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German to English Language Specialist at myGwork

German to English Language Specialist

myGwork Leipzig, DE Full Time
Required languages: English / German
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In-House Translator - German to English

Are you an experienced German into English translator looking to join a professional and supportive in-house team and work with some of the world's leading brands? Working as a translator in our English language office in Sheffield, you will be responsible for delivering translations of the highest quality on time and within budget. In this key role, you will have the opportunity to act as Lead Translator for one or several accounts and to support the development of your fellow translation colleagues.

Main Duties:

• Translating content from German into English in a variety of sectors (from Technical to Finance, Manufacturing and Marketing)
• Reviewing the work of in-house and external translators
• Post-editing
• Carrying out the review of documents authored in English
• Converting documents between different flavours of English
• Producing quality translations within given timeframes
• Providing linguistic support and feedback
• Mentoring more junior translators
• Working with clients, reviewers and project managers to define best practice
• Understanding and following SDL's linguistic processes and procedures
• Managing terminology effectively
• Using translation tools
• Linguistic checking of files in their final format
• Acting as Lead translator to oversee the linguistic processes of one or several accounts
• Managing your time effectively

Essential requirements:

• A degree in translation or a relevant combination of training and experience

• A minimum of 1-2 years' experience as a translator
• Strong organisational skills and attention to detail
• The ability to work under pressure and to deadlines
• Good knowledge of translation software such as Trados
• Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
• You must be a native level English speaker

Preferential requirements:

• Experience with technical translation (mechanical and electrical engineering, automotive industry, aviation, oil industry, etc.)

Benefits of working at SDL Sheffield:

• Birthday leave

• Life Insurance eligible from start date

• Private medical coverage

• Sickness scheme

• Career framework for professional progression

• Cycle to work

• Sociable team

This employer is a corporate member of myGwork - LGBTQ+ professionals, the business community for LGBTQ+ professionals, students, inclusive employers & anyone who believes in workplace equality.

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