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Baton Rouge, LA 70805, USA Req #878
Monday, February 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.



Position Objective:


This position is responsible for supporting continued facility compliance with state and federal environmental regulations and permitting requirements in accordance with corporate and local environmental procedures.


Minimum Qualifications:


BS Degree in Engineering preferred, or also related Environmental Science discipline;

5+ years of experience in environmental permitting and compliance support, as well as procedures and reporting;

Preferred candidate will be able to demonstrate working knowledge of environmental statutes, permitting, and regulatory reporting, and relevant work history facilitating compliance in an industrial manufacturing environment.



Areas of Accountability:


  • Facilitate continued facility compliance with monitoring, recordkeeping, and reporting provisions of air and multimedia regulations.
  • Provide regulatory and compliance support to facility via procedures, training, memorandums, position papers, and oral and written documentation.
  • Coordinate permitting and compliance activities associated with outside agencies as directed. Participate in internal and external meetings with agencies, prepare written responses, and assist in agency discussions for areas of responsibility.
  • Prepare environmental compliance reports, provide regulatory interpretation support to plant personnel, and maintain recordkeeping in compliance with regulations.
  • Assist with technical review of release notifications to agencies and participate as directed in investigation of environmental incidents.
  • Participate in internal and external environmental audits and facilitate program improvements.
  • Track compliance with provisions of federal consent decree for site as requested.
  • Additional environmental tasks and duties as assigned.

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
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  • Baton Rouge, LA 70805, USA