Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Reviews

Updated August 20, 2015
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Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold President, CEO, and Director Richard C. Adkerson
Richard C. Adkerson
79 Ratings

Pros
  • Great pay, good bonus structure (in 10 reviews)

  • Good pay, great benefits, cheap town (in 9 reviews)

Cons
  • Upper management uses the good old buddy system for hiring (in 9 reviews)

  • Very unreasonable HR, Senior Management with no respect to company policies or treating people with respect (in 5 reviews)

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  1. Great mining company

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director in Mesa, AZ
    Current Employee - Director in Mesa, AZ
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Excellent compensation, exciting work, lots of smart people

    Cons

    Volatile industry. Many "lifers" in senior positions.

    Advice to Management

    Go back in time and undo that oil and gas purchase!


  2. Sr Predictive Diagnostics Tech

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Predictive Diagnostic Tech in Bagdad, AZ
    Current Employee - Senior Predictive Diagnostic Tech in Bagdad, AZ
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Very proactive with RCM. They do not like to be reactive with Maintenance.

    Cons

    Copper market is up and down

    Advice to Management

    Stay proactive with RCM


  3. Diagnostic Electrician

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    They take good care of there employees. Excellent benefit and retirement plans.

    Cons

    Politics. Susceptible to commodity prices.


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  5. Working

    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good people to work with.

    Cons

    Not much to do for intern


  6. Fun

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great work, great people, and great training

    Cons

    Fluctuating positions, very strict with phone usage

    Advice to Management

    Nothing


  7. Met I

    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Solid company to work for.

    Cons

    There are no cons that come to mind.


  8. Worthy experience

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good salaries, friendly engineering group,

    Cons

    Small cities, races people


  9. Great Company

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Warehouse Technician I in Phoenix, AZ
    Current Employee - Warehouse Technician I in Phoenix, AZ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Benefits, bonuses, and management, family type atmosphere.

    Cons

    No cons, great place to work.


  10. Great Opportunity

    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Intern - Hourly in Safford, AZ
    Former Employee - Intern - Hourly in Safford, AZ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great experience to learn a new process. They send you to events to interact with other engineers and they pay well.

    Cons

    Not so much the company's fault, but my mentor hung me out to dry. Luckily others filled in.

    Advice to Management

    Allow some growth opportunities for operators.


  11. Process Engineer

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good company to work for

    Cons

    Less benefits and bad working conditions



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