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Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc.

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Chief Metallurgist - Technology Center - Tucson, AZ


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Job ID:

95438

Location:

Tucson, AZ, United States 
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43

Posted:

12.09.2018
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Category Classification:

Scientific 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.
 
Under limited supervision, plans, organizes, supervises and evaluates Metallurgical testing and analysis at assigned site.
  • Supervises, enhances and monitors Metallurgical testing and analysis practices for the site
  • Reviews, recommends and implements new or enhanced testing equipment or protocols
  • Reports Metallurgical or process issues/problems and makes recommendations to appropriate site management for correction
  • Supervises or may serve as technical expert on the most complex Metallurgical testing
  • Contributes to site strategic planning and budgeting efforts for Metallurgical testing
  • Evaluates and administers contracts with vendors for the provision of services and equipment
  • Provides guidance and counsel to the site management team on applicable programs, practices and existing/proposed local, State and Federal regulations
  • Maintains current working knowledge of applicable Federal, State and local regulations
  • May represent the site on company-sponsored steering teams
  • Performs other duties as required

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Metallurgy, Chemistry or related Engineering discipline and seven (7) years of experience in Metallurgy or closely related Scientific field, including lead or supervisory experience, OR
  • Master’s degree in Metallurgy, Chemistry or related Engineering discipline and five (5) years of experience in Metallurgy or closely related Scientific field, including lead or supervisory experience 
  • Advanced knowledge of the principles and methods used in complex Metallurgical and processing analyses
  • Ability to research and analyze information of considerable difficulty and draw valid conclusions
  • Skilled in supervising, evaluating, training and motivating employees