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Key responsibilities of the Lab Technician I: involve test and analysis utilizing a variety of engineering fixtures and machines as well as support of R&D manufacturing phase of product and operators training process. In addition, test protocol and Lab report generation will be a key deliverable for the position.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Operate process manufacturing equipment (3D printers, thermoforming, CNC, laser marking equipment, power tool) during testing.
  • Calibrate laboratory equipment and log calibration dates in a regular basis or as needed.
  • Document all procedures.
  • Assist in all activities related to product development - prepare sample for testing, perform routine testing, keep lab documentation.
  • Knowledge of validation process, IQ, OQ and PQ.
  • Help maintain good laboratory housekeeping.


Critical Success Factors:

  • Basic MS Office skills. Particularly Excel and Word.
  • Must have excellent attention to detail as this will be a key component of data integrity, fixture set up and Protocol/Lab report generation.
  • Team player that has a history of providing assistance and technical support to production, material and service teams.
  • The ability to finish projects on time that affect NPD or International registration as these requests are time sensitive.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and able to utilize problem solving techniques effectively.
  • Ability to recognize, evaluate, prioritize and manage multiple activities.
  • Attention to detail and precision in work.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • High integrity. Sometimes the test data will show design problems which could potentially delay the launch date of a project. The financial impact of a launch date delay should never be the reason that some data is removed from a Lab Report. This candidate must objectively stand by their data. 

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, and individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:


Education and/or Experience:

- Associates Degree or equivalent formal education/training in a related field or a minimum 1 year or related laboratory experience including intermediate experience with dental techniques is essential.

- Must have the ability to perform routine sample testing.

- Work effectively from prints, R&D drawings, engineering sketches and instructions.

-Some machining experience is required orally and in writing.

-Familiarity in Outlook Word and Excel.

-Excellent attention to detail is essential.

- Knowledge of GMP practices is important. 

-Strong team work skills are essential.

- Good written, verbal, computer and interpersonal communication skills. 



- Medical device industry preferred.

- Ability to read the electrical diagrams is a plus.

- Preferred 1 year of Lab Report writing experience required in a manufacturing environment.

- FDA and ISO 13485 experience preferred.



Language Skills:

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public. 


Mathematical Skills:

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.


Reasoning Ability: 

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule from.


Computer Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software. 


Physical Demands:

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. 


Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 


The noise level in the work environments is usually moderate.




Envista and all Envista Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available at: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf.


About Envista

Envista is a global family of three companies and more than 30 trusted dental brands, united by a shared purpose: to partner with professionals to improve lives. Envista helps its customers deliver the best possible patient care through industry-leading dental consumables, solutions, technology, and services. Our comprehensive portfolio, including dental implants and treatment options, orthodontics, and digital imaging technologies, covers an estimated 90% of dentists’ clinical needs for diagnosing, treating, and preventing dental conditions as well as improving the aesthetics of the human smile. Envista companies, including KaVo Kerr, Nobel Biocare Systems, and Ormco, partner with dental professionals to help them deliver the best possible patient care.

Envista separated from Danaher as an independent company in 2019. We brought with us the proven Envista Business System (EBS) methodology, an experienced leadership team, and a strong culture grounded in continuous improvement, commitment to innovation, and deep customer focus to meet the end-to-end needs of dental professionals worldwide. Envista is now one of the largest global dental products companies, with significant market positions in some of the most attractive segments of the dental products industry. For more information, please visit www.envistaco.com.

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