Operator II- York, PA

Date: Jun 30, 2024

Location: York, PA, US, 17404

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.  



Under general direction from the Production Supervisor, the Operator is responsible for safely assembling finished product using machines, components, sub-assemblies, fasteners, and packaging material following all SOP’s (Standard Operating Procedures) and in compliance with all quality and regulatory requirements.


Essential Functions

  • Review and follow all SOP’s (Standard Operating Procedures), Work Instructions and/or drawings to determine required assembly finish on product, pack, and any special options to completion.
  • Check and maintain accurate inventory of sub-assemblies.
  • Safely operate machine(s) to complete assigned tasks.
  • Meet all production output goals as aligned with PPLH (Parts Per Labor Hour) standards and budget targets.
  • Follow all Company safety procedures. Always wear the required personal protective equipment (PPE) for work being performed.
  • Accurate completion of all documentation and production reporting following all Company, Quality and Regulatory guidelines.  Maintain accurate records of time spent and material used within established standards.
  • Perform basic arithmetic calculations for accurate production reporting. 
  • Operate scan guns for production order/WIP processes and inventory.
  • Work and communicate in a team environment and/or independently as needed to achieve successful production and quality goals.   
  • Promptly raise any safety, quality or production issues to appropriate parties, and work with support functions to quickly resolve issues.      
  • Ability to cross train and rotate between various areas within the department throughout the shift.
  • Assist with training new full-time and/or temporary employees as needed in compliance with all safety, quality and production policies, rules, and procedures.
  • Setup, maintain, and operate machinery. Ensuring efficient running of production with the best quality output.
  • Minor setting adjustments on machines, as needed.
  • Testing operation of machines periodically.
  • All other duties as assigned.


Typical Background

  • High school diploma or GED preferred.


  • N/A

Years and Type of Experience:

  • Minimum of 1-year previous machine or equipment operating experience in a regulated manufacturing industry preferred but not required. 
  • Operator II – Proficient in 50% or more of processes within respective cost center
  • Operator III – Proficient in 100% or more of processes within respective cost center. SME (Subject Matter Expert) for assigned area(s) of responsibility. 

Key Required Skills, Knowledge, and Capabilities:

  • The ideal candidate would be knowledgeable in medical devices.
  • Computer skills with knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), e-mail and Internet a plus.
  • Forceful communication skills – written and verbal.
  • Interpersonal skills to include customer-focused orientation with both internal and external customers.
  • Ability to read, understand, and follow SOP’s
  • Minimal troubleshooting abilities.
  • Knowledge of tools, inspection equipment and work methods. 
  • Attention to detail is essential


Key Behaviors Critical for Success in this Role:
Here at Dentsply Sirona, our vision is to transform dentistry to improve oral health globally.

Every day, we empower millions of customers by proudly creating innovative solutions for healthy smiles.


Our Operating Principles guide our daily activities:

  • We approach customers as ONE company, and they are the core of everything we do.
  • We create innovative solutions that customers love to use.
  • We think and act with positive intent and the highest integrity.
  • We operate sustainably in everything we do.
  • We use our size and global breadth to our advantage.


Our Core Values define who we are:

  • Quality begins with ME. Each person is held responsible for producing high quality product. You are the last person to physically touch the product before it ships out to the customer, so we need it to be perfect, every time. 
  • AGILE:
    • We innovate
    • We challenge ourselves constantly
    • We act quickly
    • We hold ourselves and each other accountable.
    • We listen.  We foster diversity and inclusion.
    • We respect the communities in which we live and work.
    • We are good partners.
    • We learn from each other.  We are one team.  We have fun.
    • Our customers can rely on us.
    • We can rely on each other.  We empower our people.



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 careers@dentsplysirona.com. Please be sure to include “Accommodation Request” in the subject.


For California Residents:


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For additional details and questions, contact us at careers@dentsplysirona.com

Nearest Major Market: York PA
Nearest Secondary Market: Lancaster