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Quality Control Sample Runner

Date:  May 24, 2023

Maryland Heights, MO, United States

About Curium

Curium is the world’s largest nuclear medicine company with more than a century of industry experience. We develop, manufacture and distribute world-class radiopharmaceutical products to help patients around the globe. Our proven heritage combined with a pioneering approach are the hallmarks to deliver innovation, excellence and unparalleled service.


With manufacturing facilities across Europe and the United States, Curium delivers SPECT, PET and therapeutic radiopharmaceutical solutions for life-threatening diseases to over 14 million patients annually. The name ‘Curium’ honors the legacy of pioneering radioactive researchers Marie and Pierre Curie, after whom the radioactive element curium was named and emphasizes our focus on nuclear medicine. The tagline ‘Life Forward’ represents our commitment to securing a brighter future for all those we serve: An enhanced quality of care for our patients. A trusted partner to our customers. A supportive employer to our valued team.


Summary of Position

The Associate Quality Control Technician is responsible for picking up and delivering samples to the appropriate location in compliance with all regulatory and safety requirements under the direction of trained personnel. Support will be provided for all groups at the site. A valid driver's license is required as deliveries will be made between buildings in the QC van. Responsible for maintaining the QC sample reserves.


Work schedule:
Monday – Friday 8:00AM – 4:30PM

Essential Functions

  • Ensure a safe and quality working environment through training, awareness, and compliance to safety guidelines and SOP’s.
  • Ensure that all necessary testing is carried out.
  • Pick-up and delivery of samples and documents to Quality Control testing laboratories.
  • Maintain Quality Control reserve samples.
  • Driving from building to building.
  • Document tasks performed in appropriate logbooks, maintain and organize reserve room.
  • Maintain appropriate dress code to include use of proper safety equipment.
  • Waste handling and removal from the Quality Control Laboratories.
  • These tasks are performed on an as needed basis, and can vary depending on departmental needs.
  • Report any cGMP and safety deficiencies, such as omissions from logbooks, deviations from procedures, safety concerns, and inappropriate behavior.
  • Certain information viewed on site, such as log books and standard operating procedures, can be considered confidential.


  • Associate Degree in life science or a related field preferred, High School Diploma required
  • Basic knowledge of a manufacturing facility.
  • Familiarity with a cGMP environment and capable of following safety requirements and site procedures.
  • Valid Driver's License required.
  • Physically capable of lifting and carrying heavy objects (up to 70 lbs.) and able to perform varied manual task.


Working Conditions:

  • Willingness to work in plant producing radioactive materials and requiring all employees to participate in safety programs designed to minimize potential and/or actual exposure levels.
  • Responsibilities include the ability to lift up to 70 lbs., walk, bend, stoop, kneel, crouch, push, pull, reach, balance, and climb stairs with or without accommodation.  
  • May be required to sit for long periods of time while performing duties. 
  • Must be willing to wear a variety of personal protective equipment.
  • Willingness to work in a team based environment. 
  • Close attention to detail required. 
  • Must possess good hand-eye coordination.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position.


Equal Opportunity Employer

Curium is an equal opportunity employer and believes everyone deserves respect, dignity and equality.  All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.


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