Manager, Nuclear Engineering & Physics

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, Nuclear Engineering & Physics is a hands-on leader within the Isotope Engineering team who will be responsible for leading and mentoring Engineers and/or Technicians. This position will manage the development of products and processes in compliance with FDA/cGMP regulations and standards. This position will focus on leading a team, which uses physics and nuclear based methods, to develop new and/or more efficient radioisotope production capabilities, safely. This position requires a leader who can engage directly in cross-functional problem solving, develop to standards and processes, as well as manage both an internal team and outsourced partners. This position is a liaison between Program Management and the design team to drive the design project to completion.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop and manage a team of Engineers and/or Engineering Technicians and perform team lead liaison duties between project management and the development teams for new product development or sustaining activities for a family of complex radioisotope processing systems.
  • Lead resource planning, hire, train, oversee/mentor new Engineers and/or Engineering Technicians as the team grows.
  • Oversee overall irradiation and physics based concept development processes including requirements, specifications, architecture, standards, design standards, review processes, test methods, and change control.
  • Assist in normal operation of and oversee the development, testing, and maintenance of any accelerator-based production processes and equipment.


Bachelor’s degree in Physics, Engineering, or a related discipline and six or more years of progressive experience with development of advanced technology projects; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  A minimum of one to two years of experience leading Engineers and/or Technicians is required.  Experience with project management and medical device design and development and/or FDA/cGMP compliance preferred.


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.

Manager, Nuclear Engineering & Physics – 3060 Progress Rd.  Madison, WI