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Costa Rica, AlajuelaCosta Rica, Alajuela

Smith & Nephew

Publicatie datum 13.05.2024

Translation Specialist with Portuguese, Italian, French, Dutch, Swedish or German (Coyol, Costa Rica)

Life Unlimited. At Smith+Nephew we design and manufacture technology that takes the limits off living.

Are you passionate about languages? As a Translation Specialist, you will be responsible for providing high-quality translations for various internal customers. This includes receiving the translation requests through a ticketing system, handling the project assets and preparing them for translation, machine translation post-editing, and finally, proofreading and reconstructing the asset files in the target language. With a wide range of assets in scope there is a strong need for continuous learning and adaptation.

What will you be doing?
  • Performing translation or post-editing of a variety of content types, including medical, training, legal, research, technical, scientific, educational, and commercial materials.
  • Familiarizing oneself with company products and published materials, including research into terminology specific to the medical industry.
  • Maximizing and growing provided glossaries and translation memories to ensure consistency and high-quality service.
  • Collaborating with Translation Team colleagues sharing knowledge, proposing solutions and supporting one another.
  • Collaborating with internal and external customers to satisfy translation requirements and provide revisions.
  • Handling and balancing conflicting priorities to ensure continuous delivery of translated content on time.


What will you need to be successful?
  • 2 years of professional experience as a translator, post-editor, or similar position.
  • Experience in a medical industry-related corporate environment is beneficial.
  • Strong in Portuguese, Italian, German, French, Swedish or Norwegian language (C2 or native).
  • Strong English language skills - B2/C1 or above.
  • Proficiency in a third language (B2) is a highly valued asset.
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office 365 suite especially Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.


You. Unlimited.

We believe in creating the greatest good for society. Our strongest investments are in our people and the patients we serve.

Inclusion, Diversity and Equity: Committed to Welcoming, Celebrating and Thriving on Diversity, Learn more about our Employee Inclusion Groups on our website.

Other reasons why you will love it here!
  • Your future: stock purchase program, referral bonus, subsidy in transport and food, recognition program.
  • Work/Life Balance: Extra days off, birthday off, voluntary hours.
  • Your Wellbeing: company doctor, medical insurance, gym, health campaigns, employee assistance program, parental leave.
  • Flexibility: Hybrid work model (for more professional roles), flexible schedules.
  • Training: Training program, unlimited learning.
  • Extra perks: employees association, and more...


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