Careers

Metallurgist

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.

Position

This position is responsible for preparation of NorthStar materials for use in our production and new isotope programs.  Effort involves development, testing, and production of high performance metal targets used in production of NorthStar products, beginning with purchased and recycled metals, metal powders and solutions.    Key unit operations practiced include thermal processing of powdered metals and oxides, powder pressing, sintering, physical analysis and performance testing.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Design, purchase, install and qualify high performance metal materials, including equipment selection, material selection, process development, and testing.
  • Work with internal and external sources to support development of NorthStar metal and chemical processes.
  • Work with NorthStar team to identify materials of construction that are compatible with chemical and radiological materials and establish and maintain database of materials that can be used in manufacturing and by customers.
  • Interact with production staff to streamline overall production processes.

Qualifications

Master’s degree in Metallurgy or a related physical science and one or more years of experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience required.  Specific experience with molybdenum or similar refractory metals is desired.  Strong inorganic chemistry background as related to the job function is necessary.  Experience working with flammable gases and radioisotopes used in nuclear medicine preferred, but not required.

Location

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.

Metallurgist – 1800 Gateway Blvd. Beloit, WI 53511