Japanese-Speaking Spec Control Specialist

JAC Recruitment Ltd
14 Apr 2018
11 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time


£22,000 - £26,000 per annum (Depending on experience)

Job profile

A Japanese Technology Company is seeking a Spec Control Technical Leader. Reporting to the Spec Control Supervisor, the candidate will support the company in processing technical documents and information relating to specification control and new model instructions. The Spec Control Technical Leader will control the technical documents in the Product Development Department. This involves checking drawings and specifications, and issuing technical documents. Translation between Japanese and English is essential to ensure accurate communication.

Main responsibilities

  • Control of specifications, drawings and other technical documents, including operating Catia.
  • Liaison with suppliers, customers, and group companies
  • Involvement of Control of Design change
  • Involvement in making of BOM (Technical Bill of Materials) & MTO chart
  • Monitoring of Revision Control of documents in the Internal Technical Information Database and support of system development
  • Support of New Model Development activities
  • Involvement in data control of chemical substances, including IMDS data checks, preparation and submission
  • The translation of technical documents (Japanese?English) and Interpretation (Japanese?English)

Who we are looking for

  • Japanese language skills (mother tongue level) and English language skills (business level)
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent
  • Good communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent computer literacy (Microsoft Excel, Word & Power point)
  • Excellent numeracy skills
  • Methodical monitoring, including checking and responding appropriately
  • Creative approach to problem solving
  • Ability to analyse and interpret data
  • Ability to prioritise and plan effectively
  • Sense of responsibility to complete tasks by deadline with own initiative
  • Flexible and multi-tasking approach and ability to work under pressure
  • Open to training and learning new skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team and as an individual (depending on situation)
  • Good attention to detail and pride in delivering work to a high standard
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment preferable but not essential




Monday to Thursday (8:00 to 16:20)

Friday (8:00 to 16:10)


Candidate must be eligible to work in the UK without any restrictions as no visa support given.

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