Manufacturing Engineering Technician

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.

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 Manufacturing Engineering Technician will report to a specific engineering discipline (Mechanical, Chemical, Irradiation, Chemical Process, Manufacturing, or Controls) within the Engineering organization.

The Manufacturing Engineering Technician will be responsible for various activities associated with research, development, assembly, installation, troubleshooting, maintenance, and testing of NorthStar’s equipment. In performing these tasks, the technician will work closely with engineering staff to define their scope of work and project related tasks. Equipment may include, but is not limited to hot cells, chemical processing systems, isotope target manufacturing systems, conveyors, process cooling systems, associated system controls hardware/software, and manufacturing aids.

This position will require work within both Good Engineering Practice (GEP) and current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP) space and must be able to properly document and execute all activities

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Build, troubleshoot, test, and maintain lab scale, pilot scale, and production isotope processing Systems. Systems are generally compromised of electro-mechanical, electronic, mechanical, pneumatic, and chemical processing equipment.
  • Support of equipment from start-up through commissioning/qualification and into production.
  • Perform commissioning and qualification on equipment as required.
  • Understand sourcing process of necessary tools and materials.
  • Perform basic fabrication, such as cutting, drilling, tapping, and possibly welding.


Associate’s degree in a science or technology discipline, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience with PLC programming is preferred. Experience with maintaining and modification of GMP pharma and/or medical device production equipment is preferred.


NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes is headquartered in Beloit, Wis. This location is our primary manufacturing site and accommodates all of our corporate functions. Beloit has small city charm, with a lively and renovated downtown, yet is also close to cities such as Madison, Milwaukee, Chicago, and Rockford.

Beloit is a part of the larger South Central Wisconsin/Northern Illinois region, which offers residents and visitors alike a unique blend of urban opportunities and rural, natural beauty. The area, therefore, offers collections of natural, educational, artistic, and historical attractions alongside a wide variety of sporting and social opportunities. There are several cities and many towns within a reasonable commute of Beloit, which offer a wide choice of residential styles and a large number of school district choices for those considering relocation.

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.

Manufacturing Engineering Technician – 1800 Gateway Blvd. Beloit, WI 53511