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Title:  Lead Global Commodity Analyst - Refined Sales

Requisition ID:  67189

Phoenix, AZ, US, 85004-2121

Category:  Sales & Marketing

Freeport-McMoRan is a leading international mining 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 one of the world’s largest publicly traded copper producers, 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 of our employees. We encourage you to take the time to explore the opportunity to advance your career at Freeport-McMoRan.

Please note:  This position has the possibility to work remotely up to 100% of the time.  The position will require occasional travel to the Phoenix corporate offices and/or site locations.  This position may be performed anywhere in the U.S. except California, New Hampshire, Michigan, Illinois and New York.  Additional states may be excluded from remote work based on business factors.  Should the position shift to in-office work in the future, the company will offer relocation benefits at that time should the position meet the established eligibility for these benefits.


Gather, analyze, interpret, report, and present market supply, demand, cost, and price information to department leadership and senior leadership, to support global marketing, business development, and client relationships. The scope of these activities covers all copper products, co-products, and by-products from mining, smelting, and downstream operations across all regions of the world. Also supporting and executing trade desk operations.

  • Independently gather, analyze, interpret and develop views on global and regional supply and demand balances, price and cost drivers, international trade flows, and other relevant macro-economic data through written market resources and industry expert engagement.  
  • Prepare summaries, reports, and presentations for sales and marketing department leadership, senior leadership, business development, and customer executives in a concise, accurate, and professional manner.  Deliver professional presentations of the material on demand to various stakeholders.
  • Deliver high level customer service through Trade Desk support by periodically executing highly detailed customer price hedges including administrative tasks to complete audited order entries.
  • Builds and manages outside relationships with peers at financial institutions, traders, consultants, customers, international trade associations and other mining companies.
  • Performs other duties as requested.



Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Finance or related field, or Bachelor’s degree in another field of study combined with professional experience related to position responsibilities AND
  • At least seven (7) years of experience in the copper, or other closely related, industry with emphasis in supply / demand, economic, market or financial analysis
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with attention to detail
  • Strong computer skills: proficient in the use of Excel, PowerPoint and Word
  • Ability to develop and maintain awareness of occupational hazards and safety precautions; Skilled in following safety practices and recognizing hazards


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Business Administration or Business Marketing desirable
  • Ten (10) years of related marketing analysis experience in a materials industry
  • Goal driven; works well independently and is a self-starter
  • Demonstrated work history of working with minimal supervision while delivering measurable results to senior level management



  • Ability and willingness to work early morning hours (i.e. 5:00 a.m.)
  • General office environment using standard business practices.
  • Location requires mobility in an office environment with physical demands consistent with standard office work, including ability to sit for several hours at a time.  
  • Travel 15% of the time (+/-).
  • Must be able to work in a potentially stressful environment.
  • 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.


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability

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 safey-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 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

Job Segment: Business Development, Outside Sales, Supply, Sales, Operations

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