• Production Operations, Intern

    Location US-CA-Thousand Oaks
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(4/9/2018 8:09 PM)
    Req #
    # Positions
    Production - Manufacturing
  • Overview

    This position is responsible for working with the manufacturing team to ensure the quality, timeliness, and cost-effectiveness of all SAGE US manufactured products. This includes SAGE US books, SAGE US journals, Corwin Press books, and CQ Press books and directories

    Essential Job Functions & Responsibilities

    • Support Production Operations in all aspects to maintain an efficient department by sharing feedback, addressing concerns and contributing in department.
    • Work with external vendors on the manufacturing schedules of printed materials; resolve problems that could either delay publication or affect the quality of the final printed.
    • Monitor the quality of the work the print vendors perform to ensure that it meets SAGE and Corwin standards.
    • Communicate via email, in person or on the phone effectively with in-house staff and
    • Provide customer support to authors, editors, and departments within SAGE & Corwin.
    • Clearly organize and maintain files and archives.
    • Request and provide cost estimates for all printed material.
    • Work closely with Production, Marketing, Global Digital Projects, and Global Design to ensure detailed purchase orders are correct before sending to vendors.
    • Traffic printer queries and proof approvals.
    • Track and record printed material by updating the monthly dashboard.
    • Assist in registering journals with the Library of Congress.
    • Receive and review typesetting and conversion invoices for correct General Ledger and International Standard Book Number (ISBN).
    • Distribute, check-in and enter new books into SMART information management system.


    Qualifications & Education

    • Pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree at an accredited college or university
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications including: Word, Excel, and Access.
    • Experience in Adobe Creative Suites is preferred.
    • An understanding of the printing process.
    • Possess positive attitude, strong work ethic, and professionalism with the ability to accept constructive criticism on ones work.
    • Possess intuition, maturity, leadership and good judgment


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