Operational Marine Meteorologist – Voyage Planner

Position Summary:

Weathernews’ Marine Group provides Voyage Planning services to companies that operate commercial vessels all
over the world. We work directly with ship operators and ship captains in order to determine the optimal voyage
plan based on numerous factors, providing not just forecast information, but also risk associated with each decision
and how it could affect our customers’ bottom line.
As a technical professional, a Voyage Planner finds and communicates the optimum shipping route in order to
protect the safety of the vessel, cargo and crew. Using knowledge of weather, ocean currents, vessel, and cargo
type, combined with a variety of tools and software programs you will assess and select the optimum shipping
routes for supporting our customer’s business. Additionally, this position communicates the chosen route and
responds to inquiries for climatologic, weather, and other information during the route from ship captains, ship
operators, and partner affiliates. The role of the Voyage Planner is critical in the overall Voyage Planning operations at
WNI, and one that helps ensure we continue to deliver world-class service to our major shipping customers.
This position is a one-year full-time contract position with the possibility to be considered for a permanent position after
the contract has expired. This position is located in our operations facility near the National Weather Center in
Norman, Oklahoma. Salary is $38,000 gross per year.

Requirements:
● Undergraduate degree in Meteorology OR equivalent of two plus years of directly related experience.
● Customer focused and able to understand and fulfill specific customer requirements.
● Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
● Skilled in working issues with a high degree of professionalism, judgment, creativity, and initiative.
● Results driven, self-motivated with strong organizational skills.
● Able to work in a fast-paced team environment and to multi-task.
● Strong computer skills.
● Detail-oriented and keen attention to accuracy.
● Marine or maritime background desirable.
● Willingness to travel to our office in Japan for extended periods of time.

To apply for this job email your details to us-recruit@wni.com