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National Dentex Dental Lab Technician I (Fixed Prep) in DePere, Wisconsin

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 60+ 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 Lord's Dental Lab in DePere, Wisconsin for a Dental Lab Technician I. No experience required; hands on training provided!

The regular hours for this position are from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., 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, flexible time off; 401K with company contribution; and tuition reimbursement!

Primary Responsibilities and Essential Job Functions of the Position:

  • Read prescriptions and specifications received from dentist

  • Place completed computer work cards on proper case pans, reviewing doctor, product and finish date information for correctness

  • Pour models from impressions received from doctors in the proper material

  • Number all models and impressions with case number

  • Pindex models and place pins in dies

  • Saw out dies using proper technique to make dies removable for fabrication

  • Place models on appropriate type of articulator using correct technique

  • Articulate models by using bites sent by doctor or hand articulating to correct bite relationship

  • Check case for correct doctor information, finish date, product, metal type and fabrication questions that need to be called on the next day

  • Clean work area daily

  • All other duties as assigned

Skills and Abilities Required:

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

  • Excellent hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity

  • Detail oriented

  • Patience for repetitive tasks

  • Ability to work closely with others and share equally in the workload

  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time

  • Flexibility in dealing with varied work hours due to fluctuating work loads

Minimum Education and Experience Required:

  • Required: High school diploma or GED equivalent

  • No experience required

Hazardous Materials or Equipment Used:

  • Wet grinders

  • Hand pieces

  • Coping saws

  • Bard parker knives

  • Steamers

  • Acetone

  • Die separator

  • Accelerator

  • Glue

  • Die hardener

  • Lathe

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time

Qualifications

Behaviors

Required

  • 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

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

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. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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