08 Feb, 2024

Home Care Process Science Manager

  • Unilever
  • Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Engineer Biochemicals / Pharmaceuticals

Job Description

ABOUT UNILEVER:

Be part of the world’s most successful, purpose-led business. Work with brands that are well-loved around the world, that strive to improve the lives of our consumers and the communities around us every day. Every day, nine out of ten Indian households use our products to feel good, look good and get more out of life – giving us a unique opportunity to build a brighter future. We promote innovation, big and small, to make our business win and grow; and we believe in business as a force for good. Our brilliant business leaders and colleagues provide mentorship and inspiration, so you can be at your best.

At HUL, we believe that every individual irrespective of their race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, nationality, caste, disability or marital status can bring their purpose to life. So apply to us, to unleash your curiosity, challenge ideas and disrupt processes; use your energy to make the world a better place. As you work to make a real impact on the business and the world, we’ll work to help you become a better you!

Business Context

Unilever is reimagining the future of cleaning and it starts with reinventing a century-old history of chemistry. Billions of people around the world are asking for products that are tough on germs and stains, and ever more convenient to use. But now, people also want these products to be kinder to the planet.

The Purpose of the Science & Technology, Home care team is to provide Unilever with world class capability to develop next generation formats like powders, bars, liquids, capsule products with superior performance, great value, and sustainable technology.

Within the S&T, team is responsible for exploring upstream/novel process and product technologies. This includes the development of new analytical methodologies to create data spaces and digital models of previously unknown interactions. These technology insights are used to develop deep domain expertise that ultimately supports the product design and delivers competitive advantage.

We are looking to hire Home Care Process Science Managerbased in Bangalore.

Role Purpose:

Working as a Home Care Process Science Manager, requires the individual to develop a deep understanding of scale up principles, in-depth knowledge of manufacturing technology and material-process-product interactions for home care products. Product microstructure, rheology, thermodynamics, digital modelling are the areas of expertise to develop.

This knowledge needs then to be converted into decisions, actions and initiatives that support and deliver the divisional strategy, targets and plans.

Process Science Engineers are not just technology specialists, but integrators to bring consumer and business needs into one technical solution.

About the Role:

  • Work with international and interdisciplinary teams (Unilever R&D, Academics, material and equipment suppliers) to develop next generation solid formats including powders, and bars.

  • Develop a deep understanding of how to process/structure products that deliver against consumer needs.

  • Generate ideas for new products and for improvement of existing products.

  • Must have a “hands-on” approach to pilot plant and laboratory scale-up activities. Need to be able to work in a safe, disciplined manner.

  • Lead team of engineers and workstreams/projects

All about you:

  • PhD in Chemical/Process Engineering or Material Science

  • In depth knowledge of rheology, thermodynamics, processing equipment principles and practices

  • Computer literate and digital savvy (experience of DoE and statistical data analysis)

  • Project management (communication and presentation)

  • Experience in product/process development, scale up and technology transfer desirable functions


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