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Title:  Superintendent Technical Training

Requisition ID:  83685
Location: 

Bagdad, AZ, US, 86321

Category:  Operations Support
Description: 

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.

Description

Lead a significant size section of educational professionals.  Accountable and responsible for the implementation of a significant range of competency based learning and assessment programs to a culturally diverse range of learners in both on job and off job situations.  Contribute to the department and overall division team efforts, at all times demonstrating those behaviors that fully support technical training values policies and procedures.
 
  • Implement technical training values, policies and procedures, Freeport-McMoRan SHE policies and procedures within the section
  • Contribute to the overall team effort and teamwork within the Technical Training department
  • Ensure that all competency based learning programs are professionally designed, evaluated and delivered/facilitated in a wide range of on and off the job situations in order to meet Freeport-McMoRan customer employee development needs and quality standards
  • Ensure that section employees thoroughly understand and competently apply professionally accepted principles of adult learning so that all competency based programs delivered utilize these principles, giving learners maximum opportunity to learn and develop job competence
  • Ensure that all delivery and assessment schedules are designed and implemented in such a way as to ensure that programs are delivered to meet section strategic targets and customer requirements
  • Implement all aspects of the company Learning Management System and ensure all participant learning and assessment data/results are accurately recorded and reported so that participant records are consistently kept up-to-date and accurately recorded
  • Seek and respond to customer learning and assessments, and provide customers with competent advice and support regarding the wide range of technical training services and products in order to assist technical training to meet /exceed customer expectations
  • Ensure that the technical and instructional competence of all section employees, particularly instructional employees, is developed thereby ensuring that they effectively deliver and assess competency based learning programs offered by the section
  • Review employee development needs of customers to deliver the required competency improvement targets
  • Create the section’s annual Strategic Business Plan and Budget in consultation with the customers and the department manager, and ensure that this plan contains defined business improvement strategies in order to ensure that the section supports department and Company efforts to continually improve SHE performance and productivity
  • Adjust content and rates of delivery of Learning Programs to meet the expectations of customers and individual learners
  • Design, create, review, evaluate, and adjust the content and rate of delivery of competency based learning materials and assessment tools to meet policy standards
  • Review sections delivery plans and expenditure and ensure that all delivery of competency based learning and assessment programs meet technical training quality standards
  • Support the development of a world-class Apprentice program and establish mechanisms to implement areas of responsibility
  • Perform other duties as requested

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

 

  • Bachelor's degree and recognized as an expert in the appropriate technical field and ten (10) years of directly related experience, including three (3) years as a Supervisor and three (3) years in a mid-level Management role; OR
  • High School diploma or GED and Master Craftsman certification or license and ten (10) years of directly related experience, including three (3) years as a Supervisor and three (3) years in a mid-level Management role
  • Skill in analytical thinking
  • Lead by example in order to be a role model for all colleagues, direct reports and development program participants
  • Consistently demonstrate leadership and teamwork qualities and behaviors that fully support and enhance the department's ability to achieve its objectives and meet company employee development and systems implementation expectations
 

Preferred

 

  • Processing experience: Hydromet, CLP, Milling, etc.
  • Fixed plant maintenance experience.
  • Mine maintenance experience.
  • Excellent collaboration, communication, planning, analyzing, influencing and organization skills.
  • Familiarity with traditional and modern training methods, tools and techniques.
  • Experience with Lean and Six Sigma methodologies.
  • Knowledge and understanding of adult learning concepts and methods.
  • Advanced computer and internet skills, experience with LMS platforms.
  • Ability to work with ambiguity and be agile during times of change.
  • Ability to influence and collaborate with different levels of the organization to achieve results, including senior leadership.
  • Ability to make decisions based on customer impact and business needs.

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
  • Work is performed in a mine or manufacturing plant setting, which may include exposure to extremes in temperature and humidity, moving mechanical parts, risk of electrical shock, toxic chemicals, explosives, fumes or airborne particles
  • 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

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: Prescott

Job Segment: Training, Electrical, Operations, Engineering

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