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In-House Translator - German to English


  • SDL PLC
  • 05/04/20
  • United Kingdom
  • S1 2JY
  • £22,000-£26,000 / Yearly
  • Full-Time
In-House Translator - German to English

Are you an experienced German into English translator looking to join a professional and supportive in-house team and work with some of the worlds leading brands? Working as a translator in our English language office in Sheffield, you will be responsible for delivering translations of the highest quality on time and within budget. In this key role, you will have the opportunity to act as Lead Translator for one or several accounts and to support the development of your fellow translation colleagues.

Main Duties:
Translating content from German into English in a variety of sectors (from Technical to Finance, Manufacturing and Marketing)
Reviewing the work of in-house and external translators
Post-editing
Carrying out the review of documents authored in English
Converting documents between different flavours of English
Producing quality translations within given timeframes
Providing linguistic support and feedback
Mentoring more junior translators
Working with clients, reviewers and project managers to define best practice
Understanding and following SDLs linguistic processes and procedures Managing terminology effectively
Using translation tools
Linguistic checking of files in their final format
Acting as Lead translator to oversee the linguistic processes of one or several accounts
Managing your time effectively

Essential requirements:

A degree in translation or a relevant combination of training and experience
A minimum of 1-2 years experience as a translator
Strong organisational skills and attention to detail
The ability to work under pressure and to deadlines
Good knowledge of translation software such as Trados
Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
You must be a native level English speaker

Preferential requirements:

Experience with technical translation (mechanical and electrical engineering, automotive industry, aviation, oil industry, etc.)

Benefits of working at SDL Sheffield:

Birthday Leave
Life Insurance eligible from start date
Private Medical Coverage
Sickness Scheme
Career Framework for Professional Progression
Cycle to Work
Sociable Team

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