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Seeking an Exceptional Japanese Translator for our Automotive Company 

Are you passionate about automobiles and fluent in Japanese? Do you possess a keen eye for detail and a strong command of both spoken and written Japanese? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our dynamic team at ElringKlinger as a Japanese Translator!

About Us: At ElringKlinger we are a leading automotive company specializing in automotive parts . With our commitment to innovation, cutting-edge technology, and exceptional customer service, we have established ourselves as a global leader in the automotive industry.

Responsibilities: As a Japanese Translator, you will play a crucial role in facilitating effective communication between our Japanese-speaking clients and our internal teams. Your responsibilities will include:

 Assisting with interpreting during meetings, conferences, and training sessions.

 Collaborating with various departments to ensure accurate and consistent translation of marketing materials, press releases, and other communications.

 Conducting research to stay updated on industry-specific terminology and trends.

 Assisting in localization efforts for Japanese markets, ensuring cultural appropriateness and accuracy.

Requirements: To be successful in this role, you should possess the following qualifications:

 Fluent in Japanese, with excellent verbal communication skills.

 Proficiency in English, including strong comprehension skills.

 Proven experience as a translator or interpreter

 In-depth knowledge of automotive terminology and technical jargon.

 Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.

 Attention to detail and a commitment to delivering accurate and high-quality translations.

 Cultural sensitivity and the ability to adapt translations to suit the target audience.

Join Our Team: At ElringKlinger, we value diversity, innovation, and the pursuit of excellence. We offer a collaborative work environment, competitive compensation packages, and opportunities for growth and development.

If you are ready to join us on this exciting journey and contribute to our success, please submit your resume, along with a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and highlighting your passion for the automotive industry.

How to Apply:

Email your application to with the subject line: "Japanese Translator Application - [Your Name]". We will review applications on a rolling basis and contact qualified candidates for further assessment.


 Join our team and be a driving force in our global success! 

Posted: August 25, 2023


Position/ Job Title: Plant Administrative Assistant

Department: Production

Location: Griffin, GA

Status: Non-Exempt, Hourly

Shift: 6:30 am – 3:00 pm

Immediate Supervisor: Brewery Manager

Positions Supervised: N/A


 The Plant Administrative Assistant is responsible for supporting the general operations of the factory, performing administrative and clerical duties, and keeping inventory of general supplies. The Plant Administrative Assistant is also responsible for logistics management duties including preparing purchase orders and invoices and assisting Assistant Plant Manager on keeping track of receiving documents and raw materials and inventory control.


 Answer and direct phone calls in a warm and upbeat manner.

 Maintain positive attitude towards work and fellow employees.

 Perform general customer service and front desk functions including handling customer

inquiries and guiding visitors.

 Maintain and organize all office supplies in supply room.

 Keep the conference room organized and update schedules for conference room use.

 Perform clerical duties including use of e-mail, word processing, and excel spreadsheets.

 Performs various office duties such as typing, maintaining various files, mail processing,

responding to emails, making travel arrangements if necessary, and other miscellaneous duties

or special projects as assigned.

 Prepare and place purchase orders for procurement of products (materials, parts), services, and

office supplies.

 Perform inventory control of office supplies and assist in determining inventory levels of materials

in the factory.

 Keep track of delivery schedules and verify receiving documents and items.

 Support plant’s accounts payable and receivables. (Collate PO, order confirmation, packing

list, and invoice to prepare for payment. Process invoices for payment)

 Prepare invoices by verifying that all material shipped is accurately recorded and calculated.

 Check orders for special freight charges, customer requests, order changes, and tax


 Correlate bills with packing list, checking for duplications or shortages of quantities shipped

against original order.

 Maintain hourly personnel files, EEO and OSHA report files in an up-to-date manner.

 Maintain a clean and orderly employee meal/break room and replenish kitchen supplies.



 A high school diploma or GED equivalent

 ≥3 years of administrative/ clerical experience

 ≥1 year of logistics and supply management highly preferred

 Japanese bilingual highly preferred

Required Knowledge and Skills:

 Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.

 Excellent communication and writing skills.

