Función del empleo: Research & Innovation

Tipo de puesto: Internship

Tipo de empleo: Casual

Localización: Johannesburg

País: South Africa



The incumbent would report to the Advanced Research Manager for SSA and would be responsible for technology development projects African hair and skin care. 



  • Literature and theoretical work investigation of all available raw materials and their properties; identification of RMs of interest

  • Laboratory work on the bench under manager’s guidance: formulation trials, quality check, specifications and related project management

  • Using the L’Oréal internal digital tools in the design on the experimental work

  • If relevant for the project: Overseeing pilot scale-up runs and batches for consumer tests

  • Scheduling instrumental, expert and consumer tests

  • Analysis of results and documentation of results

  • The incumbent will work in the larger R&I team, and therefore communication and team skills are important.


Education, Knowledge & Experience


  • Relevant Degree in Chemical Engineering, Materials Engineering, Chemistry or Biochemistry

  • Post –graduate qualification is an added advantage

  • No relevant work experience required


 Skills and competencies


  • Ability to maintain a high sense of urgency and entrepreneurial work ethic that is required to drive business outcomes.

  • Highly organized with the ability to manage multiple projects while meeting deadlines.

  • Team player and builder – leads by example.

  • Proven coaching skills

  • Proven competency in Microsoft word, Excel and PowerPoint



  • Innovator

  • Strategist

  • People Developer

  • Integrator

  • Entrepreneur