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Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc.

United States

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Senior Process Leader Supply Chain - Sustainability - Phoenix, AZ


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Phoenix, AZ, United States 

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Supply Chain

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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, leads Sustainability/Responsible Sourcing projects and participates in system implementations and updates, serves as the SME for Sustainability/Responsible Sourcing functions, and contributes to reporting/data enrichment activities.

  • Leads and participates in projects and initiatives focused on developing & implementing the GSC Sustainability / Responsible Sourcing program; includes the implementation of new or enhanced Responsible Sourcing processes at all sites.
  • Reviews Compliance & Responsible Sourcing information to evaluate new and existing suppliers based on risk. Monitors supplier sustainability performance.
  • Participates in the development, communication, and training of corporate Sustainability/Responsible Sourcing processes, systems and strategies.
  • Provides knowledge sharing on relevant Sustainability / Responsible Sourcing information from external contacts, industry groups, consultants and NGOs.
  • Reports corporate-wide results/metrics relative to program performance (i.e. number of suppliers evaluated, local spend, spend with Minority and Women owned business, etc.).
  • Works with Channel Management, FCX procurement professionals and suppliers to address remediation and capacity building based on results of supplier assessments (i.e. SAQ, audits, etc.). Coordinates with site GSC and Community Development team members to support initiatives to enhance economic opportunities for local communities.
  • Interacts with Sustainability and Human Rights Teams and be an integral part of driving change processes, including participation on internal committees and working groups.
  • Performs other duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, Engineering, or related discipline and six (6) years in a business environment, preferably related to reporting, auditing, supply chain and/or program management; OR
  • Master's degree in Business, Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, Engineering, or related discipline and four (4) years in a business environment, preferably related to reporting, auditing, supply chain and/or program management
  • Knowledge of supply chain management strategies and concepts
  • Knowledge of supply chain policies and procedures
  • Knowledge of audit procedures
  • Knowledge of relevant Sustainability topics (i.e. OECD, UN SDGs, UN Global Compact, Human Rights, etc.)
  • Business skills/acumen relevant to the mining sector
  • Proficiency in a variety of computer software, including Microsoft Office Word, Excel and Outlook, as well as SAP and Business Objects
  • Skill in researching and analyzing information related to vendors, contractors, applicable Responsible Sourcing and Sustainability topics
  • Skill in analyzing information of considerable difficulty and drawing valid conclusions
  • Skill in using computer databases to research, maintain, update records and files
  • Skill in handling and prioritizing multiple projects
  • Skill in effective communication, both verbal and written
  • Ability to work with general office equipment such as a personal computer and keyboard, facsimile machines and photocopier
  • Ability to develop and maintain awareness of occupational hazards and safety precautions
  • Skilled in following safety practices and recognizing hazards
  • Some travel to company operating sites may be required