 Ability to multi task in a fast paced environment.

 Pay attention to details and ability to follow verbal and written instructions.

 Ability to work as part of a team and possess the potential to be a team leader.

 Manages time to efficiently get the most work done during an 8-hour shift.

 Ability to adapt to change.

Experience Required:

 ≥3 years of administrative/ clerical experience

 ≥1 year of logistics and supply management highly preferred


 Brewery Manager


 Provided by Brewery Manager


YKK Fellowship at the Carter Center

YKK Corporation’s educational foundation, The Yoshida Scholarship Foundation, is currently seeking a

Japanese national to participate in a 9-12 month paid fellowship at The Carter Center in Atlanta,


Founded in 1982 by former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and his wife Rosalynn Carter, The Carter Center

is a nongovernmental, not-for-profit organization committed to improving human rights, alleviating

human suffering, preventing and resolving conflicts, enhancing freedom and democracy, and improving


Candidates must meet the following requirements:

 Possess Japanese citizenship

 Have a background in African Studies, Humanities, Law, Political Science, Economics,

Management, Sociology, International Relations, Peace Studies, Pathology, or Public Health or a

related field

 Possess at least a bachelor's degree (or have completed their degree by the start of the

fellowship program). Candidates may be currently enrolled in graduate school. College

graduates are only eligible if they have completed their studies within the last two years.

 Have strong English language skills (TOEFL iBT100 or IELTS7.0 or higher is desirable)

The Yoshida Scholarship Foundation will provide the fellowship recipient with round trip airfare from

Japan to Atlanta and a monthly stipend for living expenses.

The deadline to apply is April 26, 2023.

Details in Japanese can be found by visiting the Yoshida Scholarship Foundation website at Please do not hesitate to contact

us should you have any questions.


Position: Paraprofessional

ICA Georgia offers a Dual Language immersion program in both English and Japanese. We are seeking qualified and passionate full-time paraprofessional to provide instruction and classroom management support to our K-5 teachers. In general, all employees and volunteers work together to fulfill the ICAGeorgia’s mission. The thoughts reflected in this description provide structure to the responsibilities and accountabilities for this position; however, ICAGeorgia expects to employ professionals who will work beyond job descriptions, creating both a fulfilling career environment and very successful outcomes for our students. 

Responsibility: The Paraprofessional supports teachers in meeting the educational and social emotional needs of all students in the classroom and community.

Performance Responsibilities:

  • Morning and Afternoon carpool duties.

  • Provides small group and/or individualized instruction to students in accordance with the supervising teacher's lesson plans.
  • Collects instructional and behavioral data for all objectives being taught for each student.
  • Implements Behavior Intervention Plans for students with disabilities.

  • Monitors students before and after school and during non-instructional transition periods.
  • Supervises students closely during breakfast and /or lunch and/or recess and/or getting off the bus.

  • Assists students as necessary with physical needs including feeding- toileting- lifting- and mobility.
  • Assists students with healthcare procedures including hygiene and medications as needed for daily care.

  • Assists students with assistive technology devices- including communication devices- switches and orthopedic devices needed for sitting - walking- or standing.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by classroom teacher or appropriate administrator.

  • Perform all other duties as assigned by the Principal.


Education: Associate Degree - 2 years of college credit (minimum of approved 60 semester hours or 90 quarter hours) OR passing score on the GACE Paraprofessional Assessment Test required

Certification: Must obtain and maintain valid Georgia Paraprofessional Certificate or e eligible for certificate

Experience: 1 to 3 years

Compensation: Salary Range $12,069 - $32,012


Employment Category: Classified

Job Type: Full-time

Position Available: 1

Posted: February 14, 2023

Gwinnett Chamber

Job Title: Member Development Manager

Location: Gwinnett, GA

The Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce is an Equal Opportunity Employer, a Drug Free Workplace and a participant in E-Verify. All employment is contingent on the successful completion of a drug screen and background check.

Job Overview

The Membership Development Manager (MDM) is responsible for growing the Gwinnett Chamber’s membership base through recruitment of new companies to the organization. They do this by building relationships and identifying new members. The MDM’s role is a highly visible within the community and often requires speaking in front of large groups.

