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Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc.

United States

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Planner II - Contract Controls - Sierrita - Green Valley, AZ


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Green Valley, AZ, United States 

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Operations Support

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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 technical expertise, guidance, and leadership in the scheduling and prioritizing of contracting activities at assigned site.  Oversee safety, quality, and performance of outside services contractors. 
  • Serve as site expert and company representative, interfacing with contractors and multiple disciplines within 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 to him/her are maintained and up-to-date and that the payment methods are in place to ensure prompt payment to contractors
  • Review and approve invoices for contractor work
  • Collaborate with Area Planners and Supervisors in the long range planning and scheduling for major production shutdowns that will require outside services support, including but is not limited to job identification, job priority, outside service requirements, material requirements, budget forecasts and contractor coordination
  • Lead and drive collaborative sourcing efforts with stakeholders in outsourcing activities to include, but not limited to, insourcing/outsourcing decisions, development of technical 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 schedule
  • Review and report on contracting budgets, run rates, and forecasting
  • Monitor and report safety, health, and environmental requirements
  • Ensure manpower and work force skills are adequate and quality standards are met
  • Provide guidance to operations/maintenance staff on contract control processes and activities
  • Serve as technical expert on contracting activities
  • Develop tools and methods to assist the operating and support departments in communicating contractor requirements for their areas and follows up on contractor work quality and completion
  • Master a working knowledge of Company’s contracting standards, programs, and goals
  • Perform other duties as requested

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School diploma or GED and seven (7) years of specific experience in maintenance, supply chain, or operations within a mining/manufacturing environment; OR
  • High School diploma or GED and seven (7) 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 and three (3) years of related experience in maintenance, mining/manufacturing operations or a related field
  • Working knowledge of contracting activities