Packaging R&D Intern

0-2 years
2 months ago
Job Description

At Unilever, we invest in our future and constantly strive for improvement. We believe that our success not only stems from our purposeful brands, but also people. We are therefore not only committed to implementing a diversity of sustainable living plans and to innovating for the greater good, but also to the development of our future business leaders. Investing in the positive growth of our people is one of our highest priorities.

Job Title: Packaging R&D Intern

Report to: Packaging SEA R&D Lead

Business Unit: Beauty & Wellbeing

Duration: 4-6 Months (Start from Jan 2024 onwards)

Work Location: Unilever Minburi Plant (Nikom Ladkrabang)

Job Overview: Beauty & Well Being SEA R&D is committed to supporting outstanding innovation and GM improvement and Cost Saving programs under 5S pillar in the region. The role of this Packaging Development Technologist position is to provide development assistance on the innovation projects as well as the assigned 5S projects in Packaging. This includes Packaging material saving through plastic reduction / new format design, Alternative packaging material supplier development, Alternative CM. The tasks include the validation of the new pack material design in both packaging lab (functional properties) and machine trial (at Minburi or 3rd Party MFG) in assistance to the packaging supervisors / packaging manager.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist in packaging development supervisors/ manager.

  • Connect with the suppliers to prepare pack samples for test/ trial.

  • Assist pack supervisors in conducting functional tests and machine trial.

  • Assist pack supervisors explore the innovation launch / relaunch as well as supporting the idea of 5S packaging.

  • Competitor Analysis for packaging B&W.

  • Market Visit timely to monitor the new pack launched and do pack analysis as per instruction from supervisor.

  • Issue the report of the competitor analysis as per instruction from supervisor.


  • Currently pursuing Bachelor of Science in Packaging, Industrial Design, Polymer Science, or any related area such as packaging science, packaging design, packaging engineer from any other University where fit.

  • Understand the basic principles of packaging materials and packaging process and physical properties of packaging materials (plastic, glass, paper, metal).

  • Interpersonal skills able to coordinate and work with other R&D functions.


  • Packaging materials, Packaging Process, Packaging Formats, Packaging Sustainability.

  • Packaging Engineering and MS Tools skills (such as PowerBI): PCR Test Support and Creation of Database for results. Recyclable Pump Test Support and Competitor Analysis.

  • Experienced in using basic experimental equipment.

  • Computer skills (Words, Excel, PowerPoint, Acrobat, etc.)

  • Able to produce reports and information about daily product trials.

  • Understand packaging and experimental preparation procedures.

  • Must never disclose information about any product. Especially information about technology and packaging development process.

If you want to grow into a strong and purposeful leader who can make a positive difference in our society, join us! At Unilever, you can fulfill your professional ambitions while also doing your part to make the world a better place you will gain the skills and insights that will make you a champion for good. By joining our business, you will become part of a movement to create a brighter future for both yourself and others.






Recyclable Pump Test Support
experimental preparation procedures
experimental equipment
PCR Test Support

Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) is a 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