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Manufacturing Technician I - Waltham, MA

Dentsply Sirona
Waltham, MA 02452
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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 Waltham, MA, a city along the Charles River in Middlesex County, Massachusetts with rich cultural history that can be explored at various world class monuments, museums and art galleries.The city is a hub for scientific research and higher education with several renowned universities. Waltham also includes numerous high-tech companies and is located in the Boston Route 128 High Technology Corridor only nine miles from Boston which makes this an attractive location to live, work and play.

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.

General Description of the Position:

The Manufacturing Technician will use automated, semi-automated, and/or manual processes within Machining Operations to produce Atlantis custom products from raw material. Products include the Atlantis abutment in titanium and zirconia, Atlantis Suprastructures, crowns, and printed models.

This position is responsible for the operation of equipment such as 3-Axis VMCs, 5-Axis Mill-Turn machines, 3-D printers, benchtop mills, etc. in order to consistently produce components of the highest quality for use in restorative implant dentistry. This position can be tasked with any aspect(s) of the manufacturing process, including but not limited to running machines, secondary operations, in-process and final inspection, manufacturing process control, tool changes, and general maintenance.

The position will adhere with all stated company polices, rules and procedures relating but not limited to Quality, Safety, Health and Environment (SHE) which the role has responsibility.

Principal Responsibilities :

  • Comply with all standard SOP and Safety procedures.
  • Manufacture and inspect products using detailed instructions in full compliance to all FDA regulations and ISO & Quality requirements in addition to all internal policies.
  • Run equipment as assigned or as needed according to production schedule.
  • Perform postprocessing as needed, such as deburring, cleaning, curing, firing, etc.
  • Inspect small precision components using microscope, CMM and other metrology equipment.
  • Detect product non-conformances, identify cause, and make necessary adjustments or changes to correct.
  • Interact (extensively) with production software for all aspects of record-keeping, job assignments and material information.
  • Participate in Lean process improvement activities including idea generation, root-cause analysis, and solution implementation. Responsibilities could include leading Lean manufacturing project teams.
  • Maintain the work-center in accordance with established 5S principles.
  • Perform and document basic preventative maintenance on equipment according to schedule.
  • Support validation and NPI activities as required.
  • Develop skills and knowledge required of position through training.
  • Interact with co-workers, employees in other departments, managers, and support engineers as needed.
  • Proactively seek additional tasks as conditions warrant.
  • Other duties as assigned by manager, supervisor, or coordinator (including cross departmental activities)

Education/ Experience :

  • High School diploma or equivalent required
  • Minimum 3 years of experience operating CNC milling equipment independently in a fast-paced production environment. 4-5 Axis and Mill/turn experience strongly preferred.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite, with proficiency in Word and Excel.


  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Able to work with a minimum of supervision.
  • Must have good manual dexterity and the ability to work with small precision parts under a microscope.
  • Able to perform accurate measurements using precision measuring instruments.
  • Basic knowledge of tool holders, cutting tools, boring bars, fixtures, inserts and other accessories used on various machines.
  • Intermediate knowledge of reading drawings and specifications with a basic understanding of geometric tolerancing and dimensioning.
  • Experience performing routine preventative maintenance as well as identifying and performing minor repairs on CNC equipment.
  • Must be methodical and adhere to good documentation practices.
  • Computer literate. Able to use standard computer applications and interact with a computer for data entry and other reasons.
  • Ability to consistently follow company procedures and quality system regulation.
  • Read, write and speak in fluent English.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Must be adaptable to a changing work environment, competing demands and able to deal with frequent change or unexpected events.
  • Must have a high level of professionalism.
  • Ability to work unscheduled overtime required, at times.
  • Ability to stand for 4 hrs at a time
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds

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 DentsplySirona.

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: 2021-04-16 Expires: 2021-05-15
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