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Intern - Food Safety Compliance - Ripon, CA

The Wine Group




Location Ripon, CA

Employment Type Intern

Full/Part Time Full time



The Wine Group is one of the top leaders in the wine industry.  As a privately held management-owned company with 14 wineries in California, New York, and Australia, we thrive to win with exceptional people who share our values.  We produce many well-known brands including Franzia, Cupcake, Chloe, Flip Flop, Save Me San Francisco, Insurrection, Concannon, Benziger and Imagery.  We are a successful company looking to employ talented individuals on our team who are self-motivated, positive and energetic.  If this sounds like you, we encourage you to apply!


Intern Ė Food Safety Compliance serves within our Quality Services (QS) team, will be responsible with helping to develop our food safety programs to meet the requirements of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).  Additional responsibilities include but not limited to applying knowledge, leverage their education, assimilate and insightfully analyze information from a variety of sources to prepare guidance and reports, training guides, and recommend initiatives to assure food safety and quality and meet FSMA requirements. This person will interface extensively with other departments to share information and maximize synergy.


  • Research and analyze FSMA regulations and guidance working in collaboration with QS and Legal personnel
  • Assist in the development of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) and training guides on FSMA
  • Develop training tailgates and information on FSMA compliance and assist in the dissemination of this essential information to our manufacturing facilities
  • Assist in the maintenance of corporate QA food safety and quality management processes and best practices
  • Apply insights to prioritize improvement opportunities; leverage experience to develop improvements in the companyís food safety SOPs and GMPs
  • Become knowledgeable in the current GMP practices at TWG and how they meet the requirements of FSMA and FDA
  • Works with appropriate departments to keep informational paperwork current including: FSMA/GMP guidance documents, Food Safety Statements of Guarantee for ingredients and processing aids and packaging materials
  • Works with QS Managers to develop sustainable GMP audit/inspection program for all facilities to promote continual improvement
  • This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for their job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


  • Bachelorís degree or undergrad in pursuit of Bachelorís degree. A degree in Food or Agricultural Law, Regulatory Affairs or Food Science is preferred
  • Must be a college student; Junior Level in coursework, or above
  • Must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Must be highly proficient in Microsoft Office, the Internet and computer aptitude
  • Availability to travel if needed
  • Must be able to commit to a minimum of 10 weeks of fulltime work
  • Excellent organizational & interpersonal skills with attention to detail
  • Provide good verbal and written communications to all levels of management, both internally and externally
  • Prioritize while able to adapt to changing priorities
  • Work independently within set guidelines
  • Demonstrated reliability and punctuality, work effectively in team/crew environment, adherence to all safety regulations and operating procedures.


  • Position operates in a professional office environment
  • Ability to travel to different sites
  • Working environment has exposure to both indoors and outdoors and related warehouse/production equipment and associated noise levels
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. occasionally

The Wine Group is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


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