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Engineer New Graduate

Company: Del Monte Foods
Location: Modesto
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Position Function and Scope:

Del Monte's Early Career Engineering Rotational Development Program is designed to equip college graduates with a broad overview of a Del Monte Foods' manufacturing plant in multiple functional areas with assignments taking place in production, engineering /maintenance, planning, quality, manufacturing excellence and distribution center operations. The rotational program will be over a two-year period; each rotation will help speed the growth of the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to become successful leaders at Del Monte Foods. Travel and work on off shifts may be required.

The assignments will increase the level of responsibility and complexity and involve working closely with all levels of leadership. A critical component of the rotational program is participation in business and leadership training initiatives, both formal and experiential, to broaden your understanding of our business environment. This program also develops critical leadership skills and will establish a professional network needed to support your career growth.


  • Pursuing opportunities for cost reduction and profit improvements within your operation, especially using lean management techniques.
  • Development and implementation of process improvements in inventory control, demand planning and quality.
  • Leading project teams on key supply chain transformation, cost reduction and capital projects
  • Actively involved in solving quality problems and designing process control improvements.
  • Working with finance to learn and ensure accurate product costing is being reflected in the plant.
  • Writing standard operating instructions and trains operators on new equipment to meet standards
  • Leading or supervising team members in a manufacturing environment

Del Monte Foods Inc. Core Behaviors

Get Our Hands Dirty

  • Dig in and understand the business
  • Pursue goals with purpose and urgency
  • Stay focused on priorities
  • Persevere to overcome challenges or obstacles
  • Drive for results

Cultivate Solutions

  • Develop effective solutions
  • Improve processes, products or services
  • Take calculated risks
  • Leverage data for insights that drive business performance
  • Ensure successful execution and outcomes

Grow Success Together

  • Collaborate and promote teamwork
  • Help others achieve individual or shared goals
  • Hold ourselves and others accountable for commitments
  • Create an inclusive environment where everyone is valued


  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven track record of accomplishments both inside and outside of the educational setting
  • Ability to establish and manage multiple priorities in a dynamic environment
  • Exhibiting leadership qualities; guiding and directing a team towards a common goal
  • Experience with lean management techniques preferred.
  • Bachelor's degree in Industrial, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Food Sciences or related fields with a minimum GPA of 3.0.
  • Prior co-op or internship experience

Special Requirements:

  • Permanent work authorization in the U.S. Work Sponsorship is not available for this position
  • December 2020 graduates that can start in February 2021 and May 2021 graduates that can start in summer of 2021 are being considered for these positions.
  • Demonstrated skills in Microsoft Office Suite


  • Competitive salary.
  • Comprehensive benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, and 401(k).

Del Monte Foods, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, medical condition, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

ALL RESUMES NEED TO BE SUBMITTED THROUGH WWW.DELMONTEFOODS.COM TO BE CONSIDERED. ( Please be advised that your application is not complete until you fill out, sign, and submit an Application for Employment for a specific position for which Del Monte Foods, Inc. is actively recruiting. Your application must reflect that you possess the required qualifications for the position.

No sponsorship is available for this position.

No agencies or 3rd party vendors.

Keywords: Del Monte Foods, Modesto , Engineer New Graduate, Other , Modesto, California

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