Jul 26

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Position: Translator/Interpreter Contract Positions
Posted by:
Central Motor Wheel of America
Location: Paris, KY, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Thanks to JET alum, Jeremy Patrick (Shizuoka-ken) for passing along this JET relevant job with his company:

Central Motor Wheel of America (CMWA) is a supplier of aluminum and steel wheels for Toyota, Lexus, Honda, Subaru, and other automobile makers.  

We are in the middle of an expansion project that will see several supervisors from Japanese equipment suppliers coming to the US to oversee equipment assembly, installation, connections, programming, and startups. As part of that, we are looking for 4 translators/interpreters to support our project. These will be contract positions lasting 5-6 months with two positions beginning in August and 2 more in September.

Ideal candidates for these positions would possess the following attributes:

  • Experience translating/interpreting in a manufacturing setting
  • Familiarity with manufacturing and engineering terminology
  • N2 or equivalent Japanese capability
  • Native English proficiency
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Comfortable helping parties work through communication gaps
  • Careful attention to safety and meeting translation deadlines if needed
  • Quick, efficient learner

Candidates without such experience will not be considered, as the most important quality is strong communication skills in English and Japanese.

Application Process: Candidates interested in one of these positions should submit a resume to jsnapp@cmwa.com and jpatrick@cmwa.com.


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