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Job Description

We are looking for a native Korean speaker with a scientific background (life science, medical devices, laboratory equipment, research or similar scientific field). This role takes high-level ownership of all Korean-language content, working with a team of translators, product specialists and project managers to ensure accuracy and consistency across all company materials. Preferred candidates will have experience working with bilingual materials, with a focus on English to Korean progression, and the ability to be highly effective in a matrix environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Interface with translation vendors and engage with all internal key stakeholders to maintain throughput of translations to final approved copy, posted online or printed
  • Review translated content provided by translation vendors, and modify as necessary to ensure accuracy and adherence to Thermo Fisher Scientific guidelines and quality standards
  • Coordinate with translators, project managers and product specialists to answer queries and provide clarification to ensure accuracy and consistency
  • Drive internal domain expert reviewers to “pull through” target content in Korean by keeping up with the ongoing flow of documents and projects
  • Augment internal reviewers with required domain experts who may be external contractors or partner distributors helping with translation
  • Report monthly on the translation funnel tracking and keep projects moving by facilitating vendor translation resources engaged in Korean projects working with Korean-speaking reviewers
  • Build and maintain a robust network of domain expert reviewers to ensure capacity to handle expected volumes across a diverse portfolio and range of topics
  • Continuously look for process improvements and recommend ways to fill any gaps or address bottlenecks in content flow
  • Be vigilant with regulated products and legal concerns that drive special review and approval requirements for content
  • Provide English-to-Korean translations as needed for small, urgent matters
  • Work with team members to help localize and maintain country-specific website pages, including updating page elements and components as necessary

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:
  • Native Korean speaker
  • Excellent understanding of the English language with the ability to effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing, at all levels of the organization
  • 3 to 5 years of experience in a scientific field (life science, medical devices, laboratory equipment, research or similar)
  • Demonstrated document review and quality assurance experience
  • Proven ability to deliver highest quality results while paying strict attention to detail
  • Strong team player that can remain positive during challenging assignments and balance priorities when necessary
  • Have a strong desire to learn continually and grow professionally
  • Knowledge of web publishing and content management systems is a plus
  • Working knowledge of translation technology is a plus
  • 10% travel

Non-Negotiable Hiring Criteria:
  • Native Korean speaker
  • BA/BSc degree or equivalent
  • 3 to 5 years of experience in a scientific field (life science, medical devices, laboratory equipment, research or similar)
  • Demonstrated document review and quality assurance experience
  • Knowledge of DTP tools (such as Adobe CS, MS Office, etc.)

This position (has not) been approved for Relocation Assistance.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
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