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Service Technician

Primary Location Springfield, Missouri Job ID R106932 Apply

Job Summary

Patterson Companies, Inc. is focused on providing the best products, technologies, services and business solutions to the animal and oral health markets.  We are seeking a motivated individual with a strong mechanical aptitude to join our Dental Service team in the Springfield, MO area.  This is an opportunity to work alongside the best in the dental industry to provide a first-class customer service while learning how to install and repair a variety of dental equipment including computer-related items.  As employees develop their basic install and basic repair skills, they have growth opportunities with Patterson!  Join a company that is Passionate, Focused, Always Advancing, and People-First.

As a Service Technician, you will:

Install and/or Repair Dental Equipment:

  • Safely remove, modify, repair, and install various dental equipment under general supervision with the ability to work independently after training.

  • Follow checklists, ensuring all critical parts are examined.

  • Apply specific manufacturer and Patterson guidelines, OSHA and other applicable laws and regulations related to asepsis.

  • Perform other duties as assigned

Customer Service:

  • Demonstrates passion and a people-first approach by treating customers in a respectful and considerate manner. Builds and maintains customer relationships through follow-up and professionalism.

Required Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Demonstrated mechanical aptitude in trades such as carpentry, plumbing, heating, electronics or similar

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment

  • Requires basic computer skills and ability to use smart phone/tablet technologies

  • Inventory management including determining parts, supplies or tools needed to complete service requests and restocking vehicle as needed

  • Must maintain a quality driving record in accordance with Patterson’s policies and represent Patterson Dental while driving a company vehicle

  • Lift up to 25 lbs

Preferred Qualifications

  • Trade school training in carpentry/plumbing/heating/electricity/electronics is highly desired

  • Excellent organization and problem-solving skills

  • Strong work ethic

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Teams is helpful  

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Demonstrated sense of urgency while following Patterson’s business conduct and code of ethics and responsibilities

  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills to be the face of Patterson at customer sites

Travel and On-call

  • 100% travel to customer sites in a local geographic area

  • Occasionally out of town for overnight and/or after-hours


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