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National Dentex Dental-Lab Technician Trainee 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 (Model Pour). Previous experience is not necessary; we offer paid, hands-on training!

The regular hours for this position are from 8:00am to 4:00pm, 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!

Primary Responsibilities and Essential Functions of the Position:

  • Read prescriptions and specifications received from dentist and effectively participate in the quality assurance at every case exchange.

  • Participate in the Model Work function of all Appliance products

  • Produce clear and precise duplicate models and articulate as needed.

  • Follow all technical team policies which have been set as the standard protocol for the manufacturing process in the department.

  • Understand and demonstrate Keller’s core values of Honesty, Respect, Commitment, Accountability, and Communication at all times.

  • All other duties as assigned.

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 a strong ability to pay close attention to details.

  • Ability to troubleshoot and problem solve using past experience and successes to gauge best steps for future cases.

  • Ability to effectively communicate with all tem members during the buyer-seller transactions as well as communicating to members of the technical support team, and members of management.

  • Ability to learn and successfully complete all in-house training and verifications.

  • Ability to maneuver between model work fabrication stations.

  • Minimum Education and Experience Required:

  • Required: High school diploma or GED equivalent

  • No experience required

Hazardous Materials or Equipment Used:

  • Activator

  • Polyflex (hot in temperature)

  • Vibrating table

  • Dry trimmer

  • Lathe

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time.

  • Exhibit fine motor skills and/or perform repetitive motions

  • Good manual dexterity

  • Repeated bending and reaching

  • 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