Chemist, Nuclear Manufacturing

What Nuclear Manufacturing contributes to Cardinal Health

Manufacturing is responsible for cost of production and maintenance activities including process improvement, supply chain management, quality assurance, employee safety and engagement, and environmental commitment.

Nuclear Manufacturing is responsible for the manufacturing of time sensitive radiopharmaceuticals in an integrity driven, highly regulated environment (i.e. FDA, NRC, DOT) to support patient treatment through disease diagnosis, staging, and monitoring.

Pay rate: $33.00 per hour

Bonus eligible: No

Benefits: Cardinal Health offers a wide variety of benefits and programs to support health and well-being.

  • Medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Paid time off plan
  • Health savings account (HSA)
  • 401k savings plan
  • Access to wages before pay day with myFlexPay
  • Flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
  • Short- and long-term disability coverage
  • Work-Life resources
  • Paid parental leave
  • Healthy lifestyle programs

Application window anticipated to close: 08/12/2024 *if interested in opportunity, please submit application as soon as possible.

Schedule

  • Must be able to work overnight shift as facility operates at night.

Responsibilities

  • Manufactures radioactive isotopes (includes synthesis set up, hot cell manipulations, distribution)
  • Conducts quality control testing of each batch (utilizing gas chromatograph, dose calibrator, multi-channel analyzer, TLC plate scanner, high pressure liquid chromatograph, analytical balance, PTS, laminar flow hood and fume hood)
  • Performs environmental and personnel monitoring in ISO 5, ISO 7, and ISO 8 environments
  • Works in ISO 7 cleanroom to make product vials and customer vials for use in drug production
  • Coordinates daily production run schedule based on customer and pharmacy needs
  • Demonstrates strong documentation practices, oral communication, and writing skills. Performs clerical and administrative tasks, including maintenance of daily production records, report preparation and maintenance records
  • Manages SAP Inventory (includes receiving materials, properly inspecting materials for use, and maintaining proper cycle counts)
  • Performs daily radiation safety tasks, along with general lab cleaning
  • Ability to troubleshoot equipment issues
  • Advanced chromatography skills
  • Provide feedback on method development around time of Tech Transfer
  • Communication with external innovator/sponsor
  • Ability to lead; judgement to prioritize quickly

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field, or equivalent work experience preferred.  Sciences preferred
  • 0-2 years of experience preferred
  • Lab experience highly preferred
  • Must be able to work overnight shift (Facility operates at night.)
  • Prior experience in manufacturing, preferably in a controlled environment and/or regulated industry preferred
  • Effective written and verbal English communication skills required
  • Able to repeatedly follow detailed processing instructions
  • Ability to manage several tasks at the same time; Ability to evaluate operating conditions and exercise sound judgment and problem solving skills.
  • Lifting: Frequent lifting between 50-75 lbs.
  • Ability to see fine particulate and differentiate colors in liquid solutions.
  • Ability to hear, write (English), and speak (English) clearly in order to communicate in manufacturing setting. 
  • Manual dexterity required for equipment operation and occasional reach and lifting of small objects.
  • Ability to be an effective team member.

What is expected of you and others at this level

  • Applies basic concepts, principles and technical capabilities to perform routine tasks
  • Works on projects of limited scope and complexity
  • Follows established procedures to resolve readily identifiable technical problems
  • Works under direct supervision and receives detailed instructions
  • Develops competence by performing structured work assignments


 

Candidates who are back-to-work, people with disabilities, without a college degree, and Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Cardinal Health supports an inclusive workplace that values diversity of thought, experience and background. We celebrate the power of our differences to create better solutions for our customers by ensuring employees can be their authentic selves each day. Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, creed, status with regard to public assistance, genetic status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.