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CONTRACT ADMINISTRATOR - CLIMAX MINE - LEADVILLE, CO

Job Field:
Business Support Services Jobs
Discipline:
Logistics Jobs, Procurement Jobs
Minerals:
Unspecified
Country:
United States of America
Region:
Colorado
Contract Type:
Full Time / Permanent
Currency:
Unspecified
Salary Description:
on application
Posted:
06-Oct-17
Recruiter:
Freeport-McMoRan
Job Ref:
1703255

Climax Molybdenum Co., a subsidiary of Freeport-McMoRan, is the world's leading molybdenum producer and supplier. Our global operations include both primary and byproduct molybdenum mines, integrated global operations, and local customer care. We provide our worldwide partners with the most reliable supply and highest quality molybdenum and rhenium products. We have a long and successful history of conducting our business in a safe, highly efficient and socially responsible manner.

We offer outstanding opportunities for individuals who seek challenging, exciting and rewarding work for a company that supplies molybdenum for a variety of high-value applications in industries ranging from steel and oil to aerospace and construction. We encourage you to take some time to explore your career opportunities at Climax Molybdenum.

This position is located at the Climax Mine site off of CO-91 between Silverthorne, CO and Leadville, CO. This is a rural, alpine area approximately two hours from the Denver metropolitan area. The mine is at an altitude of approximately 10,200 feet. In the winter, the average high temperature is 31 degrees and the average low is 3 degrees. In the summer, the average high temperature is 71 degrees and the average low is 38 degrees. The average snowfall in Lake/Chafee counties is in excess of 200 inches per year.

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 Freeport-McMoRan) 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 degree in Supply Chain, Business, Accounting, Engineering or a related field and three (3) years of experience in Supply Chain, Business, Accounting, Engineering or a related field

Qualifications

Preferred

  • Prior experience negotiating contracts for services in a mining, manufacturing and/or heavy industrial environment
  • Knowledge of supply chain practices such as cost modeling and bid analysis
  • Proficient in MS Word, & MS Excel to evaluate bids and generate contracts 
  • Experience in CAS (Contract Administration System)
  • Experience conducting bid meetings and bid negotiations 
     

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, 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 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

Nearest Major City

Denver

Job

Contract Administrator - Climax Mine - Leadville, CO

Primary Location

United StatesColoradoClimax (Leadville, CO)

Requisition ID

1703255

Closing Date:
02/11/2017

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