Japanese – Hungarian Translator/Interpreter to Tiszaújváros/Budapest

JSR MOL Synthetic Rubber Ltd. the joint venture of MOL Plc. and JSR Corporation (Japan)

The Company aims to build and later operate an advanced and highly competitive synthetic rubber (S-SBR) plant in Tiszaújváros with 60,000 tons per annum capacity. S-SBR (solution polymerization styrene-butadiene rubber) is presently one of the best quality feedstock for producing rubber tires with very good adhesion properties, and with lower motor fuel need. Located in Hungary, the joint venture has advantages in access to Western Europe, a focal point for major tire manufacturers, as well as to Central-Eastern Europe, Russia, and Turkey, where the expansion of tire production is expected.


As a joint venture, our company has both Hungarian and Japanese experts working side by side. In order to facilitate technology transfer and to make communication in a multinational and multicultural environment more efficient, language support is essential. The main responsibilities of the successful applicants are translation of various documents, such as operation manuals or technical specifications, and interpreting for the technical team during the construction and startup of the plant.

Tasks and responsibilities

  • Translation of documents, such as operation manuals and technical specifications from English/Japanese to Hungarian
  • Supporting the work of the technical team by translating emails, comments, or other means of communication (Japanese to Hungarian/English and vica versa )
  • Supporting the technical team by providing consecutive or whispered interpreting (Japanese – Hungarian/English) in meetings
  • Accompanying the technical team on business trips or trainings when necessary
  • Helping in the coordination of interpreter interns


  • College/University degree, major in Japanese language or Japanese studies is preferable
  • Japanese skills: JLPT N2 or higher (JLPT N1 is preferable)
  • English skills: native level
  • Hungarian skills: native level
  • Highly motivated, multitasking
  • Punctual, with a strong determination to meet deadlines
  • Executes tasks accurately
  • Flexible, ability to work under pressure
  • Communicative, willing to work in a multicultural environment
  • Eager to develop and to learn technical language
  • Basic MS Office skills

Other skills

  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge in the following fields is an advantage: chemistry, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, instrument engineering or electrical engineering

If you are interested in this position, please e-mail your resume to: hr@jmsr.hu