Freeport McMoRan Contract Administrator - Phoenix, AZ in Phoenix Corporate Office, Arizona

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.

Use a variety of sourcing strategies to create and execute a variety of service agreements which communicate product specifications and service requirements in support of Company operations. Ensure compliance to Company policies, to protect the Company from all risks and liabilities. Agreements can range from low-dollar to multi-million-dollar agreements, and will span multiple types of services.

  • Receive and review a wide variety of contract requests and select the most appropriate sourcing strategy based on the situation and the scope of work; may support one or more specialized areas requiring an increased depth of knowledge

  • Provide timely, accurate and cost effective contractual agreements to support Company operations with an uninterrupted flow of materials and services

  • Review bid proposals from suppliers and recommend or enter into contracts to meet the desired scope of work

  • Maintain competitive pricing with an emphasis on cost reductions, quality and supplier performance through competitive bid events, price negotiations, cost modeling, or other sourcing techniques

  • Identify supplier performance issues and work with multiple parties (internal and external to FCX) to resolve issues

  • Establish a strong and competitive supply base by identifying and qualifying new suppliers, and by evaluating and improving existing suppliers

  • Develop, maintain and enforce supplier scorecards where appropriate

  • Ensure compliance to Company, environmental and governmental policies and regulations, in order to reduce or eliminate Company liability

  • Recommend changes to new or existing corporate policies and procedures

  • Perform other duties as requested

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degreeandthree (3) years of experience in Supply Chain, Business, Accounting, Engineering or a related field

Preferred

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Business, Accounting, Engineering or a related field

  • Experience negotiating contracts for services in a mining, manufacturing and/or heavy industrial environment

  • Experience negotiating and managing MIS/IT contracts and contractors

  • Strong experience working with teams and interacting with customers

  • Experience with SAP

  • Experience with CAS and/or other contract administration systems

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel to evaluate bids and generate contracts

  • Advanced experience with Word

  • Experience with goods purchasing

  • Knowledge of supply chain practices such as cost modeling, total cost of ownership and bid analysis

  • Certifications such as Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM), Certified in Supply Management (CSM), or other recognized supply chain certifications

  • Travel on occasion based on business needs

Criteria/Conditions

  • 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

  • Position is in busy, non-smoking office

  • Location requires mobility in an office environment

  • Occasionally work will be performed in a mine, outdoor or manufacturing plant setting

  • Must be able to frequently sit, stand and walk

  • Must be able to frequently lift and carry up to ten (10) pounds

  • Personal protective equipment is required when performing work in a mine, outdoor, manufacturing or plant environment, including hard hat, hearing protection, safety glasses, safety footwear, and as needed, respirator, rubber steel-toe boots, protective clothing, gloves and any 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 per applicable 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.

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Job: *Supply Chain

Title: Contract Administrator - Phoenix, AZ

Location: AZ-Phoenix Corporate Office

Requisition ID: 1802782