Sr. Investigator - Global Security Investigations

Sr. Investigator - Global Security Investigations

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Buffalo, New York
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The Sr. Investigator is responsible to conduct and supervise complex, sensitive and high-risk incident investigations to protect the assets and interests of the company. The Sr. Investigator collaborates with appropriate business partners and local, state and federal authorities. The role will assist the Managers of Global Investigations to deploy and sustain an enterprise-wide strategy for both investigative & intelligence resource optimization and procedures in addition to operational effectiveness. The role will work to maintain a proactive, operational and business aligned culture and approach to Tesla Global Investigations as well as the larger Security Organization. The Sr. Investigator reports directly to the Program Manager of Global Investigations. This position is located at the Gigafactory Buffalo, NY.


  • Supervise, evaluate and investigate within the Global Investigations program, this include ensuring adherence to accepted standard practice.

  • Function as a point of contact between business partners and local, state and federal authorities.

  • Deliver professional investigative results in complex, sensitive and high-risk incident situations.

  • Leverage both internal and external resources in the performance of investigations as required.

  • Conduct informational and/or investigative interviews to obtain statements to confirm facts and support investigative findings.

  • Ensure appropriate case management and integrity of case files and investigative data. Interpret investigative information and provide feedback and consultation to strengthen and improve business processes.

  • Deliver professionally written investigative reports incorporating all evidence required to support investigative findings and identify causal factors to facilitate post-incident reviews.

  • Maintain and promote the highest ethical standards and conduct.

  • Support the Emergency Management team, Site Security Manager and Security Awareness & Training team as required.  

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience and a Certified Fraud Examiner.

  • Minimum of 5+ year’s progressively responsible investigative experience or corporate investigations experience. Working knowledge of investigations best practice, audit/loss prevention experience a plus.

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and leadership skills, with the ability to interact with persons at all levels.

  • Proven ability to be agile and work effectively in a dynamic environment. Demonstrated ability to perform under pressure and respond rapidly to emerging incidents and situations.

  • Excellent coordination, project management, and organization skills ·and comfortable with a multi-tasking in a high-energy environment. Should be creative and analytical problem solver with a passion to provide excellent customer service.


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