• Japanese Translator I

    Job Locations US-OH-Dublin
    Job ID
    Japanese Translation
  • 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.


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

    • Speak, read, and write fluently in Japanese and English.
    • Convert high-level documents in the source language to the target language.
    • Relay the style and tone of the original language.
    • Manage work schedule to meet deadlines.
    • Perform interpretation as needed.



    • BA or MA in Foreign Language, Linguistics, Translation, Interpreting or native in both English and Japanese.
    • 1-5 years relevant experience required.
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (especially Word, PowerPoint, and Excel).

    Preferred Skills: 

    • If a candidate has native level of fluency in both English and Japanese, preferably he or she has BA or BS in degrees related to automotive, life science, medical, business, public  relations, or IT field.
    • Language proficiency certification a plus, but not required.
    • Knowledge of desktop publishing (DP) or use machine translation software a plus 


    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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