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Translator

Location: Monroe, Georgia, United States
Job ID: R0007975
Date Posted: May 28, 2022
Segment: Smart Life
Business Unit: Hitachi Automotive
Company Name: Hitachi Astemo Americas, Inc.
Profession (Job Category): Administration & Facilities
Job Type (Experience Level): Entry Level
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Description

On January 1, 2021, Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd., Keihin Corporation, Showa Corporation and Nissin Kogyo Co., Ltd. merged to form Hitachi Astemo, Ltd., a world-leading mobility solutions provider focusing on advanced mobility technologies within the fields of electrification, autonomous driving, and connectivity to help reduce environmental damage, decrease traffic accidents, and improve comfort.  The name "Astemo" is derived from the words "Advanced Sustainable Technologies for Mobility" and describes the mission of the integrated company to "provide a safe, sustainable and comfortable mobility life through technologies that contribute to an advanced and sustainable society". Our people are at the heart of achieving these goals, and we are proud to be an equal opportunities employer.

We recruit and develop people from diverse backgrounds who can bring their skills and experience to our organization and make us even more effective.  Own the Future and become a part of the team.  We have a current career opportunity as a Translator.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Provide executive support to the Regional Business Unit Head and executive team.
  • Interpret internal and external meetings to assist Japanese expatriates and Japanese employees from Hitachi group companies.
  • Occasional travel required to support business trips (30%)
  • Interpret on the plant floor as needed.
  • Translate business documents such as technical documents, production reports, quality documents, audit documents, presentations, correspondences, speeches, etc.
  • Assist Japanese expatriates and their families upon initial arrival to the U.S. with translation and interpretation involving personal matters.
  • Maintain and improve employee relations through (HIAMS)AM-GA’s employee relations programs such as service award program, employee birthday program, and company events.
  • Maintain and improve communication throughout the organization by coordinating companywide activities including monthly round table meetings, quarterly communication meetings, newsletters, and suggestion box program.
  • Maintain and improve the work environment of GA Plant by coordinating monthly 5S audits, managing employee lockers, planning and improving office layout, and other office administration activities.
  • Maintain and improve security of GA Plant by key and badge control, visitor control, and security guard management.
  • Support Department Manager or Assistant Manager for achievement of overall administrative policy/strategy.
  • Support day to day functions of Administration Department.
  • Other projects to be assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Associate degree in the related field.  Bachelor degree preferred. Two years of related experience preferred.
  • Must be fluent in Japanese and English.  (speaking, reading, and writing in both)
  • Must be familiar with both Japanese and American culture.
  • Must have prior experience in translating/interpreting.
  • Experience in manufacturing company preferred. 
  • Strong computer skills as well as excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain strict confidentiality.
  • Ability to work independently without direct supervision or day-to-day management.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

None.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

No physical exertion required. Required to sit for long periods of time and moving around the facility. Coordination and handling files and documents.    Lifting limited to no more than 30 lbs.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Pleasant office environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderately quiet. The performance of this position may occasionally require exposure to the manufacturing areas were under certain areas require the use of personal protective equipment.

Incomplete submissions will not be considered. Since we only hire the best and want to maintain a safe and pleasant work environment for all, final candidates are subject to drug screen and background checks. Hitachi is an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/D/V).

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

If you need a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job at Hitachi, please send the nature of request and contact information to [email protected]. Queries other than accommodation requests will not be responded to.

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