Manufacturing & QA
Wire Machine Operator, Johnson City, TN
Wire Machine Operator, Johnson City, TN Dentsply Sirona is the world’s largest
Position: Wire Machine Operator
Type: Full Time
Location: Johnson City,
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 Johnson City, TN location is looking for someone to join our team as a Wire Machine Operator. This position is a 2nd
Shift position working Monday through Friday 3:00 pm to 11:00 pm. Training for the position would occur on 1st Shift.
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.
With a focus on delivering premium quality products to our customers, safely and efficiently operates manufacturing
processes required to process nickel titanium wire to a desired diameter, length, finish and form. Verify product quality
using various measuring and testing instruments. Accurately completes associated documentation.
Performs machine set-up per process and product specifications.
Loads material onto machines per work instructions.
Process wire through various equipment.
Maintain product dimensional requirements per documentation.
Maintain product traceability of wire as it moves through processes.
Identify product non-conformances and contain material per quality system.
Maintain an efficient, organized and safe work environment.
Perform preventive maintenance on various processes.
Maintaining a working supply of process chemicals used in production processes.
Complies with complaint handling process.
Depending on the needs of the company, the employee may be entrusted with and asked to perform other tasks related
to his/her competence.
High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED)
YEARS AND TYPE OF EXPERIENCE
Prior manufacturing experience a plus
KEY REQUIREMENTS SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND CAPABILITIES
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure
Ability to write simple correspondence.
Ability to effectively and clearly communicate one-on-one or small group situations.
Ability to work effectively in a team; team player.
Ability to perform within standards of quality work; must be quality driven.
Ability to properly and effectively utilize gauging and testing instruments.
Must be detailed oriented.
Ability to inspect, measure and log accurate results.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.
Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
Must have basic computer skills (Microsoft office, data entry into manufacturing software)
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT
The physical demands 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.
Daily routine will consist mostly of production work requiring light to medium physical activity.
Seldom (0-10%): Smell
Occasional (11-33%): N/A
Frequent (34-66%): Talk or hear; stoop, kneel crouch or crawl
Constant (67%-100%): Stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms.
Vision Requirements: Close vision (view computer monitor); Distance vision (clear vision at 20 feet or more); Peripheral
vision (ability to observe up and down or to the left and right while eyes are fixed on a given point); depth perception (3-
dimensional vision, ability to judge distances and special relationships).
Weight lifted: Up to 25 lbs constant (67-100%) - Anything over 25 lbs requires buddy system.
Seldom have risk to electrical shock.
Occasionally work with vibration.
Frequently work in fumes or airborne particles.
Constantly work near moving mechanical parts and toxic or caustic chemicals.
The typical work environment is loud noises.
Provided hearing protection when needed due to loud noises (excessive noise from ventilation system).
Repetitive motion - provided breaks to do proper hand exercises.
Potential feet/back strain from excessive standing and lifting - provided padded floor mats and breaks to do stretches.
Provided safety glasses to be worn at all times.
Steel toed shoes required.
Dentsply Sirona 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 . Please be sure to include “Accommodation Request” in the subject.