Engineering Internship (July-December 2024)

Location: Modesto, CA, US Fresno, CA, US Livingston, CA, US

Date: Sep 19, 2023

Company: E. & J. Gallo

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Engineering Internship Program (July - December 2024)

Locations: Modesto, Fresno, or Livingston CA

Application Deadline: November 6, 2023


Engineering Description

Located at the E. & J. Gallo Winery’s headquarters in Modesto, California, this facility is the center for production, distribution, and corporate decision making for the Domestic and International businesses.  Interns work with experienced engineers to learn and assist in the below activities, including developing and testing potential solutions to ongoing systemic issues, as well as putting new processes in place.  Interns will work in one or several of the following areas: Facilities Engineering​​, Bottling Engineering, Start Up Engineering and Wine & Spirits. 


Job Summary

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

  • Provide support in one or more of the following areas: project management, controls, asset start-ups, process design, mass balances, equipment sizing and selection, purchasing, construction management, commissioning, start-up, equipment and system qualification, continuous improvement, medium and low voltage power, stabilization process & package qualifications.
  • Develop equipment set ups, documentation, equipment / material interface, and continuous improvement through learning and implementing the Lean Six Sigma process.
  • Lead and manage projects. Drive the team forward to milestones and act as a liaison to the larger project team for new assets.
  • Work on engineering teams to identify issues, collect appropriate supporting data, develop and present improvement ideas, and implement solutions.
  • Develop standardized work, time studies, equipment capability and repeatability studies.
  • Develop critical parameters for equipment and systems.  Lead root cause analysis for major unplanned downtime events.
  • Design specialized tooling for maintenance applications. Centerline/develop setup sheets for an asset.
  • Develop and maintain relationship and communications between suppliers, engineers, technical planners, storeroom, mechanics and production line workers.
  • 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 – July - December
  • The position 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.
  • 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: 102867 



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

Gallo’s policy is to afford equal employment opportunity to all applicants and employees and not to 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), genetic information, marital status, familial status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation (actual or perceived), transgender status, sex stereotyping, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, reproductive health decision making, age, military or veteran status, domestic violence or sexual assault victim status, or any other basis protected by applicable law. Nor will Gallo discriminate based on a perception that an individual has any of the foregoing characteristics or is associated with a person who has, or is perceived to have, any of those characteristics.


Gallo will comply with state and local laws prohibit discrimination for lawful out-of-work behavior, such as off-duty use of cannabis away from the workplace (subject to federal and state law exceptions), the existence of non-psychoactive cannabis metabolites in hair, blood, urine, or other bodily fluids as determined by a drug screening test (subject to federal and state law exceptions).


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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