Program at Ivoclar
Somerset, New Jersey

The future is yours.

Are you ready to jumpstart your career in a hands-on and supportive learning environment? Look no further! At Ivoclar, our apprenticeship program offers a unique opportunity to gain valuable skills and experience while working alongside industry experts. 

This opportunity will open the door to an exciting future. Experts from various areas of the company will accompany you on your path to a successful future. If you love teamwork and collaboration, you’ll love it at Ivoclar. We encourage and support you at every stage. 

Why Choose Us
  • Hands-on training in a supportive learning environment 
  • Mentorship from seasoned professionals and experts in the field of dental manufacturing 
  • Real-world projects to enhance your skills and knowledge 
  • Competitive compensation for your college presence and on-the-job training at Ivoclar 
  • Program college coursework expenses covered by Ivoclar  
  • Pathways to full-time employment opportunities and advancement 
  • Professional, respectful and team-oriented work environment 
  • Outstanding benefits, recognition programs, employee events and much more!
Who We’re Looking For
  • Passionate individuals eager to learn and grow 
  • Strong work ethic and commitment to excellence 
  • Enthusiasm for the industry and a willingness to take on new challenges 
  • High school graduates or equivalent 
  • Must be 18 years of age or older to apply

Start your apprenticeship at
Ivoclar and be part of our
Global Vocational Training Community!

Current Apprenticeship Opportunities 

Plant Operator
Production technicians are responsible for operating the various production equipment within the facility. They plan production processes and set up the systems professionally. They are also responsible for the quality of production series. They ensure that products and production processes are continuously monitored and conducted in accordance with our procedures and processes. Production technicians intervene quickly and purposefully in the event of malfunctions.

Production Machinery Mechanic
Main working fields of maintenance technicians are automated facilities, electrical control systems and electrical machines. Maintenance technicians build, assemble and wire electrical distribution systems for buildings, control-systems for daily used facilities or automatic machines. They assemble entire facilities which consist of electrical, electronic and pneumatic components. They test the facilities in operation – worldwide. As generalists with a sense of intuition, maintenance technicians search for sources of faults, fix them and realize improvements.

Program Details & Information

Ivoclar Vivadent Manufacturing, Inc. is accredited by the New Jersey Department of Labor and provides three years or 6000 hours of on-the-job training including 432+ hours of related technical instruction through a local community college and a supplemental online learning platform. Apprentices will receive training and experiences in all areas of Ivoclar’s manufacturing operations. Students are provided with a program structure, instruction and guidance from seasoned employees within the company, and professional and career development support throughout the program. At the successful completion of the program, students will receive an Apprenticeship Program Certificate recognized by the United States Department of Labor.  

We will begin to accept applications in the Fall of 2024 for enrollment in the Summer of 2025. 

At Ivoclar, our apprentices get excellent knowledge and support at the highest level.

5 Reasons to Start Your Apprenticeship at Ivoclar

We stand together
You will quickly feel at home in our family-oriented atmosphere. You can expect a motivated and dynamic team of vocational trainers and apprentices ready to support you and help you learn and grow. We stand together and support each other. 

Your training is diverse
During your apprenticeship, you will gain experience and exposure in various departments within Ivoclar. This means you will work with colleagues from all over the world. This is varied and exciting.

Our training is excellent
Our qualified trainers support, challenge and encourage you throughout your apprenticeship – at the highest level.

You take center stage
We support and encourage you in your personal development so that you can realize your full potential. As a member of the Ivoclar family, you will be challenged and given opportunity to gain new experiences and knowledge that will help you grow both personally and professionally.  

The future is yours
With an apprenticeship at Ivoclar, you open the door to a bright, promising and exciting future. 

How To Apply

Ready to embark on this exciting journey with us? 

CLICK HERE to view our current Apprenticeship opportunities! Submit your resume and a cover letter highlighting why you’re the perfect fit for our program. Don’t miss this chance to jumpstart your career with us! 

Together we will find the apprenticeship program that is the right match for you. 

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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/Veteran.