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Vice President, Laboratory Operations


Things move fast at Aspen Dental, but you never go it alone. The idea behind the business model is simple – a support system with you at the center. We’re a community that thrives on collaboration and has fun while doing it. Whatever your role, there is always the next challenge to conquer. Aspen Dental breaks down barriers, provides opportunities, and makes it easier to fulfill your ever-evolving ambitions. Explore a culture of possibility. Because here is where you’ll find lives changing lives.


We are conducting a search for a Vice President, Laboratory Operations responsible for developing effective strategies to grow the company’s fixed and removable prosthetic operations. The VP, Laboratory Operations will provide leadership and direction for new business development, innovative solutions, and operational execution. This position presents an excellent opportunity for a hands-on entrepreneur that has experience in a growing multi-site, customer focused environment. Responsible for managing and developing a quality team, he/she will lead innovation and improvement related to products, processes and market presence.


The Vice President, Laboratory Operations is accountable for P&L results, and will be charged with the development of metrics to ensure the achievement of established goals and objectives related to production, costs, on-time delivery, and customer and patient satisfaction. In addition, this position will drive innovative developments for revenue growth through diverse channels and tactics, including marketing and sales programs, and new product offerings. This role will drive continuous program evaluation to optimize standard operating procedures that enhance customer service, production, and product offerings.


This position will report to the company’s SVP of Practice Support Operations, and will collaborate with corporate department leadership, including clinical operations, marketing, human resources, finance, and information technology. 

Minimum Education and Experience

The ideal candidate for this role will possess experience in leading and executing large-scale initiatives. Experience with LEAN, Six Sigma, and ISO initiatives is desired. Strong people leadership skills with a track record of effectively managing employee performance and development are critical to the success of this individual, along with the ability to thrive in a dynamic and entrepreneurial environment. Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate strategic thinking as well as the willingness to lead initiatives through implementation.


If you are a manufacturing operations leader with a proven ability to manage multiple projects, deadlines, and priorities in a fast-paced and evolving work environment then we want to talk to you. Dental lab experience is preferred, but we will consider other manufacturing industry experience if you can provide the innovative spark and drive for results that we require in this role. Charged with the imperative to drive innovative prosthetic product offerings, our Vice President, Lab Operations opening represents a unique opportunity to join a national brand and effect an immediate business impact. Apply today to learn more.


About Aspen Dental Management, Inc.

       Aspen Dental-branded practices are supported by ADMI, a dental support organization that provides non-clinical business support to licensed, independent dentists.

Available Locations

ADMI - Chicago, Illinois 60607 United States