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Japanese and English Bilingual Translator/Interpreter

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Job Description

We are currently seeking a Japanese and English Bilingual Translator/Interpreter for a Japanese Automotive Parts Company to join their team in Bardstown, KY.

Position: Japanese and English Bilingual Translator/Interpreter

Industry: Japanese Automotive Parts Company

Location: Bardstown, KY

Languages: Japanese and English a MUST

Pay: $40k - $50k (Depending on your experience)

Status: Full time + benefits


  • Reads through or listens to material in one language, ascertains understanding of the meaning and context of that material, and converts it into a second language, making sure to preserve the original meaning
  • Consults with subject matter experts and other colleagues in order to understand specialized concepts and translate them appropriately
  • Refers to online translation tools for additional assistance with translation
  • Take notes while listening to source content to aid memory and interpretation of all information
  • Translates written Japanese or English content as needed
  • Prepares, creates and/or completes document translations as needed.


  • Japanese and English language proficiency at the business level is a MUST
  • Exceptional communication and networking skills is highly desired
  • Must be able to walk, stand, sit, for long periods. Time will be required on the production floor assisting the teams as interpreter on a variety of events from meetings to equipment install and problem solving
  • High school diploma or GED is required
  • Must be fluent in aspects of English and Japanese language from speaking, understanding, reading and writing