Senior Planner/Buyer

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 Senior Planner/Buyer reviews and analyzes purchase requirements, coordinates purchasing activities with other departments on a variety of material-related issues, understands ERP planning, maintains a current inventory of raw, WIP, and finished goods. This position is responsible for data input, integrity, and performs cost analysis and volume planning for major commodities (i.e. materials, components, equipment, and services). The Senior Planner/Buyer works with the Engineering and Quality departments and recommends costs savings proposals.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Procure and participate in sourcing a wide variety of materials for multiple NorthStar facilities.
  • Maintain, expedite, and manage purchase orders through final receipt.
  • Work closely with Manufacturing Operations to plan and procure materials to meet demand forecasts, factoring in dock and quality control lead times.
  • Work with the Logistics team to provide cost-effective inbound logistics for product deliveries.
  • Maintain inventory system for raw, WIP, and finished goods to ensure materials availability working with ERP system, reorder reports, and Kanban management.

Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and 5 or more years of material purchasing experience within a biotechnology or medical device manufacturing environment preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience. APICS or supply chain management certification is preferred, but not required.

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.

Senior Planner/Buyer – 1800 Gateway Blvd. Beloit, WI 53511



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