Sustaining & Service Development 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 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 Sustaining and Service Development Engineer (SSDE) is responsible for ensuring that service requirements are integrated into NorthStar’s product development cycle and for identifying methodologies that ensure NorthStar products are service and customer friendly. To do this, the SSDE will work hand in hand with customers, field service engineers, technical support representatives, and product development engineers to determine customer and service-related requirements to ensure serviceability and usability is considered in all NorthStar released products. This position requires excellent written and verbal communication skills, along with modest travel. The SSDE must demonstrate a strong ability to work cross-functionally and possess experience working with cross-functional teams.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Insert Service Requirements into the Product Development Cycle.
  • Identify methods to make servicing the NorthStar products more efficient.
  • Work closely with Field Service Engineers (FSEs) to determine Service-related requirements.
  • Work closely with Product Development Engineers to ensure serviceability of NorthStar products.
  • Analyze failures occurring internally and in the field to determine if changes need to be made to NorthStar products.
  • Assist in the development of test fixtures to test parts returned from Customer Sites.


Bachelor’s Degree in mechanical, electrical, or other applicable engineering discipline, or a related physical science degree and two or more years of experience in production and/or service environment; or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred. Hands-on experience with electronic test equipment, Systems related engineering, and fluid dynamics engineering preferred.


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.

Sustaining & Service Development Engineer – 1800 Gateway Blvd. Beloit, WI 53511