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Technical Manager, Packaging Engineering

Location: Modesto, CA, US

Date: Jul 10, 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.

As a Technical Manager, Packaging Engineering for Packaging Systems Engineering, you will be responsible for leading improvements and updates within product packaging and contributing to the technical application of our packaging systems.  You will work cross functionally to support production utilization of Lean methodologies and tools to continuously improve packaging processes and drive out waste. You will maintain a technical understanding of all packaging material systems and work closely on packaging integration from concept to execution.


What You Will Do

Technical Development

  • Plans, conducts and leads projects; serves as technical expert
  • Works cross functionally with research personnel and department engineers to improve processes
  • Analyzes data to determine the feasibility of packaging and equipment proposals
  • Partners with vendors regarding the purchase of new production/processing equipment or the modernization of existing production/processing equipment
  • Develop and implement strategies for new packaging designs, packaging processes, and changes to existing packaging designs and processes

Continuous Improvement

  • Performs technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, evaluates alternatives including cost and risk, supportability and analyses for total systems.
  • Evaluates engineering test results in the development of systems
  • Analyzes complex process and business requirements to determine operational feasibility
  • Support Lean Enterprise and Kaizen teams
  • Investigates and resolves work-in-process problems
  • Implements improvements and modifications in the sequence of operations and equipment utilization

What You Need

  • PhD of Engineering plus 4 years of Engineering experience, reflecting increasing levels of responsibility; OR Master’s Degree in Engineering plus 6 years of Engineering experience, reflecting increasing levels of responsibility, which may include Gallo TMDP or OMDP experience; OR Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering plus 8 years of Engineering experience, reflecting increasing levels of responsibility, which may include Gallo TMDP or OMDP experience: OR Bachelor of Science Degree plus 10 years of Engineering experience, reflecting increasing levels of responsibility; OR High School Diploma plus 12 years of Engineering experience, reflecting increasing levels of responsibility.

What Will Set You Apart

  • BS, MS, or PhD in Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or Science, Bio-Systems Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Agricultural Engineering or Civil Engineering.

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

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Requisition ID: 78106 



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.

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