Job Duties: 

Recruit new members through strategic sourcing such as:

    • Cold calling
    • Atlas (proprietary Gwinnett Chamber database)
    • Networking
    • Account management
    • Referrals
    • Social networking
    • Chamber assisted leads
    • Cultivate current members to strengthen their position within the Gwinnett Chamber
    • Connect and build rapport with decision makers to make high-volume sales calls
    • Skilled in listening, questioning and solution-based selling
    • Ability to multi-task
    • Preparation of weekly reporting
    • Identify and sell sponsorships to current members who are interested in further exposure of their company within the community
    • Assist in the process of ribbon cuttings and ground breakings for members
    • Create innovative strategies to develop new program offerings for members
    • Welcome and assimilate new members
    • Participate in monthly Business After Hours and other networking programs
    • Attend Chamber events (before and after working hours required)

Job Requirements: 

    • Minimum 3+ years (outside/inside) sales experience
    • BA or BS Degree
    • Excellent organization skills
    • Goal oriented
    • Team player
    • Strong work ethic
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Proven ability to meet or exceed established sales quotas
    • Self starter capable of taking initiative
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office products
    • Experienced and knowledge with CRM system
    • Willing to work flexible hours
    • Bilingual (English & Spanish)

Local candidates only. No relocation package available.

Apply Here: Click Here

     Posted:June 13, 2022


    The culture at Toyota Material Handling Systems combines the excellence of the Toyota brand with a warm family environment to create a unique working environment. It is no surprise that so many of our employees have been here for twenty years and more. If you are looking for a company that treats you with the same respect, generosity, and kindness that you give to others, you may just be a great fit for our team.  

    Jobs and Locations: Planned Maitenance Forklift Mechanic Technician - Atlanta, Augusta, Suwanee

              Shop Forklift Mechanic Technician - all locations

              Road Forklift Mechanic Technician

              Sales Representative - all locations

              Dock & Door Technician - Atlanta


    • Full benefits package which includes company paid health insurance option, company paid life insurance, telemedicine subscription, and ID theft. Health Savings accounts offered, four Cigna health insurance options, two dental and vision plans, short- and long-term disability, critical care and legal shield, and a generous 401K plan after six months.
    • Annual Boot allowance
    • Generous PTO (paid time off), holiday pay, funeral pay, and jury duty pay on the first of the month after 30 days employment.  
    • Free Toyota training: incentives paid after each level obtained
    • Advancement opportunities – 80% of current service managers started out as techs!
    • Annual employee picnic/5K, on-site celebrations, and bonuses


    Planned Maintenance Forklift Mechanic Technician

    The planned maintenance forklift mechanic technician is responsible for the scheduled planned maintenance of all trucks within a designated service zone.

    Job Description: The PM Technician focuses on building and maintaining customer relationships as the primary service contact. The PM is responsible for communicating with the customer for repairs or maintenance needed to keep forklifts in safe and proper operating condition. The technician manags the planned maintenance program including service intervals within the respective service zone.


    • Average PM's are 6 – 8 per day

    • Must have excellent driving record

    • Must have basic computer skills

    • Conducts minor repairs of forklifts

    • Perform thorough forklift inspections to identify needed repairs that are needed; write down and report all findings of potential or additional repairs necessary on every PM work order 

    • Consult with customers in regard to needed repairs or additional maintenance items that are needed.

    • Clear penmanship and ability to record accurate information.

    • Communicate daily activities with zone teammates to ensure respective zone consistently achieves 100% PM completion.

    • Must be self-motivated and organized

    • Keep PM vehicle clean and stocked with supplies.

    • Must be able to lift up to 75 lbs. (and occasionally in excess of 75 lbs.)

