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Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc.

United States

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Contract Administrator - Chino, NM


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Silver City, NM, United States 

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Business and Administrative Services

Job Description:

Freeport-McMoRan is a premier U.S.-based natural resources company with headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona. We operate large, long-lived, geographically diverse assets with significant proven and probable reserves of copper, gold and molybdenum. The company has a dynamic portfolio of operating, expansion and growth projects in the copper industry. Freeport-McMoRan is the world’s largest publicly traded copper producer, the world’s largest producer of molybdenum and a significant gold producer. We have a long and successful history of conducting our business in a safe, highly efficient and socially-responsible manner.
We have the assets, the talent, the drive and the financial strength to provide attractive and rewarding careers for our employees. We encourage you to take some time to explore your career opportunities at Freeport-McMoRan.

Use a variety of sourcing strategies to create and execute a variety of service agreements which communicate product specifications and service requirements in support of Company operations.  Ensure compliance to Company policies, to protect the Company from all risks and liabilities.  Agreements can range from low-dollar to multi-million-dollar agreements, and will span multiple types of services.

  • Receive and review a wide variety of contract requests and select the most appropriate sourcing strategy based on the situation and the scope of work; may support one or more specialized areas requiring an increased depth of knowledge
  • Provide timely, accurate and cost effective contractual agreements to support Company operations with an uninterrupted flow of materials and services
  • Review bid proposals from suppliers and recommend or enter into contracts to meet the desired scope of work
  • Maintain competitive pricing with an emphasis on cost reductions, quality and supplier performance through competitive bid events, price negotiations, cost modeling, or other sourcing techniques
  • Identify supplier performance issues and work with multiple parties (internal and external to FCX) to resolve issues
  • Establish a strong and competitive supply base by identifying and qualifying new suppliers, and by evaluating and improving existing suppliers
  • Develop, maintain and enforce supplier scorecards where appropriate
  • Ensure compliance to Company, environmental and governmental policies and regulations, in order to reduce or eliminate Company liability
  • Recommend changes to new or existing corporate policies and procedures
  • Perform other duties as requested

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and three (3) years of experience in Supply Chain, Business, Accounting, Engineering or a related field