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Hand Assembler
Title:Hand Assembler
Job Location:Earth City, MO

Company Overview
Young Dental is a leading designer, manufacturer, and marketer of consumables, instruments, and other items used in the dental industry. The products we create begin as a bright idea either from within our organization, backed by extensive research and development, or are generated by clinical professionals worldwide. Every product we manufacture is subject to strict quality control measures before being made available to a dental office. The result is a high-quality product that provides clinical benefits to the patient while providing efficacy, reliability, and comfort to the dental professional. Young Dental is a wholly owned subsidiary of Young Innovations, Inc. with sales in excess of $140 million and covers a broad portfolio of market-leading products across a variety of dental categories.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Build rubber dam frames using a variety of machines

  • Ship and receive frames from vendors

  • Maintain inventory levels on ERP system

  • Maintain IPI inspection sheets and maintain inventory records

  • Make tips and form according to vendor specifications


    Minimum Qualifications:


    Training and Experience:

  • Experience working in a fast pace, high change environment with limited supervision: self-starter

  • Emphasizes personal and professional growth. Keeps knowledge and skills current

  • Must be able to work under time and pressure, and be able to plan and accomplish goals in a variety of tasks

  • High School Diploma or GED preferred

  • Six Sigma and/or Lean Manufacturing experience a plus


    Knowledge, Abilities and Skills

  • Must have a strong sense of urgency in accomplishing goals

  • Ability to work under pressure and time constraints

  • Maintain a clean, orderly, and safe environment

  • Ability to use a butane torch

  • Knowledge of ERP systems and aptitude to learn new software applications.


    Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to sit for long periods of time

  • Must be able to perform physical tasks such as occasional lifting up to 25lbs


    Working Conditions:

  • Manufacturing plant environment, with some abnormal variations in temperature, unavoidable fumes, noise, dust and atmospheric conditions.



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