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Senior Supervisor Supply Chain : Climax, CO, US, 80429

Job Field:
Business Support Services Jobs
Logistics Jobs, Procurement Jobs
United States of America
Contract Type:
Full Time / Permanent
Salary Description:
on application
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Climax Molybdenum is the world’s leading producer of molybdenum and has a long, successful history of doing business in a safe, highly efficient and socially responsible manner. We have operated in Colorado for more than 100 years and today have mining and milling operations near Leadville, Kremmling and Empire. Our Climax mine is located between Frisco and Leadville. Our Henderson mine and mill are an hour’s drive apart – separated by the Continental Divide and a 15-mile conveyor system (10 miles is underground). The Henderson mine is about 50 miles west of Denver and 10 miles west of Empire, and the mill is located between Dillon and Kremmling.

Climax Molybdenum has the assets, drive and financial strength to provide attractive and rewarding careers. Take time to explore the opportunity to advance your career at one of our sites – the Climax mine and the Henderson mine and / or mill. Live life at the top!


Supervise a cross-functional team of Supply Chain personnel. Responsible for measuring and managing performance to ensure the effectiveness of the team, and resolve issues as needed in support of maintenance and operations at one or more sites.


  • Supervise team of Contract Controls Specialists and Materials Planning Specialists, including hiring team members, writing and conducting performance reviews and regularly provide feedback to employees, both verbally and written.
  • Provide direction and oversight of all site sourcing activities, working closely in the field with customers.
  • Manage and triage subordinates workload, including collaborative planning, master data requests, expedite requests, obsolescence, rotables, bulks, part changes and services requests.
  • Monitor KPI and forecasting performance measures to ensure customer service levels are met and communicated. Responsible for measuring and monitoring direct reports’ performance.
  • Supervise the implementation of new or enhanced supply chain processes. Communicate to and educate customers where necessary.
  • Ensure adherence to General Accounting Principles (GAAP), financial laws (SEC), Company policies, internal controls (SOX) and Principles of Business Conduct (PBC) etc.
  • Manage special/periodic responsibilities, including: Obsolescence, Rotables & Bulks, Part Changes & Requests.
  • Ensure adherence to correct safety and operating procedures and compliance with appropriated federal and state laws and regulations.
  • Perform other duties as required.


Minimum Qualifications

  • High School diploma or GED and seven (7) years of experience in Global Supply Chain including (5) years in the mining industry, and including supervisory or lead experience; OR
  • High School diploma or GED and seven (7) years of experience in the mining industry, including (5) years directly interfacing with supply chain, and including supervisory or lead experience; OR
  • Bachelor’s degree and five (5) years of experience in Global Supply Chain, mining industry, or a related field, including supervisory or lead experience; OR
  • Master’s degree and three (3) years of experience in Global Supply Chain, mining industry, or a related field, including supervisory or lead experience


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Business, Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, Engineering, or a related field
  • Five (5) years of experience in the mining industry


  • 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 may 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

Benefits & Compensation

The company provides a competitive and comprehensive benefits package offering health and welfare benefits, paid time off, retirement, and more. These benefits are available to you and your eligible dependents on your first day of employment. Some of your benefits are company paid, and you will pay a portion of other benefits. The company pays the greatest portion of your benefits, passing along only a fraction of the total cost to employees. For further benefits information please click here: Benefits Details

Pay Range:

$79,900 - $113,000 Annually

Rate of pay dependent on competency, experience, qualifications and skills

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

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