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JOB POST: R&D Associate, Foods & Refreshment at Hindustan Unilever, Bengaluru: Applications Open

Hindustan Unilever is looking to hire an R&D Associate for Foods & Refreshment based in Bangalore for the year 2021.

About HUL

Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) is an Indian consumer goods company headquartered in Mumbai, India. It is a subsidiary of Unilever, a British company. Its products include foods, beverages, cleaning agents, personal care products, water purifiers and other fast-moving consumer goods.

HUL was established in 1931 as Hindustan Vanaspati Manufacturing Co. and following a merger of constituent groups in 1956, it was renamed Hindustan Lever Limited. The company was renamed in June 2007 as Hindustan Unilever Limited.

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Technical Skills: 

  • New food product & process development skills
  • Consumer insight capture
  • Data analysis
  • Tech savvy & Technical writing skill
  • Legal & Regulatory knowledge

General Skills

  • Good communication and presentation skills
  • Creative and analytical mindset
  • Project Management
  • Ability to work in cross functional team
  • Qualification: M.Sc. / B.Tech Food tech / Dairy Technology.
  • Experience: Preferably 1 – 3 years in R&D Foods – Product development.
Job description

Product Design (Innovation/Renovation) – Savoury

  • Formulation design for Knorr brands of South Asia region
  • Product development work stream leader in the cross functional project team. Work on key regional projects being rolled out in South Asia.
  • Develop formulation prototyping at lab for innovation/improvement.
  • Responsible for specification of formulation, process and Quality Assurance regimes to support / enforce these specs agreed technical action standards.
  • Responsible for development of application recipes, understand consumer tastes /perspective, cooking habits / techniques through consumer researches and translate the same into key attributes of new products developed working along with consumer insight teams.
  • Drive project management in line with functional excellence for all key projects.
  • Responsible for OTIF delivery & project execution in line with IPM tool

Value Improvement projects – Savoury

  • Identify potential areas of flexing current specification/formulation to drive potential savings.
  • Competition bench marking & tracking

Capability – Savoury

  • Responsible for risk management & claims support. Ensure compliance to Unilever standard, legal  & regulatory compliance
  • Develop processing capability for all product formats at pilot scale and support scale up to main plant
  • Develop capability to be able to produce finished product of the desired quality with a range of raw materials within the specified range.
  • Establish shelf life for the developed formulation
  • Support development of KBS & selling stories of product

Apply here for R&D Associate, Foods & Refreshment at Hindustan Unilever, Bengaluru.


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