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Job Field:
Business Support Services Jobs
Procurement Jobs
United States of America
Contract Type:
Full Time / Permanent
Salary Description:
on application
Job Ref:

Place purchase orders with approved vendors for materials, machinery, equipment, tools, parts and other routine supplies or services at assigned site. 
  • Receive and review a wide variety of requisitions
  • May support one or more specialized areas requiring an increased depth of knowledge
  • Interview vendors to obtain information concerning product/service, price, availability and delivery date
  • Estimate value according to knowledge of market price
  • Review bid proposals from vendors and recommend or enter into contracts within limits of delegated authority
  • Maintain records of purchased items, cost, delivery, performance and inventory and approve bills for payments within limits of delegated authority
  • Discuss defects with quality control/inspection personnel to determine source of defect and initiate corrective action
  • Perform other duties as required

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Business, Accounting, Engineering or a related field, with no experience required


  • Experience working with SAP software
  • Purchasing experience within a mining, manufacturing, or heavy industrial environment\
  • Supply chain certifications such as CPM or CPSM
  • Knowledge of Supply Chain business practices, such as cost modeling, total cost of ownership, bid analysis 
  • Intermediate or higher proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word; necessary to evaluate bids, and generate contracts 
  • 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 primarily in an office setting
  • Occasionally work will be performed in a mine, outdoor 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
  • 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 allowed by 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

Nearest Major City

Prescott Valley


Buyer - Bagdad, AZ

Primary Location

United StatesArizonaBagdad

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