcement academy

  • Minimum of seven years law enforcement experience

  • Armed and licensed by the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department or St. Louis County Police Department or elgible to obtain license

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Training in criminal investigations, sabotage and industrial terrorism

  • Proficient in the proper use of force to protect company personnel, visitors and property

  • Ability to attend continuing education through local colleges, St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department or St. Louis County Police Department in the following areas:

  • Private industrial security, current industrial security standards, criminal law, workplace violence, active shooter, and firearms training

  • Familiarity with the handling of hazardous material spills, injuries, and emergency response

  • Must be willing to work a rotating 12 hour shift schedule including days, nights, weekends, and holidays.

  • Must be willing to work overtime as needed

  • Hourly rate $32.71.

    Mallinckrodt is a global specialty p harmaceutical business that develops, manufactures, markets and distributes specialty pharmaceutical products. Areas of focus include therapeutic drugs for autoimmune and rare disease specialty areas like neurology, rheumatology, nephrology, ophthalmology and pulmonology; immunotherapy and neonatal respiratory critical care therapies; and analgesics and central nervous system drugs. The company's core strengths include the acquisition and management of highly regulated raw materials; deep regulatory expertise; and specialized chemistry, formulation and manufacturing capabilities. The company's Specialty Brands segment includes branded medicines; its Specialty Generics segment includes specialty generic drugs, active pharmaceutical ingredients and external manufacturing.

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Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals (“the Company”) maintains a continuing policy of non-discrimination in employment. The Company is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based upon age, ancestry, color, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), disability (mental and physical), marital status, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, national origin (including language use restrictions), political activities or affiliation, race, sex (including pregnancy, child birth, breastfeeding and medical conditions related to pregnancy, child birth or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity and gender expression, sexual orientation, as well as any other category protected by law. Furthermore, it is our policy to provide equal opportunity to individuals with disabilities and protected veterans in all phases of the employment process and in compliance with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations on every location in which the company has facilities. This policy of non-discrimination shall include, but not be limited to, the following employment decisions and practices: recruiting, hiring; promotions; demotions or transfers; layoffs; recalls; terminations; rates of pay or other forms of compensation; selection for training, including apprenticeship; and recruitment or recruitment advertising.

Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals is required to report certain payments or transfers of value (such as expense reimbursement, meals, transportation) made to U.S.-licensed healthcare professionals in compliance with the federal Physician Payment Sunshine Act (i.e. Open Payments) and certain state laws.