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Pearson Braille Production Associate, Temporary in Houston, Texas

Production Associate

Pearson is the world’s learning company with more than 24,000 employees operating in 70 countries. We combine world-class educational content and assessment, powered by services and technology, to enable more effective teaching and personalized learning at scale. We believe that wherever learning flourishes so do people.

The Production Associate for Pearson Braille Services is involved in numerous aspects of the production process ranging from reproducing graphics to binding hard copy tests. This individual will be cross-trained to perform a multitude of functions on the production floor. This role will support ongoing research into the development of tactile materials used in assessments and will provide assistance as needed in support of Pearson programs and services.

Major Responsibilities

  1. Thermoform high-quality braille tactile graphics

  2. Collate braille tactile graphic copies to ensure proper consecutive order

  3. Insert braille tactile graphic copies into test booklets and review braille page numbers to ensure proper consecutive order

  4. Bind braille test booklets and review braille page numbers to ensure proper consecutive order

  5. Manage and complete multiple tasks accurately and on-schedule

  6. Learn and understand how to visually read braille (paid training)

  7. Follows all company policies, procedures, and business ethics codes

Required Training

  • Successfully complete lessons 1-5 of the UEB Online Braille Training Course (2016) .

  • Participate in department technology and braille training/continuing education courses.

Physical Demands/Environmental Factors/ Mental Demands

  • Frequent use of standard office equipment

  • Prolonged sitting

  • Frequent bending/stooping, pushing/pulling and twisting

  • Repetitive hand motions (keyboarding and use of mouse)

  • Repetitive shoulder and hip motions (thermoforming)

  • Light manual labor is required which includes the ability to pack, move, pick up and relocate boxes weighing up to 50 lbs.

  • May work prolonged and irregular hours

  • Work with frequent interruptions

  • Maintain emotional control under pressure

Supervisory Responsibilities



High school diploma or GED

Experience, Special Knowledge, and Skills

  1. Keyboarding skills

  2. Intermediate proficiency in the use of software programs related to office operations, including but not limited to MS Word, Excel, and Outlook

  3. Self-starter with the ability to work independently with little to no supervision

  4. Excellent organizational, interpersonal/teamwork, and communication (written and verbal) skills

  5. Keen attention to detail in all aspects of the job

  6. Perform all tasks with a sense of urgency

Preferred Qualifications

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in a production or manufacturing environment

  • Associate or Vocational degree

This position is on-site in our Pearson Houston Texas office.

This role is eligible for Annual incentive plan and sign-on bonus.

*Note that only regular-permanent positions are eligible for sign-on bonuses and/or Annual incentives. This position is subject for review to be converted into a regular-permanent position. Once converted, the successful hire will then be eligible for the said sign-on bonus.

Learning is the most powerful force for change in the world. More than 20,000 Pearson employees deliver our products and services in nearly 200 countries, all working towards a common purpose – to help everyone achieve their potential through learning. We do that by providing high quality, digital content and learning experiences, as well as assessments and qualifications that help people build their skills and grow with the world around them. We are the world’s leading learning company. Learn more at

Pearson believes that wherever learning flourishes, so do people. We are committed to being an anti-racist company in everything we do. We value the power of an inclusive culture and a strong sense of belonging. We promote a culture where differences are embraced, opportunities are accessible, consideration and respect are the norm, and all individuals are supported in reaching their full potential. Through our talent, we believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion make us a more innovative and vibrant place to work. People are at the center, and we are committed to a sustainable environment and workplace where talent can learn, grow, and thrive.  

To learn more about Pearson’s commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce, please click here: 

Pearson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of E-Verify. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other group protected by law.


Organization: Assessment & Qualifications

Schedule: FULL_TIME

Req ID: 6999