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Title:  Contract Controls Specialist I

Requisition ID:  7290
Location: 

Empire, CO, US, 80438

Category:  Supply Chain
Description: 

This position is located at the Henderson Mine site, located 9 miles West of Empire, CO off US-40 (GPS Coordinates: 39.770645, -105.811606), an 1 hour from the Denver metropolitan area   The mine  is in an underground operation, with the surface setting at an elevation of 10,300 feet above sea level. The underground environment maintains a an average temperature of 60 degrees however may include exposure to extremes in temperature and humidity, moving mechanical parts, risk of electrical shock, toxic chemicals, explosives, fumes or airborne particles. At the Surface, in the winter the average high temperature is 28 degrees and the average low is 0 degrees. In the summer the average high temperature is 75 degrees and the average low is 40 degrees. The average snowfall in Clear Creek/Grand counties is in excess of 200 inches per year.

Description

Under general supervision, provide expertise and leadership in scheduling and prioritizing contracting activities at assigned site. Oversee safety, quality, and performance of outside service contractors. Serve as site expert and Company representative, interfacing with contractors and multiple disciplines within the company on contracting activities.

 

  • Perform contracting activities through the administration of contract requests, participating in sourcing activities and award recommendations, onboarding and offboarding of contractors, and issuing routine correspondence
  • Ensure contracts assigned are maintained and updated and that the payment methods are in place to ensure prompt payment to contractors
  • Review and approve invoices for correctness and accuracy of contractor work
  • Lead and drive collaborative sourcing efforts with stakeholders in outsourcing activities to include, but not limited to, insourcing/outsourcing decisions, development of scopes of work, and contractor performance activities
  • Establish and monitor planned contractor schedules for plant/equipment within assigned area; review and assist in prioritizing work schedules; review and report on contracting budgets and run rates mitigating any potential risks
  • Monitor and report safety, health, and environmental requirements; ensure manpower and work force skills are adequate and quality standards are met
  • Utilize tools and resources in communicating contractor requirements and follow up on contractor work quality and completion
  • Master a working knowledge of Company’s contracting standards, programs, and goals
  • Perform other duties as required
Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School diploma or GED and four (4) years of specific experience in maintenance, supply chain, or operations within a mining/manufacturing environment, OR
  • High School diploma or GED and four (4) years related experience in maintenance, supply chain, or operations within a mining/manufacturing environment including specific Planning experience, OR
  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Business, Accounting, Engineering or related field, with no experience required
  • Working knowledge of contracting activities

Preferred

  • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain, Business, Accounting, Engineering or related field and three (3) years of related experience in maintenance, mining/manufacturing operations or a related field
  • Experience with Contract Controls
  • Field experience in Mining, Oil and Gas, or Construction
  • Experience in Accounting or Financial Analysis 

Criteria/Conditions 

  • 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
  • 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


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