Reliability Maintenance Engineering Internship July-December 2024

Location: Fort Lawn, SC, US, 29714

Date: Feb 17, 2024

Company: E. & J. Gallo

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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.

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Reliability Maintenance Engineering Internship Program (July-December 2024)

Location: Fort Lawn, SC 

Application Deadline: March 1, 2024


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.


Job Summary

The Reliability Maintenance Engineering department is searching for appropriate candidates to fill our 6-month Internship Program. Working closely with Engineers throughout the winery, the intern’s essential functions are as follows:

  • Supports the development of the equipment maintenance plan (EMP) for assets, such as researching vendor/OEM manufacturing equipment recommendation, executing data analysis on asset, facilitating cross-functional SME team meetings, and validating EMP.
  • Support and or lead FMEAs for assigned areas. Supports PM optimization for assigned areas.
  • Conducts and supports data analysis and root cause analysis as needed.
  • Leverages precision maintenance standards: Shaft alignment, balancing, torquing, machine anchor, soft foot, v-belt installation, roller chain installation, etc.
  • Investigates and resolves work-in-process problems.
  • Recommends and implements improvements and modifications in sequence of operations, equipment utilization, and related matters.
  • Plans and develops experimental test programs.
  • Coordinates activities of project personnel to ensure project progresses on schedule and within prescribed budget.
  • Works on multiple projects requiring forefront engineering envision and innovative solutions and is self-supervising within guidance and expectations set by their leader.
  • Collaborates with Maintenance Team Members to develop technical job plans.
  • Improving equipment documentation.
  • Researching alternative equipment or technologies to deliver improved reliability.
  • This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.


Minimum Requirements

  • High School diploma or State-issued equivalency certificate.
  • Currently enrolled at a college or university and working towards a Bachelor’s degree in the School of Engineering; OR a Bachelor’s degree from the School of Engineering.
  • Available for the entire duration of this internship program – January-June
  • Requires availability to work evenings, weekends and holidays when necessary.
  • Required to be 18 years or older. This may be in addition to other age requirements, if applicable, as listed in this job description.



  • Hiring Salary Range Posted: $24  - $27 / hour
  • Actual compensation paid within the range will be determined by factors such as the education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with market data


Perks & Benefits

  • In addition to the salary, this position may be eligible for bonuses and incentive plans, as applicable.


Preferred Requirements

  • Junior or Senior class standing at a college or university and working towards a Bachelor’s degree in the School of Engineering.
  • Working towards Minor or Masters in Reliability and Maintainability Engineering. 
  • Working towards or possesses a degree in one of the following areas: Industrial, Mechanical, Biosystems, Electrical, and Chemical Engineering.
  • Previous internship experience.
  • Manufacturing experience.
  • SAP or other computerized maintenance management systems.
  • Familiarity with statistical software.
  • Basic knowledge of statistical analysis methods.
  • Basic understanding of Lean Manufacturing and problem solving skills


Physical Demands and Work Environment

  • Wet/Slippery conditions vary and may include work in rain.


Requisition ID: 103298 




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

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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.


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