    Work Experience Requirements: 1-2 years of relevant work experience

    Education/Certification/License Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent

    Work Conditions/Physical Demands: Must have the physical stamina to perform continuously with full body motion for climbing, reaching, pushing, lifting, and reaching. Work is performed in a maintenance environment with potential exposure to moving mechanical parts, dust, fumes, chemicals, or solvents which require knowledge o proper safety procedures. Work is performed at customer locations, including manufacturing, warehouses, and cold storage facilities and in other (sometimes) difficult or outdoor environments. May include working in our shop area


    Shop Forklift Mechanic Technician

    The primary function of a shop technician is to perform advanced repairs on industrial equipment. Perform necessary service, preventative maintenance, repairs, replacements, installations, or re-building of components to restore equipment to safe and proper operation.

    Job Description: The shop technician will work under the supervision of the shop foreman to receive jobs for inspection and assessment of needed repairs. You will be required to coordinate with the service writer and parts departments to determine parts needs and calculate labor to complete each repair. You will also be required to complete all work within an allotted amount of time and inspect each job for proper/safe operation prior to release.


    • Manage work and shop area to keep clean, safe and in compliance with all safety policies.
    • Complete all paperwork for TFA, warranty and customer records.
    • Use manuals, repair manuals, parts manuals, parts diagrams to troubleshoot engines, engine fuel systems, transmissions, or other components on material handling equipment.
    • Competent use of meters, measuring devices & computers to test & recalibrate equipment, completes warranty paperwork. Maintain safety equipment as required by departments.
    • Use hand & power tools to remove, install, replace, re-build, repair & test parts/equipment on engines, engine fuel systems, transmissions, and other components.
    • Safely use lift trucks, overhead cranes, & other aides to lift or move parts into position to be repaired.
    • Use miscellaneous resources & computers to reference parts, get information about parts & enter data.
    • Climb up onto, under, & into vehicles, use hand & power tools to disassemble/reassemble sheet metal, engines, transmissions, fuel systems, & other parts or equipment.
    • Attend training classes and keep current on product advancements.
    • Assist in building maintenance and housekeeping projects.
    • Must be able to lift up to 75 lbs. (and occasionally in excess of 75 lbs.)
    • Required to favorably complete - pre-employment MVR, drug screen, background check and physical.

    Work experience requirements: 2-5 years of relevant experience; must be a certified forklift operator

    Education/Certification/License Requirements: High School Diploma/GED

    Work Conditions/Physical Demands: Work is performed in a maintenance shop environment with potential exposure to moving mechanical parts, dust, fumes, chemicals, or solvents which require proper knowledge of safety procedures. Must have the physical ability to perform continuously with full body motion for climbing, reaching, pushing, and lifting. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Must be able to lift up to 75 lbs. (and occasionally in excess of 75 lbs). The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


    Road Forklift Mechanic Technician

    Job Description: The Field Service Technician will perform repairs on forklifts and various types of industrial equipment on-site at customer locations. Work with the Service Coordinator and respond to service calls. Communicate with the customer contact and their staff to provide their forklift and material handling needs. Responsible for identifying larger jobs and communicating with the customer and the office staff to handle these repairs and rental needs.


    • Troubleshoot and perform basic to complex repairs of forklifts
    • Perform thorough forklift inspections to identify any repairs that are needed. Write down and report all findings of potential or additional repairs necessary on every work order
    • Consult with customers in regard to needed repairs or additional maintenance items that are needed
    • Must follow all safety procedure and safely operate power tools, lifts, hoists, etc.
    • The ability to understand the necessary service and training manuals, including the ability to interpret schematics and effectively use electrical diagnostic instruments
    • Keep pace with industry innovations in order to make sound recommendations to customers
    • Must be self-motivated and organized. Manage billable time and work in process efficiently
    • Paperwork and documentation must be neat, clean, legible and organized
    • Effectively communicate with customers, co-workers and management
    • Clear penmanship and ability to record accurate information
    • Must have excellent driving record
    • Upkeep and safe operation of service vehicle. Manage truck stock and order parts needed for jobs through the parts department
    • Must be able to lift up to 75 lbs. (and occasionally in excess of 75 lbs.)
    • Must have basic computer skills
    • Attend training classes and online courses as required

    Work experience requirements: 2-3 years of relevant experience

    Education/Certification/License Requirements: High School Diploma/GED; Must have a valid, unrestricted driver's license

    Work Conditions/Physical Demands:Must have the physical stamina to perform continuously will full body motion for climbing, reaching, pushing, lifting and reaching, etc. Work is performed in a maintenance environment with potential exposure to moving mechanical parts, dust, fumes, chemicals, or solvents which require knowledge of proper safety procedures. Work is performed at customer locations, including manufacturing, warehouses, and cold storage facilities and in other (sometimes) difficult or outdoor environments. May include working in our shop area.

