Unilever: Engineering Internship Programme – Chemical/ Industrial

Job Summary

Unilever is currently hiring for the Engineering Internship Programme – Chemical/Industrial.

Closing date: 10 April 2024

  • Function: Supply Chain
  • Scope: Factory/ Site
  • Terms & Conditions: Permanent

Location: Unilever Indonsa Factory, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal

Working at Unilever

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.

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. We want to grow our business responsibly. We aim for zero harm to people and zero harm to planet.

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Job Purpose

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 reliable, good at working in a team as well as individually then this role is just for you.

Duties and Responsibilities


  • Drive adaptation of DFOS system within the shopfloor.
  • Monitoring and auditing the line dashboards for abnormalities and escalating to resolve.
  • Support the commissioning phase until the lines are live on DFOS.
  • Train Operators and WL1 employees on usage.
  • Identify gaps in digital meetings and collaborate with Technicians to close those gaps.

  • Develop and updates Build App Modules.
  • Train Operators and WL1.
  • Monitoring and auditing the active modules for usage and performance.
  • Collaborate with Suit team on various projects.
  • Attend E-Learning training.
  • Attend Run2Standard meetings.
  • Assist in updating Run2Standard boards.

Experience and Qualification

  • Matric (Maths & Physics)
  • Completed Degree or National Dip in Chemical OR Industrial Engineering
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  • Have strong technical ability and problem-solving skills
  • Have strong interpersonal skills
  • Have analytical ability
  • Strong Team Player

How to Apply

Unilever is an organisation committed to equity, inclusion and diversity to drive our business results and create a better future, every day, for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities.

We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business. At Unilever we are interested in every individual bringing their ‘Whole Self’ to work and this includes you!

Thus if you require any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of your application so that we can support you through your recruitment journey.


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    Katlego is a final-year student at the University of Johannesburg. Apart from bouncing molecules against each other in the Chemistry lab, she loves curating job opportunites for fellow youth. Katlego is also quite a singer!

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