Translator Specialist

13-1-2018 04:14:24 - Hoek



In this position you have the following responsibilities:

  • Translate customer requests within the target deadline;
  • Effectively coordinate and prioritize job responsibilities to meet deadlines for work assignments;
  • Provide customers with a grammatically correct, well-expressed final version of the translated text;
  • Uphold the Dow reputation by providing excellent customer service;

Indicative Activities

  • Receive and understand translation request. In case the request is not clear, obtain more information from the requestor;
  • Read through original material and rewrite it in the target language, ensuring that the meaning of the source text is retained;
  • Use specialized vocabulary, thesaurus and reference sources to find the closest equivalents for terminology and words used;
  • Creation of glossaries and style guides for terminology management purposes;
  • Use the Dow system and/or other translation tools;
  • Make sure deadlines are followed and timely communication about status is assured;
  • Deliver translations in their original layout, graphics, and document format as requested by the customer;
  • Proofread and edit final translated versions either within Dow or from freelancers;
  • Provide time estimates for the offered translation services;
  • When necessary work together with a Subject Matter Expert for final check and follow up on any changes.

For this position you need to meet the follow requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Translation and Interpreting or related field (e.g. Foreign Languages and Literatures; Language Education etc.)
  • Experience in Translation and/or Interpreting is a clear advantage;
  • Native speaker in German(or C2 level of the CEFR) and English;
  • Effective writing skills in both source (mainly English) and Portuguese (native) language
  • Must be familiar with common technical terminology and specialized jargons
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Desktop applications
  • Experience with Computer Aided Translation and Localization tools (knowledge of Wordfast and Olifant is definitely a plus)
  • Cultural awareness and ability to work with a diverse group of people
  • Customer service mindset
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize projects as appropriate
  • High level of accuracy

The Dow Benelux Integrated Center B.V.  in Terneuzen is the international service provider for the Dow Chemical Company and employer of over 600 talented employees, representing over 50 different languages and nationalities from all over the world. Our team supports Dow and its joint ventures in a wide variety of areas, such as logistics, customer service, finance, human resources, translations and much more. The Dow Benelux Integrated Center Terneuzen consists of a strong and multicultural team of talented individuals. We are therefore surrounding ourselves with enthusiastic, curious, enterprising and energetic colleagues. 

The Translations Department delivers flawless translation services to its customers. The objective is to provide our customers with a grammatically correct, well-expressed final version of the translated text within the target deadline. Role Description The Translator Specialist is responsible for delivering timely, consistent and efficient translations and localizations of the whole company documentation, among all the different functions and departments, by using the internal Computer Aided Translation and Localization tools. - Waarom bij ons werken?

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