Careers At Whale Tankers

We currently have 6 jobs available.

5 Decades' Trading

Our Greatest Asset

With over 5 decades of trading and over 220 employees our experience has taught us that our employees are our greatest assets

11 Years' Average Service

Long Service

With an average length of service of 11 years’ we don’t like to lose people once they have joined.

Excellent Training

Ongoing training

Full induction programme that includes Health and Safety, manual handling and job-specific training with an ongoing commitment to training.

Company Benefits And Bonuses

Benefits

As well as a competitive salary, we offer a number of benefits including Bupa membership

Our Ethos

With over 5 decades of trading and over 220 employees, our experience has taught us that our employees are our greatest assets. With an average length of service of 11 years, we don’t like to lose people once they have joined.

Absenteeism is low and we aim to keep it that way by offering benefits of BUPA and bonuses to encourage and help people come to work.

Rewards

As an employer, Whale Tankers provides a range of rewards and benefits for people who join the team. Whale recognises the contribution employees make to the success of the business.

We offer:

  • A competitive salary
  • The opportunity to invest in our share ownership scheme
  • A company-funded pension scheme
  • 25 days’ holiday entitlement, plus bank holidays
  • A number of bonuses

Training

We offer a full induction programme that includes Health and Safety, manual handling and job-specific training among other areas.

Equal Opportunities

Whale strives to be an Equal Opportunities Employer and welcomes applicants regardless of age, gender, race or disability.

Current Vacancies

 Hours: 39.5 hours – days

Contract: Permanent, Full-time

Salary: Once fully skilled £33,700 per annum. Start rate dependent on experience

Benefits:

  • Opportunity to increase pay linked to ability and experience
  • Successful candidates will have the opportunity for training and career development
  • Competitive Company Pension Scheme
  • Private medical insurance (BUPA)
  • Comprehensive bonus structure
  • Opportunity to join share ownership scheme

Job Description:

Your responsibilities will be:

  •  Carrying out welding repairs
  •  Servicing both Whale and Non Whale vehicles
  •  Repairs to both Whale and non Whale vehicles
  •  Completion of paperwork in a timely manner
  •  Identify opportunities for additional work and reporting this
  •  Maintaining a clean, organized and productive work area
  •  Adhere, and work, to Health and Safety regulations

Job Requirements:

Essential

  • A background in welding is essential
  • Ability to drive is essential
  •  The ability to manage your own time
  •  Knowledge and experience working with commercial vehicles, plant machinery / HGV vehicles
  •  Be of a practical and decisive nature with the ability to use common sense when reviewing issues
  •  Have the desire to learn on a daily basis
  •  Be a good problem solver with the ability to see an issue to its end
  •  The ability to work at heights and in confined spaces

Desirable

  •  An engineering background including knowledge of pneumatic, hydraulic and electric
    circuits

Please apply by application form or emailing the following email address with your CV attached:   Hr@whale.co.uk

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Hours: 37.5 hours on a rotating shift pattern

Contract Duration: Permanent, Full-time

Department: Production (factory based)

Salary: Once fully skilled £34,600 per annum. Start rate dependent on experience

Benefits

  • Opportunity to increase pay linked to ability and experience
  • Successful candidates will have the opportunity for training and career development
  • Competitive Company Pension Scheme
  • Private medical insurance (BUPA)
  • Comprehensive bonus structure
  • Opportunity to join share ownership scheme

Job Description:

Your responsibilities will be:

  • Working in the main production area building our tankers
  • Pipe welding in both Mild Steel and Stainless Steel
  •  Fabrication
  • Chassis fitting
  • Maintaining a clean, organised and productive work area
  •  Adhering, and working, to Health and Safety regulations
  • Full training will be given to the right individual

Job Requirements:

Essential:

  • Background working in a production
  • environment particularly body building
  • Basic hydraulic and pneumatic knowledge
  • Ability to read drawings
  • Being mechanically minded
  •  Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to use your own initiative

Desirable:

  • Mild Steel and Stainless Steel Mig welding experience
  • Experience in both light and heavy gauge welding
  • Fabrication and fitting skills
  • Forklift truck and overhead crane licence

 

Please apply by application form or emailing the following email address with your CV attached:   Hr@whale.co.uk

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