Corporate Careers

An Opportunity For Everyone

Corporate Careers

We call our corporate office a “support center” for a good reason—everything we do there is to support our retail store partners and in turn, make an impact on the communities we serve. There are opportunities for professionals across diverse business groups and geographies in our regional offices and global support centers. Take a look through each group below to find out more about what they do. Maybe you’ll find the opportunity that’s been waiting here for you.

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Research and Development

research and development

We’re a team of 200+ that is responsible for the science behind our great products. There are two main components in this group — Research & Development and Global Quality & Regulatory.

We develop new food (like our lunch items), delicious beverages, and innovative brewing equipment. We drive the innovation behind new product ideas (like the Verismo™ System), conduct the research and testing of the products (often sharing these new products first with our partners here at the Support Center), and make adjustments until the product is ready to take to market.

We also play a key role in shaping the future growth of Starbucks as we continue to expand into new outlets and countries. As a member of our team, you will make an impact by ensuring our customers (globally) have a world-class experience with our products.

Browse our positions in Research and Development: