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Title:  2023 Summer Internship - Innovation Engineering - Remote

Requisition ID:  113863
Location: 

Phoenix, AZ, US, 85004-2121

Category:  Intern
Description: 

Freeport-McMoRan (FCX) is a leading international mining company with headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona. FCX operates large, long-lived, geographically diverse assets with significant proven and probable reserves of copper, gold, and molybdenum.

 

Freeport-McMoRan’s internship program has been referred to as one of the top programs in the mining industry. By providing access to top minds and technology in mining today, our structured internship will provide you the skills and experience to help prepare you for a successful career. Our internship program is tailored to full-time students currently enrolled at an accredited four-year university and recent graduates in North America. Internships are temporary full-time paid positions and typically run from May through August.

  • A foreign national working in a full-time status on an F-1 visa may be considered for H-1B visa sponsorship based on business needs, meeting company performance and safety expectations and with site approval.
  • A foreign national working in a full-time status may be considered for employment-based permanent residency sponsorship, based on business needs, completion of six (6) months of employment, meeting company performance and safety expectations and with site approval.

 

Please Note: At the sole discretion of the company, this position has the possibility to work remotely up to 100% of the time from anywhere within the United States, except California, Connecticut, Illinois, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New York, Oklahoma as well as other states based on business factors. This position may require occasional travel to the Phoenix corporate offices and/or site locations throughout the United States. To that end, please be aware that under Freeport-McMoRan’s current COVID-19 protocol, employees who are entering a corporate office location or traveling by air for business must be fully vaccinated and submit proof that they are fully vaccinated prior to entry or travel approval unless the company has granted a medical or religious accommodation.

Description

Under close supervision, assists with tracking and monitoring of the reliability and production of the plant or fleet. Collaborates in providing technical advice and assistance with execution of methods, engineering solutions, tactics and strategies for enhancing the overall reliability and production of the plant or fleet.

  • Participates in brainstorming and fact-finding sessions and researches proven external solutions to similar issues
  • Makes observations, reports, and root cause analysis to Chief Innovation Engineer regarding continuous improvement opportunities on assigned project
  • Influence change in operational behavior and processes through identified continuous improvements
  • Perform other duties as required

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • Full-time student currently enrolled at an accredited four-year university majoring in an appropriate Engineering discipline OR
  • Recent college graduate having graduated within 12 months prior to internship start date with a degree in an appropriate Engineering discipline
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications including Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Possesses strong data analysis and problem-solving skills
  • Highly accurate and detail oriented
  • Possesses strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrates initiative, organizational skills and ability to work well under pressure
  • Demonstrates ability to collaborate and work effectively in a team environment
  • Must be able to demonstrate our core values of honesty, fairness, respect, trust, and integrity

 

Preferred

  • None

 

Criteria/Conditions

  • 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 office located in downtown Phoenix, AZ
  • Location requires mobility in an office environment; each floor is accessible by elevator.
  • 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 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 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.

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