Planner II - Contractor Management - Sierrita - Green Valley, AZ

Freeport-Mcmoran Copper & Gold Inc. Green Valley, AZ
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.

Under general supervision, provide technical expertise, guidance and leadership in the scheduling and prioritizing of contractor activities at assigned site. Oversee the contractor management system and serves as site expert user.

* Monitor activities to ensure that the contractor management process is performed in accordance with the EMS policies and procedures

* Serve as key liaison between the contractor work requestor and the contractor performing work

* Provide guidance and training for Maintenance Planners and other operations/maintenance staff, on site contractor management processes

* Serve as technical expert on complex contractor management issues

* Establish and monitor planned contractor schedules for plant/equipment within assigned area

* Conduct and participate in daily, weekly and monthly planning meetings with key stakeholders

* Review, prioritize and schedule work orders

* Review departmental budgets and weekly forecasting

* Request contracts utilizing the Global Sourcing contract tool, ensure contracts assigned to him/her are maintained and up-to-date and that the payment methods are in place to ensure prompt payment to vendors

* Review and approve invoices for contractor work

* Develop tools and methods to assist the operating and support departments in communicating contractor needs for their areas and follow up on contractor work quality and completion

* Develop and generate reports, analyze data for site management for the measurement of site Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

* Serve as primary contact for vendor/contractor work order issues

* Ensure compliance with contractor master agreements and contractor activities

* Support and maintain the EMS contractor management minimums

* Collaborate with Area Planners, Area Supervisors and Contractor Management Planners in the long range planning and scheduling for major production shutdowns that will require outside services support, including but is not limited to job identification, job priority, outside service requirements, material requirements, budget forecasts and contractor coordination

* Perform other duties as requested

Minimum Qualifications

* High School diploma or GED and seven (7) years of experience in Maintenance, Mining/Manufacturing operations or a related field, OR

* Bachelor's degree in applicable field and three (3) years of related experience in Maintenance, Mining/Manufacturing operations or a related field


* Planning experience within a mining environment

* Experience in planning and scheduling maintenance activities

* Knowledge of planned industrial maintenance preventative maintenance procedures, including the ability to apply those to the planning and scheduling process

* Knowledge of maintenance practices and procedures for mine and/or off road heavy and light mobile equipment, including, but not limited to, Ford, Caterpillar, Kenworth and Genie Manlifts Forklifts, and similar equipment

* Experience with budget preparation, monitoring and administration

* Experience reviewing invoices and performing billing audits

* Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, Outlook, and SharePoint

* Advanced or higher level of proficiency in MS Excel, including the ability to create advanced formulas, macros and pivot tables

* Experience with MS Project

* Experience with SAP, preferably using SAP Plant Maintenance Transaction Codes for planning and scheduling


* 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, or manufacturing 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