Quality Control Specialist - Radiochemistry Operations

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 primary role of this position is to provide support to various aspects of the radiopharmaceutical production process and radiologic science laboratories within the Quality Control team.  The role will focus on support activities, such as sampling, general GMP laboratory testing/support, manufacturing operations, and batch release testing of radioactive products. This position will include weekend work.

Duties will be completed in compliance with applicable cGMP, cGLP, FDA, and all other regulatory agency standards.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Proficiently operate analytical instrumentation (i.e. scintillation counters, HPGe, ICP-MS, IC). This may also include dose calibrators, survey meters, dosimetry monitors, and wipe test counters.
  • Participate in authoring and/or revision of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and forms.
  • Provide on-the-floor QC oversight of manufacturing operations.
  • Perform incoming inspections of raw materials and components.
  • Review and approve Receiving Inspection documents and release in the ERP system.


Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry, Biology, or other related scientific discipline and two to four years of related experience in a cGMP environment; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Previous experience handling radioactive materials preferred. Understanding of pharmaceutical manufacturing processes, 21 CFR 210/211/820 ideal.


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.

QC Specialist – Radiochemistry Operations – 1800 Gateway Blvd. Beloit, WI 53511