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.
The Material Science and Technology Transfer Chemist, Nuclear Manufacturing position is part of a growing Technical Operations team within Cardinal Health's Nuclear and Precision Health Solutions organization tasked with the development and technology transfer of radiopharmaceutical products into and among our network of qualified manufacturing facilities. This position will be responsible for the adaptation, setup, transfer, training, and maintenance of drug products with strict adherence to cGMP, GDP, environmental health and safety and related guidelines, and internal policies and procedures.
Specific duties will at a minimum comprise technical evaluation, process and analytical equipment configuration, document creation and technical review, executing method validation, and process qualification, as well as production and testing activities typical for a cGMP pharmaceutical manufacturing operation including but not limited to the preparation of chemicals and components, the operation of production and laboratory equipment, and the execution of standard operating procedures for routine manufacture and testing of radiopharmaceutical products. The preferred individual will possess sufficient technical, functional, and administrative competence to work largely independently, in a team environment, to meet program timelines and occasional production demands.
This position is benefit eligible the first day of employment. This includes medical, dental, vision, Paid Time Off, education assistance, 401K and more!
40 hours per week. The typical schedule is Monday through Friday with a start time anywhere 6:00a and 8:00a. Candidate must be flexible to work different days, hours and schedules based on business need.
Primary focus in this role is to deliver on all operational timelines as it relates to the technical transfer project.
Secondary focus is day to day support for the manufacturing site or NPHS projects.
Execution of timelines, clear accurate communications, maintaining all required qualifications.
Complete equipment qualification, computer system validation, and cleaning verification protocols developed in partnership with validations personnel.
Lead investigations and document deviations and exceptions occurring during technology transfer.
Train facility personnel on new manufacturing and testing procedures and provide routine production support following completion of technology transfer.
Facilitate day-to-day operation and maintenance of production equipment and testing instrumentation. Clean and maintain all production, testing, and related laboratory equipment during technology transfer.
Collaborate and partner with cross functional teams.
Communicate all issues related to safety, quality, and compliance to leadership.
Travel as necessary based on business needs (around 35% travel).
Bachelor of Science degree or equivalent experience in analytical chemistry/engineering preferred.
Strong written and verbal communication.
Demonstrated experience in the operation, use, and maintenance of pharmaceutical production equipment and cleanroom facilities preferred.
Experience in the manufacture of radiopharmaceutical products preferred.
Foundational expertise in the setup, operation, and maintenance of conventional analytical instrumentation (HPLC/GC/TLC/etc.) and modern chromatography data systems preferred.
Ability to work in a controlled environment requiring special attention to environmental, health, and safety regulations.
Commitment to maintain data integrity through strict adherence to standardized procedures and relevant compliance requirements, including the 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.
Desire to create, develop, and mature manufacturing and testing processes, and facility and systems infrastructure, to streamline operational efficiency across a broad range of products.
Flexibility to work periodic off-shift hours to accommodate routine production schedules among qualified facilities.
Prior Authorized User certification is preferred. Nuclear Pharmacy Training can be provided.
Ability to lift up to 55 pounds as needed.
Travel as necessary based on business needs (around 35% travel).
What is expected of you and others at this level
Applies working knowledge in the application of concepts, principles and technical capabilities to perform varied tasks
Works on projects of moderate scope and complexity
Identifies possible solutions to a variety of technical problems and takes action to resolve
Applies judgment within defined parameters
Receives general guidance and may receive more detailed instruction on new projects
Work reviewed for sound reasoning and accuracy
Candidates who are back-to-work, people with disabilities, without a college degree, and Veterans are encouraged to apply.
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