Youth Opportunities 2024/25

Unilever: R&D Skills Development Program 2022/23

Position Summary

Remuneration: Market Related
Brand: Unilever

 Minimum Requirements

  • Matric with Mathematics & Physical Science
  • Working towards or completed Food technology or Food Science diploma or degree
  • Any of the following training/skills: physical-chemistry, colloids, soft matter physics, food science
  • Requiring 1-year internship opportunity
  • Fluent in English; both oral and written
  • Basic computer literacy, i.e.: Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • A great passion for foods
  • Candidates need to provide their Matric Certificate, ID, and Academic Transcript with their CV’s


As an R&D Intern at Unilever focusing on Formulation your key responsibilities & accountabilities could be (amongst others):

  • Literature, patents and product reviews for mapping innovation / formulation space.
  • Product design and development that meet Unilever Highest Nutritional Standards to address trends in the market.
  • Experimental work on formulation optimization and product quality improvement.
  • Development and application of formulation-specific methods for accelerated shelf-life studies.
  • Carry out the product stability testing, micro challenge, and performance testing.
  • Product characterization for culinary / sensory related advice to product development.
  • Conduct foods products sensory evaluation.
  • Supporting the Research and Development activities related to the cost-effective implementation.
  • Responsible for integrity of specifications and formulations in specification management system.
  • Conduct material and supplier change risk assessment.

How To Apply

Apply online for Unilever: R&D Internship 2022/23

Closing date


Share this article
Shareable URL
Prev Post

Media24: Graduate Programme 2022/23

Next Post

AECI: Skills Development Program 2022/23

Read next