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Title:  Planner I

Requisition ID:  101503
Location: 

Empire, CO, US, 80438

Category:  Maintenance
Description: 

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!

Description

The Maintenance Planner roles are critical within the Maintenance organization. They identify, collect, organize, and document work order job steps with operations (i.e. tasks), resources, tools, and materials required to safely and effectively execute a maintenance scope of work to improve equipment availability and improve maintenance cost efficiency (time-to-repair + quality-of-repair = lower maintenance costs).
A Planner I will organize workload activities of the assigned department by planning, scheduling and prioritizing activities in collaboration with site supervisors through office and field meetings. Plans, schedules, and analyzes execution to generate successful resolution of issues. Uses management systems to achieve the assigned planning and scheduling objectives
  • Support the area Supervisor in all facets of job preparation, execution and follow up as prescribed by the Freeport-McMoRan standards, including time spent “in the field” to ensure readiness and availability of materials and equipment resources.
  • Under the guidance of the Equipment Reliability Standards (ERS) closely interacts with the Supervisor in the assigned area to establish and monitor planned schedules for assigned activities. Participate in daily, weekly and monthly planning meetings with key stakeholders. Review, prioritize and schedule work orders.
  • Responsible for “Runtime Forecasting” process execution and outcomes in assigned area.
  • Develop, monitor and adjust schedules for assigned activities. Maintain these schedules in the management system.
  • Execute, establish and maintain a history for all assigned activities in the management system (SAP)
  • Engage with onsite Global Supply Chain to control warehouse minimum/maximum levels and appropriate storage conditions of materials and parts.
  • Support execution of contracts by preparing scopes of work for internal and external jobs, initiates requests for parts and materials. Interface with Global Supply Chain department but may deal directly with vendors for the provision of services and equipment.
  • Collaborate with senior level Planners and first line supervisors in the planning and organization for planned major production shutdowns.
  • Understand the importance of maintaining the integrity of information in the management (SAP) system to achieve the assigned planning and scheduling objectives in assigned area.
  • Provide data to support maintenance management decisions, including departmental budgets and weekly forecasting.
  • Generate regular and ad hoc reports for site management, to assist with the measurement of key performance indicators.
  • Perform other duties as needed.

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

  • High School diploma or GED and four (4) years specific experience in field maintenance in mining/mfg or industrial operations OR
  • High School diploma or GED and four (4) years related field maintenance experience in mining/mfg or industrial operations including two (2) years of specific Planning experience, OR
  • Associates in technical field and two (2) years related experience in field maintenance in mining/mfg or industrial operations
  • Bachelor's degree in technical field and one (1) year related experience in field maintenance in mining/mfg or industrial operations
  • General knowledge of Maintenance Planning
  • Basic understanding of Mining and/or Process Equipment
  • Basic understanding of Microsoft Office applications
  • Basic understanding of maintenance management systems and associated applications
  • Demonstrated professional/effective written and oral communications skills

 

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity and experience with industrial electrical maintenance or crusher and conveyor system maintenance

 

Criteria/Conditions:

  • 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

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:

$61,500-$81,000/Annually

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, SAP, ERP, Electrical, Supply, Operations, Technology, Engineering

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