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In-house Translator - French & Dutch into English - Lifesciences

myGwork Leipzig, DE Full Time
Required languages: Dutch / English / French
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Job Title: French and Dutch into English Translator (Lifesciences)

Location: Sheffield, England or Remote

About RWS:

RWS Holdings plc is the world's leading provider of technology-enabled language, content management and intellectual property services. We help our customers to connect with and bring new ideas to people globally by communicating business critical content at scale and enabling the protection and realization of their innovations.

Our vision is to help organizations interact effectively with people anywhere in the world by solving their language, content and market access challenges through our collective global intelligence, deep expertise and smart technology.

Customers include 90 of the globe's top 100 brands, the top 10 pharmaceutical companies and 18 of the top 20 patent filers worldwide. Our client base spans Europe, Asia Pacific, and North and South America across the technology, pharmaceutical, medical, legal, chemical, automotive, government and telecommunications sectors, which we serve from offices across five continents.

Founded in 1958, RWS is headquartered in the UK and publicly listed on AIM, the London Stock Exchange regulated market (RWS.L).

For further information, please visit:

RWS Division:

Language Services - recognised as the world's largest Language Service Provider - helps customers to create, translate, and deliver content across 250+ languages. Our global team of linguists, project managers, subject matter experts and localization professionals work closely with customers to ensure their communications and multilingual content is compelling, accurate and consistent.

About The Role:

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.


• Translating content from French & Dutch into English - experience in Lifesciences is essential

• Reviewing the work of in-house and external translator

• 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 RWS'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


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

• A minimum of 1-3 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

Life at RWS - We work hard together to deliver for our customers; our expertise, professionalism and determination to never let others down drives us to be passionate and serious about what we do, deliver customer value, yet always adding a human touch

As a company focused on connecting people through language, diversity and inclusion are fundamental to our company culture. RWS is an Equal Opportunities Employer and we are committed in ensuring that all employees work in an environment free from all forms of harassment and discrimination and one that actively promotes teamwork, diversity and trust. All employees have a right to be treated with respect and dignity. RWS operate in a manner for the inclusion of all - any form of discrimination is expressly prohibited. Employees are selected and promoted on merit alone and no other factors whether race, gender, age, religion, marital status, gender identity or disability are taken into consideration.

We are proud to work in a company where all can succeed and grow their career and while RWS operates in accordance with all local employment laws, if local law enables any form of discrimination this is against RWS company policy and we will adhere to the highest standard.

Recruitment Agencies: RWS Group PLC does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward any unsolicited resumes to any RWS employees. Any unsolicited resume received will be treated as the property of RWS and Terms & Conditions associated with the use of such resume will be considered null and void.

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


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