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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. As The Dental Solutions CompanyTM, Dentsply Sirona s products provide innovative, high-quality and effective solutions to advance patient care and deliver better, safer and faster dentistry. Dentsply Sirona s global headquarters is located in York, Pennsylvania, and the international headquarters is based in Salzburg, Austria. The company s shares are listed in the United States on NASDAQ under the symbol XRAY. This position is location in the heart of Southern Delaware; located just 25 miles north of Rehoboth Beach and only 20 miles south of the state s capital, Dover. Also, we are centrally located east and south of Baltimore, Philadelphia and Washington DC. Whether standing at a scenic point along the downtown River walk, or spending the day at one of Delaware s beautiful beaches, know that underneath the calm tranquility is the energy of a community on the move!

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.


Working Unit Leader/Team Leader; No direct people management responsibilities. Assists supervisor in coordinating activities of associates in manufacturing processes, utilizing knowledge of equipment, procedures and specifications. Time on the production floor may be up to 90%.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Closely interface with production manager/planners/quality to ensure all aspects of production processes are operating within acceptable standards.
  • Provides daily assignments and team leadership/coaching/mentoring to workforce and monitors efficiencies in relation to established expectations and OEE. Trains/coaches/motivates department personnel to effectively meet operational requirements.
  • Insures compliance with QA, cGMP, SOP, FDA, ISO, 5S and labor standards.
  • Insures compliance with established schedules and report any deviations to the planner and/or manager and assist in scheduling corrective actions as required. Recommend and implement work schedule adjustments to meet production demands. With guidance, coordinate overtime schedules as required.
  • Assists with reporting of labor hours, production units, inventory and/or other information relating to manufacturing orders, timesheets and/or other documents including device history records.
  • Assists with and provides methods for initial and follow-up training and cross-training of employees. Conduct SOP training related to departmental procedures.
  • With guidance, focuses on continuous improvement efforts and cost reductions through pursuit of value improvement projects (VIP s)
  • With guidance, closely interfaces with department manager to provide time and cost estimates, development of SOP s and gives recommendations for improvement in process methods and/or quality of product.
  • With guidance, identifies performance issues and recommends plans to motivate employees to achieve established productivity goals.
  • With guidance, provides technical and mechanical knowledge to analyze and resolve problems. Maintain department PMs and work order documentation.
  • Associate will be innovative, knowledgeable and intensely committed to ensure that every product and service we supply conforms to FDA and Quality System Regulations as well as ISO 13485/MDD Standards.
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Education/Experience:

  • High School Diploma or Graduate Equivalency Diploma (GED)
  • 3+ years in manufacturing environment highly preferred
  • Leadership experience desired
  • Skills, Knowledge and Capabilities :

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure using whole numbers, common fractions, metric measurement and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Computer proficiency including Word, Excel, ERP and email systems.
  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal, leadership, and communication skills.
  • 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 ...@dentsplysirona.com. Please be sure to include Accommodation Request in the subject.

    Associated topics: adjunct, associate, clinic, clinical, dentist, dmd, general, orthodonist, pediatric, practice

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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