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9 Peach Tree Hill Rd, Livingston, NJ 07039, USA Req #842
Friday, January 5, 2024

Company Overview for Formosa Plastics Corporation, U.S.A.

Founded in 1978, Formosa Plastics Corporation, U.S.A. (Formosa Plastics) is a growing, vertically-integrated supplier of plastic resins and petrochemicals. With annual revenues of more than $5 billion, we employ over 2,800 people who operate 20 production units in six business divisions - Olefins, Polyolefins, Vinyl, Specialty Polyvinyl Chloride, Chlor-Alkali, and Oil & Gas.

Formosa Plastics offers a full line of polyvinyl chloride, polyethylene and polypropylene resins, caustic soda and other petrochemicals that deliver the consistency, performance and quality that customers demand. We market our polypropylene and polyethylene resins under the Formolene® tradename; we market our suspension PVC and specialty (dispersion) PVC resins under the Formolon® tradename. We also produce and sell caustic soda, ethylene dichloride, commercial bleach and hydrochloric acid.

We are committed to supplying the highest quality products and services to our customers, providing a safe and healthy workplace for our employees and contributing to the quality of life in the communities where we operate. This commitment is made possible through our dedicated people, consistent products, continued protection of the environment and ongoing investments in new product development, quality control systems and safe, modern and energy-efficient production facilities.

Formosa Plastics is a privately held company headquartered in Livingston, New Jersey. Our core business, producing plastic resins and petrochemicals, takes place at three wholly-owned chemical manufacturing subsidiaries located in Delaware City, Delaware, Baton Rouge, Louisiana and Point Comfort, Texas.

Staff Engineer




This position exists to provide assistance and recommendation on corrosion related evaluation through participating of P&ID review, equipment specification review, damage mechanism review of equipment inspections, Equipment Abnormal Analysis review, PSM operations issues review, RBMI corrosion research, incident investigations, project review / study, PHA study, inspection and maintenance audit.


  • Development and maintenance of Corrosion Control Manual.
  • Review and improvement of corrosion standards and procedures.
  • Responsible for development, review and maintenance of CEMP, CUI and CUF program.
  • Provide assist and training on corrosion related PM/PdM program activities, such as corrosion rates calculation and assess risk of CEMP and CUI /CUF.
  • Provide improvement for identified corrosion problems.
  • Assist in development of PSM equipment ITP.
  • Oversee corrosion related regular or T/A operation and maintenance activities.
  • Assist in the technical development and mentoring of operations-based corrosion control personnel through routine interactions and providing technical review and support.
  • Carries out failure analysis on corrosion related leakage or VOC occurrence and failure investigations in order to enhance safety and integrity of the plant.
  • Provide technical resource in analysis of data and damage mechanisms.
  • Review and audit of PSM operations and corrosion issues such as Management of Change (MOC), Process Hazard Analysis (PHA), accident investigation.
  • Provide recommendations and training to operations / maintenance personnel and support leadership team.











A.  TECHNICAL JOB CRITERIA  (Minimal Technical Requirements)

1.   Previous Related Experience Required

  • Minimum of 1 - 4 years direct relevant experience in the refining, petrochemical, chemical process, power generation industries, or similar industry is required.
  • 3-5 years of petrochemical process experience and working knowledge of field operations preferred

2.   Technical Skills Required To Perform This Job

  • General knowledge on material standards (e.g. ASTM, ANSI, ASME, API, NACE and ISO)
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Fluent in English, both written and verbally;
  • Strong analytical skills;
  • Excellent computer skills;
  • A willingness and drive to continue to learn and to improve yourself;

3.   Education  (Minimal Education Needed)

  • BS in Engineering


4.   Other Certification/Training Required To Gain Function-Related Technical Knowledge

  • API 571, API 581 and related AMMP certification is preferred

5.   Other Requirements 

  • Must have regular, reliable attendance as well as the ability to work outside the regular schedule as required.
  • Availability to work outside normal hours.
  • Must be willing and able to carry a cell phone and respond as needed
  • Must be willing and able to work in an office environment.
  • Experience writing and revising standards or procedures.








Analytical Thinking


Goal Setting and Achievement


Problem Solving


Diligence and Ethics

The physical and mental capabilities required in this job are those essential to perform Major Areas Of Accountability. The Company intends to comply fully with the Americans With Disabilities Act, all other applicable regulatory legislation, and, to treat each employee with fairness, equity and consistency.





  • Review procedures
  • Update standards
  • Conduct procedure training
  • Conduct procedure audits
  • Review P&ID
  • Review PHA
  • Review equipment specifications
  • Review piping specifications
  • Provide improvement recommendations
  • Review projects
  • Review MOC
  • Review ITP
  • Oversee field activities
  • Provide specialty NDE resources
  • Provide third party technical resources
  • Coordinate review meeting
  • Review inspection reports
  • Review Equipment Abnormal Analysis
  • Provide damage mechanism
  • Produce recommendation reports
  • Provide repair recommendations
  • Audit NDE personnel credentials
  • Review Purchase Requisition
  • Perform incident root cause analysis
  • Perform Risk Base Inspection
  • Perform management assigned tasks
  • Participate in corrosion related seminars


Check Out Our Benefits

Health Coverage and Perks

Excellent medical, dental, and vision insurance plans

Flexible spending accounts for health, dependent care  

Short-term Disability 

Long-term Disability 

Group Term Life, Dependent and
Supplemental Life Insurance

Tuition Reimbursement 

Work/Life Balance

10 Paid Holidays

Paid Time Off for a balanced life
(Vacation, Sick and Personal Time) 

FlexTime Available 

 Competitive Compensation

Competitive salary, incentive/bonus, 401(k) plan with company match, 
Cash Balance, Pension Plan 

Other details

  • Job Family SP
  • Job Function E
  • Pay Type Salary
Location on Google Maps
  • 9 Peach Tree Hill Rd, Livingston, NJ 07039, USA