National Dentex Dental-Lab Technician Trainee-Prep in Lee's Summit, Missouri
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 Mallow Tru in Lee's Summit, MO for a Full-Time Dental Laboratory Technician Trainee - Prep Removables. Previous experience is not necessary; we offer paid, hands-on training!
The regular hours for this position are from 7:30am to 4:30pm, 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; and tuition reimbursement!
Primary Responsibilities and Essential Functions of the Position:
Read prescriptions and specifications received from dentist
Bead and Pour impressions
Pour and jig cases to be relined
Make duplicate models
Pushing and pulling cart of work around work area.
All fabrication steps and applicable tools are outlined in the Technical Team Policies. Insure all steps are followed, to provide consistent, accurate results.
Review final work and check completely that all quality standards have been met before passing the work to the next technician.
Trouble shoot and problem solve, using past experience and success to gauge best steps on future cases.
Survey and design partial denture cases using a Long John Surveyor
Eliminate undesirable undercut using blockout wax
Maintain a clean work area
All other duties as assigned.
Skills and Abilities Required:
Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English
Excellent hand-eye coordination
Strong ability to read, listen, comprehend, retain and execute on written and verbal instructions
High level of organizational skill with the ability to prioritize work
Ability to effectively communicate with all team members during the buyer-seller transactions as well as communicating to members of the technical support team, members of management, and the training team
Ability to troubleshoot and problem solve using past experience and successes to gauge best steps for future cases
Verification in all applicable Technical Team Policies (TTPs) and the ability to apply knowledge from Technical Team Policies (TTPs) to the job
Minimum Education and Experience Required:
Required: High school diploma or GED equivalent
No experience required
Hazardous Materials or Equipment Used:
Sharp instruments, knives and blades
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
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
- 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. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)