Associate Route Analyst

  • Position Type: Full-Time

Location

Sunnyvale, California or Hopewell Junction, New York 

The Role

The Associate Route Analyst role is an introductory position for the Route Analyst profession. The employee is expected to perform the full range of duties of the Fleet Information Technician position, handling the most complex situations and exercising independent judgement. The employee would also begin to train on basic routing concepts and learn ship-servicing techniques.

Reporting to either the Team Manager or Assistant Team Manager; the employee, with manager approval, has the ability to fast track into Level 1 of the Route Analyst profession.

The Associate Route Analyst role is designed to begin preparations for a potential move into a Route Analyst Level 1 role by providing additional job knowledge and skills that will be useful in a Level 1 role within the Route Analyst Department. These include:

  • Basic routing theory for each of the major ocean basins, including ship-specific strategies and
  • Advanced knowledge of heavy weather comments, as well as cargo types and their effect on forecasts and routes.
  • Servicing web tracking and monitoring service type, utilizing guidelines and forecast information as well as client specific constraints to determine if a voyage requires further review by a Route Analyst.
  • Servicing vessels in light weather/tropical areas as determined by the Supervisor and Route Analyst Coordinator Shift via the current voyages by region list.
  • Ability to understand a full CP description/good weather threshold and update the Application page as necessary.

Additional duties include:

  • Provides various task support to the Route Analysts in the form of special projects, quality control, way points, and reconstruction of routes and splitting of voyages.
  • Uses critical thinking and advanced knowledge to make judgment calls outside of what is provided by guidelines.
  • Employees must be able to work rotating shifts, with varying days off, work nights and/or weekends and are expected to be able to perform the functions and duties of all shifts.

Responsibilities

  • All FIT Level duties
  • Advanced knowledge of geography and the ability to interpret and input basic, intended and recommended routes using geographical waypoints and BVS.
  • Advanced knowledge of new application input, and creates all route confirmation and/or route approval check messages.
  • Advanced knowledge of heavy weather comments and cargo types.
  • Service web tracking and monitoring vessels.
  • Services vessels in light weather/tropical areas by providing forecasts and recommendations.

Requirement

  • Ability to enter data accurately with acute attention to detail and quality control
  • Proactive when it comes to problem solving.
  • Ability to respond quickly to workflow fluctuations or changes in priorities and to meet deadlines accordingly in a changing environment.
  • Ability to multi-task, use personal judgment and utilize strong decision making skills.
  • Strong typing, analytical, and computer skills.
  • Strong critical thinking skills to apply guidelines to non-standard situations.
  • Good interpersonal skills to provide training feedback.
  • Ability to interpret scientific data to come up with and provide a weather forecast.
  • Understanding of basic routing philosophies.

Education and Experience

  • Minimum 12-18 months of experience from start of hire date with Manager approval or Manager approval through review.

About StormGeo

StormGeo is a global provider of advanced analytics, ship performance and meteorological services to deliver decision support for weather sensitive operations. The Shipping division of StormGeo was until January 2017 known as Applied Weather Technology (AWT). The company has a leading position in solutions for shipping, offshore, energy markets, and corporate enterprise business continuity. StormGeo has 24 offices worldwide of which 6 are 24/7/365 operation centers covering all geographical areas of the world. StormGeo is an ISO-9001 certified company. For more information visit www.stormgeo