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Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc.

United States

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2019 Summer Internship - Global Supply Chain - Safford Mine


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Safford, AZ, United States 

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Freeport-McMoRan (FCX) is a leading international mining company with headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona. FCX operates large, long-lived, geographically diverse assets with significant proven and probable reserves of copper, gold and molybdenum.

Freeport-McMoRan’s internship program is tailored to students and recent graduates with mining-related degrees. Internships typically run mid-May thru mid-August as well as the fall and spring semesters. Our intern program has been referred to as one of the top programs in the mining industry. By providing structure and access to top minds and technology in mining today, our internship will provide you the skills and experience to help prepare you for a successful career.

Under general supervision, performs a variety of supply chain duties which could include but not limited to:

  • Receives and unloads goods and materials and places into inventory
  • Reviews Requisitions and places orders for goods and materials
  • Reviews inventory records to determine availability
  • Special projects to assist in the management of goods & services
  • Maintains records of delivered items and remaining inventory
  • Updates manual or automated inventory listings
  • Performs other duties as required

Minimum Qualifications 

  • Full-time student currently enrolled in an appropriate Bachelor’s degree program at an accredited four-year university; OR
  • Recent college graduate having graduated within 12 months prior to internship start date with an appropriate Bachelor’s degree
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to develop and maintain awareness of occupational hazards and safety precautions
  • Skilled in following safety practices and recognizing hazards
  • Knowledge of purchasing rules, regulations, inventory control systems and methods, forms purchase orders and accounts payable processes
  • Ability to research and gather information related to vendors, contracts, equipment and supplies
  • Ability to use computer databases to research, maintain and update records and files
  • Able to operate a variety of light equipment, hand trucks and vehicles within a warehouse environment