National Dentex Dental-Lab Technician Trainee in Fenton, Missouri

Description

Join National Dentex - a leading healthcare organization specializing in the dental industry. We offer a full spectrum of specialized products, services, and technologies to address any dental restoration need. Currently, we have 30+ labs throughout the country. Our team is growing, and we are seeking to fill a number of key positions within our organization including this opportunity at NDX Keller in Fenton, MO for a Full-Time Dental Laboratory Technician Trainee. Previous experience is not necessary; we offer paid, hands-on training!

The regular hours for this position are from 6:30am to 3:30pm, Monday through Friday, and subject to change from time to time.

This is a full-time position featuring employee benefits including: health, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance; paid holiday, vacation, and sick time; 401K with company contribution; and tuition reimbursement!

Primary Responsibilities and Essential Functions of the Position:

  • Read the prescription and all additional paperwork to establish the doctor’s preferences. If there are any questions or discrepancies, see the manager

  • Evaluate model work and articulations to see if it meets Keller standards

  • Select denture teeth from tooth stock per doctor’s specifications

  • Mark model for outline of restoration

  • Create base plates

  • Create esthetic control bases

  • Create bite rims

  • Set denture teeth on fully edentulous cases

  • Set denture teeth on partially edentulous cases

  • Follow all steps, in order, according to the Technical Team Policies to insure consistent and accurate results

  • Review final work and check completely that all quality standards have been met before passing the work to the next technician

  • Keep work area clean

Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English

  • Good hand-eye coordination, good manual dexterity, excellent perception skills and the strong ability to pay close attention to details

  • Ability to trouble shoot and problem solve, using past experience and success to gauge best steps on future cases

Minimum Education and Experience Required:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • No experience required

Hazardous Materials or Equipment Used:

  • Sharp instruments, knives and blades

  • Wax solvent

  • Monomer

  • Polymer

  • Motorized Lathe

  • Dental Handpiece

Physical Requirements:

  • Regularly required to sit, stand, walk, and/or reach

  • Exhibit fine motor skills and/or perform repetitive motions

  • Good manual dexterity

  • Ability to walk, sit and stand for long periods of time

  • Repeated bending and kneeling

  • Vision capabilities: Depth perception, attention to detail and/or color

  • Push, pull, lift, and/or carry up to 50 pounds

Qualifications

Behaviors

Required

  • Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity

  • Team Player: Works well as a member of a group

  • Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well

Education

Required

  • High School or Equivalent or better

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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