MBA Supply Chain Strategic Leadership Development Program 2023

Location: Modesto, CA, US

Date: Sep 21, 2022

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.

Application Deadline: October 8, 2022



Why Gallo?

With a global portfolio of over 100 unique wine and spirits brands like High Noon, Barefoot Wine, New Amsterdam, La Marca, and Apothic, Gallo is the largest family-owned winery in the world. We’re committed to providing you with opportunities for advancement, competitive compensation, benefits, and a work-life balance that supports your well-being!  


Program highlights:

Our MBA Supply Chain Strategic Leadership Development Program (SLDP) will give you the opportunity to drive your career and make an impact right away. You’ll receive challenging Supply Chain assignments that give you broad exposure to our growing business and leadership. You’ll develop robust expertise in multiple areas of Supply Chain or have the opportunity to move cross-functionally to other departments (such as Information Technology or Finance) depending on your goals. Employees typically move into a new role within 12–24 months which allows you to take ownership of your projects, build skills, and show results. Our MBA SLDP alumni are leading teams across the company and across the globe. Apply now to be next!


Supply Chain Opportunities:

Your first role will be in Supply Chain. With the scale of our operations, you will never run out of stimulating and interesting challenges.  Thinking big is a key part of your job, as you manage projects in: 


  • Supply Planning: Drive Strategy for material planning, finished goods inventory, and Sales and Operation Planning 
  • New Products & Development:  Lead cross-functional project teams to bring New Products to market 
  • Customer Service: Balance cost, quality, and service by leading process reengineering projects for our Logistics, Distribution, and Customer Service Teams 
  • Lean Six Sigma: Manage cross-functional teams in strategic initiatives using Lean and Six Sigma methodologies 
  • Quality:  Drive strategic process and system improvements in the Quality Services organization to create transformational change that will better support production, R&D, and food safety requirements 
  • Operations:  Lead diverse teams in production or warehouse environments to drive service, cost, and quality 
  • Sourcing: Align the needs of the marketing and supply chain organizations by leading negotiations with suppliers 


Other SLDP Opportunities:

Gallo has a rotational culture that exteds beyond this program, and candidates have the opportunity to rotate to other parts of the organization in future roles.  If you choose to explore opportunities in Finance, there are roles in Brand Team Finance, Financial Planning and Strategy, Operations Finance, Sales Finance, Revenue Management, Wine & Grape Supply, and Sourcing.  Those that move into IT you will act as an internal business consultant driving strategic direction for technology projects and process redesign, leading projects in Business Intelligence & Data Analytics, Business Relationship Management, Enterprise technology, Sales & Marketing, Direct to Consumer, Category Management, Wine & Grape Supply, Supply Chain & Operations, or Finance & HR.


What You Will Need:

  • Currently enrolled in an MBA degree program OR a Master’s in Global Management degree program and will receive degree by July 2023.
  • Three years of full-time work experience prior to beginning your MBA/Master’s.
  • Strong presentation skills and a proven ability to effectively present information to management groups in required.
  • Superior strategic, creative, and analytical problem-solving skills.
  • Proven leadership skills, business acumen, and communications skills.


What will set you apart:

  • MBA Degree with a Supply Chain/ Operations Concentration.
  • Five years of full-time work experience prior to beginning your MBA/Masters.
  • Consumer Products Goods (CPG) or strategy consulting experience.
  • Advanced Proficiency in Excel (including VBA, Pivot Tables, Power Pivots, VLOOKUPS, Solver, Array Functions, etc.)
  • Advanced Experience with data visualization (Tableau, MicroStrategy, Power BI)
  • Experience with SAP


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


Physical demands and work environment:

The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


Req ID 97044 



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, MBA, Relationship Manager, Revenue Management, Management, Customer Service, Finance