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Title:  Lead Health & Safety Analyst

Requisition ID:  29584

Phoenix, AZ, US, 85004-2121

Category:  Health & Safety

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.


Under minimal supervision; Analyzes, evaluates existing or proposed systems, implements, integrates, monitors and optimizes DOHS strategies, processes, systems and methodologies to support global operations, corporate objectives and initiatives. Acts as a Lead Analyst regarding strategy implementation and process improvements through appropriate communication, education/training, and change management activities. Prepares charts and diagrams to assist in problem analysis, and submits recommendations for solutions.


  • Design system modifications and components to meet business requirements when delivered functionality does not.
  • Lead system selection process including requirements gathering, fit gap analysis and recommendation to business owner.
  • Serve as project manager working with MIS to prepare scope and definition documents, project plan and execution.
  • Identify and evaluate alternative solutions to defined problems and recommend the most appropriate course of action.
  • Recommend and oversee process changes to ensure system integration and business alignment including review and approval of user acceptance testing.
  • Oversee the work performed by Sr. Health & Safety Analysts, providing guidance and expertise.
  • Plays a critical role in strategic process management and leading teams from multiple departments and external consultants to complete projects.
  • Research and recommend management techniques, best practices and strategies.
  • Create standardized processes and reporting. Develops transparency of data for measuring and improving business performance.
  • Actively participate in the development of safety staff through mentoring and knowledge transfer.
  • Serve as liaison between DOHS owners and IT staff.
  • Perform other duties as requested.


Minimum Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Engineering, Computer Information Systems or closely related field or equivalent education/experience and,
  • At least seven (7) years of progressive experience in managing and administering enterprise level software applications including at least five (5) years of experience with project and vendor management.
  • Knowledge of standard safety metrics and familiarity with regulatory aspects of such
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Proven ability to manage projects to time and budget constraints
  • Ability to quickly learn and adapt to new applications and business challenges
  • Skill in effective communication, both verbal and written
  • Skill in successfully completing delegated projects of advanced complexity
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to plan and manage multiple projects at one time
  • Ability to analyze data and make appropriate recommendations
  • Ability to develop and maintain awareness of occupational hazards and safety precautions. Skilled in following safety practices and recognizing hazards


Preferred Qualifications 

  • Experience with Health & Safety systems such as TapRoot, ComplyPlus, Cority, Enablon, Intelex, or other systems for incident management, root cause analysis, inspections, audits , operational risk assessment, fatigue management, etc.
  • Familiarity with data visualization tools such as Business Objects, Power BI, Tableau, etc.
  •  Experience with the agile project methodology a plus


Criteria and Conditions 

  • Position is in a busy, non-smoking office located in Phoenix, AZ
  • Location requires mobility in an office environment; each floor is accessible by an elevator and internal staircase
  • Ability to travel 30% or more is requited.
  • Must be able to sit, stand, walk, hear, see, and talk.
  • 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.

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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