E. & J. Gallo

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E. & J. Gallo Reviews

Updated November 22, 2014
Updated November 22, 2014
106 Reviews
4.2
106 Reviews
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E. & J. Gallo Co-President and CEO Joe Gallo
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Everyone is hard working and willing to help each other out, great people to work with (in 8 reviews)

  • Hires young college graduates, Sales Training, Management Training, work-life balance (in 4 reviews)


Cons
  • Work-life balance can be tricky in roles relating to operations, due in large part to seasonal nature of the business (in 7 reviews)

  • Long hours but worth it in the long run (in 6 reviews)

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  1.  

    Privately own++

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Programmer Analyst in Modesto, CA
    Current Employee - Programmer Analyst in Modesto, CA

    I have been working at E. & J. Gallo full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    A case of wine towards the end of the year, every year. Softball tournament every year within the company. Yearly team outing activity. Breath taking walking path around the admin building.

    Cons

    Management care too much about their bonuses and checking off a check box taking on more projects then head count can account for.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to direct underlings about certain individuals not competent enough to perform job duty and yet still gets promotion and get's praised for doing research for a project.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Chemistry Poision

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Chemistry Intern in Healdsburg, CA
    Former Employee - Chemistry Intern in Healdsburg, CA

    I worked at E. & J. Gallo as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Good Pay
    Location
    Overtime throughout harvest
    Rotations in other positions

    Cons

    Poor work life balance
    Limited connections available outside business unit

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    incorporate more training for all employees

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Fine

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Quality Technician in Merced, CA
    Former Employee - Quality Technician in Merced, CA

    I worked at E. & J. Gallo full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    professional, initiative, happy, leadership, growth

    Cons

    too many hours worked and little pay

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    interact with lower-line employees more often and incentivize them.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    good place

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    Current Employee - Investor in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Investor in San Jose, CA

    I have been working at E. & J. Gallo full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    the bosses were the best ever

    Cons

    the hours were a bit too long on some days

  6.  

    Great people at a great company.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at E. & J. Gallo full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    The wine industry as a whole is rather unique

    Cons

    Being headquartered in Modesto is unfortunate.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Know when to cut your losses. Some individuals should not stick around as long as they have.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Great experience you can't get anywhere else

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA

    I worked at E. & J. Gallo full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Hires young college graduates, Sales Training, Management Training, work-life balance

    Cons

    Pay (sales company where you don't get paid based on your sales), Immature Management,

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    Greatest People to work with.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at E. & J. Gallo full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    The office atmosphere is energetic and upbeat. A profitable company brings good compensation and the motto is work hard play hard.

    Cons

    Because of understaffing due to restricted growth of organization and the constant movement of employees in and out of distributers, the employees seem to work 80 plus hours and not taking all of their vacation.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Spend the money and create additional positions.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    Solid experience, but nothing glamorous about this winery.

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at E. & J. Gallo full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Great people, values employees, lots of access to wine

    Cons

    Slow at times, Management very resistant to change

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    You will receive the best talent if you can figure out a great way to allow people to live in the Bay Area and still work in Modesto.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    I had a great experience

    Current Employee - Sales Representative
    Current Employee - Sales Representative

    I have been working at E. & J. Gallo full-time

    Pros

    Great people who are like-minded, fun and motivated. Promotion is from within, so work hard and you will go places!

    Cons

    Long hours but worth it in the long run. Some parts of the job are not ideal but it is entry level, which is expected in most entry level.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep doing what you are going

  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good company that will pay MBA recruits very well

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Supply Chain Manager in Modesto, CA
    Current Employee - Supply Chain Manager in Modesto, CA

    I have been working at E. & J. Gallo full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Our products, wine shop, walking trails on main campus, food during lunch meetings, summer hours

    Cons

    Location is horrible. Modesto, CA.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hold people accountable and quit playing favorites. Promote the people that deserve it.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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