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Lead Wire Bending Technician (Orthodontics Retainers)

Company: Excel Orthodontics
Location: Portland
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Who We AreExcel Orthodontics is an orthodontics laboratory. We have been providing services to doctors' in the dental and orthodontics field throughout the US since 1990.What We DoWe specialize in the creation of orthodontic appliances, such as invisible and acrylic retainers, splints, and mouthpieces, to name a few.We successfully fulfill thousands of doctors' orders annually, accomplished through our skilled technicians with over 100 years of combined experience, along with modern equipment and state-of-the-art technology.Why Work for ExcelAs an employee of Excel, you become an essential part of the team. Contributing to the overall goal of producing quality appliances to our customers, helping change the lives of individuals throughout the US daily. - We recognize individual talent and sincerely value and appreciate the hard work and effort that each team member contributes.Other reasons to consider Excel for employment; we offer on-the-job training for all of our positions, competitive compensation packages including great entry-level base pay, multi-option health plans, 401k with a generous company match, great work-life balance, and opportunities for career growth and advancement.Our employees also enjoy fun perks, such as monthly catered lunches, friendly monthly lab-wide competitions, and awesome annual holiday parties!What NextWe are currently reviewing resumes for a Lead Wire Bender/Retainer Technician. As a Lead Retainer Technician, you will be responsible for supporting the lab in fulfilling work orders and prescriptions through the fabrication of orthodontic appliances. In this role, your primary duty is the wire work that goes into the creation of orthodontic retainers.

Work in conjunction with the Production Manager to ensure production is on schedule within the department; assist with distributing workload and communicating production timelines.Upon receipt of models and prescriptions, using DLCPM, review prescriptions and doctor preferences. -Successfully read and interpret doctor preferences and written preference specifications onto models.Using pliers and appropriate hand tools, bend wires according to doctor's preferences.Responsible for the successful installation of wires onto molds per doctor's preferences and prescription details, also mounting molds when applicable.Upon successful completion of wire installation, forward to QC for final approval.Responsible for making required adjustments as needed for successful order completion.Other duties as assigned. -Qualifications and Skills
High school diploma or equivalent. -Ability to read and interpret instructions taken from job orders and doctor preferences.Tech-savvy with the ability to learn new software.Strong attention to detail.Work Schedule
This is a full-time position, and hours of work and days are generally Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.**Competitive entry-level hourly pay plus the option to enroll in medical, dental, vision and 401k with company match! - Other great benefits include a casual work environment, monthly catered lunches, and holiday parties. We also host fun departmental and lab-wide friendly competitions and provide a great work environment!If this sounds like the perfect job for you, please apply! - We look forward to meeting you! - -Powered by JazzHR

Keywords: Excel Orthodontics, Portland , Lead Wire Bending Technician (Orthodontics Retainers), Professions , Portland, Oregon

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