• Japanese Bilingual Administrative Assistant

    Job Locations US-MI-Detroit
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  • Overview

    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 in 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.



    Position Summary:

    • Perform required clerical tasks to continue business operations in the assigned department/client location. 
    • Role collaborates within the group as well as across other groups to gain required information to complete tasks.

    Essential Duties:        (This list is not exhaustive and other duties may be assigned)

    • Performing basic clerical tasks, such as: scheduling, meeting coordination, note-taking activities, emailing, answering phones, customer service, printing and filing; creation, maintenance, and delivery of documents and reports, data entry, communication, budget related processes, special event coordination and setup including events at other facilities, etc.
    • Operating standard office equipment (phone, computer, copier, etc.).
    • Department research, troubleshooting and issue resolution.
    • Communicating in both Japanese & English on a business/professional level


    • Ability to work in a multinational team environment.
    • Recent experience using Microsoft Office suite of tools.
    • Intermediate level Excel and PowerPoint skills.
    • Excellent communication, interpersonal, organizational, and multi-tasking skill.
    • Bilingual in Japanese & English



    • SAP experience


    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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