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Title:  Mercantile Team Lead - Morenci Motel

Requisition ID:  122609

Morenci, AZ, US, 85540

Category:  Retail

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.


Assists in all aspects of the operation; including guest relations; staff supervision and development; sales and marketing; budgeting and sales projections. Assist in improving the business performance of the establishment, must set and meet sales goals. Assist in using past performance, market conditions and strategic planning to forecast supply and demand. Assist in the coordination of all activities including general business management, customer relations, and marketing to ensure efficiency and profitability.
  • Maintain high standards of quality control and health and safety
  • Manage costs
  • Ensure there is no waste as applicable
  • Control inventory levels
  • Ensure safety warnings are available and adequately posted
  • Assist in responsibility for the day to day operations of the business to ensure efficiency and profitability
  • Ensure customers are satisfied
  • Assist in providing training to ensure performance objectives are met
  • Provide leadership and team building for staff to improve learning and enhance performance
  • Provide coaching to staff to provide corrective feedback when needed
  • Assist with office duties such as tracking, ordering, scheduling, invoice processing, etc.
  • Prioritize tasks and mange staff workloads and provide assistance to staff members as needed; fill in to redistribute workload as needed
  • Must understand products and services develop new prospects for opportunity, and understand customer needs clearly
  • Must also possess experience and remain current in state-of-the-art sales methods
  • Assist with setting the annual budget
  • Review year over year and month to month sales history and provide feedback to sales or labor estimates using knowledge of business trends
  • Assist in devising systems, setting policies, providing guidance and implementing changes to ensure quality and service standards
  • Investigate and resolve quality issues and service complaints
  • Assist in developing cost-saving strategies to increase profit and manage labor costs
  • Prepare end-of-day reports and ensure that all tills balance
  • Recognize problems and resolve appropriately using good judgment, tact and initiative according to company policy and procedure
  • Utilize unbiased mediation and negotiation skills to resolve all types of conflicts at multiple levels
  • Perform other duties as requested


Minimum Qualifications

  • At least three (3) years of previous experience related to position OR an equivalent combination of education and experience in a related field

  • High School diploma or GED

  • 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
  • Restaurant Managers must occasionally perform physical activities in a variety of environmental conditions that require moderate to maximum strength including sitting, climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, and handling of materials
  • Occasionally may be required to lift moderately heavy to heavy objects (up to 50 pounds) during the course of the workday
  • Customer Service: The Restaurant Manager serves as role model and sets the standard for all employees to maintain high-quality and consistent customer service. This requires an knowledge of industry best practices and customer service
  • Communication: This position requires a commitment to details both verbally and non-verbally, therefore, the Restaurant Manager must encourage cooperative and consistent levels of communication with kitchen staff, front-end staff and management. Must understand instructions, read written company memorandums and communicate with little or no additional direction
  • Leadership and Management: Must understand and practice motivational management techniques. Must use these skills in wisely placing qualified individuals in positions
  • Technical Skills: Must have experience and knowledge of budget analysis methods, general accounting skills and the ability to work in all areas of kitchen and dining areas relative to point-of-sale applications
  • 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.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability

Nearest Major Market: Safford

Job Segment: Front End, QC, Supply, Technology, Quality, Operations

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