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French Patent Translator

Glasgow, UK (preferably)
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French Patent Translator

Glasgow, UK (preferably)

Full-time, in-house position

Murgitroyd is one of the largest firms of patent and trade mark attorneys in Europe. We have 15 offices in Europe, and 2 offices in the US, giving us outstanding global reach and the ability to represent our clients wherever they need us, in a wide range of languages. Murgitroyd is one of the few IP firms that have an in-house Translation Department.

Your main task will be to translate Patents specifications and other documents from English to French. You will also review translations prepared by in-house or external translators and handle other types of Quality Assurance (QA) checks, as well as adapt and format translations. You will process terminology as researched during your translations and reviews for the common benefit of the team. You may be involved in our freelancer vetting and selection processes.

  • You must be of French mother-tongue and hold a recognised translation qualification and/or have experience in the field of translation.
  • Technical knowledge in the field of electronics or chemistry will be a distinct advantage.
  • You must be computer literate, have good communication skills as well as a keen eye for details and enjoy working as part of a team.
  • Experience in technical and/or patent translation would be an advantage.

In return, we offer: a competitive salary, training, flexible hours, subsidised parking and a relaxed workplace with ad-hoc perks. A contributory pension scheme (3 or 5% of your salary) is available with immediate effect as well as access to childcare vouchers or ride to work vouchers, and, after 1 year of service, private medical care insurance, currently operated through BUPA.

We are hoping that the successful candidate can join us in early September. We look forward to hearing from you.

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