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Title:  Sales Coordinator II

Requisition ID:  55263
Location: 

New Orleans, LA, US, 70112

Category:  Sales & Marketing
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.

 

Please note:  This position has the possibility to work remotely up to 100% of the time.  The position will require occasional travel to the Phoenix corporate offices and/or site locations.  This position may be performed anywhere in the U.S. except California, New Hampshire, Michigan, Illinois and New York.  Additional states may be excluded from remote work based on business factors.  Should the position shift to in-office work in the future, the company will offer relocation benefits at that time should the position meet the established eligibility for these benefits.

Description

 

Under general supervision, the primary focus of this position is to perform administrative functions in accordance with PTFI’s sales agreements for both domestic and export shipment of copper concentrates for delivery to its customers. PTFI sales and invoicing transactions are complex, high value, and require much attention to detail and discretionary decision-making. This position interfaces with international base of customers to ensure superior customer service and timely and accurate performance of the sales order to cash collection process. Responsibilities include close coordination with smelter and trader customers, internal customers (Finance, Accounting, Treasury, etc.), banks, supervisors, umpires, and internal/external labs.

 

  • Create and issue copper concentrate invoices to customers worldwide
  • Advise customers of estimated copper, gold and silver assays as required per each customer's contract sales agreement
  • Prepare customs/estimated, provisional and final invoices as required
  • Verify and aggressively monitor all payments due PTFI to ensure timely cash collection and alert management of any delays
  • Prepare additional documents for letter of credit sales and submit document packages to banks; follow-up communication with advising banks to ensure prompt cash collection
  • Calculate interest due on advanced payments made by customers
  • Coordinate copper, gold, and silver assay exchanges with customers
  • Routine communication with customers to answer questions and ensure accurate execution of the terms and conditions of each Concentrate Sales Agreement
  • Prepare and review transactions that comprise the revenue portion of the month-end accounting close, including recording monthly sales and interim invoice adjustments
  • Monitor shipping plan for letters of credit and advance payment sales for assigned customers in order to minimize credit risk and expedite cash collections
  • Support internal and external audits as well as Government of Indonesia tax compliance audits.
  • Coordinate with PTFI’s Import/Export team and Indonesian headquarters to ensure compliance with increasing export requirements
  • Support existing SAP system, including recurring regression testing to approve global system updates/modifications and reporting of any issues to SAP commercial system support team
  • Assist with on-demand special projects as required by Management.
  • Maintain Month End Accounting Close Schedule

Qualifications

 

Minimum Requirements:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree and two (2) years experience in Sales Administration, Accounting, Finance, or related fields; OR
  • High School diploma or GED AND five (5) years experience in Sales Administration, Accounting, Finance, or related fields
  • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office software.
  • Highly organized, self-confidence and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to deal directly with customers. Superior verbal and written communication skills.
  • Hardworking, creative, and results-oriented.
  • Ability to adapt to change.
  • Ability to work with a minimum amount of supervision.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

 

  • Experience working within the mining industry and/or commodities sector
  • Two (2) plus years of importing and exporting process and documentation experience
  • Intermediate proficiency with Exel, SAP and analytic reporting
  • Previous experience working in an office environment

 

Physical Demands & Work Environment:

 

  • Home office location requires mobility in an office environment; each floor is accessible by elevator. Current work is performed remotely.
  • Must be able to frequently sit, stand and walk.
  • Must be able to frequently lift and carry up to 10 pounds.
  • Must be able to work in a potentially stressful 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 safey-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 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.

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