Cyclotron Operator

Very Competitive


Looking for an exciting and rewarding career in Radiopharmaceuticals? Do you understand the principles that underpin Radioisotope production? Are you educated to degree level in Engineering or Nuclear Physics?

Key Information

  • Yorkshire and Humber
  • 01423 813520
  • Permanent, Full-time
  • 24-02-2020
  • Very Competitive

Job Description

Our client, a market-leader in the manufacture and distribution of Radiopharmaceuticals, is looking for a number of technically-minded candidates with engineering backgrounds to join the Production team of their South Yorkshire facility. This opportunity is ideal for a hardworking individual who has knowledge of mechanical and electrical systems, preferably in a pharmaceutical manufacturing capacity, looking to immerse themselves in a highly technical and engaging career.

Key responsibilities of the role include;

  • Operation of automated and semi-automated cyclotron systems
  • Monitoring parameters to ensure optimal radionuclide production
  • Maintenance and troubleshooting of the associated equipment and machinery
  • Planning and initiating production tasks such as cleaning the clean rooms
  • Liaising with other members of the Production and Operations team
  • Following, authoring and revising Standard Operating Procedures, Risk assessments and other relevant GMP documentation

The successful individual will hold a recognised technical degree, preferably Nuclear Physics or a relevant Engineering qualification. You will have a basic understanding of the concepts and principles associated with radioisotope production, as well as an appreciation for the importance of good manufacturing practices. Previous experience operating, troubleshooting and maintaining pharmaceutical manufacturing instrumentation would be advantageous but not essential. 

*Please note: Cyclotron Operators are expected to work unsociable hours to ensure the consistent delivery of Radiopharmaceuticals to Hospitals and Imaging centres UK wide*

For more information or to apply, please contact Ryan Kennedy on 01423 813520.

To be considered...

Previous exposure to cyclotrons or particle accelerators is highly desirable.


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