Jobs 2018-09-17T08:46:32+00:00

Careers At Whale Tankers

We currently have 2 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

Job Description

We are looking for a reliable individual to perform general maintenance tasks including repairing machinery and tools. The role will include:

  • Assisting to ensure all items of plant and machinery are serviced and maintained to ensure this has as little impact as possible on production
  • Repairing various tools and accessories
  • Liaising with suppliers and contractors both in person and on the telephone
  • Inspecting forklifts and other machinery and reporting concerns
  • Carrying out checks on fire alarm, fire extinguishers and emergency lighting
  • Inspecting sewerage facilities

Job Requirements

  • Previous maintenance experience preferred
  • Reliable and responsible individual
  • Flexible approach to work
  • Willing to work outside whatever the weather
  • Able to perform a physical role
  • Able to use forklift (on site training will be provided)

Benefits

  • Start salary up to £22,000 (dep on skills and experience)
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • BUPA
  • Comprehensive bonus structure
  • Opportunity to join share ownership scheme
  • Working week 39.5 hours Monday – Friday
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Job Description

The role will include: –

  • Working in the Rebuild area of our factory, building our tankers after the paint process has been completed
  • Fitting pneumatic, hydraulic and electrical systems to our tankers
  • 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

A Background in the majority of the following areas:

  • Background working in a production environment particularly body building is an advantage
  • Hydraulic and pneumatic knowledge would be useful
  • Experience in or an aptitude for vehicle electrical systems would be beneficial
  • Ability to understand drawings would be of benefit
  • Ability to use your own initiative
  • Team working
  • Attention to detail, working to high standards
  • Being mechanically minded is essential
  • Ability to work under pressure

Benefits

  • Starting salary is £22,000, dependent on skills, aptitude and experience, with the potential to progress to £32,000
  • Additional role-relevant training provided
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • BUPA
  • Comprehensive bonus structure
  • Opportunity to join share ownership scheme
  • Working week 39.5 hours
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