Cyclotron engineer (m/f/d) for operation and maintenance of two PET/SPECT cyclotrons

Company profile

ABX is a young and fast-growing medium-sized chemistry / pharma enterprise in Saxony. We are the world leader in manufacturing of precursors and kits for PET tracers which are mainly used for the detection of cancer using PET (positron emission tomography).

ABX employs currently about 350 people. Constant and profitable growth is a consequence of our strong position in the market. Since 2007, ABX is part of a large Japanese pharmaceutical company.

We are seeking a highly motivated candidate (m/f/d) for the operation and maintenance of our two PET/SPECT cyclotrons. One 10 MeV is running since 2015, a second 30 MeV is about to be commissioned in the second half of 2023 making it ideal for the candidate to learn the new cyclotron from scratch.

We offer

  • A modern working environment in the pharmaceutical industry
  • A secure and long-term work place in an expanding and future-orientated company
  • Free job ticket for public transport / allowance on fuel
  • Flexible working times
  • Train station Radeberg is very close to the company offering convenient and fast conncetion to Dresden and surrounding area
  • Free beverage (coffee, tea, water, …)
  • Annual company events (Summer party, Christmas party, department hiking days…)
  • Fitness and sports offers

Your duties

You will be working in the department Radiochemistry and will directly report to the Head of Radiation Safety / Engineering. For this job description, the following duties are assigned:

  • Securing manufacture of the individual radionuclides on a daily basis. Radionuclides are both used in R&D as well as radiopharmacy
  • purification of the produced nucides in lead cells
  • Maintenance of the cylcotrons 9,5 MeV and 30 MeV
  • Precise documentation of all processes
  • Execution of testing, qualification and validation tasks to maintain product quality on high level
  • Compilation of technical and radiation safety relevant documents

Your profile

  • University degree in sciences, preferrable physics / mechatronics / mechanical engineering
  • Radiation protection expertise S6.3 and S6.4 preferred
  • First experience in the handling of radioactive compounds as well as working in a GMP environment are preferrable
  • Structured and organized working habits, willingness to improve your own profession
  • Willingness to work in shifts or outside of the usual 9 to 5 working time


If this job description is attractive to you and you would like to contribute to the future success of ABX, we would be very happy to receive your application via email. Please include the first possible start date as well as salary expectations within your application.


Please send your application to:

ABX advanced biochemical compounds
FAO Mr. Steffen Jüttler
Heinrich-Gläser-Straße 10-14
01454 Radeberg

Phone. +49 35 28/40 41 60