Freeport McMoRan Senior Warehouse Technician - Henderson Mine- Empire, CO in Henderson Mine (Empire, CO), Colorado

Climax Molybdenum Co., a subsidiary of Freeport-McMoRan, is the world's leading molybdenum producer and supplier. Our global operations include both primary and byproduct molybdenum mines, integrated global operations, and local customer care. We provide our worldwide partners with the most reliable supply and highest quality molybdenum and rhenium products. We have a long and successful history of conducting our business in a safe, highly efficient and socially responsible manner.

We offer outstanding opportunities for individuals who seek challenging, exciting and rewarding work for a company that supplies molybdenum for a variety of high-value applications in industries ranging from steel and oil to aerospace and construction. We encourage you to take some time to explore your career opportunities at Climax Molybdenum.

This position is located at the Climax Mine site off of CO-91 between Silverthorne, CO and Leadville, CO. This is a rural, alpine area approximately two hours from the Denver metropolitan area. The mine is at an altitude of approximately 10,200 feet. In the winter, the average high temperature is 31 degrees and the average low is 3 degrees. In the summer, the average high temperature is 71 degrees and the average low is 38 degrees. The average snowfall in Lake/Chafee counties is in excess of 200 inches per year.

Under moderate supervision, oversee or perform a variety of warehouse duties involving the receiving, unloading, inventory, storing, movement and distribution of goods and materials at assigned site.

  • Serve as a lead worker, overseeing and guiding the work of other warehouse workers and staff which may also including training of other workers

  • Receive and unload goods and materials and place into inventory

  • Receive and review orders for goods and materials

  • Review inventory records to determine availability

  • Pull requested items for customers

  • Research discrepancies and resolve issues by contacting Buyers and/or suppliers to identify missing or incorrect part numbers and/or invoice numbers

  • Update Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) as needed to:

o Maintain records of delivered items and remaining inventory

o Initiate restock of items as necessary

o Update manual or automated inventory listings

  • Work with Materials management to identify and optimize placement of new stock

  • Operate a variety of light equipment, hand trucks and vehicles within a warehouse environment

  • Develop working relationships with suppliers and Buyers to facilitate work flow

  • May work with suppliers to modify their processes which will streamline work and create efficiencies for the warehouse

  • Initiate corrections of inventory in coordination with Buyers, Materials Management and Accounting personnel to maintain an accurate count

  • Perform other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • Three (3) years of Warehouse, Inventory Control, Materials Management or related experience

  • Thorough understanding of warehouse inventory control systems, purchase orders and accounts payable processes and methods

  • Ability to problem solve and do reconciliations and root cause analysis

  • Analytical skills are expected

  • Knowledge of purchasing rules, regulations, methods and forms

  • Expertise in operating a variety of light equipment, hand trucks and vehicles within a warehouse environment

  • Excellent customer service skills

  • Display a professional can-do attitude

  • Solid computer skills with proficiency in email, and an understanding of Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, etc.)

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing

  • Ability to maintain awareness of occupational hazards and safety precautions

  • Skilled in following safety practices and recognizing hazards


  • High School diploma or GED

  • More experienced computer skills in SAP, Microsoft Excel, and Materials Management software


  • Ability to understand and apply verbal and written work and safety-related instructions and procedures given in English

  • Ability to communicate in English with respect to job assignments, job procedures, and applicable safety standards

  • Must be able to work in a potentially stressful environment

  • Work is in a mine or manufacturing plant setting, which may include exposure to extremes in temperature and humidity, moving mechanical parts, risk of electrical shock, toxic chemicals, explosives, fumes or airborne particles

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit, demonstrate manual dexterity, climb stairs and ladders, work on elevated platforms, talk, hear and see

  • Occasionally may be required to lift moderately heavy objects up to thirty (30) pounds during the course of the workday

  • Personal protective equipment is required when performing work in an outdoor or plant environment, including hard hat, hearing protection, safety glasses, safety footwear, and other protective equipment as required

  • Freeport-McMoRan promotes a drug/alcohol-free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug testing and on-going random drug testing as allowed by state laws

Freeport-McMoRan has reviewed the jobs at its various office and operating sites and determined that many of these jobs require employees to perform essential job functions that pose a direct threat to the safety or health of the employees performing these tasks or others. Accordingly, the Company has designated the following positions as safety-sensitive:

  • Site-based positions, or positions which require unescorted access to site-based operational areas, which are held by employees who are required to receive MSHA, OSHA, DOT, HAZWOPER and/or Hazard Recognition Training; or

  • Positions which are held by employees who operate equipment, machinery or motor vehicles in furtherance of performing the essential functions of their job duties, including operating motor vehicles while on Company business or travel (for this purpose “motor vehicles” includes Company owned or leased motor vehicles and personal motor vehicles used by employees in furtherance of Company business or while on Company travel); or

  • Positions which Freeport-McMoRan has designated as safety sensitive positions in the applicable job or position description and which upon further review continue to be designated as safety-sensitive based on an individualized assessment of the actual duties performed by a specifically identified employee

/Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability/

Job: *Supply Chain

Title: Senior Warehouse Technician - Henderson Mine- Empire, CO

Location: CO-Henderson Mine (Empire, CO)

Requisition ID: 1803327