Constellation Brands, Inc. Intern, Engineering Services in Napa, California

Job Description

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES :

Operations

  • Designing and implementing cost-effective equipment modifications to help improve safety, reliability, and throughput

  • Discussing and solving complex problems with manufacturing departments

  • Assist with winery projects using engineering principles and techniques

  • Planning and designing new production processes including process improvement & optimization

  • Makes recommendations of potential process improvements that could enhance our production performance.

  • Prepare and interpret blueprints, schematic drawings, and layouts

  • Solve various engineering calculations for plant mechanical and process systems

  • Researches new process technology, presents new ideas and makes proposals for potential applications to Winemaking and Operations staff.

  • Administers library of facility blueprints, both physical prints and electronically

  • Maintains archived records of research and development projects for historical and reference purposes.

  • Assists Operations and Winemaking departments with special projects and equipment trials.

  • Supervision of projects that have been delegated by the Engineering Manager, which may include the following:

  • Implementation, coordination, and completion of designated projects.

  • Coordination with vendors contracted to install equipment and/or construction contractors.

  • Management of project documentation and distribution including CAD files, MS Project, building permits, software architecture, and safety training information

KEY RELATIONSHIPS:

  • Winemaking Staff: Works with Winemaking departments to identify and resolve issues regarding wine quality.

  • Production Department: Works with Production Managers to address potential improvements in procedures, process flow and capital improvements.

  • Maintenance Department: Works with Maintenance staff regarding capital projects, preventative maintenance and routine maintenance issues.

  • Corporate Safety Manager: Assists with the implementation and management of safety programs in regards to special equipment and projects that may be necessary to create a safe work environment.

  • Procurement: Works with the Procurement Team to research, select and procure products and services required to support approved process, equipment and systems improvements.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILLS

  • Pursuing a BS degree in an Engineering discipline or equivalent experience.

  • Previous internship or experience in a technical/ engineering environment a plus.

  • Ability to read and draft mechanical, process, structural, and electrical blueprints

  • Excellent organizational and verbal and written communication skills required.

  • Ability to work well within a team environment, to work harmoniously with co-workers and to perform duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with and in support of our corporate values and targeted culture.

  • Ability to represent the company in a professional manner.

  • Computer proficiency in MS Office and AutoCAD.

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Working conditions in certain areas of the winery are cold, wet, slippery and noisy. Involves exposure to hazardous conditions. Irregular shifts, including graveyard, and long hours may be required. Frequent walking, including going up and down stairs and ladders, dragging wine hoses and bending are required. Must be able to lift 50 lbs.

The physical requirements listed are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the key responsibilities/essential functions. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Location

Napa, California

Additional Locations

Job Type

Full time

Job Area

Administrative Support

Equal Opportunity

Constellation Brands is committed to a continuing program of equal employment opportunity. All persons have equal employment opportunities with Constellation Brands, regardless of their sex, race, color, age, religion, creed, sexual orientation, national origin or citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics), marital status, gender (including gender identity or gender expression), familial status, military or veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related conditions (or any other group or category within the framework of the applicable discrimination laws and regulations).

C onstellation Brands (NYSE: STZ and STZ.B), a Fortune 500® company, is a leading international producer and marketer of beer, wine and spirits with operations in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, New Zealand and Italy.

Constellation is the No. 3 beer company in the U.S. with high-end, iconic imported brands such as Corona Extra, Corona Light, Modelo Especial, Modelo Negra and Pacifico. The company’s beer portfolio also includes Ballast Point, one of the most awarded craft brewers in the U.S. In addition, Constellation is the world’s leader in premium wine, selling great brands that people love, including Robert Mondavi, Clos du Bois, Kim Crawford, Meiomi, Mark West, Franciscan Estate, Ruffino and The Prisoner. The company’s premium spirits brands include SVEDKA Vodka, Casa Noble Tequila, and High West Whiskey.

Based in Victor, N.Y., the company believes that industry leadership involves a commitment to brand building, our trade partners, the environment, our investors and to consumers around the world who choose our products when celebrating big moments or enjoying quiet ones. Founded in 1945, Constellation has grown to become a significant player in the beverage alcohol industry with more than 100 brands in its portfolio, about 40 facilities and approximately 8,000 talented employees. We express our company vision: to elevate life with every glass raised. To learn more, visit www.cbrands.com.