Ivoclar Vivadent Inc.

  • QC Technician II

    Job Location US-NJ-Somerset
    Posted Date 1 month ago(9/20/2018 2:07 PM)
    Quality Assurance
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    We offer an excellent opportunity for a QC Technician II responsible for performing and documenting routine material testing of products and incoming materials in the Quality Control Laboratory; assessing results for conformance to standards, and ensuring compliance to good laboratory practices.


    Ivoclar Vivadent Manufacturing, Inc. is committed to leveraging the talent of a diverse workforce to create great opportunities for our business and our people. EOE/AA. Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Vet. 


    • Perform routine QC analysis of various products by generating test samples and evaluating per required specifications.
    • Documentation of test results and supporting test data.
    • Assess device history records for completeness and make usage decisions based on final testing and inspection results.
    • Ensure conformance to accepted quality standards.
    • Propose changes to current specifications in order to ensure up-to-date and efficient methods.
    • Ensure proper maintenance of test equipment and sample preparation equipment.
    • Calibrate equipment, including PSA, and sintering furnaces etc. as assigned.
    • Provide suggestions and feedback regarding improvement and increased efficiency.
    • Maintain retains of production material.
    • Assist in troubleshooting Out of Specification results.
    • Assist in installation, operational, and performance qualifications as necessary.
    • Ensure regulatory compliance as directed by Quality Systems policies and procedures.
    • Performs other related duties and assignments as required


    • Minimum of a high school diploma required. Bachelor's degree in scientific field or related area preferred. Recent graduates considered.
    • Two years of related work experience or an equivalent combination of relevant work experience and college level course work.
    • Work with a high degree of accuracy
    • Able to follow, understand, and perform basic mathematical calculations
    • Ability to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing.
    • Knowledge of laboratory information systems helpful.
    • Good color perception and visual acuity is essential.
    • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
    • A proven ability to prioritize, delegate and multitask in a dynamic laboratory environment is helpful.
    • Computer literate in Microsoft Office; Word and Excel experience required

    Physical Demands

    Ability to bend, kneel and lift a minimum of 20lbs comfortably. Position could involve sitting, standing, walking and lifting for long periods of time throughout the day. Ability to use a computer monitor and move about effectively to fulfill the essential functions of the job. Manual dexterity needed to operate small hydraulic presses. Ability to produce small test samples within the tight tolerance requirements. Ability to assess color when compared to visual standards.

    Equipment & Machinery Used


    Hydraulic hand press, high temperature sintering furnaces, spectrophotometers, scales and analytical balances, sample grinder/polishers, dilatometer, particle size analyzer, densitometer, other equipment/machinery as required.

    Ivoclar Vivadent Manufacturing, Inc. offers competitive compensation, opportunity for training and advancement, medical and dental benefits, other voluntary benefit options, life and disability insurance, competitive time off program, 401(k) and pension plan, flexible spending accounts, corporate wellness programs, on-site fitness room, and a positive, up-beat work environment!


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