Chemist, Nuclear Manufacturing

What Nuclear Manufacturing contributes to Cardinal Health

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.

Anticipated hourly range: $28.90-$41.30

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: 06/21/2024 *if interested in opportunity, please submit application as soon as possible.


  • Ability to execute Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) in accordance with current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) requirements including Good Documentation Practices (GDP)
  • Ability to manage inventory
  • Monitor and verify quality in accordance with SOPs
  • Ability to perform general maintenance and cleaning of equipment and facility
  • Work in partnership with cross functional teams to ensure product/production
    expectations and demands are met
  • Disciplined approach to adhering to a large volume of SOPs, with the ability to
    adapt to process improvement
  • Ability to learn and utilize technology to support manufacturing processes
  • Must be knowledgeable on analyzing chemical chromatography data and be able to troubleshoot analytical equipment (ie Gas chromatography and HPLC)
  • Must have experience performing quality control testing on product samples


  • Bachelor's degree in related field strongly preferred
  • Must have prior experience working with HPLC and GC, including maintenance and peak analysis
  • Experience and understanding of radiation and radioactive materials preferred
  • Ability to follow instructions accurately and work as a member of a team
  • Must be able to work overnight shift
  • Ability to travel (15%) within the region and network to support other facilities
  • Prior experience in manufacturing, preferably in a controlled environment and/or regulated industry desired
  • Effective written and verbal English communication skills
  • 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 80 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
  • Demonstrated proficiency with the operation, use and cleaning of laboratory scale production equipment and conventional analytical instrumentation
  • Ability to work in a controlled environment requiring special gowning; experience performing aseptic manufacturing operations preferred
  • Commitment to maintain data integrity through strict adherence to standardized procedures and relevant compliance requirements; ability to clearly document all work activities in a timely manner
  • Motivation to work effectively and cooperatively with others, and to establish and maintain good working relationships
  • Flexibility to work periodic off-shift hours in support of routine production and testing needs

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.