Formosa Plastics Corporation, USALivingston, New jerseyFull TimeRemote

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.

Would you like to join a growing, multi-billion-dollar manufacturing company that is committed to providing the highest quality products and services through superior and versatile technologies? If you answered yes, then please consider applying for the Counsel role at Formosa Plastics Corporation.

Who we are:
In the three decades since we began operations in the United States, Formosa has become one of the largest manufacturers of plastic resins with nearly 2,800 employees and annual revenues of $5 billion. Leadership and teamwork continually demonstrated by our employees have made dynamic growth and integrated diversification the hallmarks of our success.

What we are looking for:
We are seeking Counsel to join the Legal Department at our Livingston Headquarters. Reporting into Senior Counsel, this role will provide analysis and counsel on all corporate legal processes including contract reviews, negotiations, dispute resolution, management of lawsuits, and other legal activities and projects. Counsel will directly interface with a diverse range of internal clients in providing legal support. Primary responsibilities include drafting, reviewing, negotiating and interpreting commercial agreements including product supply and distributions agreements; sales and purchasing contracts for goods, services and taw materials; licensing and technology agreements; financing and loan agreements; nondisclosure/confidentiality agreements; and other contracts as needs arise.
The ideal candidate will possess a Juris Doctor Degree from an accredited law school and experience drafting, negotiating and reviewing commercial contracts. A valid license to practice law in the State of New Jersey or New York is also required as well as the ability to perform risk/benefits analysis of legal issues and confidently make recommendations. Strong personal ethics, attention to detail and excellent communication skills are also essential.

What we offer:
  • A working environment in which our employees are able to achieve individual professional goals while contributing to our many shared successes.
  • A competitive entry level attorney’s salary.
  • A comprehensive, highly competitive benefits package including health, dental, vision and critical illness insurance, health savings plan, flexible spending account, partial pension, 401(k) plan with company match, company-paid life and AD&D insurance, company paid short- and long-term disability insurance, wellness initiatives and company-sponsored training and development.
  • Formosa is currently offering a hybrid remote working environment.
Thank you for considering joining the team at Formosa Plastics Corporation where we are committed to our customers and our employees.

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

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