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Freeport McMoRan

Miami, Arizona
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  • HR Generalist
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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.


Performs professional level duties related to Human Resources (HR), including but not limited to, responsibilities in the following areas: employee relations, training, employment, compliance and recognition.  Assists the HR Manager to ensure operational effectiveness and exceptional customer service to the leadership and employment population.

  • Implement the organization’s HR processes, practices and systems to build organizational and people capability (e.g. staffing, performance management, training & development, employee relations)
  • Implement workforce planning and forecasting initiatives in alignment with site HR goals and deliver accordingly
  • Provide advice on HR, labor regulatory issues and assist with employment and compliance based investigations; providing coaching to leaders to support effective relationships with their employees
  • Implement cost effective and practical HR solutions while ensuring the ability to attract and retain required skills
  • Implement projects as directed by site HR leadership, facilitate change management, engagement, coaching and advising of stakeholders
  • Utilize corporate support resources to deliver tactical and operational support and ensure effective delivery
  • Implement HR improvements as directed in order to improve operational effectiveness and efficiency in the site
  • Perform other duties as requested

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and five (5) years of professional Human Resources experience, with a minimum of two (2) years of Generalist experience, OR
  • Master’s degree and three (3) years of professional Human Resources experience, with a minimum of two (2) years of Generalist experienc


  • Degree in Human Resources Management, Business or related discipline
  • PHR/SPHR Certification(s)
  • Experience working in a mining or industrial setting
  • Proficient in excel and experience with other Microsoft applications
  • Versed in SAP, PS and/or other Human Resources Management System
  • Experience with Taleo and/or other Applicant Tracking System
  • Experience managing ER complaints and investigations to completion
  • Experience in the Alternate Dispute Resolution Process
  • Ability to articulate complex ideas, thoughts and/or perspectives both orally and verbally
  • 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 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
  • Occasionally may be required to lift moderately heavy objects up to twenty-five (25) pounds during the course of the workday
  • Personal protective equipment is required when performing work in a mine, outdoor, manufacturing plant environment, including hard hat, hearing protection, safety glasses, safety footwear, and 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.

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