Translator Specialist German

publicatie:  vacaturenummer: 30580

Dow Benelux Integrated Center BV
aantal uur
40 uur
5 dagen per week


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.

Job Expectations
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

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

Other Qualifications
Native speaker of the required language (or C2 level of the CEFR)
Excellent English language skills (at least C1 level of the CEFR)
Effective writing skills in both source (mainly English) and target (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

Uiteraard staat deze vacature open voor zowel mannen als vrouwen.