Senior Planner/Buyer

Are you looking to be part of something extraordinary and meaningful that is helping thousands of patients across the country every day? NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes is seeking motivated individuals like you to join our rapidly growing team in Beloit, WI. Innovative technology, Opportunities for career advancement, and competitive compensation are just the beginning at NorthStar. In addition to health and life insurance, paid holidays, and paid time off, all NorthStar employees are eligible on Day One for our annual bonus and equity incentive plans.

NorthStar develops, manufactures and distributes radioisotopes that are used daily for patients needing medically important diagnostic imaging tests.  NorthStar is the first company in nearly 30 years to produce the radioisotope Mo-99 in the United States NorthStar’s processes are non-uranium based and the Mo-99 is used by radiopharmacies across the country to produce the imaging radioisotope Tc-99m. NorthStar will scale-up production over the coming months and years and intends to become the industry’s market leader. Beyond Mo-99, we have a pipeline of other novel and medically important isotopes which can further grow our business and provide development opportunities for our employees.

Working with this novel and advanced technology is challenging yet rewarding for talented individuals who want to make a difference and be part of an exciting and rapidly growing business. NorthStar’s people drive our solutions and our success, and we are committed to ensuring that we provide fulfilling work experiences and valuable development opportunities.


The Senior Planner/Buyer position reviews and analyzes purchase requirements, coordinates Purchasing activities with other departments on a variety of material related issues, understands ERP planning, and maintains current inventory of raw, WIP, and finished goods. This position is responsible for data input and 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.


  • Procure and source a wide variety of materials and reagents.
  • Work closely with Operations and sales forecasts to plan and procure materials to meet demand, factoring in manufacturing lead times.
  • Release manufacturing orders for building sub-assemblies, ensuring raw materials are available.
  • 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 and reagent purchasing experience within a biotechnology or medical device manufacturing environment preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience. APICS certification preferred, but not required.

Location – Beloit

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



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