Freelance French Translator & Translator

Location:Lyndon, Kansas, United States
2 Skills
Summary of Qualification
•Ability to operate and use computers very efficiently, with related software such as Windows and Ms Office; including excel.
•Ability to maintain and organize information within closely prescribed systems and procedures as well as to plan and organize work in order to meet schedules and goals.
•Ability to use sound judgment in making decisions within the scope of authority and to understand verbal instructions and directives.
•Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, departments and public.
•Proactive with Safety.
•Ability to write clearly and legibly.
•Knowledge of the principles of industrial management and supervision.
•Project Planning / Coordinating
•Knowledgeable with various RF equipment: LXE and SYMBOL using windows CE and RF term applications as well as Active Sync, Wavelink, Avalanche and Telnet CE.
•Familiar with industrial procedures such as: SMED, TPM, POKA YOKE, KANBAN, PDCA, etc.
Personal Skills
- Outstanding organization skills
- Excellent multi tasking abilities
- Great analytical and trouble shooting skills
- Able to work with minimal supervision
- Fluent in Canadian French and English


August 2010-to present
10-4 Bail Bonds - Owner
•Licensed by Kansas Insurance and approved in 16 counties to write surety bonds.
•Bailing out arrested suspects from correction facilities and submit paperwork to proper agencies.
•Attending court hearings for bond revocations.
•Apprehending fugitives who violated the terms of their bond and surrendering them to the authorities.
August 2010 to Present
G-Trigg Precision Firearms - Co-Owner
•Assisting customers in selection, demonstration and purchase of firearms, firearms accessories, ammunition and special orders.
•Marketing coordinator for all G-Trigg online sales; Websites, forums and social networks.
August 2008 –June 2010
Anderson County Appraiser’s office - Appraiser’s technician
•Enter appraisal data provided by appraiser into the computer software systems (Orion and CAMA) to establish files and records.
•Sketch buildings into the computer from rough sketches submitted by the appraiser while insuring that the measurements are correct in all aspects and that they produce a complete representation of the structure, including additions and modifications.
•Collecting data in the field with the deputy appraiser
•Assist customers in the office by providing information and records.
•Attend training as required and perform additional duties periodically as needed.
•Provide tax data, maps, or other information to attorneys, fee appraisers, abstractors, etc
•Ability to communicate effectively with the general public, taxpayers, and fee appraisers and other business people in a polite and courteous manner
•Ability to perform moderately complex mathematical calculations with or without a calculator.

March 2007 – August 2008:
American Eagle Outfitters, Ottawa, Ks – Systems/IT Operation Clerk & Shipping Ops Clerk
•Accountable for all the RF equipment in OTT2 DC: LXE and Symbol (300+ units), configuration, installs of software updates, troubleshooting, maintenance and repairs as well as keeping inventory.
•Resource person with various vendors and engineers concerning the RF Equipment
•Trained the systems team on the RF units and wrote all training documentation
•Knowledgeable about PKMS/AS400
•Working with Ms Office ~~~ Excel, Outlook, Word, etc on a daily basis.
•All tasks related to shipping and closing trailers with different carriers, UPS, USPS and FedEx.
•Fixing any problems with cartons and see that productions goals are met.
•Data input for production flow and staffing reports.

2007 Anderson and Byrd LLC, Ottawa, Ks - Legal Secretary/ Receptionist
•Answering the phone
•Coordinate appointments for the Attorneys
•Typing various legal documents using Word Perfect.
•Assisting Attorneys during meeting with clients.
•General clerical/legal work
Sidel Packaging Inc., Cornwall, Ont. Canada - Production Manager Assistant
•Responsible for computing data entry on excel for parts manufactured and distributing work orders and schedule
•In charge of Non-Conformity Reports, follow ups, using EQRP
•Implemented and updated new business forms (DDF, NCR and others)
•Composed and translated the “Safety Workbook” used by all the Fabrication dept. employees
•Authorized and designated employee for printing drawings required for the fabrication dept. on AutoCAD and Solid Works, using Plotters.
•Communication medium between engineers, project managers and floor employees.
Balances Experts Inc., Sherbrooke, Que. Canada- Industrial Management Certification Coops
•Redesigned, cost efficiently three garages for storing scales, technician’s equipment and truck loading docks.
•Established new ISO norms 9001: 2000 for their IT department
•Launched new business forms according to the ISO norms
•Relocated and designed a new shipping/ receiving area
•Improved efficiency by using time studies in the shipping/receiving dept.
•Custom designed new furniture for technicians
•Assistant auditor with yearly audit
I have worked mostly in retails sales and restaurant service in various establishments such as McDonald’s, Red Lobster, Bell Canada (National phone company) Eaton (major Canadian department store) and antiques stores where I was mainly responsible for general costumer service at associate level, merchandiser as well as assistant manager.


High School
Graduated in 1987, Polyvalente de Charlesbourg, Québec, Canada.

1987-1989, St.Lawrence Campus, Québec, Canada.
- Social Sciences/languages and literature
1999-2001, College de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Québec. Canada
- Industrial Management Certification
Skills (2) Rating
French Translation