The Bergaila Companies

Production Engineer

Posted Date 3 days ago(5/16/2024 12:28 PM)
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Opportunity Snapshot:

  • Compensation: $110-120K/year
  • Location: Houston, TX
  • Assignment Duration: Direct Hire
  • Work Schedule: M-F / 40 hours 
  • Benefits: Comprehensive insurance, 401K, Holidays and PTO


  • Oversee operation of distillation projects and hydrogenation reactors, act as a technical resource for operations personnel, apply technical skills to optimize plant operations, to implement and commission yield improvement and cost saving projects, participate in procedure reviews and development, operator training, and site qualification efforts
  • Lead the operation of distillation projects and/or hydrogenation reactors
  • Understand/Learn how equipment associated to the campaign operates
  • Understand and work with plant utilities
  • Work with the Operations Director to provide data and chemical engineering support for specific product campaigns
  • Work closely with Technical Advising and plant personnel to optimize operations and meet plant goals
  • Work closely with Quality Assurance personnel to ensure that all product specifications are met
  • Assist the Engineering Department in developing cost-effective projects to optimize production and minimize working capital
  • Develop procedures for items already in production or to be produced in the future
  • Prepare and enhance operating instructions
  • Troubleshoot plant operations when actual operation does not meet the expected operation
  • Generate reports that detail and summarize a specific campaign effort - reports include mass balances, process data analysis and de-bottlenecking proposals
  • Develop and maintain campaign specific schedules to meet production demand
  • Ensure campaigns are running efficiently by working with plant personnel, technical advisors, and data analysis
  • Actively participate with operators in the field to help identify process and safety improvements
  • Communicate technical information and issues to plant personnel at all levels within the organization, when needed
  • Help to optimize the disposition of the waste (water and organics) generated in each project, to improve cost saving
  • Lead quarterly improvement meetings with Technical Advising personnel for the main projects
  • Lead pre-campaign meetings prior start-up to discuss all items related to the project execution
  • This role can be physically demanding and candidate must be capable of taking on a number of physical challenges such as: moving and standing for long periods throughout a 12 hour day; work seated for up to 12 hours; use of ladders, stairs, ramps, etc; lifting and exerting force of up to 25 lbs; subject to extreme heat; and required to wear various PPE


  • B.S in Engineering
  • A minimum of 2-5 years work experience in an engineering role
  • Must be willing to participate in our 24/7 production facility call out policy, when needed
  • Willing to work on shift for 30 days during 90 day probationary period
  • Ability to function and communicate with all levels of the organization
  • Ability to obtain TWIC Card
  • Honeywell Experion and Microsoft Project experience is a plus

The Bergaila Way:


The Bergaila Companies is a nationally recognized leader in providing staffing services to all sectors of the energy industry. We continually focus on partnering with talented professionals, engineering the perfect fit between our clients and employees. Choosing a career path with Bergaila grants you immediate access to nationally recognized organizations we partner with. Bergaila consistently attracts and retains its Employees with our dedicated internal service team, top tier benefits programs for contractors and their families, and commitment to place you in the desired career of your choice.


Client Overview:


Our Client is passionate about providing innovative solutions for their customers, priding themselves on taking on challenges that few others will and solving problems that others can’t.  They search for opportunities to provide better solutions for their customers and the greater community at large.


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