A life-saving operation in the middle of America — the University of Missouri Research
— needs you to help guide its future. MURR is
expanding its critical cancer-fighting and medical isotope
MURR’s reactor is the highest-power university research reactor in
the United States, operating at 10 megawatts, 6.5 days a week and
52 weeks a year. The MURR facility enables research across many
disciplines – From investigating ancient cultures and how plants
respond to their environment, to analyzing industrial materials and
developing radiopharmaceuticals that have lifesaving clinical
applications. The MURR facility is a reliable resource for
researchers, scientists, engineers and students across the
Be a part of the future of fighting cancer and saving lives.
Be a part of MURR
MURR is seeking a Nuclear Manufacturing Technician to join the
Research Reactor production team. The successful candidate will
have a strong attention to detail, enjoy teamwork, and have a
commitment to excellence working within a cGMP environment.
Key Duties Performed by This Position Will Include
This position participates and assists in the cross-functional
manufacturing of cutting-edge and life-saving medical radioisotopes
generated at MURR. These are used in the diagnostics and treatments
of patients around the globe. Employees in this team work in a
cleanroom and lab focused FDA GMP and NRC regulated environment
alongside health physics, microbiology, quality control,
engineering, and quality assurance to complete time-sensitive
production-focused processes. Skills, expertise, and responsibility
will increase over time with this position due to extensive on the
job training. Some of the entry level responsibilities are
- Assisting with the routine production of solutions. This
entails preparing the laboratory and documentation for each process
with a focus on regulatory compliance.
- Production apparatus setup and cleaning, calibration,
preparation of reagents and documentation requisite to planned
- Maintaining FDA Good Manufacturing Processes within an NRC
(Nuclear Regulatory Commission) regulated facility.
- Reading and following standard operating procedures (SOPs) in
support of production and dispensing of the product.
- Will contribute to the authoring, revision, and approval of GMP
documentation including SOPs, change controls, and deviations.
- Assist in various project and process development as
- This position may also assist with the management of key
inventories and consumables associated with routine
- Contribute to continuous improvement and process enhancement
and development projects and initiatives to improve reliability and
- Work in this position is comprised of a wide variety of
standardized tasks, from disinfection of clean rooms, to handling
hazardous materials, analytically preparing solutions with narrow
specifications, and manipulating equipment remotely inside of a Hot
Successful candidates will be persuasive communicators with
exceptional organizational and time management skills. They must
demonstrate the following durable skills: leadership, character,
collaboration, communication, creativity, critical thinking,
mindfulness, growth mindset, and fortitude. Additionally, customer
service, confidentiality, integrity, and a commitment to university
values in their activities.
Must be available for reliable and consistent onsite work.
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m, with some fluctuation to
schedule including potential weekends. Details discussed during an
High school diploma or equivalent and at least 1 year of experience
from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is
Preference will be given to those with cGMP/GLP experience, general
laboratory experience, and hazardous/radioactive materials handling
Experience with aseptic Technique, cleanroom, manipulator
operation, writing, and root cause analysis.
Associates or Bachelor’s Degree in a STEM field preferred
Anticipated Hiring Range
Hiring Salary: $22.35/hour in an approved career progression
University Title: Nuclear Manufacturing Technician I
Internal applicants can determine their University title by
accessing the Talent Profile tile in myHR.
This position is eligible for University benefits. The University
offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental
and vision plans, retirement, paid time off, and educational fee
discounts. For additional information on University benefits,
please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits
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In your application materials, please discuss your experiences and
expertise that support these values and enrich our missions of
teaching, research and engagement.
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