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Japanese Translator

Bowling Green, KY | Full Time
10 Days Ago

Job Description

Purpose:

The Translator will, in an effort to facilitate communication at KAAP, provide timely and accurate translation of documents from both Japanese and English as well as accurate interpreting in various contexts such as one on one informal meetings, production floor interactions, internal meetings and meetings with customers and vendors.  In addition, the Translator will control and maintain records for all translation/interpretation requests in internal databases. The Translator will also provide backup for expatriate support responsibilities, such as community interpreting, on-boarding/off-boarding, as well as assisting with living and travel arrangements for the company’s Japanese expats.

 

General Duties:

Primary:

  • Onsite interpretation (Production floor/meetings)
  • Document Translation (Japanese to English / English to Japanese)
  • Control databases with records of all translation/interpretation requests

 

Secondary/Backup

  • Onboarding/Offboarding including hotel, shuttle, apartment arrangements, etc.
  • Assisting with expats’ visa/passport, etc.
  • Medical interpretation
  • Distribution of expat mail
  • Other community interpretation/translation upon request

Skills:

  • Japanese and English Proficiency (speaking, listening, reading, writing [handwriting not required])
  • Microsoft Office (Power Point, Word, Excel)
  • Ability to write emails in Japanese and English using proper business etiquette in both contexts
  • Good organizational skills

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field preferred

    Purpose:

    The Translator will, in an effort to facilitate communication at KAAP, provide timely and accurate translation of documents from both Japanese and English as well as accurate interpreting in various contexts such as one on one informal meetings, production floor interactions, internal meetings and meetings with customers and vendors.  In addition, the Translator will control and maintain records for all translation/interpretation requests in internal databases. The Translator will also provide backup for expatriate support responsibilities, such as community interpreting, on-boarding/off-boarding, as well as assisting with living and travel arrangements for the company’s Japanese expats.

     

    General Duties:

    Primary:

  • Onsite interpretation (Production floor/meetings)
  • Document Translation (Japanese to English / English to Japanese)
  • Control databases with records of all translation/interpretation requests
  •  

    Secondary/Backup

  • Onboarding/Offboarding including hotel, shuttle, apartment arrangements, etc.
  • Assisting with expats’ visa/passport, etc.
  • Medical interpretation
  • Distribution of expat mail
  • Other community interpretation/translation upon request
  • Skills:

  • Japanese and English Proficiency (speaking, listening, reading, writing [handwriting not required])
  • Microsoft Office (Power Point, Word, Excel)
  • Ability to write emails in Japanese and English using proper business etiquette in both contexts
  • Good organizational skills
  •  

    Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field preferred