Offers “Unilever”

Expires soon Unilever

Assistant Manager, Manufacturing Business Analyst

  • Bengaluru (Bangalore Urban)
  • Accounting / Management control

Job description

Job Title: Assistant Manager, Manufacturing Business Analyst

Location: Bangalore, India


Be part of the world’s most successful, purpose-led business. Work with brands that are well-loved around the world, that improve the lives of our consumers and the communities around us. We promote innovation, big and small, to make our business win and grow; and we believe in business as a force for good. Unleash your curiosity, challenge ideas and disrupt processes; use your energy to make this happen. Our brilliant business leaders and colleagues provide mentorship and inspiration, so you can be at your best. Every day, nine out of ten Indian households use our products to feel good, look good and get more out of life – giving us a unique opportunity to build a brighter future.

Every individual here can bring their purpose to life through their work. Join us and you’ll be surrounded by inspiring leaders and supportive peers. Among them, you’ll channel your purpose, bring fresh ideas to the table, and simply be you. As you work to make a real impact on the business and the world, we’ll work to help you become a better you.


Unilever Operations (UniOps) is the global technology and operations engine of Unilever offering business services, technology, and enterprise solutions. UniOps serves over 190 locations and through a network of specialized service lines and partners delivers insights and innovations, user experiences and end-to-end seamless delivery making Unilever Purpose Led and Future Fit.

UniOps’ purpose unleashes the power of people, experiences, technology, data, and performance to deliver experiences that grow, fuel, and protect Unilever and our stakeholders.

The Data and Analytics (D&A) team plays a critical role in driving Unilever’s Growth and Fuel for Growth, empowering our people to make smarter and faster decisions to unlock value. Our vision is to transform Unilever to become truly Data Intelligent, delivering superior performance through data-driven decisions.

About D&A – Context and Vision

Digital technology is transforming business, creating huge amounts of data. Our belief is that those companies that can truly harness data and deploy analytics at scale, will be those that succeed in the future.

Our vision is to elevate data and data use across Unilever, to transform Unilever into a Data-Intelligent enterprise, where every decision and action is powered by the best data and advanced analytics (AI) to deliver on our business goals. It’s about empowering our employees, helping them to make smarter and faster decisions and freeing up their capacity to focus on growth and the decisions that matter. Decisions about our categories, brands, channels, key markets, and our people.

We are helping to lead Unilever into the Future of Work, combining the best of human intelligence and machine through data-intelligent decision-making.

Who we are and what we do

We are a passionate team of over 350 data experts, data scientists, information experts, technical specialists, and business analysts. We operate as ‘One D&A’, made up of Global engagement and expertise teams, based in our key hubs including India, the UK, and US, and local UniOps in Market D&A teams, based in our key markets. Together, we combine the best of global for scale and efficiency, and local for intimacy and impact.

‘We are in the midst of a paradigm shift where the intelligence of machines will complement human ingenuity to do good, do better and smarter” – Sanjiv Mehta, Unilever President, South Asia

Our key objectives as D&A are to:

Set the Unilever data strategy and lay the foundations to maximise the value of our data​. Deliver the connected Data Platform to accelerate access to integrated and trusted data at scale across the company for analytics and decisions​. Embed core data and analytics capabilities , leading to automation, AI, and Big Data to boost Unilever’s decision intelligence. Lead the Data and Analytics Culture to build a future-fit workforce that values and adopts data-intelligent decision-making across all levels.

We are also passionate about powering our growth with purpose, building a diverse and inclusive team and culture, for example through our #WomenInData program, and continuing to innovate in the use of data and AI to meet our sustainability goals. 

Role Profile

The value of data will only be captured when data based decisions lead to improvements in our factories such as reduced production cost, increased operational reliability or decrease in CO2. The ground work on data availability is done. The job ahead is understanding the problems and processes with manufacturing and adjacent functions. Ensuring the technical teams live these problems, in order to have them come up with the best ideas to tackle these problems.

Do you have a thorough understanding of manufacturing, are you a native with data and enthusiastic to lead ideation with a team, then we would love to hear from you!

Key Accountabilities                                                                                                                          

Interview actors - Understand/map out overall process and actors

Lead user observations

Lead ideation and data exploration (incl. data quality)

Work out conceptually data logic

Lead user testing

Keep business documentation up to date

All About You

We are looking for someone to drive a specific business target, take ownership of the problem and bring this passion to the rest of the technical team.

We encourage you to apply if you meet 80% or more of what we’re looking for below. We understand not everyone will meet all the requirements, but you might have skills we didn’t know we need!

Essential Experience 

Experience in manufacturing

Experience with project management

Desirable Experience

Experience leading ideation

Experience with agile framework

Experience in data and analytics

SQL skills to explore the data in the data lake

Key Skills Required

To complement other strengths in the team will be an advantage to have strong bias for action and be result driven or excel in communication and people skills

Leadership Skills

Demonstrates strong "Inner game":

Strong Design Thinking/Agility and innovation mindset – intellectually curious, constantly looking to develop, embraces change with sense of urgency and enjoys positively challenging status quo

Personal drive and ability to inspire and engage others towards action

Personal mastery –emotionally resilient; always bringing the best of themselves

Demonstrates great "Outer game":

Credible business acumen – shows understanding of business, commercials and performance metrics.  Has gravitas to effectively influence senior stakeholder within a functional and business context

Encourages experimentation, bringing the outside in, and intelligent risk taking

Brings the voice of the consumer and internal customer into everything they do

Passion for high performance – creating motivation and focus to drive execution at speed

A talent catalyst – encouraging collaboration and inclusivity, empowering teams to be their best

What do we offer:

From our foundation, Unilever has been a purpose-driven company. Today, our purpose is to make sustainable living commonplace. We are working to create a brighter future every day with brands and services that help people feel good, look good and get more out of life. That includes us – the people who work for Unilever, as well as the world around us. Unilever’s flexible rewards and benefits are designed to help us all have sustainable households, for whatever life stage you are at now and in the future.

These include:

Great work environment

Flexible work environment built on trust and autonomy

Pension scheme

Employee Assistance Program for you and your family

Well-being hub with access to benefits such as Healthcare, eye tests, health checks, occupational physio

We are a key advocate of well-being and offer a variety of support for our people including hubs, programmes, and development opportunities. We strive to achieve a family-friendly and inclusive workplace and to, above all, create possibilities for all. 

And last but certainly not least - the chance to be a part of a dynamic team with the backing of the globally renowned Unilever brand.

Our commitment to Equality, Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity at Unilever is about inclusion, embracing differences, creating possibilities, and growing together for better business performance. We embrace diversity in our workforce. This means giving full and fair consideration to all applicants and continuing the 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 embraces diversity and encourages applications from people with a disability. We are committed to making reasonable adjustments to provide a positive, barrier-free recruitment journey. Candidates will be asked at the time of their application if any support or reasonable adjustments to complete their application and any subsequent recruitment journey with us at Unilever.

Make every future a success.
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