Bilingual Technical Document Coordinator

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Headquartered in Dublin, Ohio, Goken America is an Engineering Services and Product Development company founded in 2004. At Goken America we strive to expand and deliver upon our company motto of “Creating Something Different”. We are continually striving to strengthen our organization, and are always seeking talented individuals who have a strong desire to work in an environment where they can make a difference.


Our “Vision” is to empower our associates to affect change wherever change is needed. Our “Mission” is that in building trust we foster greatness is our people, excellence in our clients and impact in our communities.


Goken America provides an excellent benefits package, one month of paid time off per year and a very competitive compensation plan. In addition, when applicable, we will also provide relocation assistance, temporary housing, visa support and other fringe benefits.



Join senior technical leadership within Integrated Controls department to review, control, and manage documentation coming from our equivalent department in Japan. 


This would include:

  • Cooperating directly with senior level American technical staff to review technical specifications. 
  • Where documentation is difficult to understand,  the specialist would be tasked with coordinating formal translation or managing follow-up documentation from Japan. 
  • As new Management Systems are applied to the development process,  the specialist would be responsible for supporting entry of the technical material into the Management System.  
  • This role would include documentation management role. 
  • Additionally it would  include participating in joint review of documentation with senior level American Staff. 
  • Comfort working in a bi-lingual environment with a significant volume of Japanese documentation would be needed. 
  • Attendance at technical review meetings and discussions would be required as well.  ( 50% - 75% of time would be spent overall on this role)
  • Work with senior division leadership ( Division Director and Chief Engineer level ) to execute short term projects related to department and division management.  
  • These would include support for typical manpower,  budget,  and resource planning and reporting.  ( 25% - 50% of position time ).  


  • Requires some basic translation and interpretation. 
  • Microsoft Office software familiarity,
  • Comfortable working with both English and Japanese documentation,
  • Microsoft Outlook and Lotus Notes database familiarity, 
  • Applicant should have a basic familiarity with ALM/PLM software, including Requirement Management Software, similar to IBM DOORS software.   
  • Willingness to work with unfamiliar PLM/ALM tools is as new tools are implemented is needed. 
  • A willingness and ability to learn new systems is a must
  • Working hours flexibility is needed due to regular TV meetings with Japan.



Goken America is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, ethnic or national origin, religion, age, sex, disability, citizenship or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.


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