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Translation Associate / Project Specialist II
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Contract Position
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Applied on October 26, 2020
Job Id #43318 Posted September 16, 2020

Purpose Statement

You will manage the translation of customer-facing literature and labeling necessary to support worldwide regulatory, marketing, and sales objectives.

Key Responsibilities

  • Communicate project scope and timelines to external translation vendors in order to procure quotes
  • Work with internal project managers to assess and mitigate risk, develop a schedule, and understand project requirements
  • Review quotes and invoices for accuracy and budgeting
  • Manage the timely and accurate completion of localized literature and labeling by external localization vendors
  • Assure project quality by reviewing and checking final files from external vendors for completeness and adherence to standards before submitting for final approval
  • Implement changes in translated content in XML format
  • Resolve project issues by working with team members, project customers, vendors, and others as appropriate

Required Qualifications

  • Project management experience
  • Business proficiency with the MS Office suite
  • Experience in the translation industry
  • Knowledge of a secondary language
  • Strong collaboration skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks and projects
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to adapt and innovate in a changing environment
  • Bachelor's degree plus 2-5 years related work experience in translation localization or equivalent

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with a Language Service Provider (LSP)
  • Experience with or knowledge of multiple languages
  • Experience with an XML-based content management system
  • Experience with format checking, proofreading, or editing
  • Experience in a medical device or other regulated industry

Quality Systems Duties and Responsibilities:

Build Quality into all aspects of their work by maintaining compliance to all quality requirements.

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact

All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.

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