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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
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Supervise a team of Buyers responsible for sourcing and procuring all goods required to support maintenance and operations.  Measures and manages performance to ensure the effectiveness of the team, and resolves issues as needed.
  • Supervise staff to meet procurement and sourcing performance objectives and deadlines on a daily basis
  • Implement GSC initiatives and objectives with team
  • Track performance against those objectives and regularly provide feedback to employees, both verbally and in writing, in an effort to meet those objectives
  • Utilize procurement and sourcing tools and techniques with team to ensure customer needs are met at the lowest total cost
  • Research and recommend procurement and sourcing techniques, best practices and strategies
  • Participate in the development, communication, and training of corporate procurement and sourcing processes and strategies
  • Collaborate in or supervises the implementation of new or enhanced procurement and sourcing processes at assigned site
  • Develop external sources of supplier, commodity, and market information which provide profile, financial, and industry information on selected suppliers and industries
  • Identify external price and market indices used to measure and track internal procurement performance, supplier performance, and market trends
  • Assist site management with special analyses of inventory control, turnover, cost of goods sold, back order rates, etc.
  • Perform other duties as required

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and five (5) years of experience in Supply Chain, Business, Accounting, Engineering or a related field, OR
  • Master’s degree and three (3) years of experience in Supply Chain, Business, Accounting, Engineering or a related field



  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Business, Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, Engineering, or a related field
  • Three (3) years of supervisory or management experience
  • Procurement experience in a large industrial and/or mining environment
  • Contract experience in a large industrial and/or mining environment
  • Proven track record of driving goods procurement and contract management processes
  • Ability to identify areas for improvement and implement change management procedures
  • Experience with SAP
  • Intermediate or higher proficiency with MS Excel


  • 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 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


Lead Supply Chain - Procurement Lead - Miami, AZ

Primary Location

United StatesArizonaMiami Mine/Smelter

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