• Dentsply Sirona International
  • Thompsons Station , TN
  • Manufacturing
  • Full-Time
  • 1940 Sedberry Rd

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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. As The Dental Solutions CompanyTM, Dentsply Sironas products provide innovative, high-quality and effective solutions to advance patient care and deliver better, safer and faster dentistry. Dentsply Sironas global headquarters is located in York, Pennsylvania, and the international headquarters is based in Salzburg, Austria.

The Johnson City, TN location is looking for someone to join their team as a MKNB - CNC Machine Operator. This will be for our 2nd shift working, Monday through Friday, 3:00pm to 11:00pm. You would need to be available for training the first couple of months on 1st shift.

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.


This position sets up, operates and tends to grinding machines and related tools that produce fluted endodontic files.


  • Studies shop orders, DHRs and work instructions to determine product specifications, tool requirements, and operational sequences.
  • Sets and adjusts machine controls according to product specifications, utilizing knowledge of machine operation and gauging.
  • Activates machine start-up switches to grind, lap, hone, debar, shear, or cut work pieces, according to specifications.
  • Observes machine operations to detect any problems; make necessary machine adjustments to correct problems.
  • Adjusts machine parameters using machine touch screen interface.
  • Inspects or measures endodontics files to determine conformance to required specifications, using measuring instruments such as gauges or comparators.
  • Operates 6-8 CNC Machine Files New Beckhoff (MKNBs).
  • Performs machine Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) at start-up.
  • Selects machine tooling and changeover details to be used, utilizing knowledge of machine, production requirements and process documentation.
  • Mounts and positions grinding wheels and perform tooling changeovers using hand tools.

  • Mechanical Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
  • Control Precision The ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine to exact positions.
  • Production and Processing Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
  • Problem Sensitivity The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong.
  • Detailed orientated, self motivated.
  • Works well under pressure, time management, multi-tasking.

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
  • Six months work experience and/or training on metal machines.

  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as percentages, area, circumference and volume. Understanding of geometry.

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

  • Data entry.
  • Manufacturing software.

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Usual manufacturing environment with: Infrequent Sitting, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling, speaking and hearing. Moderate Walking. Frequent - Standing, balancing, bending, use of hands and fingers to handle and feel as well as manual dexterity/repetitive finger motion, reaching with hands and arms.
  • Frequent lifting up to 10 lbs; infrequent lifting of no more than 50 lbs.
  • Close vision, color vision, depth-perception, and ability to focus.
  • 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 ...@dentsplysirona.com. Please be sure to include Accommodation Request in the subject.

    Associated topics: automatic, cnc, cnc fabricating, cnc machining, computer aided design, computer numeric control, computer aided design, fabrication, machine operator, precision

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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