Translator and Interpreter (Japanese – English)


Japanese-English technical translator needed at an automotive-related plant in Williamstown, West Virginia. Full-time direct-hire position with relocation benefits available.


  • Translation of documents related to production, quality, safety, operations, policies, issues, etc.
  •  Interpreting at group meetings and on the plant floor as needed, as well as interpreting for visitors from Japan and between Japanese and US staff.
  •  Interpreting at meetings with external suppliers.
  • Support of advisors and assistance with communication between advisors and local personnel.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • BA or BS degree – technical major or equivalent experience preferred.
  • 2 years of translation/interpreting experience or a combination of education and experience.
  • Excellent written and spoken Japanese and English, including business-level Japanese.
  • PC skills – preferably very strong Word, Excel, and PowerPoint skills.
  • Organized, able to multi-task and prioritize.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  •  Ability to understand and explain technical concepts.

Williamstown, WV


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