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Process Safety Specialist - Polypropylene I

201 Formosa Dr, Point Comfort, TX 77978, USA Req #493
Thursday, February 1, 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.

This position will support and coordinate the implementation of Process Safety Management Programs for assigned area to ensure compliance with all State, Federal and Corporate regulations, procedures and policies and will provide expert technical and regulatory support as a PHA facilitator to the assigned Division on Process Hazard Analysis as well as other PSM/RMP compliance activities.
The ideal candidate will have 2+ years of experience managing regulatory based programs and/or implementing PSM and Risk Management Programs with hands on industrial experience in either refinery or petro-chemical facilities.
  • Coordinate and oversee the implementation of PSM/RMP compliance within their assigned Department . Seek assistance from Corporate PSM Group when needed.
  • Review/Self Audit the assigned Department to ensure compliance with the FPC Site PSM Procedures.
  • Establish goals to achieve continuous improvement in overall department compliance with PSM/RMP regulations and RAGAGEP’s.
  • Work within Department personnel to strengthen the Process Safety Management Culture through continuous education and encouraged involvement.
  • Interpret Federal, State and Local rules and regulations, RAGAGEP’s and determine their impact on the facility and communicate changes to the appropriate people and departments as appropriate.
  • Organize and participate in PSM/RMP 3rd Party Audits; track completion of corrective actions.
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemical or Mechanical engineering with 2 years of experience in a refinery or petro-chemical facility; other science degree with relative experience considered.
  • 2 + years managing regulatory based programs and/or implementing PSM and RMP Programs.
  • Working Knowledge of the tracking and application of Federal and State regulatory requirements, RAGAGEP’s and the ability to apply requirements to corporate policies and procedures.
  • Excellent written, oral communication and presentations skills required.
  • Experience reading and interpreting regulations is desirable.
  • Strong computer skills and familiarity with relational databases is essential
  • Ability to work independently in a fast paced environment.
  • Must have regular, reliable attendance as well as the ability to work outside the regular schedule as required including working overtime for time sensitive projects.
  • Demonstrate exceptional teamwork and customer service; behave professionally; treat others with respect and dignity.
  • Handle and manage the stress associated with the position, often changing from one task to another of a different nature.
  • Physical requirements include duties common to a regular office environment. 
  • Travel to off-site locations or other business functions as needed [requirement to travel means having a valid driver’s license and being prepared to drive a motor vehicle and to fly with overnight stays required].

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
  • Required Education Bachelor’s Degree
Location on Google Maps
  • 201 Formosa Dr, Point Comfort, TX 77978, USA