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Unilever: Process Engineering Internships 2024

 Unilever Invites Unemployed Graduates to Apply for the Process Engineering Internships 2024/2025

Closing Date: 12 July 2024
Job Type: Internship
Location: Johannesburg, South Africa

Internship Description


  • Complete all learnership requirements as stipulated by Unilever, including but limited to training attendance, assessments completion, project completion, logbook completion and presentations as needed
  • The Process Engineering Intern role is critical to the development of our factories to world-class, which means zero defects, zero waste and zero losses. 
  • She/he will apply extensively the full range of Focused and Quality Improvement methods and tools to counter losses identified in the areas of Safety, Quality, Cost Deployment, Customer Service and Logistics.  The Cost Deployment pillar will be populated with data built up through the application of the Managing Manufacturing Performance Code, which is key to ensuring focus on key losses.
  • Working directly with the line crews daily. The Industrial Engineer also acts as the technical trainer for line teams and provides coaching in phenomena identification, root cause analysis and the establishment of countermeasures. Validation of all process improvements and the establishment of revised basic conditions on the line. A core deliverable is to eliminate losses and wastes and increase the stability of the line to support the transition of traditional line teams to semi-autonomous teams
  • Follow SOP procedures as needed within the operation assigned to
  • Conform to all site rules governing the safety of self and others, quality and code of business principles


  • Completed degree or National Diploma in Chemical Engineering
  • Use of computer software programs – Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word is essential
  • Good communication skills both written and verbal – proficient in English