PET Radiopharmaceutical Production & Equipment Specialist (Spokane, WA)

Job Description

Now’s our time to inspire the future of healthcare together.

Siemens Healthineers is a leading global medical technology company with over 170 years of experience and 18,000 patents. More than 48,000 dedicated colleagues in over 70 countries are driven to shape the future of healthcare. We stand with our customers around the world to support them in delivering high quality care to their patients. An estimated 5 million patients across the globe benefit every day from our innovative technologies and services in the areas of diagnostic and therapeutic imaging, laboratory diagnostics and molecular medicine, as well as digital health and enterprise services. This is what truly matters to us.

Join our team now at Siemens Healthineers as PET Radiopharmaceutical Production & Equipment Specialist

This is a role well suited to an ambitious professional, looking for the next step in their career. As a PET Radiopharmaceutical Production & Equipment Specialist, you will be responsible for:

  • Able to work independently to accomplish assigned tasks and responsibilities. Provides service maintenance for multiple cyclotrons, chemistry modules and analytical equipment.  Provides maintenance oversight for facility equipment service performed by 3rd parties.
  •  Perform manufacturing (cyclotron and chemistry module operation) and quality control processes (utilizing analytical equipment TLC, HPLC, GC), under supervision as required by State and Federal law, as required.
  • Supports the site cyclotron engineer in execution of Preventative Maintenance of Cyclotrons, Chemistry Modules, and QC Equipment as per the SOP's as required.
  • Support the manufacturing staff in routine logistics functions including preparing product for shipment, coordinating courier schedules and documenting as directed by the site manager.
  • Implement approved SOP changes to preventative maintenance, production and quality control processes
  • Work in compliance with all regulatory standards including EH&S, cGMP, Radiation Safety, applicable pharmacy laws, DOT, and internal policies and interpretations of the above as required.
  • Incorporate new technology, products and processes into daily operations.
  • Participate in personnel training and staff development.
  • Works cross-functionally with production team to successfully implement strategic initiatives.
  • Responds to calls for service support within a reasonable amount of time.
  • Completes and submits work history tickets in a timely fashion and includes all relevant details.
  • Schedules work and support the site cyclotron engineer and site manager in optimizing spare parts usage to minimize costs and maximize effectiveness. 
  • Support the site cyclotron engineer in monitoring and improvement of Up Time for all production and analytical system(s).
  • Participates in the assessment of semi-complex product and equipment performance and recommends modifications and improvements. 
  • Participates in routine biomarker production function as directed by the site manager.
  • Other tasks as assigned by the site manager.

Required skills to have for the success of this role:

·         Ability to make shift changes often and weekend availability

·         2-5 years of experience in servicing, troubleshooting and maintaining capital equipment or laboratory equipment

·         Electrical and Mechanical troubleshooting skills/experience

Preferred Qualifications/Education/Experience:

·         Analytical Chemistry Equipment and Processes (HPLC, GC, TLC) experience preferred but not required

·         Bachelors or Associates Degree in Chemistry, Science, Engineering or related field preferred but not required

·         Experience working in a sterile or clean room laboratory/environment preferred but not required

·         Working knowledge of the PET radioisotope production preferred

Siemens Healthineers has recently announced the next steps in our continued commitment to prioritize colleague health, comply with customer/business partner requirements, and help preserve our business continuity.  Going forward, please be aware that Siemens Healthineers requires full COVID-19 vaccination for all new hires by their start date, except where prohibited by state law.  Accommodations may be requested for certain medical or religious reasons.  If you choose to submit an accommodation request it should be submitted within 3 business days of receiving a verbal offer.  Details on how to submit approval will be provided by your recruiter.  An accommodation approval must be confirmed prior to your start date.  A start date cannot be confirmed until the accommodation has been reviewed.  An accommodation is based on your role.  If you are a currently a Siemens Healthineers employee with an existing approved accommodation, it will need to be re-evaluated prior to starting a new role.

At Siemens Healthineers, we value those who dedicate their energy and passion to a greater cause. Our people make us unique as an employer in the med-tech industry. What unites and motivates our global team is the inspiration of our common purpose:  To innovate for healthcare, building on our remarkable legacy of pioneering ideas that translate into even better healthcare products and services. We recognize that taking ownership of our work allows both us and the company to grow. We offer you a flexible and dynamic environment and the space to move beyond your comfort zone to grow both personally and professionally.

If you want to join us in transforming the way healthcare is delivered, visit our career site at

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As an equal-opportunity employer we are happy to consider applications from individuals with disabilities.



Organization: Siemens Healthineers

Company: Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc.

Experience Level: Early Professional

Full / Part time: Full-time

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