Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Reviews

Updated June 28, 2015
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  1. Great pay for only working 2 weeks a month.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - HDTS in Morenci, AZ
    Current Employee - HDTS in Morenci, AZ

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Pay, housing, benefits, and community.

    Cons

    If your not a towney it takes you longer to get up in the ranks.

    Advice to Management

    Open your eyes to the buddy buddy system around the mine. It gets old if your not in the click of grew up there and you're pushed to side for someone's friend.


  2. Good company to work for, salaries are low but bonus packages are high.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    401k... 5% match and a 5% extra throw in as a "pension".

    Cons

    Upper management is goofy.


  3. Great place!

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Intern in Little Rock, AR
    Current Employee - Intern in Little Rock, AR

    I have been working at Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Friendly work environment good people

    Cons

    Management bad equals bad environment

    Advice to Management

    Please consider alternatives


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  5. Good Company to work for

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Outstanding benefits and pay
    Good leadership and people across the board

    Cons

    I don't have any real cons except that one usually must sign an at will employment agreement


  6. No work/life balance for salary personnel

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Lead in Phoenix, AZ
    Former Employee - Lead in Phoenix, AZ

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

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Excellent pay, benefits and training opportunities

    Cons

    Excessive overtime is expected of all salary personnel

    Advice to Management

    Hire additional personnel to reduce work hours and prevent burnout


  7. Great experience working with Freeport

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Accountant II in Phoenix, AZ
    Current Employee - Accountant II in Phoenix, AZ

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

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Company offers great benefits and people within the organization are excellent.

    Cons

    No structure/mechanism for advancement within certain departments

    Advice to Management

    Create levels within departments to facilitate advancement and set clear objective goals that define each level.


  8. Excellent company

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold

    Pros

    This is an excellent company because it have respect for your employees and directly contribute for the personal and professional development.

    Cons

    I have not cons about this company because it shows great effort to get more improvement always as possible.


  9. Great Company

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Phoenix, AZ
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Phoenix, AZ

    I worked at Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    FCX lets you do your job, holds you accountable to do it and provides all the support you could ask for.

    Cons

    Need to rely more on established systems and processes of the EPCM firms they hire rather than trying to reinvent the wheel!

    Advice to Management

    keep up the good work boys!!


  10. Unethical company

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Good bonus and fair compensation. Profitable company with good future outlook. Some positive elements of corporate culture

    Cons

    Their local management in some locations is autocratic and unethical. Their ethic hotline is not worth anything. They fire people that made complains in good faith.

    Advice to Management

    Treat people with respect


  11. Great place to work

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold full-time

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Generous Bonuses, Benefits and Development Opportunities

    Cons

    Commodities go on a cycle. In down cycles this can impact some roles.



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