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Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc.

United States

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Planner I Contract Controls - Safford, AZ


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Safford, AZ, United States 

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Operations and Maintenance

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.
Under general supervision, provide expertise and leadership in scheduling and prioritizing contracting activities at assigned site.  Oversee safety, quality, and performance of outside service contractors.  Serve as site expert and company representative, interfacing with contractors and multiple disciplines within the company on contracting activities.
  • Perform contracting activities through the administration of contract requests, participating in sourcing activities and award recommendations, onboarding and offboarding of contractors, and issuing routine correspondence
  • Ensure contracts assigned are maintained and updated and that the payment methods are in place to ensure prompt payment to contractors
  • Review and approve invoices for correctness and accuracy of contractor work
  • Lead and drive collaborative sourcing efforts with stakeholders in outsourcing activities to include, but not limited to, insourcing/outsourcing decisions, development of scopes of work, and contractor performance activities
  • Establish and monitor planned contractor schedules for plant/equipment within assigned area
  • Review and assist in prioritizing work schedules
  • Review and report on contracting budgets and run rates mitigating any potential risks 
  • Monitor and report safety, health, and environmental requirements
  • Ensure manpower and work force skills are adequate and quality standards are met
  • Utilize tools and resources in communicating contractor requirements and follow up on contractor work quality and completion
  • Master a working knowledge of Company’s contracting standards, programs, and goals
  • Perform other duties as required

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School diploma or GED and four (4) years of specific experience in maintenance, supply chain, or operations within a mining/manufacturing environment; OR
  • High School diploma or GED and four (4) years of related experience in maintenance, supply chain, or operations within a mining/manufacturing environment including specific Planning experience; OR
  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Business, Accounting, Engineering or related field, with no experience required
  • Working knowledge of contracting activities