Paradise Dental Technologies
  • 08-Oct-2018 to 07-Dec-2018 (MST)
  • Missoula, MT, USA
  • Full Time

Want to work in an environment with an amazing team and great company culture?  If you would enjoy 3 day weekends, great benefits, and having a fulfilling career, this job is for you!

General Description

General Summary of the Position: 

Operate a bench grinder efficiently and safely in the sharpening of dental instrument points.


Essential functions and responsibilities:

Be able to sharpen all dental points using bench grinders.

Continually inspect product to ensure the highest quality possible.

Have high attention to detail and be quality conscious.

Detect and report defective materials or questionable conditions to the department supervisor.

Must follow company and OSHA safety procedures and all regulatory policies and procedures.

Bring problems to the attention of the department supervisor.

Be able to use and understand procedure for Hand-Held Bar Code Scanner

Must maintain the work area and equipment in a clean orderly condition.

Follow daily procedures and protocols as set forth in job orientations and trainings.

Meet or exceed daily production requirements.

Attend meetings and training sessions as requested.

Perform routine inspection and preventive maintenance on assigned equipment and refer defects or needed repairs to supervisor.

Must be familiar with the basic machine functions in order to perform the tasks stated above.

Must be accurate in documentation of production log entries.

Assist in training of new employees or employees learning new tasks.

Be willing to accept and receive frequent supervision and assistance with regard to machine set-up.

Understand the difference between "Rocking" and "Rolling" and their effects on a curved line with respect to the bevel.

Be able and willing to perform all duties, as assigned by supervisor.

Must have ability to meet attendance schedule with dependability and consistency.


Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Must have a good command of the English language, both written and spoken.

Must be able to read and interpret drawings, production reports,  specifications, use simple math, and use basic hand held measuring tools.

Must have ability to understand and carry out written and oral instructions.

Must have exceptional hand/eye coordination and ability to maintain a steady grip and fine manipulation.

Success factors/job competencies:

Commitment to the values and ethics of PDT-Promotes a safe and inclusive environment that provides for the open exchange of ideas and the virtues of integrity and honesty.

Collaboration and Teamwork-Supports a positive team environment in which members participate, respect and cooperate with each other to achieve desired results.

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills-Ability to present and receive information, ideas and concepts in a respectful manner.

Time management-Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities

Judgment-Makes sound decisions; bases decisions on fact rather than emotion; analyzes problems skillfully; uses logic to reach solutions.

Continuous Improvement-Proactively looks for opportunities to improve the way in which work is carried out at an individual or team level.

Spatial awareness and ability to envision a 2-d picture 3-dimensionally and ability to compensate for disproportionate dimensions.

Physical demands and work environment: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to walk; stand; push/pull; reach.  The employee is constantly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; grasping; sitting; lifting 1-10 lbs.  Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.  Must be able to sit for long periods of time.

Work environment: The noise level in the work environment is occasionally very noisy.

Work Experience Requirements


Education Requirements

High School diploma or GED


Check out this video of one of our company Potlucks where we celebrate birthdays, enjoy lunch as a company, and our CEO thanks her employees with an anniversary card a hug:

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