Philips Translation Validator Japanese (m/f) - temporary in Boeblingen, Germany

Your challenge

Philips patient monitoring is a very successful business and a major profit generator for Philips HealthTech. As the undisputed global market leader, we need to continue to invest in order to maintain that leadership position, while pro-actively searching for new growth opportunities. Are you up to the challenge?

Your responsibilities

  • Translate the user interface software of selected medical products and product updates, verify it on the product (linguistic review) and validate it for its intended use

  • Validate the translation of outsourced product translations (on-line help, instructions for use, training materials, data sheets, etc.) and give feedback to vendor translators; final sign-off with the ultimate responsibility for quality and consistency

  • Define, validate and maintain the Japanese terminology for all translation projects

  • Act as liaison to in-house subject-matter experts and as knowledge-broker between field/customer environment and translation community

  • On-site presence in the Boeblingen office is mandatory

Your team

Philips Medizin Systeme Boeblingen with its 700 employees develops and produces patient monitoring systems for a worldwide market. Our products are used in emergency and intensive care, obstetric care and neonatal monitoring, as well as in the OR and for anesthesia. With several hundred thousand monitors installed worldwide, Philips is the market leader in this area. The latest development is a software-based rapid alert system for sepsis as well as pregnancy and delivery monitoring for single, twin and triplet pregnancies combined in a single monitor.

The PCMS Localization department manages the product translation work for Patient Care and Monitoring Systems (PCMS) and the Marcom and Web translations for all Philips Healthcare Business Units into 30+ languages, using state-of-the-art translation tools and processes.

Our offer

Work in the medical industry is gratifying and rewarding, while posing some unique challenges. You will work in an international agile team with great opportunities for you to explore. You will be contributing to a higher quality of life for billions of people and helping Philips deliver innovation that matters.

We are looking for

  • Perfect command of the Japanese language (adequate to native language proficiency) and a degree in language studies are a must for this position.

  • The job requires an analytical mind set, attention to quality and good communication skills.

  • The applicant must be a team player and able to build up and maintain a network of contacts throughout the organization.

  • Excellent command of English; German a benefit but not mandatory.

Philips encourages people with a disability to apply.