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Title:  Metallurgist I

Requisition ID:  130343
Location: 

Morenci, AZ, US, 85540

Category:  Scientific Services
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Why You Should Apply For This Job: 

At Freeport-McMoRan, we are committed to providing an employment package that recognizes excellence, encourages safe production and a culture supported by our core values. Here, you’ll find a collaborative environment where safety is a top priority, all opinions are valued, and people are empowered to grow in their career.  Apply Today!     

 

Where You Will Work   

Located approximately 50 miles northeast of Safford, Arizona on U.S. Highway 191, Morenci operations (an open-pit copper mining complex) has been in continuous operation since 1939. The operation consists of two concentrators, crushed-ore leach pad and stacking system, a low-grade run-of-mine (ROM) leaching system; four SX plants; and three EW tank houses that produce copper cathode.  

 

Morenci is a unique company town where our employees and their families can reconnect with nature through hiking, fishing, camping, hunting and numerous parks. The company offers several amenities, including company housing, OR employees who are required to work on-site are eligibile for a $750 monthly housing allowance, provided they meet program guidelines, a newly constructed daycare and community center, library, health-care facilities, state-of-the-art fitness centers, a movie theater and a skate park. Our dedicated Parks and Recreation Division plans activities for people of all ages, making sure there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Visit the Morenci town website to learn more. 

What You Will Do

  • Under close supervision, assists in providing technical support and advice in Metallurgical testing and analysis at assigned site.  
  • Assists in Metallurgical studies and conducting analyses 
  • Prepares standard reports on Metallurgical or process issues and assists in recommending appropriate action to resolve or correct issues 
  • Assists in reviewing new or enhanced Metallurgical testing equipment or protocols 
  • Assists in evaluating and administering contracts with vendors for the provision of services and equipment 
  • Develops and maintains an understanding of applicable programs, practices and existing/proposed local, State and Federal regulations applicable to area of assignment 
  • Performs other duties as required 

What You Bring To Freeport

  • Bachelor's degree in Metallurgy, Chemistry or related Engineering discipline 
  • Knowledge of the basic principles and methods used in Metallurgical and processing analyses 
  • Able to conduct research and analyze information or considerable difficulty to draw valid conclusions 
  • Ability to develop and maintain awareness of occupational hazards and safety precautions 
  • Skilled in following safety practices and recognizing hazards 
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing 

Preferred Qualifications

What We Offer You 

The estimated annual pay range for this role is currently $76,000-$104,000. This range reflects base salary only and does not include bonus payments, benefits or retirement contributions. Actual base pay is determined by experience, qualifications, skills and other job-related factors. This role is eligible for additional discretionary and incentive payment considerations based on company and individual performance. More details will be shared during the hiring process. Click here to view a sample of Total Rewards Estimate for this role.  

  • Employees who are required to work on-site are eligible for a $750 monthly housing allowance, provided they meet program guidelines
  • Affordable medical, dental and vision benefits  
  • Company-paid life and disability insurance  
  • 401(k) plan with employer contribution/match  
  • Paid time off, paid sick time, holiday pay, parental leave  
  • Tuition assistance  
  • Employee Assistance Program  
  • Discounted insurance plans for pet, auto, home and vehicle  
  • Internal progression opportunities  
  • Learn more about our competitive and comprehensive benefits package!  

 

 What We Require   

  • Candidates may be required to pass a medical exam.  
  • Candidates must pass all required training and/or testing.  
  • Employees may be required to work a non-standard schedule, which may include shift work (other than day shift) at a 24/7, 365-day operation.  
  • Freeport-McMoRan promotes a drug/alcohol-free work environment using mandatory pre-employment drug testing and on-going drug and alcohol testing, as allowed by applicable laws.  

 

Equal Opportunity Employer  

 

Please be advised that Freeport-McMoRan will never request payment for job-related expenses from applicants. If you receive any suspicious emails, please disregard them, and report the incident to HRSC@fmi.com


Nearest Major Market: Safford

Job Segment: Materials Science, Metallurgy, Technical Support, Engineer, Science, Technology, Engineering

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