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Job Title
LOSS PREVENTION - Market Manager
Cypress, California
United States
Southern California
Reference Number
Position type
Job Function
District / Regional Mgmt
Loss Prevention
Experience level
Mid to Senior Level (Management)

LOSS PREVENTION - Market Manager


  • Job Description

    Vans: Be a Part of the Original

    “It was never about waving the brand like a flag, it was always about the people” – Paul Van Doren

    Vans is the original action sports footwear company rooted in authenticity and creativity. Founded in 1966, Vans has thrived on a legacy of impacting our greater community through Vans’ four pillars: action sports, music, art and street culture. We are constantly inspired by the expressive creators within our company and community as they bring new and innovative perspectives to help shape and transform the future of our business.

    At Vans our culture sets us apart and it influences everything we do. Everything we do supports creativity and we are driven by our five values. We are determined. We are connected to our consumers and to each other. We are inclusive. We are expressive and Fun. And most of all, we are a family.

    Vans is a subsidiary of VF, the world’s largest retail company comprised of over 30 brands. We are the leading drivers of retail as our global footwear, apparel and accessory brand is available in 170 countries worldwide. As we continue to expand, we take great measures in developing and growing our people.

    Vans is founded on a culture of learning. We take great pride in our ability to facilitate learning opportunities by providing the resources and tools necessary to support each individual’s pursuit of growth to achieve future goals. In order to prioritize career growth within our company, Vans offers courses on topics such as leadership, communication, collaboration and technical skills to ensure our employees are self-motivated and developing to the pace of our rapidly growing business.

    By joining the Vans family, you will be immersed into an environment of incredibly supportive and collaborative people. We work very hard across a multitude of large initiatives to bring the Van Doren spirit to life. We live for what we do.

    Market Loss Prevention Manager: Become the Newest Member of the Vans Family

    The Market Loss Prevention Manager supports the market as the expert in Loss Prevention. You will work closely with the retail stores on shrink reduction strategies. You are a teacher who will coach and train on loss prevention and operational excellence through meetings and audits. All matters and investigations of internal and external theft will be led by the Market LPM.  Your ability to cultivate strong relationships will be critical to your success with the Regional Director and District Sales Managers you support.





    How You Will Make a Difference:

    Support all Loss Prevention functions in a market of 30-40+ retail locations across multiple brands. Utilize brand and VF audit programs to drive loss prevention and operational compliance and evaluate store performance. Educate store teams regarding loss prevention policies and practice.Work with business leaders to develop action plans to improve results. Run high shrink target store program for market’s highest shrink stores. Program includes training, meetings, and developing shrink reduction strategies. Support the oversight and operation of loss prevention equipment such as exception reporting, case management systems, alarms, safes, counterfeit detectors, CCTV and EAS to support the stores shrink and building security. Investigate, interview, and resolve all issues related to internal and external theft in the market.


    Skills for Success:

    Years of Related Professional Experience: 2+ years

    • Ability to read and interpret documents such as employment handbook, safety rules, and policies and procedures manuals.
    • Ability to write routine business correspondence.
    • Ability to calculate figures such as discounts, interest and percentages.
    • Possesses experience in analytics, able to draw conclusions from data sets.
    • Excellent interpersonal and problem solving skills.
    • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information in a professional manner.
    • Strong presentation skills.
    • Bi-lingual English/Spanish required (depending on assigned market).

    Educational/ Position Requirements:

    • A minimum of years general management experience in the field or an equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
    • Wicklander certification a plus

    Special Physical and/or Mental Requirements:

    • Bend, lift, open and move product and related office items varying in weight from 1 to 50lbs, depending on need.
    • Must be physically capable of working in conditions normally associated with merchandise warehouse or distribution center, such as, but not limited to, warm and cold temperatures, seeing and hearing moving equipment to stay out of harm’s way, and continuous power equipment.
    • Travel by air and overnight, as required 50-70% of the time.
    • Must possess and maintain valid driver’s license.
    • Must possess and maintain reliable transportation