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R & D Lab Manager, Charlotte Innovation Center

Dentsply Sirona
Charlotte, NC 28202
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Dentsply Sirona is the world's largest manufacturer of professional dental products and technologies, with a 130-year history of innovation and service to the dental industry and patients worldwide. Dentsply Sirona develops, manufactures, and markets a comprehensive solutions offering including dental and oral health products as well as other consumable medical devices under a strong portfolio of world class brands. Dentsply Sirona's products provide innovative, high-quality and effective solutions to advance patient care and deliver better and safer dentistry. Dentsply Sirona's global headquarters is located in Charlotte, North Carolina. The company's shares are listed in the United States on NASDAQ under the symbol XRAY. This position is located in Long Island City, NY, the heart of New York's thriving arts community and is one of the most vibrant business and manufacturing centers in the state. Long Island City is part of the Greater NY Metro area with close proximity to Long Island, Westchester, Northern NJ and is a transportation hub with ease of access to Manhattan and Brooklyn and is close to some of the top ranked higher education systems in the world.

Bringing out the best in people

As advanced as dentistry is today, we are dedicated to making it even better. Our people have a passion for innovation and are committed to applying it to improve dental care. We live and breathe high performance, working as one global team, bringing out the best in each other for the benefit of dental patients, and the professionals who serve them. If you want to grow and develop as a part of a team that is shaping an industry, then we're looking for the best to join us.

Working at Dentsply Sirona you are able to:

Develop faster - with our commitment to the best professional development.

Perform better - as part of a high-performance, empowering culture.

Shape an industry - with a market leader that continues to drive innovation.

Make a difference -by helping improve oral health worldwide.

Our Research and Development Lab Manager will responsible for implementing and maintaining specialized test equipment to support new product development efforts. The position must obtain specialized skills in the operation of computerized tomography (CT) equipment to evaluate new dental procedures and materials. This position maintains lab supplies, ensures proper equipment operation, and calibration schedules.

  • Performs assignments which are non-routine, and vary in complexity, with minimal direction; designs and builds test fixtures and equipment necessary to confirm design requirements; develops test methods and protocols; and supports the development team in the operation of specialized test equipment.
  • Responsible for expert operation of CT equipment though previous experience or within 6 months of hire with Dentsply Sirona training.
  • Responsible for the implementation of specialized test equipment, through acquisition or development, to support development of medical devices.
  • Works with accounting in the procurement of equipment via Purchase Orders and Capital Appropriation Requests.
  • Assists design team in the development of test methods to confirm performance of new and existing designs.
  • Generates test programs, as needed, to operate the test equipment and capture relevant parametric data.
  • Assists the design team to identify potential root causes of performance issues.
  • Conducts verification testing on-site and coordinates external testing as needed.
  • Implements laboratory test programs, protocols to assess and verify product performance.
  • Tests commercialized products, as requested, by engineering or management.
  • Maintains lab inventory of consumable supplies.
  • Maintains calibration of equipment as required.
  • Remains current on company policies and procedures.
  • Reports complaints in accordance with complaint handling process.
  • Performs other duties as necessary.

Background and Experience:

  • Education:
    • Bachelor of Science degree with appropriate years of experience.
  • Years and Type of Experience:
    • Minimum 5-7 years relevant work experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
    • Experience with medical device development preferred.
  • Key Required Skills, Knowledge and Capabilities:
    • LANGUAGE SKILLS - Ability to read, analyze and interpret complex documents.
    • MATHEMATICAL SKILLS - Ability to apply mathematical and statistical concepts.
    • REASONING ABILITY - Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.


DentsplySirona is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, or protected Veteran status. We appreciate your interest in Dentsply Sirona.

If you need assistance with completing the online application due to a disability , please send an accommodation request to careers@dentsplysirona.com. Please be sure to include "Accommodation Request" in the subject.

For California Residents:

We may collect the following categories of personal information in connection with the submission of your resume or application materials to us for employment, and if hired, your employment with us: identifiers (e.g., name, address, email address, birthdate); personal records (e.g., telephone number, signature, education information, criminal background information, passport number and visa information); consumer characteristics (e.g., sex, marital status, veteran status, race, disability, sexual orientation); professional or employment information (e.g., resume, cover letter, employment history, background check forms, references, certifications, transcripts and languages spoken); and inferences from personal information collected (e.g., a profile reflecting abilities and aptitudes).

The above categories of personal information are collected for the following business purposes: performing recruitment and hiring services; processing interactions and transactions (e.g., to comply with federal and state laws requiring us to maintain certain records, managing the workforce); and security (e.g., detecting security incidents, protecting against fraudulent or illegal activity).

For additional details and questions, contact us at careers@dentsplysirona.com

Posted: 2021-10-08 Expires: 2021-11-06
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