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Scientist, Product Development / Research and Development

Scientist, Product Development / Research and Development This is a full-time role responsible for New Product Development, competitive product testing, and other R&D related functions. Commitment to professional development, opportunities for internal growth.


Our Company:

Timilon Corporation develops, manufactures, and markets a broad array of patented environmentally safe products, technologies, and applications for the capture and neutralization of chemical and biological toxins, pathogens, and other nuisance contaminants. The Company sells its products to domestic and international commercial, industrial, governmental, and consumer Customers through a combination of direct sales, its business-to-business network, and its branded e-commerce platform.  Specific market-focused brands include EnviroKlenz®, OdorKlenz®, FAST-ACT®, ChemKlenz®, and VaporKlenz®. The Company has operating locations in Florida and Kansas.  For more information, visit our website:


About the R&D Team:

Timilon’s Laboratory, R&D, and Quality Assurance Team is in place to grow our product and intellectual property portfolio.



  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in chemistry, biology, engineering, chemical engineering, or similar; advance degree preferred.

  • Minimum 7 years of experience in research and development.

  • Strong knowledge of product development from bench top to full scale production.

  • Demonstrated excellence in project management and capability to lead cross functional projects.

  • Strong ability to work cross functionally with Associates in other disciplines and/or business areas.

  • Willing to consent to background check: social security, prior employment, and education verification, and criminal history check and to pre-employment drug screening.

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the U.S.

  • Timilon is an E-Verify Employer.



  • Learns the usage of raw materials and the basic fundamentals of the technical development of new products.

  • Learns the process of new product development from laboratory prototype submissions through First Production support.

  • Executes assigned project work in given time frame in ways that meet objectives.

  • Plans own work supporting projects and delivers quality content reliably and efficiently; shares results.

  • Actively develops commercially feasible new products or modifies existing ones.

  • Assures all testing requirements are met to guarantee a marketable final product.

  • Determines stability of the formulations and ensures commercial feasibility.

  • Uses technical knowledge and attention to detail to generate and analyze data. Recognizes and flags unexpected learnings.

  • Gains competency in standard operating procedures and methodologies; complies with lab safety policies.

  • Keeps laboratory management informed of project progress and delivers feedback on time.

  • Stays abreast of developments in the air quality and decontamination fields and continues to demonstrate performance improvement.

  • Collaborates with all R&D departments, QA, Technical Services, and Manufacturing Departments; agility to work well with multiple platforms, suppliers, manufacturing plants' partners to resolve technical issues associated with products.

  • Understands technical rigor of Material chemical, process or relevant know-how to lead the material work.

  • Possesses excellent written and communication skills.

  • Has sense of urgency and discipline in operation.

  • Supports the business growth agenda by developing future innovation opportunities within areas of company focus.

  • Develops & implements the product and portfolio strategy to support growth agenda.

  • Ensures product performance competitiveness across portfolio.

  • Leads the translation of consumer insights into concepts.

  • Uses appropriate tools to facilitate concept and prototype evaluation (creation and presentation).

  • Creates and aligns product design briefs with cross functional project team.

  • Specifies product design attributes and quality targets.

  • Owns product development within projects.

  • Supports Process and Packaging Development Teams.

  • Follows corporate labelling and claim policy.

  • Supports continuous improvement projects driven by QA.

  • Supports business continuity contingencies that would require product development input.


Salary and Benefits:

  • Starting base salary ranges from $60,000 to $65,000.

  • Medical/Dental Insurance

  • 13 days PTO

  • 8 paid holidays annually

  • Flexible/Remote work options

  • Business casual dress

  • Growth opportunities in rapidly growing company


Our Location:

This position will report at our Topeka, KS location.


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protect by law.



Some Experience
$60,000.00 - $65,000.00