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Freeport-McMoRan Inc.

Superintendent Process Automation - Morenci

Freeport-McMoRan Inc. - Morenci, AZ

Superintendent Process Automation - Morenci, 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 limited supervision, plan, organize, manage and evaluate assigned operations, including but not limited to, daily production, product quality, environmental management, safety, or maintenance.  Supervise through Senior Process Controllers.

Establish tactical and strategic goals, objectives, policies and procedures in assigned area within the business

Direct Supervisors and other staff in daily operations

Inspect daily operations and projects in progress and upon completion to ensure quality of work

Provide administrative and technical direction to staff; interpret policies and procedures established by regulatory agencies

Oversee and recommend the selection of key staff; participate in the selection of staff

Work with employees to correct deficiencies

Implement disciplinary procedures and recommend terminations

Investigate complaints and recommend corrective action as necessary

Forecast necessary fund for staffing, materials and supplies, and capital improvement projects

Submit budget recommendations and justifications; monitor and control expenditures

Develop, plan and coordinate the work plan for assigned projects and responsibilities, which may include project management, cost estimates and program development

Coordinate work with other units and site departments

Provide information and resources to site officials and other departments

Review Capital Improvement Plans and make recommendations

Evaluate infrastructure, facilities and operating systems for needed maintenance and repair.

Oversee and supervise:

Designs for PLC, DCS, HMI, and SOW  specifications for Process Automation systems

System documentation

Process optimization and Advanced Control Systems

Oversee and coordinate with MIS on PCN and other joint responsibilities

Responsible for long term planning for up to one year

Review and approve:

Drawings for new projects

Control narratives

Commissioning plans

Construction sites

10 year to life of mine plan for Process Automation

Coordinate the activities of consulates and contractors

Perform other duties as required

Minimum Qualifications

High School diploma or GED and seven (7) years related operational experience, including supervisory or management experience, OR

Bachelor’s degree and three (3) years related operational experience, including supervisory or management experience

Seven (7) years working with PLC/DCSs including HMIs, loop tuning, alarm management and historians in an operating plant.

Two (2) years working with APC/Expert systems

Two (2) years working with advanced sensors

Ability to develop/implement/maintain the department’s safety program, and alarm management program that protects all personnel and equipment

Ability to develop and maintain awareness of occupational hazards and safety precautions

Skill in following safety practices and recognizing hazards

At least one project where candidate was responsible for coordinating the activities of one or more outside contractors

Proficiency with at least two PCS manufactures

Strong analytical/troubleshooting skills

Ability to read and modify electrical schematics, P&IDs and PFDs

Ability to plan, prioritize, direct and manage a diverse number of operational areas, projects and activities

Strong English skills, both oral and written

Strong managerial and supervisory skills','!*!Preferred

Trained ABB, Delta V, Foxboro, or Honeywell DCSs

Trained in Modicon or Rockwell PLCs

Experience in OSIsoft PI System

Crush and Convey, Concentrator, Filter Plant, Moly Plant, Tailings, Pumping, Power Distribution, Smelting, Acid/Chemical Plant, or SX/EW, Rod/Refinery process experience

Robotics experience

Ability to working a culturally diversified workforce

High-level negotiation and communication skills


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 in a mine 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

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit, demonstrate manual dexterity, climb stairs and ladders, work on elevated platforms, talk, hear and see

Occasionally may be required to life moderately heavy objects up to thirty (30) pounds during the course of the workday

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','Operations','US-AZ-Morenci','','Full-time','Dec 4, 2017','1704606','Superintendent Process Automation - Morenci, AZ'

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Freeport-McMoRan Inc.


Superintendent Process Automation - Morenci Freeport-McMoRan Inc. - Morenci, AZ, United States


Location: Morenci, AZ

Company Profile:
Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX) is a premier international natural resources company with headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona. FCX operates large, long-lived, geographically diverse assets with significant proven and probable reserves of copper, gold, molybdenum, cobalt, oil and natural gas. FCX has a dynamic portfolio of operating, expansion and growth projects in the copper industry. FCX is the world’s largest publically traded copper producer, the world’s largest producer of molybdenum and a significant gold, oil and natural gas producer.