R&D GenNext in Saray Mahallesi, Turkey

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With 3.4 billion people in over 190 countries using our products every day, Unilever is a business that makes a real impact on the world. Work on brands that are loved and improve the lives of our consumers and the communities around us. We are driven by our purpose: to make sustainable living commonplace, and it is our belief that doing business the right way drives superior performance. At the heart of what we do is our people – we believe that when our people work with purpose, we will create a better business and a better world .

At Unilever, your career will be a unique journey, grounded in our inclusive, collaborative, and flexible working environment. We don’t believe in the ‘one size fits all’ approach and instead we will equip you with the tools you need to shape your own future.


Unilever is the place where you can bring your purpose to life with the work that you do – creating a better business and a better world . If you are ​ new product development to play a key role in supporting the Regional R&D team by identifying opportunities to meet consumer needs better and drive profitable growth for Unilever’s business ​ then this role is just for you!


  • Supporting technical management and product development of innovation

  • Maintain effective and timely communication of project status with business partners.

  • Generates ideas by investigating new and alternative materials, processes, equipment.

  • Supporting data management tasks to the team for recipe and artwork label creation.

  • Coordinating necessary documentation for import, export projects.

  • Assessment of new technologies and technical opportunities with the latest developments in the relevant area.

  • Plan, coordinate & execute lab, and pilot plant works of his/her projects.

  • Follow and understand trends in market regarding new products and technologies.

  • Responsible for the integrity of specifications and formulations in the specification management system.  Provision of specifications for every product in the market and ensure that all new, or rejuvenated products have & match agreed specifications.

  • Ensures effective interface with Unilever factories in driving the implementation of new products and processes.

  • In close coordination with the processing and supply chain teams, develop manufacturing processes to scale the product manufacture from lab to pilot to main plant

  • Ensure the compliance of the work to the Unilever Code of Business Principles

    Experiences & Qualifications

  • ​ ​ University degree in Food Engineering or Chemical Engineering, 3rd or 4th grade,a Master’s or PhD degree in a relevant study ; Food Technology Food Chemistry, Chemistry

  • ​ Hungry to learn and curious.

  • ​ Proficiency in English language (both written and verbal)

  • ​ Excellent knowledge of Experience/ know-how in Microsoft 365 tools; Teams, Sharepoint , Planner, PowerBI , Flow, Power Apps, etc. is an advantage

  • ​ Knowledge of product design processes and principles

  • ​ Working knowledge of Food Legislation

  • ​ Proven practice in Project Management skills

  • ​ Effective communication skills with all levels of an organization,

  • ​ Ability to effectively co-operate within multi-disciplinary teams on local and global

  • ​ Effectively leveraging the scale of Unilever and the power of Ecosystems

  • ​ Available to contribute minimum 3 days a week.

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  • ​ ​ Creativity

  • ​ Collaboration

  • ​ Problem Solving

  • ​ Stakeholder Management ​


  • You are energized by delivering fantastic results. You are an example to others – both your results and your resilience. You are constantly on the lookout for better ways to do things, engaging and collaborating with others along the way.

  • As an individual you are the one responsible for your own wellbeing and delivering high standards of work. You must also focus on the Consumer and what they need. You are humble and have your head up, looking around to interpret evidence and data smartly, spot issues and opportunities to make things better.

  • Critical SOL (Standards of Leadership) Behaviors

  • PASSION FOR HIGH PERFORMANCE: Takes personal responsibility and accountability for execution and results. Has an owner’s mindset, using data and insight to make decisions.

  • PERSONAL MASTERY: Sets high standards for themselves. Actively builds own wellbeing and resilience.

  • CONSUMER LOVE : Whatever their role, always looks for better ways to serve consumers. Invests time inside and outside to understand the needs of consumers.

  • PURPOSE & SERVICE : Has humility, understanding that leadership is service to others, inside and outside Unilever.

  • AGILITY : Explores the world around them, continually learning and developing their skills.

    Unilever embraces diversity and encourages applicates from all walks of life ! This means giving full and fair consideration to all applicants and continuing development of all employees regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership, and pregnancy and maternity. 

Unilever es una organización comprometida con la equidad, la inclusión y la diversidad para impulsar los resultados de nuestro negocio y crear un futuro mejor, cada día, para nuestros diversos empleados, consumidores globales, socios y comunidades. Creemos que una fuerza laboral diversa nos permite igualar nuestras ambiciones de crecimiento e impulsar la inclusión en todo el negocio. ¡En Unilever estamos interesados en que cada individuo traiga su ‘Whole Self’ al trabajo y esto te incluye a ti! Por lo tanto, si necesita algún requisito de soporte o acceso, le recomendamos que nos avise en el momento de su solicitud para que podamos apoyarle a través de su viaje de reclutamiento.

Job Category: Research/Development

Job Category: Recherche & Développement

Job Category: Investigación y desarrollo – R&D

Job Type: R&D Admin

Industry: UnileverExperiencedProfessionals

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