Freeport McMoRan Superintendent Technical Training - Supervisor Development Program - MTI - Sahuarita, AZ in Technical Training Institute (Sahuarita, AZ), 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.

Lead and develop company-wide Supervisor training programs focused on technical skill requirements for optimal business performance. Accountable and responsible for the implementation of training, assessment and improvement programs to a culturally diverse range of learners. Contribute to the department and overall division team efforts, demonstrating those behaviors that fully support, technical training values, policies and procedures.

  • Ensure that all learning programs are professionally designed, evaluated and delivered in a wide range of applications in order to meet Freeport-McMoRan employee development needs and quality standards

  • Ensure that all training programs include accepted principles of adult learning

  • Ensure that all delivery and assessment schedules are designed and implemented in such a way as to ensure that programs are delivered to meet strategic targets and customer requirements

  • Implement all aspects of the Company Learning Management System

  • Ensure all participant learning and assessment data/results are accurately recorded and reported so that participant records are consistently kept up-to-date and accurately recorded

  • Seek and respond to customer requests for training and assessments

  • Provide customers with competent advice and support regarding the wide range of technical training services and products in order to assist technical training to meet/exceed customer expectations

  • Adjust content and rates of delivery of learning programs to meet the expectations of customers

  • Manage contracts associated with department training needs

  • Performs other duties as requested

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School diploma or GEDandat least fourteen (14) years of directly related experience,includingat least three (3) years as a Supervisor or in a mid-level management role;OR

  • Bachelor’s degreeandat least ten (10) years of directly related experience,includingat least three (3) years as a Supervisor or in a mid-level management role

  • Skill in analytical thinking

  • Lead by example in order to be a role model for all colleagues, direct reports and development program participants

  • Consistently demonstrate leadership and teamwork qualities and behaviors that fully support and enhance the department’s ability to achieve its objectives and meet company employee development and systems implementation expectations

  • Ability to travel up to 50% of the time


  • This position will focus on the Mine Operations side of our business - candidate should have expertise in the safe and efficient operation of an open pit

  • Prior experience either conducting training or supervising a training department

  • Previous experience serving as a mentor to others

  • Familiarity with the current technical Supervisor development program (Tinaja Training Program)

  • Ability and desire to coach and develop others

  • Strong tactical skills with a strategic mindset

  • Self-starter with the ability to collaborate and influence others


  • 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 performed 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 required to stand, sit, demonstrate manual dexterity, climb stairs and ladders, and work on elevated platforms

  • Occasionally may be required to lift up to fifty (50) pounds during the course of the work day

  • 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.

/Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability/

Job: *Operations Support

Title: Superintendent Technical Training - Supervisor Development Program - MTI - Sahuarita, AZ

Location: AZ-Technical Training Institute (Sahuarita, AZ)

Requisition ID: 1900451