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Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc.

United States

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Manager Health and Safety Plant - Ft. Madison, IA


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Fort Madison, IA, United States 

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Health & Safety

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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 direction plan, organize, manage and control the Industrial Hygiene and Safety programs and systems for an assigned small site or plant.
  • Develop, implement, and assess Industrial Hygiene and Safety programs
  • Direct, develop, and monitor Occupational Health and Safety practices for the site
  • Report unsafe/unhealthy conditions and make recommendation to appropriate site management for correction
  • Oversee or investigate and maintain records of accidents as required by law
  • Ensure that all training mandated by MSHA, OSHA or other body is provided and updated as appropriate
  • Serve as primary contact with MSHA, OSHA or other regulatory bodies
  • Contribute to site strategic planning and budgeting efforts for Health and Safety systems and issues
  • Evaluate and contract with vendors for the provision of services and equipment
  • Provide guidance and counsel to the site management team on applicable programs, practices and existing/proposed local, State and Federal regulations
  • Provide leadership and work direction, and evaluate the performance of subordinate Health and Safety staff
  • Represent site on company-sponsored steering teams, e.g. the company Safety Steering Team
  • Perform other duties as required

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and seven (7) years of experience in Occupational Health & Safety, OR
  • Master’s degree and five (5) years of experience in Occupational Health & Safety, OR
  • Some post-secondary education and ten (10) years of experience in Health & Safety or mining operations plus five (5) years of Health and Safety experience in the mining industry, including three (3) years of experience in a supervisory capacity