National Dentex Dental-Lab Technician Trainee-Set Up Removables in Fenton, 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 Keller in Fenton, MO for a Full-Time Dental Laboratory Technician Trainee-Set Up for Removables. Previous experience is not necessary; we offer paid, hands-on training!
The regular hours for this position are from 7:00am to 3:00pm, 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!
Function: To accurately complete all functions which have been designated to the set up position when manufacturing removable appliances.
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 supervisor or OTI leader.
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 (TTPs) 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
Skills and Abilities Required:
Good hand-eye coordination, good manual dexterity, excellent perception skills and the strong ability to pay close attention to details.
The ability to trouble shoot and problem solve using past experience and success to gauge the best steps on 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:
- High school diploma or equivalent
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)