Machinist II - Dentsply Sirona International (Lowell)

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Manufacturing

Dentsply Sirona is the worlds 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 Sironas products provide innovative, high-quality and effective solutions to advance patient care and deliver better and safer dentistry. Dentsply Sironas global headquarters is located in Charlotte, North Carolina. The companys 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 were 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 2nd Shift CNC Machinist will use automated, semi-automated, and/or manual processes within the Titanium Machining work center to produce the Atlantis custom abutment from raw material.

This position is responsible for the operation of CNC machines such as 3-Axis VMCs and 5-Axis Mill-Turn machines 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 production machining process, including but not limited to running machines, secondary operations, in-process and final inspection, machining 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 :

  • Manufacture products using detailed instructions in full compliance with all FDA regulations and ISO & Quality requirements, in conjunction with all internal policies.
  • Comply by all standard SOP and Safety procedures.
  • Run multiple CNC machines simultaneously as required.
  • Deburr and inspect parts for conformance to specifications.
  • 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 (cross departmental activities can applied)
  • Education/ Experience

  • High School diploma or equivalent required.
  • 3+ years of experience operating CNC milling equipment independently in a fast paced production environment preferred. 4-5 Axis experience a plus.
  • Qualifications:

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Willing and able to 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.
  • 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 Please be sure to include Accommodation Request in the subject.

    Associated topics: automatic, cnc, cnc machining, computer aided design, computer aided manufacturing, computer numeric control, computer aided design, computer aided manufacturing, precision, programming

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