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Title:  MIS Superintendent

Requisition ID:  61844

Bayard, NM, US, 88023

Category:  Information Systems

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 limited supervision, plan, organize, manage and evaluate assigned operations, including but not limited to MIS customer and operational service delivery, enhancement, maintenance and support of site IT and Communications infrastructure. Supervise through MIS Leaders, Sr. Supervisors, and Supervisors.

  • Execute and contribute in development of tactical and strategic goals, objectives, policies and procedures in assigned area within the business.
  • Direct Supervisors and other staff in daily operations. Monitor operations, MIS services and projects in progress and upon completion to ensure quality of work. Provide administrative and technical direction to staff; interpret and implement policies and procedures
  • Oversee and recommend the selection of key staff. Participate in the selection of staff.
  • Work with employees to correct deficiencies. Implement disciplinary procedures and recommend terminations. Investigate complaints and recommend corrective action as necessary.
  • Forecast necessary funds for staffing, materials and supplies, and capital improvement projects. Submit budget recommendations and justifications; monitor and control expenditures and explain variations.
  • Develop, plan, and coordinate the work plan for assigned projects and responsibilities, which may include project management, cost estimates and program development. Coordinate work with other units and site departments.
  • Communicate and collaborate with MIS manager, site management and other departments. Answer questions and provide information to all MIS customers.
  • Review Capital Improvement Plans and make recommendations. Evaluate IT infrastructure, support processes and procedures, timely address deviations or corrections needed.
  • Oversee and coordinate with PCN on MIS activities and other joint responsibilities
  • Oversee and enforce FCX MIS Policies and any other relevant compliance activities
  • Coordinate the activities of consultants and contractors.
  • Perform other duties as required.


Minimum Qualifications

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or closely related field and seven (7) years experience in a computer technology service delivery capacity OR
  • Associate’s Degree or IT Certificate and nine (9) years of related IT experience, OR
  • High School diploma or GED and eleven (11) years experience in a computer technology service delivery capacity


Language Skills, Certifications and/or Training

  • Additional certifications or licensure appropriate to the job may be required, depending upon the department/site.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working in the mining industry 
  • Leadership experience in supervisory or IT management experience
  • Project management experience
  • Experience supporting Process Control Systems or Mine Technologies
  • ITIL, Lean IT, Six Sigma or other related certifications


Physical Demands & Work 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 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

Nearest Major Market: Las Cruces

Job Segment: Information Systems, Computer Science, Project Manager, Technology

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