Bilingual administrative assistant (Japanese-English) for VP


Lingua Science is recruiting for a direct-hire F/T bilingual (Japanese-English) administrative assistant position in Novi, Michigan. The job is at an international auto parts supplier, reporting to an executive vice president.

50-55K or negotiable based on experience


  • Will handle various administrative duties.These duties may include responding to telephone or email inquiries, developing and distributing the meeting minutes, company documents, e-mails, maintaining confidential files, coordinating meetings, as well as making travel arrangements and expense reimbursement requests.
  • Translates business documents and assists with translation of accounting audit documents as needed.
  • Summarizes and translate the content of incoming / outgoing information and materials as assigned.
  • Attends meetings as required; takes, transcribes and distributes meeting notes; ensures follow up on action items.
  • Gathers information and assists in preparing various reports/presentation.Communicates this information as appropriate with the Company.
  • Participates in preparing documents / presentations for the mid-term business plan, annual Hoshin strategies and periodic reports.
  • Types and designs general correspondences, memos, charts, tables, graphs, business plans, etc. Proofreads copy for spelling, grammar, and layout, and makes appropriate changes. Responsible for accuracy and clarity of final copy as well.
  • Serves as a liaison among various parties both in the United States and abroad. Uses good judgment and professionalism in communicating with these groups to maintain the integrity of the Company.
  • Assists in other internal groups upon request.
  • Stays informed of various country specific rules, regulations and programs.
  • Supports new employee orientation program the Company.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Fluency in Japanese and English.
  • A.S. degree or higher college degree.
  • 3 years experience as administrative assistant/translator or equivalent experience
  • Good multi-tasker and able to prioritize
  • MSOffice
  • Good people skills and the ability to maintain confidentiality

Novi, MI

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Job Type:
Full-time, direct

50-55K or negotiable based on experience

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