Manufacturing and Distribution

The Starbucks Experience starts at our plant locations where we have an opportunity to work with the green coffee beans, full leaf tea and fresh juice ingredients from the very beginning. Through teamwork, we keep a vast array of Starbucks products flowing—from suppliers to customers.

Each of us has the opportunity to be a part of the innovation and process optimization to produce the best quality coffee, tea, juice and soluble products (like our VIA Ready Brew) in the world. If you have a background in manufacturing, engineering and the like, take a look at our open roles.

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We have numerous opportunities all across the United States to work in Manufacturing, Distribution and several other fields. Select any of the locations below to explore our open positions.

  • Augusta,Georgia

    The Augusta Soluble Plant is Starbucks first company-owned manufacturing facility to produce soluble products. This facility produces products such as Starbucks VIA® Ready Brew. Packaging operation will begin in the Fall of 2013 and coffee production will start in early 2014.

  • South San Francisco,California

    "Shaw" is nicknamed after the road this plant sits on, but is formally known as Bay Bread. It is the largest plant with three functions: preparing products for La Boulange stores, preparing products for Starbucks stores, and new product testing and development.

  • Minden,Nevada

    The Carson Valley Roasting Plant is one of the largest coffee roasting plants in the world and has been a part of the Douglas County Community since 2005.

  • Rancho Cucamonga,California

    Evolution FreshTM is one of the few major juiceries left in the industry that still cracks, peels, presses and squeezes many of its raw fruits and vegetables. After the cold pressing and squeezing, an innovative technology called High Pressure Processing (HPP) is used to safely deliver more of the flavors, vitamins and nutrients of raw fruits and vegetables.

  • Kent,Washington

    The Kent Flexible Plant is the only plant with three ongoing manufacturing processes, Roasting Starbucks and Seattle's Best Coffee, blending Tazo Tea and a flexible soluble line for Starbucks VIA ready brew. Built in 1992, Kent is the oldest plant in the company.

  • Ventura,California

    The New French Bakery is a plant in Ventura, California focused solely on the wholesale division.

  • Gaston,South Carolina

    The Sandy Run Roasting Plant is a highly automated just-in-time roasting plant. Commissioned in 2008, Sandy run produces more than 1.5 million pounds of coffee on a weekly basis. The facility is LEED gold certified.

  • Stratford,Connecticut

    The Stratford distribution center is the home of Teavana's distribution operations. This warehouse receives several tons of tea and accessories from around the world to distribute to our Mall Stores, Tea Bars and Ecommerce channel both domestic and internationally. The SQF (Safe Quality Food) certified facility houses multiple tea packing machines and gift set assembly lines.

  • York,Pennsylvania

    The York Roasting Plant is one of the largest coffee roasting plants in the world and is Starbucks largest distribution center. It supplies products to Starbucks stores and grocery stores domestically and internationally. It has also been a part of the York County Community for the last 17 years.