The gap personnel group are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future.
Are you fluent in Dutch and seeking a challenge? Do you want to work for a fun, upbeat and driven team?
Gap Professional are operating as an employment agency on behalf of its client who are seeking a Dutch Translator based in Yeovil on a permanent basis. If you want to work in an open plan, friendly office with a manufacturing company that sell an extensive range of products, this is the job for you!
Hours: 40 hours per week – Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5.30pm with a one hour unpaid lunch break
Salary: £18,000 to £21,000 dependent upon experience
The purpose of this job role is to translate technical manuals and marketing from English into Dutch, paying particular attention to thorough research of correct and most appropriate terminology in target language, with strong awareness of SEO. The ideal candidate will be competent in prioritising and working with little supervision. They will be self-motivated and trustworthy.
Populate and maintain database in Dutch, updating and generating appropriate content where necessary, in line with English content
Translate English technical instructions for complex power tool manuals into Dutch, carrying out detailed research to ensure correct and relevant terminology in target language
Translate English marketing text for websites and sales literature into Dutch
Maintain and develop Dutch House Style
Carry out any other tasks that may be reasonably assigned to you.
Experience, attributes & skills sought:
Dutch to English Technical translation background
Ability to prioritise and assimilate complex technical information
Acute eye for detail
Working to tight deadlines
Good communication and organisational skills
Ability to work on own initiative
English Qualification and excellent standard of written and spoken English due to the nature of the role
Experience translating technical documents
Knowledge of Hand, Power and Air Tools
Ability to work on several projects simultaneously as deadlines dictate
Ability to communicate with relevant departments and colleagues as and when required to gather important information and relevant product information
Other languages advantageous
In return, you will benefit from:
Holiday: 20 days per year (holiday year runs 1st January to 31st December), increasing by one day for every complete year of service, on the anniversary of starting to a maximum of 25 days
Pension: As per current Government regulations for a work placed pension
Life cover: 4 x annual salary
Closing Date: 15th June 2019