Machine Operator I, 2nd Shift - Sarasota, FL

Date: Jul 9, 2024

Location: Sarasota, FL, US, 34243

Company: Dentsply Sirona, Inc


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 company’s shares are listed in the United States on NASDAQ under the symbol XRAY.


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.  





  • The Operator I is responsible for the consistent operation of various machines and/or operation of support equipment related to the production process. Other duties are outlined based on specific department requirements.




  • Perform machine operations and control.
  • Follow machine start up and shutdown procedure.
  • Follow applicable work instructions.
  • Follow established company policies.
  • Follow all established health and safety policies.
  • Communicate with supervisors.
  • Knowledge of GMP.
  • Work station organization and cleanliness.
  • Follow quality control inspection points.
  • Machine and area cleaning.
  • Trouble shooting.
  • Reading work orders and bill of materials.
  • Filing out necessary paperwork.
  • Follow work instruction and product specification.
  • Quality Inspection.
  • Evaluate non-conformities in products, production equipment and test equipment.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Additional Responsibilities for Chain & Spooling Department:


  • Quality inspection and required first piece.
  • Use Nikon profile protector.
  • Visual inspection of product for quality standards.
  • Weighing and recording chain produced.
  • Maintaining chain traceability by using temporary traveler.
  • Print labels for products and package productions as per work instructions.


Additional Responsibilities for Extrusion Department:

  • Maintenance – fill out PM and cleaning checks sheets.
  • Perform 1st piece inspection and continuous inspection.
  • Perform Extrusion dies change over, cleaning and adjustment.
  • Perform Extrusion trouble shooting, purging and cleaning.
  • Setup and calibrate adapter less tip size base on required specification program in Zumbach.
  • Material drying and mixing procedures.
  • Quality inspection and scrap reporting.
  • Perform measurement verification with caliper, comparator, scale and pin gauges.




  • Machine operation experience in a production environment required. 
  • Dependability and ability to adapt to change are essential.
  • Ability to perform basic math calculations and weight conversions.
  • Ability to read, write and speak in English.
  • Must be familiar with basic measurement methods.
  • Must be proficient with using small hand tools.
  • Ability to cross train in other areas as assigned.
  • Lean manufacturing experience preferred




  • None




  • High School Diploma/GED preferred or equivalent combination of experience and education
  •  Previous manufacturing experience a plus




  • Primarily an office environment; must be able to use all office equipment (PC, phone, fax, copier, etc)
  • Limited temperature fluctuations, air conditioned environment
  • Exposure to general manufacturing environment
  • Non-allergy to Latex




  • Must be able to sit for at least 4 hours at a time.
  • Have normal eye/hand motor coordination and the ability to grasp and hold small objects.
  • Possess a normal extended reach.
  • Consistently uses manual dexterity.
  • Have the ability to determine color acuity.
  • Must be able to travel via car or plane to designated areas.
  • Must be able to transport, lift, and demonstrate materials, product and equipment weighing up to 30 lbs.


This job description indicates in general the nature and levels of work, knowledge, skills, abilities and other essential functions (as covered under the Americans with Disabilities Act as Amended) expected of an incumbent.  It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of an incumbent.  An incumbent may be asked to perform other duties as required.  Further, I understand that my employment is at will, so that both DENTSPLY SIRONA and I remain free to choose to end our work relationship at any time, with or without cause, and with or without prior notice. I understand that my employment is for no definite period and that nothing in this job description in any way creates an express or implied contract of employment between DENTSPLY SIRONA and me.



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.

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For California Residents:


We may collect the following categories of personal information in connection with the submission of your resume or application materials to us for employment, and if hired, your employment with us: identifiers (e.g., name, address, email address, birthdate); personal records (e.g., telephone number, signature, education information, criminal background information, passport number and visa information); consumer characteristics (e.g., sex, marital status, veteran status, race, disability, sexual orientation); professional or employment information (e.g., resume, cover letter, employment history, background check forms, references, certifications, transcripts and languages spoken); and inferences from personal information collected (e.g., a profile reflecting abilities and aptitudes). 


The above categories of personal information are collected for the following business purposes: performing recruitment and hiring services; processing interactions and transactions (e.g., to comply with federal and state laws requiring us to maintain certain records, managing the workforce); and security (e.g., detecting security incidents, protecting against fraudulent or illegal activity). 


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Nearest Major Market: Sarasota
Nearest Secondary Market: Tampa