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Interpreter/Translator

  • Location: Mattoon, Coles, Illinois
  • Salary: 17-17 per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 30 days ago

  • Sector: Professional
  • Start Date: 2021-09-27
  • Job Ref: 21-21066
Position Summary:

This position is responsible for using their knowledge of two or more languages and cultural meanings to interpret written and spoken material from one language to another. The duties include listening to, understanding, and interpreting spoken or written material and facilitate effective communication between two parties that do not speak a similar language.
Key Job Responsibilities:
Facilitate effective communication between two parties in real time that do not speak a similar language by converting one spoken language to another.
Attends huddle meetings and acts as official interpreter to mediate discussion
Interprets policies and procedures from one language to another so that associates understand expectations.
Provides accurate concepts and explanations with no additions or omissions.
Relays concepts and ideas between languages.
Consults with bakery leaders to understand operations and determine meanings of policies, procedures and processes and interprets those to associates.
Interpret both industry terminology and colloquial language.
Read aloud documents in a language other than that in which they were written
Assists with the completion of daily activity logs and other documents
Maintains a clean, safe, and secure working environment
Other duties as assigned
Key Behavioral Competencies:
Demonstrative ability to speak two or more languages (English and Spanish and/or English and French required)
Excellent bilingual communication skills, both verbal and written.
Outstanding listening, retention and note taking skills
Proficient enunciation of pronunciation skills and professional voice.
Ability to recognize and encourage the behaviors that contribute to teamwork
Ability to communicate and work effectively with all associates in a team environment
Ability to be sensitive to the culture of the original languages and the target languages during translation process.
Ability to collaborate with people from diverse cultural backgrounds
Ability to work on their own

Ideal candidate will possess:
Junior or Senior in college or Graduate with a major in Spanish and/or French
This position requires a general understanding of generally accepted manufacturing principles
Must be able to stand for long periods of time
Must be at least 18 years of age