Winery Start Up Engineering Internship (January-June 2023)

Location: Fort Lawn, SC, US

Date: Sep 23, 2022

Company: E. & J. Gallo

Why Gallo
Gallo is proud to be expanding into Chester County, South Carolina! Our Chester County Operations facility will be situated on 630 acres and include bottling and canning capabilities, warehousing, a regional distribution center, and will serve as the eastern hub for our import and export business.

We're approaching 100 years of bold ideas and hard work that unite us in our goal to serve joy in the moments that matter. As a company that has thrived on the simple belief of taking care of our people first, we appreciate and value what matters most to you. We're all about providing some of the best benefits, rewards, and development programs available in your area. We focus on caring and respecting each other, because together, we make growth possible.

At Gallo, we're passionate about bringing our culture to life in Chester County and to building something truly amazing, together.

Chester County Operations | We Serve Joy!

Winery Start Up Engineering Internship (4-6 months)

Location: Fort Lawn, SC 

Application Deadline: Oct 16, 2022

 

 

Engineering Description: 

Gallo’s new facility in Chester County, South Carolina will be an East Coast hub for E. & J. Gallo Winery, with both production and distribution. With a fast-growing Organization, it is necessary for E. & J. Gallo Winery to have cross functional teams involving Engineering, Operations, Product Making, Maintenance, Supply Chain, and Vendors for startup projects.

 

The East Coast Engineering Internship Program is searching for appropriate candidates to fill 6-month internship positions in Fort Lawn, SC. Interns will assist in the startup of new packaging lines and expansions. This is an excellent opportunity to gain hands-on experience in a production environment and increase your skill base for future employment or graduate school. Working closely with cross functional teams, interns’ essential functions are as follows:

  • Work on system startup and support commissioning, equipment validation and tracking of key performance and quality metrics.
  • Develops equipment set ups, documentation, equipment / material interface, and continuous improvement through learning and implementing the Lean Six Sigma process.
  • Develops critical parameters for equipment and systems. Lead root cause analysis for major unplanned downtime events.
  • Develops and maintains relationship and communications between suppliers, engineers, technical planners, storeroom, mechanics, and production line workers.

 

What You Need: 

  • Currently enrolled at a college or university and working towards a Bachelor’s degree in the School of Engineering.
  • Candidates for this position must have a valid driver’s license and a safe driving record. Required to obtain an appropriate state driver’s license within 30 days of hire.
  • Available for the entire duration of this internship program.
  • Reliable transportation to and from work.
  • Required to lift and move up to 40 lbs when necessary.
  • Required to stand for long durations of time.
  • Requires availability to work evenings, weekends and holidays when necessary.

 

What Will Set You Apart: 

  • Junior or Senior class standing at a college or university and working towards a Bachelor’s degree in the School of Engineering.
  • Strong applied technical skills and analytical problem-solving skills.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational and team skills and experience managing multiple assignments.
  • Comfortable in a manufacturing environment.
  • Mechanical inclination and an aptitude for design of equipment and manufacturing processes.

 

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

 

The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Inside/Outside conditions: During startup, work estimated around 25% (but not limited to) outside with weather of varying types.
  • Long periods of standing and walking are expected.
  • Wet/Slippery conditions vary and may include working in rain.
  • Noise levels may vary. Occasional situations where ear protection is required

 

Gallo does not sponsor for employment based visas for this position now or in the future.

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Gallo is an Equal Employment opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, traits historically associated with race, including but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles (such as braids, locks, and twists), color, national origin, ancestry, creed, religion, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition as defined by applicable state law (including cancer and predisposing genetic characteristics in California), genetic information, marital status, familial status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, sexual orientation (actual or perceived), transgender status, sex stereotyping, age, military or veteran status, domestic violence or sexual assault victim status, or any other basis protected by applicable law. 

 

We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Gallo is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process.
 
If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at 209.341.7000.


Nearest Major Market: Charlotte
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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