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Decision Science & Innovation Internship Program 2019 | 300154

Location: Modesto, CA, US, 95354

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Date: Jan 10, 2019

Company: E. & J. Gallo

Decision Science & Innovation Description

Decision Science & Innovation provides tools and analysis for decision making across all aspects of the winery from grape to distribution.  Our tools range from tactical for short term scheduling problems to strategic for long term capital investment decisions.   To solve complex problems with many alternatives, we use math and computing power to determine the best solution.   We provide means of quickly evaluating new process designs before having to make expensive investment choices. We take large amounts of data from disparate systems and turn it into useful information to reveal actionable insights.  Ultimately, we strive to help better position Gallo for the future. 

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 Decision Science & Innovation (DSI) Internship Program is searching for appropriate candidates to fill 6 -month position within our department. The Intern will be working with the DSI team to perform analysis and make new models and improvements to existing models that are used for answering business questions related to capacity needs over the next few years and improving operational efficiency for crush, cellar, glass-making, or bottling related processes.   Interns will work closely with current Operations Research Analysts on assignments including but not limited to:

  • Develop analytical solutions to business problems.
  • Package and deliver solutions by creating interfaces in Excel VBA and/or other IDEs.
  • Manage and maintain existing applications to support harvest related activities.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School diploma or State-issued certificate of equivalency. 
  • Currently enrolled at a college or university and working towards a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Data/Business analytics or Operations Research; or a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, data/business analytics or Operations Research.
  • Required to design and code in one or more programming languages: Python (preferred), VBA, etc.
  • The position requires availability to work evenings, weekends and holidays when necessary.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Working towards a Master’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Data/Business analytics or Operations Research.
  • Skilled in seeing analytical solutions behind business problems.
  • Working knowledge of SQL and database query writing.
  • Experience in Linear Programming, Simulation, Data Science, and Optimization Solvers (Gurobi).
  • Data based problem solving skills.
  • Programming and data processing skills.
  • Presentation and communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills with experience managing multiple assignments.
  • Experience communicating with various levels of management in various departments.

Physical Demands and Work Environment

The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.



Equal Opportunity Employer

Nearest Major Market: Modesto

Job Segment: Intern, Entry Level, Research

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