Title:  Lead Business Solutions Specialist

Requisition ID:  126426

Phoenix, AZ, US, 85004-2121

Category:  Information Systems
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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, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Michigan, Illinois, Kentucky and New York.  Additional states may be excluded from remote work based on business factors.  Should the positions 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.


Provide subject matter expertise and leadership on information systems and business processes to help sites optimize use of enterprise solutions. Act as a liaison between the MIS group and business units for the adoption and sustainability of new and existing systems. Interface with Enterprise Product Management (EPM) teams, Site MIS, and Business Solution Architects to coordinate improvement opportunities. Lead training and strategy discussions for solutions. Prepares communications and presentations related to system optimization, adoption and sustainability.

  • Manage adoption and sustainability activities for enterprise system solutions. Provide subject matter expertise and leadership to help sites optimize use of enterprise solutions. Communicate with business executives and senior management
  • Interface with EPM teams, Site MIS, and Business Solution Architects to coordinate improvement opportunities. Facilitate Global Community of Practice forums to bring key users together.
  • Work closely with business areas globally to define adoption and sustainability goals and conduct assessments to create a plan to achieve those goals.
  • Roll-out Train the Trainer programs and materials to sites. Collaborate with site training departments to identify opportunities to enhance training programs.
  • Collaborate with internal and external teams as required on system and process adoption.
  • Prepares communications and presentations related to system optimization, adoption and sustainability.
  • Gain a high-level understanding of enterprise systems and processes. Troubleshoot technical issues with devices, applications, and solutions. Answer training and strategy questions.
  • Conduct sustainability assessments with site teams on an ongoing basis. Help user groups document/implement recommendations for increasing solution adoption/business benefits.
  • Where applicable lead and motivate other solution leads and platform employees. Effectively coach and mentor MIS and business employees to develop stronger functional and technical skills for enterprise solutions.
  • Identify MIS related user satisfaction issues within assigned business processes. Communicate issues to MIS management and collaborate with BSA's to resolve.
  • Stay current on new business processes and/or new technologies that may impact business operations, process and information systems technology and methodology strategies, facilitation techniques and project management concepts.
  • Perform other duties as requested.


Minimum Requirements:

  • High School diploma or GED AND eleven (11) years of experience in Information Services, Operations, Professional Business settings, OR 
  • Bachelor’s Degree AND eight (8) years of experience in Information Services, Operations, Professional Business settings, OR 
  • Master’s Degree AND six (6) years of experience in Information Services, Operations, Professional Business settings
  • Working knowledge of Digital Workforce related applications, Mobility Solution deployment methodologies 
  • Knowledge of requirements development/analysis and operations management



  • 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.

At Freeport, we are committed to providing an employment package that recognizes excellence, rewards value and impact, and encourages safe production. Benefits and compensation are foundational elements of this package, along with career development opportunities, job progression and a culture supported by our core values, among others. Learn more at: FCX Jobs - Working Here



We provide an industry-leading benefits package with some of the lowest cost to employees – offering health, wellness, life insurance, paid time off, retirement savings and more. These benefits are available to you and your dependents starting day one. Our comprehensive benefits program is important to how we support the health and wellness of employees and their families. For further benefits information please click here: Benefits Details



The estimated annual pay range for this role is currently $79,000 - $109,000. 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.  To view an example of a Total Rewards Estimate for this role click here:  Total Rewards Estimate


Safety / Work Conditions:

Candidates will be required to participate in a post-offer, pre-employment medical examination for the following positions which may have essential job duties that can impact both their own safety and the safety of others:

  • 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).


Equal Opportunity Employer

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