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[Met-jobs] DTN- Job Opportunity in Appenzell Switzerland- Senior Meteorologist (German Speaking)

From Olivia Given <Olivia.Given@dtn.com>
To "met-jobs@lists.reading.ac.uk" <met-jobs@lists.reading.ac.uk>
Date Thu, 21 Jan 2021 13:06:00 +0000

Hello- Please could you kindly post the below job opportunity at DTN.

 

 

Company: DTN

·       Job Title: Senior Meteorologist (German Speaking)

·       Location: Appenzell, Switzerland

·       Apply to: https://dtn.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/DTN_Careers/job/Appenzell/DTN-Senior-Meteorologist--German-Speaking-_R-000528

·       Questions: Olivia.Given@dtn.com

 

DTN is a global leader providing insights and analytics to our customers to feed, fuel, and protect the world.  We help people make critical business decisions that impact the agriculture, oil and gas, trading, and weather industries.

 

It’s a difference you’ve likely felt without even knowing it. From the food on your plate to the gas in your car to the last flight you took, chances are a DTN customer made it possible. And that’s just for starters. That’s why we say, “When our customers prosper, we all win.”

 

Job Description:

Senior Meteorologist – Appenzell, Switzerland

 

As a Senior Meteorologist you will work in a team of experienced forecasters, providing specific meteorological services within a number of sectors in Europe. We are looking for full-time employees, who will be hired initially on a 12 month contract, with a view to extending this to permanent in appropriate cases. The position is based in our Appenzell office in Switzerland.

 

Monitoring the weather through interpreting observations, radar and satellite imagery forms part of the job. You will make detailed forecasts for our customers working in sectors such as transport and monitoring (events). As the weather plays an important role, accurate weather forecasting is essential for safe and economical optimisation of work in a lot of businesses. Each client group has its own limitations and may require different parameters. It will be your task to serve these clients by providing all the necessary information and alerts.

 

Since the weather is a 24/7 hour business you will be working in shifts, including weekends, evenings and nights. We are looking for someone who enjoys working together with a team of energetic and creative colleagues, all over the world.

 

Key Responsibilities:

·       Produce and deliver forecasts to key clients in various sectors, primarily in transport;

·       Lead shifts and provide guidance to colleagues;

·       Assist in the running of the weather room;

·       Monitor these forecasts against actual data and update forecasts as required;

·       Send out alerts to clients for special weather circumstances;

·       Be the point of contact for customers for consulting questions;

·       Brief colleagues on the overall weather ‘story’.

 

Our Requirements:

·       Meteorology or related degree

·       Experience within a forecasting environment, preferably over 5 years’ worth

·       Good organizational and accuracy skills

·       Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines

·       A strong supportive team player

·        

·       Native speaker and writer of the following languages:

o    German

·       Additional languages desirable, however not mandatory:

o    French

o    Italian

o    English
 

Benefits and Perks:

·       Idealistic location with picturesque views and the added bonus of being within close proximity of skiing facilities

·       Night shift allowance included

 

Why DTN?

 

OUR VISION: To be the independent, trusted source of insights to our customers who feed, protect, and fuel the world. 

 

OUR MISSION: Empower our customers with intelligent and actionable insights that exceed their expectations and enable their success on a daily basis. 

 

OUR VALUES: Customer Delight, Education, Teamwork, Colleague Focus, Innovation, Integrity 

 

We have great benefits at DTN – apply today to find out more! 

 

At DTN, we are an equal opportunity employer. Come join us as we help feed, fuel, and protect the world!

 

 


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