     Sales Representative

    The Sales Representative position will be in charge of a territory to sell new and used equipment for several lines of material handling manufacturers.

    The position is assigned sales objectives to meet goals for both unit sales and profitability. Responsibilities include calling on existing customers, developing new customers via prospecting, and promoting our company's products and services while working with our Sales Department team.

      • Bachelor's degree in business related field
      • Experience in Material Handling Equipment or Industrial Sales preferred
      • Knowledge of material handling "system selling"
      • Demonstrate good decision making skills
      • Work effectively and interact with multiple levels within our organization
      • Strong communication, organizational and time management skills
      • Knowledge of Financial Leasing
      • Must have strong computer skills with Microsoft Office products
      • Clean driving record
      • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
      • Competitive spirit
      • Self-starter
      • Team player
      • Required to favorably complete - pre-employment MVR, drug screen, background check and physical.
      • Travel is within state, in territory given

     Dock & Door Sales Representative

    This position will be in charge of a territory to sell new Loading Dock and Overhead Door equipment for several manufacturers represented by Commercial Dock and Door Service.

    Job Description: The Dock and Door New Construction Sales Representative will be responsible for generating new business opportunities and meet sales goals by leveraging existing relationships, prospecting, and cold calling. This position will gain opportunities to bid on new work. The Dock and Door New Construction Sales Representative will review drawings, blueprints and the specifications designed by the architect and then submit the bid.


    • Drive and manage the entire sales process. This includes: Targeting top prospects; Identifying client solutions; Negotiating and Closing.
    • Act as a solutions expert consultant in helping partners with their unique critical business issues and strategic initiatives.
    • Work with senior management to establish a clear and effective plan for growing the Commercial Dock and Door customer base.
    • Work with sales teams to share ideas, knowledge, and new business development strategies.
    • Utilize company CRM to provide visibility and effectively communicate activity in assigned territory.
    • Strategize on social selling opportunities.
    • Attend company training programs and accompany other associates or managers during ride along in order to learn job skills.
    • Prepare appropriate specifications and level of service expectations in accordance with existing laws, regulations, and company policies.
    • Calculate correct job costs and market-based pricing for solutions.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.
    • Performance will be measured on new customer growth, a score card that reflect maintenance, service, and equipment sales revenue, and improvement plan, maintenance, service, equipment gross profit revenue, management observation regarding attitude, diligence, team contributions, and willingness & ability to learn new skills and information.
    • Must have reliable transportation
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint

    Work Experience Requirements

    • Proven record of prospecting and cold calling clients to achieve new business acquisitions.
    • Experience in customer service
    • Experience in Industrial Sales
    • High School Diploma or GED, further education preferred

    Posted: April 14, 2022

    TDK Components

    TDK Components USA is a key manufacturing site of TDK Corporation. We make Multilayer Ceramic Chip Capacitors for automotive, telecommunication, consumer electronics and industrial uses. TDK Components was established in Peachtree City, Ga in 1986. We use advanced manufacturing processes in a team based environment for high-speed inspection and packaging of over 1 billion Multilayer Ceramic Chip Capacitors each month. TDK’s motto is "Contribute to culture and industry through creativity".

    Job Openings: Bilingual Japanese/English Technical Translator

    Technical Coordinator/Translator:

    We are looking for someone to translate the written work instructions and other technical documents that come from Japan into English. The successful applicant would also need to translate our technical documents into Japanese. We have a high volume of documents with critical timing for the operation, so the successful applicant would need to be self-motivated and very well organized to deliver translation at the speed of business.

