Unilever Biotech R&D Officer – Microbiology Can Also Apply Online


Unilever Biotech R&D Officer – Microbiology Can Also Apply Online

Category: Research/Development

Location: Bengaluru, Karnataka

We are looking to hire a R&D Officer, Human Microbiome, BPC – Science & Technology in our Personal Care – R&D – Science & Technologyteam based in Unilever R&D Bangalore

Main Job Purpose:

The candidate will take charge of managing the Microbiology lab requirements. The candidate will also provide technical support for generating scientific data and coordinate various 3P lab activities. The candidate will also work with the technical team to build capability to support early prototype formulations.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. End to end ownership of Microbiology lab operations/requirements – responsibility of handling biological samples, critical lab instruments like autoclave, and managing inventory of lab consumables.
  2. Technical support for generating scientific data for key projects – basic Microbiology assays, 3P lab networking.
  3. Work with the technical team to support early prototype formulations.
  4. The candidate is expected to learn new in-vitro assays and be able to run them following Unilever safety standards.
  5. Collaborate across S&T global teams and with the Design team.

Key Requirements:

  1. We are looking for a person with right attitude and competencies. Candidates with one or two years of experience in FMCG R&D (S&T and/or Design) or CRO labs is preferred.
  2. Education: Post Graduate or Graduate degree in Microbiology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or related areas with a high First class.
  3. Background/Experience: Experience in Microbiology, basic knowledge of analytical techniques, and surfactants. Experience in formulation would be an added advantage but not necessary.
  4. Good experimentation skills and able to interpret results. Manage the day-to-day work independently.
  5. Able to capture data and compile it in a systematic way – using ELN- electronic lab notebook/ STR – Scientific reports/power point data presentation.
  6. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Tools like Word, Excel & PowerPoint.
  7. Ensuring compliance with Internal Unilever protocols while working with respect to commitment to safety and the environment.

Soft skills:

Good communication, time management, multi-tasking, networking, team collaboration, eagerness to learn, Bias for action, passion for high performance.


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