German, Spanish, Danish, French & English speaking Scientific & Engineering Translator

  • Job Reference: 893730
  • Date Posted: 3 August 2021
  • Recruiter: The Language Business
  • Location: Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire
  • Remote Working: Temporarily remote due to COVID-19
  • Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
  • Sector: Translation
  • Language(s): German, French, Spanish, Danish
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Jonathan Grimes
  • Email: jgrimes@languagebusiness.co.uk
  • Telephone: 02085037766

Job Description

German, Spanish, Danish, French & English speaking  Scientific & Engineering Translators. Excellent opportunities for science or engineering educated professionals to begin a new career in translation, using their excellent language skills and education and industry knowledge. 
 
 
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: 
  
  
  • German mother tongue, excellent knowledge of English plus at least a degree level qualification in biochemistry.
  • German mother tongue, excellent knowledge of English plus at least a degree level qualification in IT.
  • French mother tongue, excellent knowledge of English plus at least a degree level qualification in any of the following: physics, electronics, telecommunications.
  • French mother tongue, excellent knowledge of English plus at least a degree level qualification in any of the following: mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, automotive engineering.
  • English mother tongue, excellent knowledge of French plus at least a degree level qualification in any of the following: telecommunications, IT.
  • English mother tongue, excellent knowledge of German plus at least a degree level qualification in mechanical engineering, preferably with knowledge of materials science.
  • English mother tongue, excellent knowledge of German plus at least a degree level qualification in chemical engineering.
  • English mother tongue, excellent knowledge of German plus at least a degree level qualification in electrical engineering, preferably with knowledge of heavy switchgear.
  • English mother tongue, excellent knowledge of German plus at least a degree level qualification in chemistry, preferably with knowledge of any of the following fields: textile chemistry, paper chemistry, construction chemistry, leather-making, thermoplastics, catalysis.
  • Spanish mother tongue, excellent knowledge of English plus at least a degree level qualification in biochemistry or molecular biology.
 
 
CANDIDATE EXPERIENCE / SKILLS
 
  • Fluency in the relevant language combination that you are applying for (German, Spanish, French or English to mother tongue standard + necessary fluent 2nd language for the job)
  • 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
£30,000-£35,000 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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