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6723 - CHEMICAL ENGINEER I

Baton Rouge, LA 70805, USA Req #882
Wednesday, February 7, 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.

ENGINEER I 

Education

Bachelor (B.S.) or Masters (M.S.) in chemical engineering.

Position Objective

The objective of engineer is to manufacture the highest quality product in the most cost effective manner. Engineer also initiates and develops new processes, modify and improve existing processes; obtain, compile, and monitor plant operating data to determine efficiency and cost effects; and to troubleshoot problems in order to optimize plant operations.

Major Areas of Accountability

1. Incident Investigation: Conduct Team investigations for various plant incidents using root cause analysis approach, write investigation reports after Team has concluded investigation with appropriate corrective actions/recommendations, implement the execution of the recommendations that is VCM related, formal presentation of report to Safety Council Meeting from time to time
2. Provide direction to Operators on key parameters, plant operating instructions, preparation of equipment for Maintenance, process troubleshooting, operating plans, and safety issues; Work with engineers to ensure operating performance with established standards and assure compliance with such standards;
3. Work with Maintenance/Contractor for capital projects and assist in development of detailed scopes as needed for the areas; Manage reliability priorities to support maintenance excellence.
4. Conduct Team investigations for various plant incidents using root cause analysis approach, write investigation reports after Team has concluded investigation with appropriate corrective actions/recommendations, implement the execution of the recommendations that is VCM related, formal presentation of report to Safety Council Meeting from time to time.
5. Initiate the MOCs or B-1 for various project in VCM plant. Assess project effectiveness and operational results,

 

 

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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 
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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