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Digital Production Associate

HOL Production | Getzville, NY | Full Time | From $17.00 to $18.00 per hour

Job Description

About the Company

William S. Hein & Co., Inc. is a leading, family-run publishing company that has been serving the worldwide library community for 100 years. At its core function, the company distributes legal information to libraries via HeinOnline, a premier online research platform, while also publishing, reprinting, and providing micrographic materials.

 

Company Amenities and Benefits

Our recently remodeled, modern office is conveniently located creek-side in suburban Buffalo, minutes from the University at Buffalo Amherst Campus. Inside the Hein suite, enjoy a comfortable and relaxing workspace equipped with massage chairs, games and televisions, an onsite gym, and an in-house café. Outside, enjoy scenic views, go for a run after work, or take a leisurely walk on your lunch.

Your comprehensive benefits package would also include: 

  • Competitive Salary and Bonus
  • 401K/Profit Sharing Plan (typically 12-15%)
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance (up to 100% paid for)
  • Company-Paid Life & Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Paid Time Off and Parental Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • In-house chef that prepares breakfast, lunch, and take-home dinners
  • Continued Professional Development


About the Position

The Hein Company seeks a versatile Production Associate that will float between different departments and buildings on occasion. One day you may be working on data entry and providing customer service, and the next helping us receive and ship out packages.

The Production Associates responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

 Check-In

  • Entering new titles into our Titles Database and all bibliographic information
  • Maintaining records on all borrowed materials
  • Checking copyright on new titles that we will be digitizing
  • Processing updates to records in the Titles Database

 Imaging

  • Operating various scanners to digitize content.
  • Completing quality checks which includes cleaning images and identifying any unclear images or missing pages. Performing rescans to ensure content meets appropriate quality standards.
  • Applying page numbers to scanned/digitized content.
  • Operating the large guillotine cutter to remove book bindings

 HeinOnline Production

  • Proofreading author names, book citations, and article titles.
  • Typing in division titles, articles, notes, authors, etc. and adding the proper citation format for books and journals.
  • Performing a quality check of the images, page numbers, and data entered by other Associates.

 

Miscellaneous

  • Performing the Shipping & Receiving duties in a backup capacity. This includes receiving packages, pulling inventory, preparing packages for shipment, processing mail, providing shipping quotes, and unloading/loading delivery trucks.
  • Driving between the facilities to drop off and pick up various items, in a backup capacity.
  • Any additional responsibilities as assigned by Management.

 

Desired Skills and Experience

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Ability to communicate in a positive and productive manner.
  • Good organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to carry out tasks and determine a course of action based on a variety of variables for each given situation.  
  • Excellent time management with a proven ability to meet goals/deadlines
  • Proficient working in a Windows environment and with the Microsoft Office Suite
  • Able to type a minimum of 50 words per minute


Required Education/Experience

  • A High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Experience working in an office setting and providing customer service
  • Valid driver’s license

 

Other Position Information

Schedule

Monday – Friday; 8:00am to 4:30pm

 

Salary

$17.00 to $18.00 per hour, depending on experience

 

William S. Hein is an equal opportunity employer.