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Chemical Process Engineer


Are you looking to be part of something extraordinary and meaningful that is helping thousands of patients across the country every day? NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes is seeking motivated individuals like you to join our rapidly growing team in Madison, WI. Innovative technology, Opportunities for career advancement, and competitive compensation are just the beginning at NorthStar. In addition to health and life insurance, paid holidays, and paid time off, all NorthStar employees are eligible on Day One for our annual bonus and equity incentive plans.

NorthStar develops, manufactures and distributes radioisotopes that are used daily for patients needing medically important diagnostic imaging tests. NorthStar is the first company in nearly 30 years to produce the radioisotope Mo-99 in the United States NorthStar’s processes are non-uranium based and the Mo-99 is used by radiopharmacies across the country to produce the imaging radioisotope Tc-99m. NorthStar will scale-up production over the coming months and years and intends to become the industry’s market leader. Beyond Mo-99, we have a pipeline of other novel and medically important isotopes which can further grow our business and provide development opportunities for our employees.

Working with this novel and advanced technology is challenging yet rewarding for talented individuals who want to make a difference and be part of an exciting and rapidly growing business. NorthStar’s people drive our solutions and our success, and we are committed to ensuring that we provide fulfilling work experiences and valuable development opportunities.

Position
The Chemical Process Engineer II will assist the product and process development teams with creation and implementation of simple to complex manufacturing process designs in compliance with cGMP regulations. This position will be responsible for defining and creating new procedures for documenting or qualifying equipment/processing which can be transitioned to manufacturing production engineering team members. The successful candidate will be familiar with manufacturing within the medical device/pharmaceutical industry and possess in-depth engineering knowledge in science.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Specify new equipment, implement solutions to complex requirements and create fixtures to support manufacturing processes in accordance to cGMP regulations.
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders and suppliers to design, purchase and build equipment and processes that meet the needs of NorthStar’s products, employees and customers.
  • Provide transition training to manufacturing personnel for introduction of new processes and manufacturing capability.
  • Anticipate and mitigate risk points. Make tradeoffs between design complexity, time and effort, schedule, cost and quality while meeting safety and regulatory demands.
  • Interpret detailed engineering drawings.

Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering or other Engineering Discipline and three to five years of experience in a medical device or pharmaceutical manufacturing environment; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge and skill in operation of scientific equipment is required. Knowledge of Product Development Life Cycle ranging from product specification and concept development to product release is desired. Must have demonstrable knowledge of FDA regulations in medical device/pharmaceutical environments. Experience with radioactive processing preferred.

Location
Madison isn’t just the “Capital City,” it also houses NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes’ Research and Development facilities.
The Madison region is a place where dynamic, talented, innovative and hardworking people want to be. We know this because the region is growing at a faster rate than the state and the nation. Madison, Wis. was named first on Livability’s top 100 places to live in 2014.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please forward your resume to [email protected] with the position title in the subject line.

NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Chemical Process Engineer II – 3060 Progress Rd. Madison, WI

 

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