Worker Highlight – David Hodgen

Worker Highlight – David Hodgen


Subject matter Supervisor

David oversees the whole subject material control from receipt of incoming portions, throughout the supply of portions to manufacturing spaces for meeting build-up, to the overall completed just right merchandise. He additionally serves as logistics coordinator with UPS and LTL programs and shipments.

He’s been an integral a part of our crew for over 40 years now. His consideration to element is crucial, and his center of attention on each inner processes, and customer support, makes him a useful crew member to our group. His crew describes him as a hands-on supervisor who’s at all times prepared to lend a hand when and anywhere wanted.

 

What roles had you in the past held at DENTALEZ that helped you be informed explicit issues to your place as of late?

When I used to be first employed, I labored in Engineering for 15 years as a drafter (drawing and main points) which gave me product wisdom. Then I had the chance to transport to the producing atmosphere as a manufacturing manager for any other 15 years. This gave me the chance to control folks and be informed the producing and subject material sides of manufacturing keep watch over and assembly buyer expectancies.

Within the closing ten plus years any other alternative opened for Logistics Coordinator, and I permitted the location with hesitation however quickly discovered I may just lend a hand be efficient with the customized revel in internally and externally. We constructed a crew thought of making improvements to communique with buying/manufacturing group of workers/customer support/scheduling/ making plans and making improvements to on time supply and buyer revel in.

Now I function subject material supervisor which is composed of all of the above duties and hope to serve till my retirement!

 

What do you prefer about operating within the dental business?

How dynamic it’s. You wouldn’t suppose there’d be such a lot evolution in dental apparatus! I’ve noticed the apparatus and application strains trade rather a little during my years right here and evolve with innovation and alter. We have sensible application merchandise and shortly the apparatus line could have sensible units as neatly.

 

What is your favourite side of your activity?

The day-to-day communique with ALL the folks concerned with the day-to-day manufacturing cargo wishes. And on the identical time, making sure a complete high quality buyer revel in for patrons.

After forty-plus years at DENTALEZ, I’ve constructed worthwhile relationships with exterior and inner providers/consumers and with previous and present workers.

I plan to carry the ones, and nonetheless make extra, for a life-time! Thanks DENTALEZ for permitting me to be part of the crew!!

 

What is your favourite DENTALEZ product and why?

The seating apparatus line constructed at Bay (chairs/stools/upholstery) are my favourite. I’ve noticed the chair line evolve probably the most: from the outdated J taste to the NuSimplicity taste and now the brand new 6400. I’ve loved seeing the upholstery pieces; seeing them inbuilt our usual colours in addition to the particular colours. Figuring out the affected person is sitting on a DENTALEZ chair and a dentist and assistant are sitting at the DENTALEZ stools is a amusing revel in when coming into a dentist operatory.

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