Marine Scheduler

Location: Seattle

Company: Delta Western

Employment Type: Full Time

Region: Pacific Northwest

Job Category: Logistics, Operations

Publish Date: October 4, 2019

Company Description: Delta Western is the largest independent distributor of fuel and lubricants in Alaska. With the best customer service in the business, our company has become a household name in over 250 Alaskan communities. DWP travels waterways throughout Alaska to service some of the most remote communities in the state. The company safely navigates unique and challenging river and weather conditions. It is a lifeline to these locations, delivering a whole year’s supply of heating fuel, power generation fuel, unleaded gasoline, and lubricants. Lubricants are also distributed throughout the state from our distribution facilities, freight barge, and trucks on the Railbelt highway system. The company’s core belief is that safety is our first priority. Our Safety Management System includes continuous improvement, employee involvement at all levels, and aligning employee goals with company goals. DWP gives back to the communities it serves by supporting many charitable organizations, including donating $150,000 in scholarships for local high school students. Additionally, each of our remote sites supports charitable organizations through mentoring, volunteerism, and fundraising, making a personal difference in the communities they serve.


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Delta Western

This position coordinates and directs vessel and barge schedules and documents, performs terminal inventory planning, maintains the supply modeling, maintains documentations and ensures product quality.


This position coordinates and directs vessel and barge schedules and documents, performs terminal inventory planning, maintains the supply modeling, maintains documentations and ensures product quality.

Summary of Essential Job Functions

Schedules and determines logistics of all vessels to maximize efficiency.

Works with vendors, facilities, and customers to address problems that arise during a voyage or cargo operation. This could include rerouting of vessels, changing quantities during a voyage, stopping a transfer, and adjusting customer orders.

Communicates schedule and plans with the carriers, counter parties, terminals and inspectors.

Nominates vessels to carriers, counter parties, terminals, inspectors, customers, brokers, ship agents and governmental agencies as applicable.

Obtains forecasts and orders from Director of Supply.

Attends tankers, barges, and facilities when needed to help facilitate operations.

Enters nominations in supply models, including sales orders, purchase orders, exchanges and transfers.

Uses models to track facility inventories and make supply projections.

Issues voyage orders.

Actualizes nominations (enters dates, quantities, and pricing after the fact).

Assists with EPA reporting compliance.

Completes all customs documentation for importing and exporting cargo

Communicates with customs agents to ensure equipment and personnel compliance

Distributes C of A's to terminals and customers, maintains records

Ensures tank and line prep instructions are communicated to carriers and terminals.

Procures additives and inventory.

Provides blending instructions to carriers and terminals.

Assists vessel cargo quality control, ensuring all products meet specifications.

Assembles the necessary information required when DW sub-charters a barge.

Helps to reconcile gains/losses on all marine transfers.

Familiar with the DW Tanker CPlan and attends ADEC Anchorage Tanker Inspections.

Obtains Spot Tanker CPlan approval and VRP coverage

Renews operating leases

Has QI responsibilities

Provides alternate coverage for Director of Supply.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and Experience: High School Diploma and 3+ years’ experience. Prefer Bachelor’s degree, or combination of education and experience.

Certificates, Licenses & Registrations:

Valid Driver’s License

Trainings per training matrix