BAKERSFIELD, Calif. – Mazzei Injector Company announced that Justin Bennett has been promoted to vice president of engineering and operations. Bennett began his journey with Mazzei in January 2005 and has performed in several key roles during his tenure. Since 2013 he has served as director of engineering and development overseeing Mazzei’s production and design efforts. In addition, he coordinated with the sales and research and development teams on new product development and on optimization of existing Mazzei products.

In this new role, Bennett will be developing and implementing long range programs to improve quality, timeliness of completion and cost efficiency of production and fabrication. Employee development, cross training and general risk management activities will be part of his focus also.

“Over the 16 years that Justin has been with Mazzei, the company has matured and grown, and Justin has helped immensely in that progression,” stated Geoff Whynot, President of Mazzei.

Prior to joining Mazzei, Bennett worked in the general construction contracting business and for multiple water related companies. He received his Bachelor of Science in Geology with a concentration in Environmental Policy from Princeton University and is currently working on a Master of Business Administration degree from California State University, Bakersfield.