Commercialization Manager


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The Commercialization Manager for HighKey will partner with our Product Development and Operations teams to transition products from innovation to full scale production. This person will interface with all departments in the organization, being responsible for all aspects of the commercialization process and requisite associated communications.



  • Are Hungry…extending beyond the job description, to the opportunity of becoming the best version of yourself outside of work.
  • Challenge the status quo
  • Are accountable believing “If it is to be, it is up to me”
  • Embrace Change
  • Check your ego at the door…An upbeat attitude causes a chain reaction of positive thoughts, events, and outcomes
  • Allow yourself to see opportunity not only in ideas, but in the people who can help you grow those ideas.
  • Understand the benefit of being a part of growing brand and want to evolve their CAREER with the company,



  • Help people close the gap between better-for-you food trends and amazing taste!
  • Aren’t afraid to make mistakes
  • Offer an open-minded company culture which offers people an opportunity to be the best they can possibly be
  • Care more about your intelligence and values than your experience


 What You'll Do:

  • Leads strategic commercial initiatives
  • Insures all products meet all quality, food safety and regulatory requirements and standards
  • Responsible for projects being executed on-time, under budget, meeting margin thresholds, and having appropriate scalability
  • Leads Stage Gate Process
  • Works closely with R&D to manage handoff of new products from development to commercialization
  • Responsible for planning, executing, and closing commercialization projects (including post-mortem)
  • Lead cross functional teams to ensure successful delivery of projects
  • Interfaces with various functional teams across the organization required to execute commercialization projects
  • Drives process collaboration and organization wide process consistency
  • Champions quality outputs
  • Drives preparation for key senior management reviews and presentations
  • Proactive communication to management regarding commercialization status and risks
  • Liaise with Executive Team to provide updates on project timelines and budgets
  • Manages project action register through defined startup period



  • 5+ years of project management experience in the emerging CPG space
  • Passionate about food safety and quality
  • Strong organization skills and high level of attention to detail
  • PMP or equivalent certifications a plus
  • Advanced Excel and Microsoft Project (or equivalent); comfort level with project management software
  • Strong communication and influence:  clear and concise
  • Sense of urgency and ability to work in a fast-paced environment (80+ new products per year)


Why You Should Join Us:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Competitive PTO and Paid Holidays
  • Employer-sponsored medical, dental, vision and other supplemental benefits
  • 401K plan with an employer match
  • Casual Dress Code
  • Gym Reimbursement
  • Free products for you and your family
  • Work in a positive, well-balanced start-up environment with limitless career growth
  • See your work foster results that advance the legitimacy and proliferation of the company


Location: East Orlando/UCF area


We are happy to be an Equal Opportunity Employer! We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all our employees.


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