• Translator - Japanese/English

    SEH America Inc.Vancouver, WA

    Job #730830884


    Translate technical and non-technical documents and correspondence in a manufacturing, engineering, and/or support area. Includes English to Japanese and Japanese to English translation and interpretation. Will be responsible for some administrative/clerical duties.


    • Translate technical documents, presentations, procedures,and reports related to a manufacturing, engineering, and/or support area.

    • Compile data and generate monthly and other reports.

    • Coordinates translation projects relating to multiplemanufacturing and/or support areas.

    • Translates highly confidential and/or proprietaryinformation. Examples include corporate policies, quality issues,and technical instructions/procedures.

    • Occasionally serve as an interpreter for business visitorsfrom Japan. May also act as interpreter for employees traveling toJapan. Travel to Japan is required.

    • Other duties as assigned including assisting with travelarrangements, meeting coordination,and other administrative tasks.


    • Advanced knowledge of written English/Japanese languages.

    • Experience in technical translation.

    • Excellent analytical writing skills with demonstratedgrammar, spelling, and proofreading accuracy in English and Japanese languages.

    • Experienced with standard formatting of businesscorrespondence and reports.

    • Strong computer skills and experience with MS Officeproducts.

    • Ability to continuously advance technical knowledge ofspecified manufacturing, engineering, and/or support area.

    • Able to independently with minimal supervision.

    • Excellent organization skills and acute attention to detail.

    • High level of discretion in working with highly confidentialand/or proprietary information.


    • Understanding of concepts and terminology related toquality, manufacturing, and engineering.

    • Strong cultural knowledge of Japan and Japanese businesspractices.


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    Updated 09/17/2018