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Winery Start Up for Engineers 2021 (6 months)

Location: Livingston, CA, US, 95334

Date: Jan 22, 2021

Company: E. & J. Gallo

Why Gallo?

With a global portfolio of over 100 unique wine and spirits brands, we are the largest family-owned winery in the world. Apply Today! Our Brands. Your Future.



Why Gallo?

Named a Glassdoor "Best Places to Work" four years in row, we couldn't be prouder of our company culture. As the largest family-owned winery in the world with over 100+ unique wine and spirits brands, our products are synonymous with life's special occasions. Come celebrate with us! Your Talent & Gallo | A Perfect Pairing

Winery Startup Description

Gallo’s wineries in the Central Valley of California are centers of production for Domestic and International wines.  With a fast growing Organization, it is necessary for E. & J. Gallo Winery to have cross functional teams involving Engineering, Operations, Winemaking, Process Technology, and so much more to work together in all startup projects.

Job Summary

The Winery Startup Internship Program is searching for appropriate candidates to fill the 6 month positions within one of our Central Valley Wineries. Interns will assist in the startup of major winery expansions.  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:

  • Work on system startup and support commissioning, equipment validation and tracking of key processing metrics. 
  • Assist in executing startups that are undertaken during the harvest season. 


      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 2021 through mid-December 2021.
  • 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.
  • 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

  • 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


Equal Opportunity Employer

Gallo will consider all qualified applicants for employment, including those with criminal histories, consistent with the requirements of applicable law.

Nearest Major Market: Merced

Job Segment: Intern, Entry Level