Career Opportunity

Asset Protection Associate

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Asset Protection


High Point


North Carolina


United States

Company Description

Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE:RL) is a global leader in the design, marketing and distribution of premium lifestyle products in five categories: apparel, accessories, home, fragrances, and hospitality. For more than 50 years, Ralph Lauren's reputation and distinctive image have been consistently developed across an expanding number of products, brands and international markets. The Company's brand names, which include Ralph Lauren, Ralph Lauren Collection, Ralph Lauren Purple Label, Polo Ralph Lauren, Double RL, Lauren Ralph Lauren, Polo Ralph Lauren Children, Chaps, and Club Monaco, among others, constitute one of the world's most widely recognized families of consumer brands.

At Ralph Lauren, we unite and inspire the communities within our company as well as those in which we serve by amplifying voices and perspectives to create a culture of belonging, ensuring inclusion, and fairness for all. We foster a culture of inclusion through: Talent, Education & Communication, Employee Groups and Celebration.

Position Overview

The Asset Protection Associate (APA) is responsible for the detection, apprehension, or deterrence of customer and associate activity that could result in a loss to Ralph Lauren. APAs are also responsible for ensuring a safe environment for all customers, associates, and vendors. APAs promote and monitor compliance to Ralph Lauren policies and procedures related to theft prevention, safety, and inventory control.

The APA is also required to promote awareness and conduct training within various areas of operational execution. This position reports to the AP Manager  and/or District Manager of AP.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities


  • Protect the company’s assets to include its facilities, product, and the well-being of its associates.  
  • Provide support to all areas of the business with the highest level of customer service.

  • Observe the daily operations of the facility to detect, mitigate, and report violations of company policies to include, but not limited to, theft, safety, and property risks.  Understand and enforce company policies and procedures.
  • Monitor and control the access of all associates, contractors, and guests throughout the premises.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of warehouse operations in order to conduct and report shortage audits.
  • Utilize Closed Circuit Television System
  • Operate and monitor the facility burglary alarm systems.  Investigate alarms and report findings.
  • Operate and monitor the facility fire alarm systems. Investigate alarms and report findings.
  • Perform required audits of life safety systems. Issue red tag impairments and hot work permits.
  • Utilize PINC Yard Management System to process inbound and outbound trailers.  Maintain truck yard security, paperwork, and trailer seals per standard operating procedures.
  • Monitor Domestic and International loads via GPS, documenting and reporting discrepancies to appropriate management per standard operating procedure.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of the facility layout to include machinery shut-offs, electrical panels, domestic water supply shut-offs, and sprinkler riser valves.
  • Document incidents and record statements as needed.
  • Ability to travel to various sites in the NC Campus to work various posts as needed and to adjust schedule to accommodate for business needs.  
  • Respond to emergency events (medical, weather, etc.) as needed.

Experience, Skills & Knowledge


  • Associate should have the ability to lift up to 75lbs.  Sit, stand, or walk for extended periods of time in various weather conditions.
  • Associate should have prior customer service, security, loss prevention or comparable experience.
  • Associate should be able to read, write, and perform high school math.
  • Associate should be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel,  Outlook, PowerPoint, PKMS, and RF / Gladiator usage.
  • Ability to do repetitive tasks that require consistent judgment
  • Ability to control potential violent and stressful situation. 
  • Ability to collect facts and document findings verbally and in written form
  • Work primarily in a both climate and not climate-controlled environment with minimal safety/health hazard potential. Work in an outdoor environment. Sedentary, sitting, walking, occasional lifting (overhead, waist level) from floor, bending, frequent near vision use for reading and computer use. Lift up to 75lbs
  • Travel as required less than 50%

Asset Protection Associate