Manager, Chemical Process Engineering

Are you looking to be part of a game-changing organization that is helping thousands of patients across the country every day? NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes is seeking individuals with a pro-active, collaborative, can-do mindset to join our rapidly growing team in Beloit, WI or Madison, WI.

NorthStar develops, manufactures, and distributes radioisotopes used daily for patients needing medically important diagnostic imaging tests.  Using novel and advanced technologies, NorthStar will scale up production over the coming months and years and intends to become the industry’s market leader.

Innovative technology, opportunities for career advancement, and competitive compensation are just the beginning. NorthStar offers health and life insurance, 401K match, paid holidays and paid time off, and all NorthStar employees are eligible on day one for our annual bonus and equity incentive plans.


The Manager, Chemical Process Engineering engineering will manage the chemical process engineering development in support of Radioisotope processing in compliance with FDA/cGMP regulations and standards.  This position requires a hands-on leader that can engage directly in problem solving, development, developing standards and processes, as well as managing the team.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop project plans, schedules, test plans, and other project documentation. Track progress to schedule, guide the team to meet deliverables.
  • work collaboratively with Engineering teams in specifying new production equipment/fixtures, design and development, factory acceptance testing, and full validation in accordance with FDA cGMP regulations.
  • Support NorthStar’s program to develop and deploy accelerators for the production of radioisotopes.
  • Work with supporting scientists and engineers at Argonne and Los Alamos National Laboratories currently working on this project under National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) funding.
  • manage a team of Chemical Process Engineers responsible for development/scale up of new processes, as well as support of existing processes


Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering or Chemistry and 5 or more years of experience in the development of chemical processes including deployment of chemical processing equipment in a regulated environment; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Direct experience implementing chemical processes into production required.


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.