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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 primary work environment consists of a cyclotron and associated manufacturing facility for the production of PET radiopharmaceuticals, which must be kept clean, orderly, properly lighted and maintained in optimum operating condition. Employees handle radioactive materials and are exposed to very low amounts of radiation that are deemed safe by current standards. The facility is operated under well-controlled and closely monitored conditions that are regulated by both State and Federal agencies, and that are enforced by the corporate internal quality and regulatory group. Each staff member will receive specific training in keeping radiation exposures within regulatory guidelines and he/she will be routinely monitored for their exposure to radiation. Noise levels are considered low to moderate.
Accountabilities in this role Successfully complete extensive training, including e-learning assignments and hands on components, to demonstrate and maintain proficiency
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)
Works in ISO 7 cleanroom to make product vials and customer vials for use in drug production
Performs environmental and personnel monitoring in ISO 5, ISO 7, and ISO 8 environments
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
40 hours per week. The typical schedule is Monday through Friday from.10:00p to 6:00a. Candidate must be flexible to work different days, hours and schedules based on business need.
Sign On Bonus
$1500 Sign On Bonus Offered
High school diploma, GED or equivalent or equivalent work 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 desired.
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 in Nuclear Manufacturing for functional success
Ability to execute Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) in accordance with current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) requirements including Good Documentation Practices (GDP)
Ability to monitor and verify quality in accordance with SOPs
Ability to perform general maintenance
Ability to work in and maintain a sterile environment, including required 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 improvements
Ability to learn and utilize technology to support manufacturing processes
Ability to manage inventory
Candidates who are back-to-work, people with disabilities, without a college degree, and Veterans are encouraged to apply.
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