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Title:  Lead Sustainability Systems Analyst

Requisition ID:  37703

Phoenix, AZ, US, 85004-2121

Category:  Environmental

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.



Provide in-depth support for ESG/Sustainability Software Systems to ensure effective development and utilization of these tools. Provide technical support to MIS or external software vendor, manage the administration of software systems, and facilitate user support to optimize system functionality and usefulness. Provide strategic recommendations to leadership on software initiatives and lead the implementation of software projects.

  • Provide end-user support for Sustainability related Software Systems (SD Risk Register, Stakeholder Mapping, Metrics, Action Tracking, and others). Assess and evaluate end-user knowledge of systems and conduct training as needed on all systems. Evaluate and analyze user requests and recommend best methodology for achieving optimum results.
  • Support worldwide internal data collection and validation efforts through the software systems. Provide validated metrics for monthly reporting, annual Sustainability reports (Sustainability, Climate, Water, etc.) and other reports as required such as CDP, DJSI, etc.
  • Manage projects and serve as subject matter expert (SME) for sustaining existing systems and implementation of new software through the design, build, testing and implementation project phases. Work closely with ESSD and H&S teams to understand emerging requirements. Review, investigate and develop appropriate requirements and recommendations regarding assigned systems.
  • Monitor technology needs and interface with IT in the development and creation of specifications for system interfaces, reports, data conversions, system modifications and new functionality. Establish processes and monitor the software systems to ensure effective integration with the business units.
  • Perform other duties as required.



Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Environmental, Civil, Chemical, Agriculture, Mining, Metallurgical, Geological or similar) or Environmental Science (or similar) and eight (8) years experience in Environmental or Sustainability Management, including project management experience
  • Master’s degree in Engineering (Environmental, Civil, Chemical, Agriculture, Mining, Metallurgical, Geological or similar) or Environmental Science (or similar) and six (6) years experience in Environmental or Sustainability Management, including project management experience
  • Experience utilizing Sustainability Software systems in the field
  • Experience with enterprise-wide software systems development, testing, implementation and support

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proven ability to be self-directed and work independently or in a team environment
  • Excellent customer service, interpersonal, and written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrate appropriate analytical skills, attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Able to prioritize tasks and work well under pressure


  • Position is in a 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 many 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 resting 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

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