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National Dentex Dental-Lab Technician Trainee (Denture Wax) in Fenton, 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 Keller in Fenton, MO for a Full-Time Dental-Lab Technician Trainee. Previous experience is not necessary; we offer paid, hands-on training!

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, 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.

  • Evaluate model work if it meets Keller standards and Dr. instructions

  • Mark model for outline of product

  • Create a Base Plate over the edentulous areas of the stone model

  • Create a Wax Rim on base plate per Keller standards

  • Create an ECB on base plate per Keller standards

  • Create a Custom Tray per Keller standards

  • Wax dentures and partials to Keller standards

  • 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.

  • Ability to trouble shoot and problem solve, using past experience and success to gauge 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

  • Wax solvent

  • Monomer

  • Polymer

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

  • 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
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