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Freeport-McMoRan Material Planning Specialist II in Morenci, Arizona

Material Planning Specialist II

Requisition ID: 132097


Morenci, AZ, US, 85540

Category: Supply Chain

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Why You Should Apply For This Job:

At Freeport-McMoRan, we are committed to providing an employment package that recognizes excellence, encourages safe production and a culture supported by our core values. Here, you’ll find a collaborative environment where safety is a top priority, all opinions are valued, and people are empowered to grow in their career. _Apply Today!  _

*Where You Will Work *

Located approximately 50 miles northeast of Safford, Arizona on U.S. Highway 191, Morenci operations (an open-pit copper mining complex) has been in continuous operation since 1939. The operation consists of two concentrators, crushed-ore leach pad and stacking system, a low-grade run-of-mine (ROM) leaching system; four SX plants; and three EW tank houses that produce copper cathode.

Morenci is a unique company town where our employees and their families can reconnect with nature through hiking, fishing, camping, hunting and numerous parks. The company offers several amenities, including company housing OR employees who are required to work on-site are eligible for a $750 monthly housing allowance, provided they meet program guidelines, a newly constructed daycare and community center, library, health-care facilities, state-of-the-art fitness centers, a movie theater and a skate park. Our dedicated Parks and Recreation Division plans activities for people of all ages, making sure there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Visit the Morenci town website (  to learn more.

What You Will Do

  • Responsible for proactively compiling, monitoring and managing Collaborative Planning report to ensure adequate stocking levels / recognize shortages and deficiencies, in support of customers in maintenance, planning and operations.

  • Manages urgent complex customer requirements from maintenance, planning and operations, communicating/expediting to GSC Shared Services.

  • Collaborate with assigned customer departments in maintenance, planning and operations to ensure needs are understood, documented, validated and requirements are met.

  • Obtain quotes from key suppliers using parts information from customers in maintenance, planning and operations, monitor supplier performance, and lead supplier evaluations.

  • Trains and leads reconciliation of consumables at month end, utilizing accounting and SOX control knowledge to ensure compliance with all financial requirements of inventory.

  • Analyzes data to perform root cause analysis on issues that impact inventory performance and implement appropriate corrective actions.

  • Communicate master data changes and additions (MARS) to appropriate groups such as BOM, equipment and material master data on behalf of the customer.

  • Ensure adherence and guide customers to General Accounting Principles (GAAP), financial laws (SEC), Company policies, internal controls (SOX) and Principles of Business Conduct (PBC), etc.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

What You Bring To Freeport

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Business, Accounting, Engineering, or a related field and three (3) years of experience in Supply Chain, Business, Accounting, Engineering, or a related field, OR

  • High School Diploma/GED and seven (7) years of experience in Supply Chain, Business, Accounting, Engineering, or a related field.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Skilled in Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint.

  • Experience with (SAP), Systems Applications and Products in Data Processing

  • Comfortable with public speaking and presenting data to large groups.

  • Organizing data and communicating with vendors/suppliers.

What We Offer You

The estimated annual pay range for this role is currently  $72,000-$98,000 . 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.Click here ( to view a sample of Total Rewards Estimate for this role. 

  • Employees who are required to work on-site are eligible for a $750 monthly housing allowance, provided they meet program guidelines

  • Affordable medical, dental and vision benefits 

  • Company-paid life and disability insurance 

  • 401(k) plan with employer contribution/match 

  • Paid time off, paid sick time, holiday pay, parental leave 

  • Tuition assistance 

  • Employee Assistance Program 

  • Discounted insurance plans for pet, auto, home and vehicle 

  • Internal progression opportunities 

  • *Learn more ( about our competitive and comprehensive benefits package! *

*What We Require  *

  • Candidates may be required to pass a medical exam. 

  • Candidates must pass all required training and/or testing. 

  • Employees may be required to work a non-standard schedule, which may include shift work (other than day shift) at a 24/7, 365-day operation. 

  • Freeport-McMoRan promotes a drug/alcohol-free work environment using mandatory pre-employment drug testing and on-going drug and alcohol testing, as allowed by applicable laws. 

Equal Opportunity Employer

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