#1653 Bilingual Interpreter/Translator


Position Title: Bilingual Interpreter/Translator
Location: Kenosha / Wisconsin
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Salary: $40-50K

One of our clients, a Global Manufacturing company, is currently looking for a Bilingual Interpreter/Translator. This position is full-time, direct hire, and pays $40-50K based on experience.

This position is responsible for the day-to-day carrying out of translation and interpretation operations by:

  • supporting all verbal and written communication, translating and interpreting from Japanese to English, and English to Japanese
  • managing a variety of clerical tasks involved with production reports, inventory records, scheduling, and maintaining accuracy of data
  • learning several different jobs for purposes of familiarity and serving as back-up when necessary

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Act as main interpreter for Plant Manager and Corporate Distribution Manager
  • Interpret oral communication between both Japanese-speaking and English-speaking employees
  • Translate a variety of written and oral technical correspondence and instructions
  • Interpret during confidential employee counseling related to employee performance, conduct, or similar sensitive topics
  • Translate and prepare various technical presentations using Microsoft PowerPoint and Excel
  • Monitor and schedule management meetings and respond to emails as instructed
  • Serve as back up for key administrative employees and production scheduling
  • Enter data into a variety of databases and reports
  • Assist the inventory team with checking for products and parts
  • Manage and order supplies for Operations
  • Perform administrative duties as assigned
  • Assist expatriate employees by researching, interpreting and translating correspondence for housing and other related documents during their stay in the U.S.
  • Performs other duties of a similar nature or level

Summary of Qualification:

  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Familiarity with American and Japanese cultures, and business acumen
  • Knowledge of manufacturing or distribution environment
  • Business level English and Japanese skills
  • MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint & Word)
  • Exercise confidentiality and sensitivity to employment matters
  • Exhibit courteous and respectful demeanor towards all company personnel in words
    and actions
  • Work independently with minimal supervision
  • Communicate effectively, courteously, and respectfully with other employees
  • Occasionally lift product, office equipment or supplies weighing less than 20 pounds
Job Number/ID 1653
Job Type Direct Hire Full Time Non-Exempt
Location / State Kenosha / Wisconsin
Salary $40-50K
Language English
Visa Sponsor No
Agent Name Sunnie (Sanae) Onoda
Inquiry sonoda@bond-consultants.com

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