German, Spanish, Danish, French & English speaking Translators - Scientific, Chemical & Engineering

  • Job Reference: 893730
  • Date Posted: 31 August 2018
  • Recruiter: The Language Business
  • Location: Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire
  • Salary: £30,000 to £45,000
  • Sector: Translation
  • Language(s): German, French, Spanish, Danish
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Jonathan Grimes
  • Email: jgrimes@languagebusiness.co.uk
  • Telephone: 02085037766

Job Description

COMPANY
Our client is a truly international translation company - one of the world's largest organisation’s in this sector - working with some of the world's most high profile companies and brands.
 
 
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES 
To join the international translation department, they wish to recruit scientific and engineering translators with the following language skills and with the following industry backgrounds and knowledge’s: 
 
  • English mother tongue, excellent knowledge of German and at least a degree level qualification in physics. Knowledge of optics essential.
  • English mother tongue, excellent knowledge of German plus at least a degree level qualification in materials science. Knowledge of construction would be of interest. French knowledge an advantage but not essential.
  • German mother tongue, excellent knowledge of English plus at least a degree level qualification in materials science.
  • 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. 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.
  • 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. French knowledge an advantage but not essential.
  • German mother tongue, excellent knowledge of English and at least a degree level qualification in chemistry or biochemistry. French knowledge an advantage but not essential.
  • 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.
  • French mother tongue, excellent knowledge of English and at least a degree level qualification in physics, electronics or telecommunications. German knowledge an advantage but not essential.
  • Spanish mother tongue, excellent knowledge of English and at least a degree level qualification in biochemistry or molecular biology.
  • English mother tongue, excellent knowledge of French and at least a degree level qualification in inorganic chemistry.
  • English mother tongue, excellent knowledge of French with at least a degree level qualification in telecommunications, optics or IT.
 
 
CANDIDATE EXPERIENCE / SKILLS
 
  • Fluency in English and also fluency in the relevant language combination that you are applying for
  • An industry background relating to the position that you area applying for a background in translation is NOT essential, as full training will be given, It is more important that you have the scientific / engineering / industry experience and knowledge
  • Excellent skills in concentration and written communication 
  • Attention to detail
  • An ability to work to deadlines
 
 
SALARY
On offer is a very generous performance-related salary package (c£30,000-£45000 neg . Benefits include 22 days annual leave (+ bank holidays), 3% contributory pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance, annual season ticket loans, discounted gym membership, a Cycle2Work scheme
 
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