Mechanical Engineer Thermal Systems

Mechanical Engineer, Thermal Systems, direct hire


Madison, WI 


Requisition #6530


The Mechanical Engineer, Thermal Systems will contribute to the design of custom production processing equipment used in the cGMP creation, processing and delivery of radioisotopes. The individual will join the Isotope Production Equipment Engineering Development team and contribute to design and development activities focused on identifying, developing, and implementing mechanical solutions to support the current and future product portfolio. 



Responsibilities for the Mechanical Engineer, Thermal Systems 


Perform and assist in detailed mechanical design and analysis of precision components from a variety of materials and production processes


Create and modify complex mechanical systems


Integrate commercial and custom accelerator hardware to further NorthStar’s mission


Develop internal P& IDs and PFDs for new target cooling systems within NorthStar’s accelerator-based radioisotope processing systems


Manage budget, schedule, design and equipment deliverables from capital equipment  vendors


Use ANSYS to conduct FEA/CFD simulations on new and existing designs



Requirements Mechanical Engineer, Thermal Systems


Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or relevant engineering degree and 1-3 years of mechanical engineering experience preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 


2+ years’ experience with development of mechanical systems in a regulated environment (medical, pharmaceutical, automotive, aerospace); or equivalent combination of education and experience. 


SolidWorks, ANSYS, 2D mechanical drawings, piping & flow diagrams, and working in an FDA regulated environment industrial cooling systems, vacuum and/or helium systems, and knowledge of particle accelerator technology preferred.

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