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Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc.

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Senior Warehouse Technician - Henderson Mine- Empire, CO


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Empire, CO, United States 

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Supply Chain

Job Description:

Climax Molybdenum Co., a subsidiary of Freeport-McMoRan, is the world's leading molybdenum producer and supplier. Our global operations include both primary and byproduct molybdenum mines, integrated global operations, and local customer care. We provide our worldwide partners with the most reliable supply and highest quality molybdenum and rhenium products. We have a long and successful history of conducting our business in a safe, highly efficient and socially responsible manner.


We offer outstanding opportunities for individuals who seek challenging, exciting and rewarding work for a company that supplies molybdenum for a variety of high-value applications in industries ranging from steel and oil to aerospace and construction. We encourage you to take some time to explore your career opportunities at Climax Molybdenum.


This position is located at the Climax Mine site off of CO-91 between Silverthorne, CO and Leadville, CO. This is a rural, alpine area approximately two hours from the Denver metropolitan area. The mine is at an altitude of approximately 10,200 feet. In the winter, the average high temperature is 31 degrees and the average low is 3 degrees. In the summer, the average high temperature is 71 degrees and the average low is 38 degrees. The average snowfall in Lake/Chafee counties is in excess of 200 inches per year.


Under moderate supervision, oversee or perform a variety of warehouse duties involving the receiving, unloading, inventory, storing, movement and distribution of goods and materials at assigned site.

  • Serve as a lead worker, overseeing and guiding the work of other warehouse workers and staff which may also including training of other workers
  • Receive and unload goods and materials and place into inventory
  • Receive and review orders for goods and materials
  • Review inventory records to determine availability
  • Pull requested items for customers
  • Research discrepancies and resolve issues by contacting Buyers and/or suppliers to identify missing or incorrect part numbers and/or invoice numbers
  • Update Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) as needed to:
    • Maintain records of delivered items and remaining inventory
    • Initiate restock of items as necessary
    • Update manual or automated inventory listings
  • Work with Materials management to identify and optimize placement of new stock
  • Operate a variety of light equipment, hand trucks and vehicles within a warehouse environment
  • Develop working relationships with suppliers and Buyers to facilitate work flow
  • May work with suppliers to modify their processes which will streamline work and create efficiencies for the warehouse
  • Initiate corrections of inventory in coordination with Buyers, Materials Management and Accounting personnel to maintain an accurate count
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • Three (3) years of Warehouse, Inventory Control, Materials Management or related experience
  • Thorough understanding of warehouse inventory control systems, purchase orders and accounts payable processes and methods
  • Ability to problem solve and do reconciliations and root cause analysis
  • Analytical skills are expected
  • Knowledge of purchasing rules, regulations, methods and forms
  • Expertise in operating a variety of light equipment, hand trucks and vehicles within a warehouse environment
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Display a professional can-do attitude
  • Solid computer skills with proficiency in email, and an understanding of Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, etc.)
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to maintain awareness of occupational hazards and safety precautions
  • Skilled in following safety practices and recognizing hazards