Freeport-McMoRan Career Opportunity – Metallurgist I

Freeport-McMoRan has an exciting opportunity for recently graduated students who are looking for a career in Metallurgy.

This Metallurgist I role will be located at our Tech Center in Tucson, Arizona.

The position is looking for specific skill sets, including:

  • Hands on approach with a notable mechanical aptitude
  • The ability to use statistics for problem solving
  • Sampling theory (Gy)
  • Mineral Processing
    • Knowledge of the key aspects of flotation
    • Knowledge of comminution processes (grinding, crushing, etc.)
    • Fluid Dynamics
      • Knowledge of pump mechanics
    • Process Control (Six Sigma certification highly valued)

The person in this role will spend 30-60% of their time conducting work in the offices and labs managing test programs and performing data analyses, and the other portion of their time in plants focusing on flotation and comminution – specifically grinding circuits and surveys.

While this position does have specific skills needed, as an entry-level position willingness to learn and an understanding of core concepts is most important.

To apply, follow this link:

Please forward this opportunity on to recently graduated students looking for opportunities who are familiar with these skills sets.

Thank You,

Maria Bertram
Staffing Analyst I – College Recruiting
Phoenix, AZ
602-345-5229 – Direct Line

​​​Freeport-McMoRan is a premier U.S.-based natural resources company with an industry-leading global portfolio of mineral assets. Freeport-McMoRan is the world’s largest publicly traded copper producer.


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