    Essential Duties / Job Responsibilities

      • Support communication with both TDK-Japan production, engineering, and QA staff and TCU staff by translating necessary information. Sometimes requiring work in evening/night hours to make direct communication.
      • Support the TDK sales group staff with technical information or other related requirements.
      • Interface with other technical support personnel, engineering, and product management to resolve issues.
      • Establish and maintain TCU operations document to comply with TDK-Japan documents/guidelines.
      • Support the department Key Measures and company Business Plan Objectives.
      • Develop accurate non-standard reports/queries of data to provide optimized, well organized, clear, and concise reports.
      • Support the operation of technical lab and systems to identify opportunities for improvement.
      • Communicate regularly with management, supervisors, and technicians, both individually and as a group, to ensure excellent two-way communication concerning equipment issues, design, and failure analysis.
      • Manage multiple projects through to completion.
      • Communicate progress/results through written detailed technical reports as well as oral presentations to management and peers.
      • Performs other work-related duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Quality Manager or other management personnel.


          • Native-level fluency in Japanese
          • BS degree in Engineering or similar field
          • Demonstrated leadership skills

          Essential Skills and Abilities

              • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with team members.
              • Ability to set priorities to meet business needs.
              • Ability to effectively communicate issues and solutions across all levels of the organization.
              • Familiar with BOM structures and product specification documents.
              • Excellent written and oral communication skills. Excellent presentation skills.
              • Excellent creativity and problem solving skills to ensure objectives are met
              • Familiarity with Kaizen concepts and the use of fundamental QC tools.
              • Proficient modeling skills in the use of queries, databases, word processors, and spreadsheets for extracting, analyzing, and reporting critical information.
              • Ability to plan, organize, schedule, and direct the activities of multiple complex projects.
              • Ability to take direction, identify problems, develop solutions, and conduct analysis independently and in collaboration with others.
                    To apply, please go to the TDK career site at:

                    Posted: February 18, 2022


                    Overview: Kubota Manufacturing of America established its U.S. headquarters in Gainesville in 1988. Since then, Kubota has opened four other manufacturing facilities. It explores tractors, lawn mowers, and utility vehicles. It exports throughout the United States, Canada, Australia, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Japan. Kubota is strengthening the operations at our production facilities with the aim of continuing to produce high-quality products our customers have come to expect and depend on.

                    Kubota is an equal opportunity employer with the following benefits:

                    • Affordable Blue Cross/Blue Shield health insurance
                    • Paid Time Off
                    • 10 Company paid holidays
                    • 401k matching and profit sharing
                    • Accidental death and dismemberment
                    • Short Term Disability
                    • Long Term Disability
                    • Company paid uniforms

                    Job Opportunities

                               Hourly Careers

                    • Accounts Payable
                    • Assembly
                    • Electrical/Mechanical Maintenance
                    • Facility Maintenance
                    • Stand-up Forklift
                    • Warehouse/Material Handler
                    • Welder

                    Salary Careers

                    • Accounting Manager
                    • Assistant Manager (Off Site Production & Special Projects)
                    • Business Analyst (SAP and MES)
                    • Controls Engineer
                    • Design Engineer (Turf Current Product)
                    • Engine Integration Design Engineer
                    • Human Resources Generalist
                    • Human Resources Manager
                    • Human Resources Recruiter
                    • IT Service Desk Analyst
                    • IT Service Desk Assistant Manager
                    • Manufacturing Audit Analyst
                    • Manufacturing Engineer
                    • Manufacturing Supervisor
                    • MES Engineer
                    • Operator Station & Control Design Engineer
                    • Packaging Technician
                    • Planning Analyst
                    • Quality Control Engineer
                    • Scheduling Analyst
                    • Supply Chain Engineering Specialist
                    • TEA Bilingual Analyst
                    • Technical Publications and Training Specialist
                    • Weld Engineer

                    For more information, see:

                    Posted: December 5 2021

                    The Japan-America Society of Georgia, Inc.

                    is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to promote

                    mutual understanding between the people of Japan

                     and the state of Georgia 


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