Unilever MSc Biotech, Biochem, Microbiology Research Executive Job With


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Sr. Research Executive

Category: Research/Development

Location: Mumbai, Maharashtra

Date posted: 06/18/2023


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


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!

We are looking to hire a Senior Research Associate – S&T in our Home Care team based in Bangalore:


The Hygiene team is involved in generating insights and delivering new technologies for delivering superior hygiene benefits through our products. One of the key thrust areas within the program is to build the Hygiene capabilities as well as identify and work on the big bet technologies for microbe control in hygiene (e.g., Probiotics), understanding the Mode of action of actives and prevention of odour to claim hygiene benefits.

This role will focus on acquiring and performing the following responsibilities:

  • Candidate is expected to work in the laboratory to carry out “on the bench” experiments.
  • Design, develop and validate new microbiological methods for understanding mode of action of Probiotics based technologies.
  • Understanding of various microbiology, enzyme related assays, analytical methods relevant to Probiotics applications in Home & Hygiene and Fab Solutions.
  • Appreciation of bio-analytical techniques, Metabolites analysis secreted by microbes/probiotics
  • Interpret data and communicate scientific results through technical reports and presentations.
  • Management of microbiological R&D services (in specific areas as appropriate) through audit of 3P analytical laboratories
  • Build understanding on biochemistry aspects of metabolic processes in microbial cells and understand the MOA of action of various types of actives on cells.


Within Unilever R&D Bangalore

Outside Bangalore but within Unilever

Outside Unilever

  • Across Home & Hygiene and Fabric Solution Global Design teams
  • Global Design teams in Mumbai, Casale and Port Sunlight
  • 3P labs / contract R&D organizations (e.g., TUV SUD)
  • Interact with the project team to translate the insights to innovations to move the projects forward.
  • Interact with 3P labs and external partners to carry out routine microbiological measurements and co-ordinate with them to ensure good data generation.

Desired Profile

  • M.Sc. in Biochemistry /Biotechnology / Microbiology
  • ~2 years research experience in Microbiology/Biochemistry related projects gained either through industrial or academic research.
  • Hands on experience in biochemistry, bio-analytical methods development preferred.
  • Experience in data validation and documentation.
  • Basic appreciation of statistics and data analysis tools.
  • Sound knowledge in basic data processing software.
  • Should be a team player and have good communication skills.
  • Very well organized, self-motivated, enthusiastic and confident.



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