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Title:  Senior Warehouse Technician

Requisition ID:  96863

Safford, AZ, US, 85548

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.


Under moderate supervision, oversee or perform a variety of warehouse duties involving the receiving, unloading, inventory, storing, movement and distribution of goods and materials at assigned site.

  • Serve as a lead worker, overseeing and guiding the work of other warehouse workers and staff which may also including training of other workers
  • Receive and unload goods and materials and places into inventory.
  • Receive and review orders for goods and materials. Review inventory records to determine availability. Pull requested items for customers.
  • Research discrepancies and resolve issues by contacting buyers and/or suppliers to identify missing or incorrect part numbers and/or invoice numbers.
  • Updates warehouse management systems (WMS) as needed to:
    • Maintain records of delivered items and remaining inventory
    • Initiate restock of items as necessary
    • Update manual or automated inventory listings
  • Work with internal GSC to identify and optimize placement of new stock
  • Operates a variety of light equipment, hand trucks and vehicles within a warehouse environment
  • Develops working relationships with suppliers and buyers to facilitate workflow. May
    work with suppliers to modify their processes which will streamline work and create efficiencies for the warehouse
  • Initiates corrections of inventory in coordination with Buyers, internal GSC, and Accounting personnel to maintain an accurate count.
  • Perform other duties as requested, including duties assigned to Warehouse Tech I and II



Minimum Qualifications:

  • Three (3) years of warehouse, inventory control, materials management, or related experience.
  • Proficient in all Warehouse Technician I and II skills
  • Thorough understanding of warehouse inventory control systems and purchase orders.
  • Ability to problem solve and do reconciliations and root cause analysis. Analytical skills are expected
  • Knowledge of purchasing rules, regulations, methods and forms.
  • Expertise in operating a variety of light equipment, hand trucks and vehicles within a warehouse environment.
  • Proficient bar code usage
  • Ability to maintain awareness of occupational hazards and safety precautions. Skilled in following safety practices and recognizing hazards.
  • Excellent Customer Service Skills; displays a professional can-do attitude
  • Solid computer skills with proficiency in email, and an understanding of Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, etc).
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Proficient computer skills in SAP, Microsoft Excel, Materials Management Software
  • SAP
  • Barcode systems



  • 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: Supply Chain, Testing, SAP, ERP, Technician, Operations, Technology

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