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Engineering Internship January-June 2023

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

Date: Nov 18, 2022

Company: E. & J. Gallo

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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.


Locations: Modesto, Fresno, or Livingston CA

Application Deadline: October 16, 2022

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: Facility and Reliability Maintenance, Production, and Wine & Spirits.  


Job Summary

The Engineering department is searching for appropriate candidates to fill the 6 month positions in our Internship Program Jan-June 2023. 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 – January 2023 through June 2023.
  • The position requires availability to work evenings, weekends and holidays when necessary.


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.


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



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: Modesto

Job Segment: Lean Six Sigma, Six Sigma, Intern, Management, Entry Level