Bilingual (Japanese-English) Executive Administrator


Japanese-English bilingual executive administrator position open at a Tier 1 international auto parts supplier in Novi, Michigan.

Full-time, direct-hire position. Relocation benefits available if needed.


  • Support a General Manager Executive with duties related to business operations for a major automaker customer
  • Create documents using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) (60%)
    • Closely work with the GM Executive and engineering team. Create documents such as reports, presentations, meeting minutes, etc. following instructions to be used internally and externally
    • Document creation includes translation from English to Japanese and the translation from Japanese to English.
  • Communicate internally with engineering departments and with headquarters in Japan (20%)
    • Support the Executive and engineers with accurate and clear e-mail communication within the company, with headquarters in Japan, and with external customers and contacts.
    • Provide occasional Japanese-English verbal interpretation between the Executive and teammates as needed.
  • Administrative operations (20%)
    • Administrative operations to support the Executive, such as scheduling, travel arrangements, making appointments internally and/or with external customers.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Fluency in written and spoken English and Japanese including business-level communication skills.
  • Prior translation experience or strong writing and document creation skills.
  • Prior administrative experience. Executive support experience would be a plus.
  • MSOffice (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) including advanced Excel skills such as the use of macros, formulas, and visualization.
  • Professional poise and the ability to interact with people at all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality.

Novi, MI

to 60K or negotiable

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Job Type:
Full-time, direct

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