Spanish, German, French or Danish speaking Science Translators

Recruiter
The Language Business
Location
Buckinghamshire
Salary
25000.0000
Posted
12 Feb 2017
Closes
12 Mar 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

NEW JOB - Spanish, German, French or Danish speaking Science Translators - fantastic opportunity to join a world class , international and highly successful translation organisation with excellent salary and benefits!

LANGUAGES
Danish, Spanish, German, English or French


LOCATION
Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire (20 mins from Central London by train)


COMPANY
International translation company, specialising in translations for companies mainly from the scientific, engineering and medical sectors.


ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES
To join their scientific related translation divisions, they seek to hire either Danish, Spanish, German or French speaking Translators. The translation language combinations required are:

  • Spanish mother tongue, excellent knowledge of English and at least a degree level qualification in chemistry or biochemistry
  • French mother tongue, excellent knowledge of English and at least a degree level qualification in mechanical, electrical or automotive engineering. German knowledge preferable but not essential
  • French mother tongue, excellent knowledge of English and at least a degree level qualification in chemistry or biochemistry. German knowledge preferable but not essential
  • English mother tongue, excellent knowledge of German and/or French plus at least a degree level qualification in mechanical engineering
  • English mother tongue, excellent knowledge of German and/or French plus at least a degree level qualification in chemical engineering
  • English mother tongue, excellent knowledge of German and at least a degree level qualification in electrical engineering. Defence/military experience or knowledge of heavy switchgear would be ideal
  • English mother tongue, excellent knowledge of German and at least a degree level qualification (preferably a PhD) in chemistry. A requirement for chemists with knowledge of any of the following fields - construction chemistry, paper chemistry, leather making and printing plate technology plus catalysis, thermoplastics and textile chemistry. Significant industrial experience and knowledge of general organic nomenclature are essential.
  • German mother tongue, excellent knowledge of English and at least a degree level qualification in physics, electronics or telecommunications. Knowledge of signals processing would be of interest.
  • German mother tongue, excellent knowledge of English and at least a degree level qualification in automotive engineering.
  • German mother tongue, excellent knowledge of English and at least a degree level qualification in chemistry or biochemistry.
  • Danish mother tongue, excellent knowledge of English plus at least a degree level qualification in chemistry or biochemistry. German would be an advantage but is not essential.

Your role as Danish, Spanish, German or French speaking Translators will include the following tasks:

  • Translation of texts
  • Daily checking of forthcoming work schedules and liaison with Translation Coordinator
  • Liaison with the allocation team and production team as required
  • Review of each job ticket for specific translation order requirements
  • Clear dictation of translations
  • Drawing customer’s attention to flaws in source text
  • Use of research methods to resolve queries
  • Assistance to production staff as required
  • Attendance at notary as necessary
  • Input to Sales team as necessary
  • Approval of own work after proofreading
  • Checking other translators’ work when resource planning demands


CANDIDATE

  • English, Danish, Spanish, German OR French to mother tongue standard (depending on the position)
  • Educated to University level or PhD in either a science or engineering or electrical engineering or biochemistry or chemistry or electronics/physics (as per job requirements)
  • Have an industry related background to the positions that you are applying for
  • Have a keen eye for detail
  • Have accurate language/grammar abilities
  • Problem solving ability and an ability/desire to work as an individual, but as part of the wider translation team

An education or background in translation is not necessary as full training will be given! It is essential that you have a professional understanding of the physics-engineering sector and would like to have a new career in translation


SALARY
£25,000 - £40,000. The company also offer a very generous completed translation bonus scheme which could see you salary increase by 100%.

To apply for the role of Danish, Spanish, German or French speaking Translator, please select the Apply Now button and send your CV to us.

Contact: Jonathan Grimes