Japanese Translator / Interpreter

at Johnan America

Bardstown, KY

Posted on Mar. 26, 2018

Full Time

$48,000.00 Annually

Perform written and oral interpretation and translation for Japanese and English speaking employees. Additional duties as required by management.

Education requirementsBS/BA in Business, Communications, Marketing or related field

Experience requirements• Three (3) – five (5) years of Translation or related experience
• Ability to speak and write fluently in Japanese and English
• Experience in translating for the engineering and logistics field preferred
• Experience working in a manufacturing plant is preferred

Responsibilities• Advanced PC skills (Microsoft Office suite)
• Excellent organization and communication skills
• "Interpretation" - Oral Translation
o Provide consecutive or simultaneous translation between Japanese and English in meetings and for on the spot situational dialogues
o Review material before meeting
• Translate documents incoming and outgoing to Johnan America, Johnan Japan, and subsidiaries
o Translate technical documents for the Production Control, Quality, Manufacturing, HR, and Engineering departments
o Ensure correct grammar, language usage, and consistent presentation of names and acronyms
o Communicate and consult with work originators
o Utilize and maintain glossary database
• Administrative Responsibilities
o Maintain comprehensive working knowledge of the firm's structure, key personnel and organization policies and procedures
o Plant projects (kaizen) presentation, data entry and overall plant support

Additional Responsibilities:
1. Assist quality department
2. Assist engineering department
3. Assist plant management (including PC and MFG)
4. Assist human resources department

Work hours8:00am – 5:00pm


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