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Member since Oct '06

Working languages:
English to German

Joerg Sannwald
Sapere aude

Krabi, Thailand
Local time: 02:14 ICT (GMT+7)

Native in: German Native in German
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Language pair:

  • English to German


  • Approx. 1500 - 2500 words per day

Translation memory systems:

  • MemoQ
  • DejaVu X2
  • SDL Trados Studio 2014
  • Metatexis

Time zone:

  • ICT (=UTC/GMT+7 hours)

 Experience as a full time translator:

  • 11 years plus

 Recent (2013-2014) work (as preferred/senior translator):

  • Work instructions for the manufacture of wind turbine rotor blades, related operating manuals for production equipment, occupational health and safety communications/materials, internal communications for a leading European manufacturer of wind energy technology (ongoing, since 2006);
  • Occupational safety and health communication, productivity and quality management, management communication, sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility reports for a leading US manufacturer of construction and utilities equipment (ongoing, since 2008);
  • Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility reports for a leading European pharmaceutical distributor (ongoing, since 2013);
  • Press releases, technical articles, and internal communications for a leading international manufacturer of motor components (ongoing, since 2012);
  • Press releases, technical articles, and internal communications for a leading international manufacturer of filtration technology (ongoing, since 2011);
  • Press releases, technical articles, and marketing materials for a leading international chemicals corporation, subject field: plastics, animal feed (ongoing, since 2012).

 Fields of expertise:

  • Business management (except finance)
  • HSE
  • Production engineering
  • Production management
  • Productivity and quality management
  • Plastics processing (in particular composite materials)

Types of documents:

  • Manuals (instruction manuals, owner's manuals, user manuals etc.)
  • Technical documentations
  • Presentations
  • General business communication
  • and pretty much everything in between

Previous professional experience:

  • Partner and Managing Director (JPS Crafts Co. Ltd. Thailand)
  • Factory Manager (President Footwear Co., Ltd, Thailand)
  • Factory Manager (Trendsetters Co., Ltd., Thailand)
  • Technical Sales Executive (G. M. Pfaff AG, Germany)
  • Chemical laboratory technician (BASF AG, Germany)

Test translations:

  • Please note that I don't take "test" assignments (unless they are paid at my going rate).

 I currently work on a regular basis with the following translation agencies:

  • TS Global Language Service Providers, Germany (since 2006)
  • Target Languages GmbH, Germany (since 2008)



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Profile last updated
Dec 17, 2015

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