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Unilever Hair Care Product Designer, South Asia BU in Mumbai, India


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We are looking to hire a Hair Care Product Designer in our B&W South Asia team based in Mumbai :


  • The job will lead all the R&D interventions for product development & regulatory compliance for Hair for south Asia Cluster.

  • Drive and Deliver NPD projects, partnering with the key business stakeholders. To lead product development to ensure compliant products in close coordination with Global R&D and ensure deployment on time. Key R&D deliverables – Product and process development, pilot scale trials, stability trials, Main Plant trials, Specification management, competitor monitoring.

  • Work closely with other stakeholders & ensure all R&D technical compliance, work with SEAC on consumer safety clearance, with brand, supply chain, quality on networks to land innovations on time.

  • Develop savings ideas in close working with categories and implement these within agreed R&D framework.

  • Leverage category Maximising technology impact toolkit for adaptation in Hair B&W portfolio

  • Develop and maintain close connection with GDC and RDCs for B&W

  • Drive rigor, risk assessment & mitigation, safety during projects delivery.

  • Responsible for project execution in line with the best practices; Manage expectations of key stakeholders by providing regular feedback on project progress.

  • Will be a R&D business partner for Hair projects and will work with category R&D teams.


  • Minimum 2 years’ experience

  • Postgraduate – B Tech/ M Tech in chemical Engineering or cosmetic technology

  • Project management skills and good stakeholder management

  • Good Verbal/written Communication skills

  • Category knowledge in cosmetics will be beneficial.

  • Dealing with people from multicultural backgrounds.

  • Multi-tasking ability

  • Ability to work independently with Cross-functional team members.

  • Travelling will be required.

  • Agility and speed of response.

  • Flexibility, Resilience and learning from experience.

  • Strong business understanding

Job Category: Research/Development

Job Type: Product Dev Technician

Industry: UnileverExperiencedProfessionals