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Sr. Sustainability Engineer

9 Peach Tree Hill Rd, Livingston, NJ 07039, USA Req #456
Tuesday, November 8, 2022
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.

Sr. Sustainability Engineer

Job Description:


This position will support and advance sustainability and social responsibility (S/SR) programs at the corporate and site level including:

  • Developing FPC USA’s short- and long-term S/SR strategies including conformance with the United Nations Sustainable Development goals.
  • Tracking and communicating FPC USA’s carbon footprint and greenhouse gas emissions. Providing input on carbon reduction strategies to senior management.
  • Coordinating memberships in the Alliance to End Plastic Waste and other S/SR organizations.
  • Monitoring and evaluating the effectiveness of sustainability programs, and when needed, recommending changes to close strategic gaps.
  • Partnering with customers and suppliers that are committed to furthering green initiatives including completing customer questionnaires.
  • Maintaining third-party sustainability credentials and certifications such as Ecovadis & Operation Clean Sweep.
  • Organizing company-wide and NJ site-specific volunteer activities such as beach cleaning or planting dune grass.
  • Working with business unit representatives to promote new product lines and uses for existing products that promote S/SR.
  • Maintaining and enhancing the S/SR information on the web site and social media including quarterly updates to sustainable development reports.
  • Developing communication materials for employees regarding a company’s sustainability goals.
  • Analyze FPC USA products and programs to identify potential contributions to sustainability & social responsibility.
  • Develop programs and communication tools to advance company’s image as a responsible corporate citizen.
  • Maintain data on GHG emissions and carbon footprint.
  • Quantify and collect data on sustainability & social responsibility benefits and communication to internal and external stakeholders via the web site and social media.
  • Engage employees across the company in sustainability & social responsibility projects.




  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering, Sustainability, Environmental Science or related field with 5-7 years of communications experience.
  • Experience in the principles of engineering combined with knowledge of the environment to create solutions for environmental issues.
  • Strong project management skills. Excellent written, oral communication and presentation skills required.
  • Experience reading and interpreting industry standards is desirable. Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Work, PowerPoint & Excel. Social media experience.



Additional Information:


  • Travel will be required (5-10%) primarily to company plant locations in Louisiana and Texas.
  • Must have regular, reliable attendance as well as the ability to work outside the regular schedule as required.
  • This position may be involved with projects that include plans to improve public health, recycling, energy, and carbon offsetting and reduction. Additional projects may include organizing SDG historical data and the development of communicating that information to the public based on our adherence to the UN SDGs.

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 match and profit-sharing match,
Cash Balance Pension Plan and equity for all employees

Other details

  • Job Family SP
  • Job Function R
  • Pay Type Salary
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  • 9 Peach Tree Hill Rd, Livingston, NJ 07039, USA