Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Reviews

Updated August 30, 2015
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Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold President, CEO, and Director Richard C. Adkerson
Richard C. Adkerson
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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 benefits, great people, not great locations

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    Current Employee - Senior Buyer in Bagdad, AZ
    Current Employee - Senior Buyer in Bagdad, AZ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Benefits, Pay, opportunity, people, training

    Cons

    location, location, location, slow moving to change


  2. has been good have many avenues to go to in trades or office end

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Mechanic in Climax, CO
    Current Employee - Mechanic in Climax, CO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    easiest job that i have worked at ,decent pay 401k benefits 80/20 drug free overall.

    Cons

    to many chiefs have a meeting to have a meeting. 50%of the workforce do the work for the other 50%

    Advice to Management

    put the down to earth values back in dont let some little escape rule tell you right from wrong.


  3. Build and develop the company for the company to achieve a common goal.

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    Former Employee - Vice Presidente in Phoenix, AZ
    Former Employee - Vice Presidente in Phoenix, AZ
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Build and develop the company for the company to achieve a common goal.

    Cons

    It will not be difficult for the company to achieve goals

    Advice to Management

    promote enterprise


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  5. Great ; industry safety standards high; super benefits & people

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Pit Ops in Climax, CO
    Current Employee - Pit Ops in Climax, CO

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

    Pros

    1 week off a month Great pay and benefits Super people Open door policy

    Cons

    Cold cold cold at Climax

    Advice to Management

    Keep the doors open and continue to listen Your eyes and ears are out in the pit and mills ...


  6. Helpful (1)

    This comany will treat you well and put you talents to the test

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great culture and working environment

    Cons

    Located around small cities with little to do outside of work

    Advice to Management

    N/A


  7. This is a company like no other I've worked for before

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Administrative Support in El Paso, TX
    Current Employee - Administrative Support in El Paso, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Training is always ongoing to develop skills, great safety culture, great pay and awesome benefits!

    Cons

    Opportunity for advancement is limited because of low turnover.

    Advice to Management

    Despite what one might believe, overlooking morale can really impact the company's bottom line adversely.


  8. Excellent company. Great management. Great opportunities.

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

    Pros

    Excellent company. Great management. Great opportunities. They really push new training and improvement in their staff.

    Cons

    There are really no cons to working with freeport. They treat you extremely well and give you plenty of room to develop your own career.

    Advice to Management

    Excellent company. Great management. Great opportunities.


  9. Not too bad

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Intern
    Former Employee - Intern
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold full-time

    Pros

    Pay, experience, great environment, very enjoyable

    Cons

    Never was sure how they felt about me

    Advice to Management

    Listen to the little man


  10. A Long History of Providing Opportunity

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Phoenix, AZ
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Phoenix, AZ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Energetic, High Expectations, and Great Benefits. International travel was very exciting and great opportunity to learn from very smart people. Great respect for contribution of the individual and team.

    Cons

    At times, challenged by the nature of politics surrounding natural resources and license to operate. Nature of the beast...

    Advice to Management

    Consider work from home schedules to reduce commute at corporate office as well as to attract the younger workforce to mining.


  11. Generalist

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Generalist in Green Valley, AZ
    Current Employee - Generalist in Green Valley, AZ

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

    Pros

    Ample training opportunities across the company

    Cons

    I have nothing but good things to say



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