Mechanical Engineer

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 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 Mechanical Engineer will contribute to the product design, development and commercialization of medical device products that facilitate safe drug preparation and delivery. The individual will join the Product Development team and contribute (as well as occasionally lead) to design and development activities focused on identifying, developing and implementing solutions to support the current and future product portfolio.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Using Solid Works software, create and modify complex product assemblies based on product manufacturing needs & test and production tooling factors. Understand when to seek Senior Engineer guidance.
  • Work with a variety of vendors, particularly sheet metal, plastic, and machine shops to develop high quality and cost effective product designs.
  • Deliver engineering solutions in response to development, hardware, manufacturing, and operational needs.
  • Perform detailed mechanical design and analysis of simpler precision components from a variety of materials and production processes.


Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and up to one or more years of experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Some demonstrated experience with the Product Development Life Cycle ranging from product specification and concept development to product release.  Experience with plastic part design and processing technologies.


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.

Mechanical Engineer – 5249 Femrite Dr. Madison, WI