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Process Technology Development Internship Program for Engineers June-2019 | 300154

Location: Livingston, CA, US, 95334

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Date: Jan 10, 2019

Company: E. & J. Gallo

Process Technology Description

The E&J Gallo wineries located in Livingston, Modesto, and Fresno, California are world-class centers for the production of domestic and international wines.  This internship provides the opportunity to work within one of these facilities and partner closely with a cross-functional team to execute Engineering projects during the grape harvest.  Interns will have the opportunity to work alongside professional technology managers, gaining valuable hands-on expertise in a variety of areas at the Winery.

About Gallo

Founded by brothers Ernest and Julio Gallo in 1933 in Modesto, California, E. & J. Gallo Winery is the world’s largest family-owned winery and the acclaimed producer of award-winning wines and spirits featured in more than 90 countries around the globe. A pioneer in the art of grape growing, winemaking, sustainable practices, marketing and worldwide distribution, Gallo crafts and imports wines and spirits to suit a diverse range of tastes and occasions, from everyday offerings to boutique, luxury bottlings.

Job Summary

The Process Technology Development Internship Program for Engineers is searching for appropriate candidates to fill 6 month positions (approximately mid-June through mid-December) within our Process Technology Department.  Interns will work with cross-functional teams, including operations, winemaking, engineering and operators to execute technology projects that are undertaken during the harvest season.  This is an excellent opportunity to gain hands-on experience in a lab or 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:

  • Assist in the development and scale-up of new technologies for the Winery. 
  • Participate in technology projects and assist in managing a portion of an ongoing development project. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • 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.
  • Candidates for this position must have a valid driver’s license and a safe driving record. Required to obtain a California driver’s license or appropriate state driver’s license within 30 days of hire.
  • Reliable transportation to and from work.
  • Available for the entire duration of this internship program - mid-June 2019 through mid-December 2019.
  • Required to lift and move up to 40 lbs when necessary.
  • Required to work at heights of 50 feet, on tops of tanks inspecting wine surfaces when necessary.
  • The position requires availability to work evenings, weekends and holidays when necessary.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 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.
  • 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

  • Inside/Outside conditions: During crush, work estimated at least 50% (but not limited to) outside with weather of varying types.
  • 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.


Equal Opportunity Employer

Nearest Major Market: Merced

Job Segment: Intern, Entry Level

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