3M Digital Lab Technician (Albuquerque, NM) ∞ in Albuquerque, New Mexico

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Job Description:

3M is seeking a Digital Lab Technician for the 3M Oral Care Division located in Albuquerque, NM. At 3M, you can apply your talent in bold ways that matter. Here, you go.

Job Summary:

Perform a wide range of tasks such as scanning dental impressions, order entry and inspection of incoming material, and digital file manipulation in a factory setting. Uses judgment and basic knowledge of dental anatomy to comply with standards. Operates machinery and/or computer hardware and software with minimal set-up duties required. Utilizes advanced 3-D digital file manipulation software and associated manufacturing databases to evaluate product quality and record applicable data in the manufacturing database prior to distributing digital products to customers. Makes minor changes in routine on repetitive jobs involving such activities as recognition and selection of visual defects. Seeks supervisor assistance and direction when dealing with situations which require complex analysis or technical solutions. Identifies material defects, equipment malfunctions and reports problems to management.

Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Opens and collates incoming customer shipments for order entry processing

  • Performs routine machine calibrations via detailed checklists

  • Performs duties in a lead role, serving as the shop floor subject matter expert for the processing and delivery of digital products to customers

  • Identifies non-conformances and material deficiencies and reports all instances to management via online database systems. Identifies non-conformances and makes corrective action recommendations on specific product orders

  • Records quality data into the manufacturing Device History Record

  • Loads received material into machines for scanning

  • Enters production information into the manufacturing database. Electronically reports product status at various stages of production using computer-based Device History Records.

  • Performs manipulation of computer files using advanced computing software to create digital products; performs complex tasks requiring firm grasp of basic 3-D processing requirements including the ability to manipulate files via 3-D joystick

  • Extensive knowledge of computer systems and the associated software applications is required to perform job functions

  • Follows all department and corporate procedures regarding safety, quality, environmental, and regulatory, etc.

  • May be required to assist in basic training of co-workers on an as-needed basis

  • Must be able to perform essential functions of the position as described in the Functional Job Analysis

  • Performs miscellaneous duties as required by supervision

This position will require:

  • Weekend work as scheduled or as needed

  • Working a fixed 2nd shift (3:30 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.)

  • Frequent physical demands, including:

  • Repetitive motion of arms/hands

  • Color and visual perception

This position may require:

  • Working overtime

  • Holidays as needed

  • Short notice shift coverage

Basic Qualifications:

  • Possess a High School Diploma/GED or higher

  • Minimum one (1) year of digital manufacturing experience in a private, public, government or military environment

Preferred qualifications:

  • Basic reading and writing skills

  • Knowledge in using Microsoft and Computer drawing i.e. AutoCAD.

  • Dental Lab experience

Location: Albuquerque, NM

Relocation: Is not authorized

Qualified applicants will be required to take and pass 3M employment testing as a part of the selection process.

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