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Title:  Senior Warehouse Technician

Requisition ID:  121431

Climax, CO, US, 80429

Category:  Supply Chain

Climax Molybdenum is the world’s leading producer of molybdenum and has a long, successful history of doing business in a safe, highly efficient and socially responsible manner. We have operated in Colorado for more than 100 years and today have mining and milling operations near Leadville, Kremmling and Empire. Our Climax mine is located between Frisco and Leadville. Our Henderson mine and mill are an hour’s drive apart – separated by the Continental Divide and a 15-mile conveyor system (10 miles is underground). The Henderson mine is about 50 miles west of Denver and 10 miles west of Empire, and the mill is located between Dillon and Kremmling.

Climax Molybdenum has the assets, drive and financial strength to provide attractive and rewarding careers. Take time to explore the opportunity to advance your career at one of our sites – the Climax mine and the Henderson mine and / or mill. Live life at the top!


Under moderate supervision, oversee or perform a variety of warehouse duties involving the receiving, unloading, inventory, storing, movement and distribution of goods and materials at assigned site in a safe and efficient manner.


  • Operate a variety of equipment, including forklifts, hand trucks and vehicles within a warehouse environment
  • Develop working relationships with suppliers and buyers to facilitate workflow
  • May work with suppliers to modify their processes, which will streamline work and create efficiencies for the warehouse
  • Identify and optimize warehouse procedures
  • Receive and unload goods and materials and place into inventory
  • Receive and review orders for goods and materials; review inventory records to determine availability; pull requested items for customers
  • Research discrepancies and resolve issues by contacting buyers, accounting personnel and/or suppliers to identify missing or incorrect information and initiate corrections of inventory to maintain an accurate count
  • Update Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) as needed 
  • Maintain records of delivered items and remaining inventory 
  • Initiate restock of the items as necessary 
  • Update manual or automated inventory listings 
  • Serve as a lead worker, which may include training of other workers 
  • Perform other duties as assigned  


Minimum Qualifications

  • Three (3) years of warehouse, inventory control, materials management or related experience
  • Thorough understanding of warehouse inventory control systems, purchase orders and accounts payable processes and methods
  • Ability to problem solve and do reconciliations and root cause analysis; analytical skills are expected
  • Knowledge of purchasing rules, regulations, methods and forms
  • Expertise in operating a variety of light equipment, hand trucks and vehicles within a warehouse environment
  • Ability to maintain awareness of occupational hazards and safety precautions
  • Skilled in following safety practices and recognizing hazards
  • Excellent Customer Service skills; displays a professional can-do attitude
  • Solid computer skills with proficiency in email, and an understanding of Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, etc.)
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing


  • High School diploma or GED
  • More experienced computer skills in SAP, Microsoft Excel, and Materials Management software
  • Experience with SAP
  • Experience working with Barcode systems


  • 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 performed in a mine or manufacturing plant setting
  • 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

Benefits & Compensation

The company provides a competitive and comprehensive benefits package offering health and welfare benefits, paid time off, retirement, and more. These benefits are available to you and your eligible dependents on your first day of employment. Some of your benefits are company paid, and you will pay a portion of other benefits. The company pays the greatest portion of your benefits, passing along only a fraction of the total cost to employees. For further benefits information please click here: Benefits Details

Pay Range:

$22.50 - $31.00/Hourly

Rate of pay dependent on competency, experience, qualifications and skills

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 Market: Denver

Job Segment: Supply Chain, Accounts Payable, Testing, ERP, SAP, Operations, Finance, Technology

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