Japanese Translator

  • location: Richmond, KY
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $48,000 - $50,000 per year
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Japanese Translator

A client of ours in the manufacturing industry located in Richmond KY is seeking a Japanese Translator. This position is a full-time direct hire opportunity and offers a competitive benefits and retirement package.

- Assist in effective communication between Associates that do not speak the English language by converting one spoken or written language to Japanese and vice versa.
- Facilitate various meetings to mediate discussions for Quality, Engineering, Production, upper Management and/or Human Resources.
- Attend the monthly TV conference to Japan. (Shifting schedule to accommodate)
- Translate various engineering, quality and manufacturing documents into/from Japanese and U.S. language; including but not limited to manuals, policies, training materials, trouble reports, TPM's or checklists.
- Relay concepts and ideas between languages.
- Edit and proofread text to accurately reflect language.
- Receive and submit assignments electronically.
- Use dictionaries and glossaries for reference.
- Employ computer-assisted translation.
- Read aloud documents in a language other than that in which they were written.
- Enters data into computer system using defined computer programs.
- Support Japanese staff regarding U.S. requirements; items include but not limited to driver's license, Social Security Administration, appointments and human resources requirements.
- Maintain confidentiality throughout the organization.
- Practice and Maintain COP activities
- Maintain internal and legal privacy rules when dealing with confidential and sensitive information through the course of their work.
- Responsible for knowing and following Company policies as directed by Associate Handbook and the Safety Rules and Regulations.
- May be required to handle additional projects as required
- Practices ethical and professional behavior when dealing with associates and outside vendors.

Working hours: 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM

- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
- Ability to maintain confidentiality
- Must exhibit good organizational skills, good interpersonal skills, verbal and written communications skills.
- Extensive knowledge of computer software (Windows 2007, XP and Microsoft Office), computer hardware.

- Must have a bachelor's degree related to communications, Japanese language or other related field; and a minimum of 4 years' experience in a translation position.
- Requires 2+ years' experience of practical experience in a manufacturing setting (automotive a plus)

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