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Title:  Senior Supervisor - Warehouse Lead

Requisition ID:  50864

Morenci, AZ, US, 85540

Category:  Supply Chain

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.


Supervises a team of warehouse personnel responsible for managing physical inventory and warehouse operations in support of the Maintenance and Operations organizations at one or multiple sites in North America.


  • Supervises staff to meet Warehouse Management performance objectives and deadlines on a daily basis
  • Implements GSC initiatives and objectives with team, tracks performance against those objectives and regularly provides feedback to employees, both verbally and in writing, in an effort to meet those objectives
  • Utilizes Warehouse Management tools and techniques with team to ensure maximum customer service; this includes managing projects to create efficiency within the warehouse
  • Serves as a primary liaison with Maintenance and other organizations at each site, to ensure proper alignment of goals, metrics, processes and initiatives, and to ensure a high level of collaboration
  • Manages team performance against Warehouse Management and supply chain related metrics and objectives; analyzes and identifies root causes of under-performance and implements changes to improve performance to meet or exceed targets; leads in assessing team members’ skills and abilities and ensures appropriate education and training is provided to them
  • Collaborates in or supervises the development and implementation of new or enhanced Warehouse Management processes, systems and technologies at site, leveraging industry best practices
  • Ensures SOX compliance by all staff members to warehouse policies as documented by the Global Supply Chain organization
  • Reports site specific results relative to Warehouse Management-related metrics including inventory accuracy, service level, and hand held utilization
  • Performs other duties as required


Minimum Qualifications


  • High School diploma or equivalency certificate and seven (7) years of experience in Supply Chain, Business, Accounting, Engineering or a related field; OR
  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, Engineering, or a related field and three (3) years of experience in Supply Chain, Business, Accounting, Engineering or a related field




  • Strong leader and supervisory skills
  • Experience managing large distribution centers
  • Experience with 5S Warehousing principles
  • Strong project management skills
  • Experience and/or understanding of quality management tools such as Agile Principles, Lean-manufacturing, and Six Sigma
  • Understanding of SAP WM/IM interface



  • 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
  • Position is in busy, non-smoking environment
  • Location requires mobility in an office or warehouse environment
  • Occasionally work will be performed in a mine, outdoor or manufacturing plant setting
  • Must be able to frequently sit, stand and walk
  • Must be able to frequently lift and carry up to ten (10) pounds
  • 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: Safford

Job Segment: Engineer, ERP, Quality Manager, Supply, SAP, Engineering, Technology, Quality, Operations

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