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National Dentex Dental-Lab Technician Trainee (Denture Invest/Pack) in Lee's Summit, 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 Mallow Tru in Lee's Summit, 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 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 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 supervisor.

  • Inspect the set-up and wax-up to verify that it is not broken or damaged.

  • Process the Valplast, Acrylic, Ivocap, Softite or any other special needs case, processing in batches of four when possible.

  • 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

  • Keep work area clean

  • 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 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:

  • Required: High school diploma or GED equivalent

  • No experience required

Hazardous Materials or Equipment Used:

  • Sharp instruments, knives and blades

  • Motorized Lathe

  • Dental Handpiece

  • Monomer

  • Polymer

  • Butane Torch

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
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