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Director, Product Commercialization Miami, FL
Burger King





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Position Overview:

This position is responsible for leading the commercialization of ingredienst for menu items and relevant intellectual properties by collaborating with cross-functional team members. The position works directly with suppliers to commercialize product specifications. The position is also responsible for identifying opportunities within existing menu items, suppliers, and platforms.


  • Finalize all ingredient specifications and hold suppliers accountable during commercialization
  • Communicate written and oral complex technical messages to cover project status clearly, while bringing technical leadership and transparency to departments inside and outside of R&D
  • Deliver projects success with the agreed upon metrics including cost, technical feasibility, commercial feasibility and consumer acceptance
  • Demonstrate the ability to troubleshoot and resolve various project challenges with the support of cross-functional team members
  • Lead ongoing evaluation of work processes in product commercialization, product approval, and quality assurance to keep pace with the changing needs of our company and customers.
  • Able to support successful new or innovative product launches in a rapidly changing environment.



  • Master of Science Degree in Food Science/Technology, Meat Science, Dairy Science, Bakery Science, Food Microbiology or related field.
  • Depending on degree type/level, required minimum relevant experience will range from 15 to 20 years
  • Strong professional and academic networks in the fields of meat science and food science.
  • Strong scientific knowledge of meat science principles as they relate to meat processing, including non-meat ingredients and their functionality, especially processed frozen meats
  • Knowledge of USDA and FDA regulations as they relate to standards of identity, ingredients, nutrition labeling and label claims.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)
  • Knowledge of applicable procedures, requirements, regulations, and policies related to product commercialization
  • Demonstrated excellence in leadership, strategic planning, problem solving, and project execution spanning multiple disciplines and teams.
  • Ability to influence others; ability to clearly communicate and understand information in business English, both orally and in writing



Burger King Corporation is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.  For successful placement at Burger King Corporation, the final candidate must be willing to work a flexible full-time schedule, including weekends and holidays, and successfully complete the pre-employment background screening.


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