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Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc.

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Senior Metallurgist - Mill/Concentrator - Multiple Locations


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Job ID:

97449

Location:

Phoenix, AZ, United States 
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Job Views:

58

Posted:

05.11.2019
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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 general supervision, provides technical expertise, guidance and leadership in Metallurgical testing and analysis at assigned site.
  • Conducts, plans and assists with Metallurgical study, development, testing and analyses of designs, processes or procedures at assigned site
  • Serves as technical expert on complex Metallurgical testing
  • Reports metallurgical or process issues and makes recommendations to Chief Metallurgist on how to resolve/correct the issues
  • Reviews and recommends new or enhanced Metallurgical testing equipment or protocols
  • Contributes to the improvement of Metallurgical process
  • 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 contribute to site strategic planning and budgeting efforts for Metallurgical testing
  • 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 five (5) years of experience in Metallurgy or related Scientific field, OR
  • Master’s degree in Metallurgy, Chemistry or related Engineering discipline and three (3) years of experience in Metallurgy or related Scientific field
  • Knowledge of the principles and methods used in complex Metallurgical and processing analyses
  • Able to research and analyze information of considerable difficulty and draw valid conclusions
  • Ability to develop and maintain awareness of occupational hazards and safety precautions
  • Skilled in following safety practices and recognizing hazards
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing