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Danish, Swedish, German or French speaking Scientific & Engineering Translators

Job Description

LANGUAGES 
Danish, Swedish, German, English or French


LOCATION 
Buckinghamshire


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 have translations job opportunities for the following positions:

  • English mother tongue, excellent knowledge of German and at least a degree level qualification in mechanical 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. We have 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.
  • French mother tongue, excellent knowledge of English and German and at least a degree level qualification in electronics/physics.
  • French mother tongue, excellent knowledge of English and at least a degree level qualification in chemistry or biochemistry.
  • 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 and German plus at least a degree level qualification in chemistry or biochemistry.
  • Swedish mother tongue, excellent knowledge of English and at least a degree level qualification in electrical engineering/electronics/physics. German would be an advantage
  • English mother tongue, excellent knowledge of French and at least a degree level qualification in electronics/physics

Your role 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, Swedish, 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 - £30,000. The company also offer a very generous completed translation bonus scheme which could see you salary increase by 100%.

To apply, please select the Apply Now button and send your CV to us immediately. 

 

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