Starbucks Job Openings – Equipment Development Engineer

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Job Description:

This job contributes to Starbucks success by planning and executing assigned projects related to the development of store equipment that supports the successful execution of company initiatives. Models and acts in accordance with Starbucks guiding principles.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Participates in the development and commercialization phase of projects by designing, developing, and/or specifying packaging. Assists with the development of initial cost of goods, packaging, labeling and required certifications. Ensures that packaging and systems have met initial quality assurance, safety and risk assessment requirements.
  • Gathers, analyzes and maintains packaging trend information and conducts idea generation sessions to initiate creation of new packaging products. Works with leadership to establishes key technical performance indicators and measurements to ensure progress to commercialization and implementation consistent with project timelines. May identify potential suppliers. Maintains project file and documents intellectual property.
  • Provides technical input to clarify project requirements around packaging and pack systems. Prepares project plans for approval, prioritization and allocation of technical resources. May develops some work plans and timelines. May manage project information flow and act as the key project liaison between the cross-functional team and Research & Development and Quality.
  • Supports the start-up and implementation of the packaging as required. Revises technical information in the specifications. Transitions project to Supply Chain Operations (SCO) and works with the SCO organization on sourcing and development of packaging. Provides ongoing technical improvements and testing

Job Requirements:

  • Equipment development (2 years)
  • Project management (2 years)
  • Benchtop to full-scale commercialization (2 years)
  • Engineering in the food and beverage or related industry (2 years)
  • Specifications development (2 years)

Job Details:

Company: Starbucks

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Seattle, WA

Application Deadline: N/A

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