Freeport McMoRan Senior Compliance (HR) Investigator – 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.

Conduct assigned investigation including planning, conducting investigations, litigation prep and reporting and closure for cases for North America sites. Conduct review with legal to ensure compliance with local, national laws and regulations.

  • Conduct regulatory (MSHA, EEOC, etc.) and non-regulatory (PBC, Guiding principles, etc.) investigations from intake through resolution, some of which are complex and difficult

  • Develop investigation plans; assign administrative investigation tasks to appropriate teams or Local HR, review investigation outcome, collect any actions taken, and monitor investigation compliance

  • Conduct investigation consistent with standardized investigation process, generate and issue reports on findings; provide guidance to field HR on standardized process

  • Support the investigation process by aligning with business needs, designing investigation outcome communications for involved parties, and assigning appropriate resources to communicate outcomes

  • Resolve and respond to escalations from the HR Service Center by collaborating with peers to conduct research, investigate inquiries and provide resolution

  • Research and propose Investigation leading practices and proposed process improvements to Investigation management

  • Maintain and update Investigation policies and procedures based on leading practice findings, local and national laws, service level metrics, manager delegations and inquiry escalations

  • Collaborate with peers, HR Business Partners, HR Centers of Expertise (COEs) and the business customers, assist in maintaining relationships to improve and implement Investigation solutions and service delivery

  • Perform other duties as requested

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Human Resources, or related disciplineandfive (5) years experience conducting employment or compliance related investigations;OR

  • High School diploma or GEDandnine (9) years experience conducting employment or compliance related investigations

  • Knowledge of policies, procedures and best practices particularly in Investigation

  • Knowledge of local, federal and labor laws

  • Business acumen (business management, financials, and information technology)

  • Skill in developing and maintaining influential relationships with customers, supervisors and peers

  • Skill in ethical decision making and applying the principles of business conduct

  • Skill in collaborative work efforts with peers, Local HR Managers and Generalists, and all levels of management

  • Skill in effective communication, both verbal and written

  • Skill in Microsoft programs (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

  • Ability to work effectively in an environment subject to changing priorities and short deadlines

Preferred

  • Master’s degree with emphasis in compliance or related degree

  • Experience working in Compliance or HR Investigations

  • Experience conducting workplace investigations from intake through resolution for a large corporation

  • Experience conducting workplace investigations which include, but are not limited to, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, inappropriate behavior, unfair employment practices, and other policy violations

  • Experience drafting and presenting investigation reports to multiple levels within the organization

  • Experience in mining, natural resources or similar industry

  • Ability and willingness to travel 30-40% or more

  • Ability and willingness to be available for varying shifts (outside of normal work hours)

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

  • Physical demands are consistent with standard office work, including ability to sit for several hours at a time

  • Frequent domestic travels

  • 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

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: *Human Resources

Title: Senior Compliance (HR) Investigator – Phoenix, AZ

Location: AZ-Phoenix Corporate Office

Requisition ID: 1900997