Careers At Whale Tankers

We currently have 4 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

8 Years' Average Service

Long Service

With an average length of service of 8 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 300 employees, our experience has taught us that our employees are our greatest assets. With an average length of service of 8 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 BUPA.

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: 37.5 hours on a rotating shift pattern AM/PM

Contract Duration: Permanent, Full-time

Department: Production (Tank House)

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 a fast paced environment as part of the Tank House Team to deliver a high quality of work on time.
  • Working in a team environment to complete the tank build process.
  • Understanding the relevant legislation and procedures to ensure that our tanks are welded to the standard required
  • The role includes welding in both Mild and Stainless Steel at a variety of thicknesses
  • Work to standard operating procedures and engineering data sheets to complete the welding process
  • Work in accordance with Whale Health & Safety policy and maintain a safe working environment.
  • Maintenance of a clean, organised and productive work area
  • Effectively communicate with members of the team to ensure the process runs smoothly.

Job Requirements:

  • It is essential that you have MIG welding experience in both Mild and Stainless steel at various thicknesses
  • Pipe welding experience is desirable
  • The role will require the successful candidate to pass multiple welder qualification
  • Background working in a production environment
  • A positive attitude
  • Ability to understand SOP’s to assemble components for our tankers
  • Good communication skills
  • Methodical and organised approach to tasks
  • Good time management
  • It would be an advantage to have a forklift 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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Hours: 39.5 hours

Contract Duration: Permanent, Full-time

Department: IT

Salary: £15,000 – £17,000 per annum DOE, with the opportunity for increases

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
  • Sick pay scheme, which is available once staff status has been given

Job Description:

Your responsibilities will be:

  • Complete a Level 3 apprenticeship in IT Support Apprentice.
  • Provide first-line support for users.
  • Assist with preventative maintenance.
  • Manage support tickets via helpdesk, including logging new & closing completed tasks.
  • Maintain a professional presence to enhance the quality and reputation of both the department and the company.
  • Troubleshooting and resolving hardware, software, network and user issues, prioritising as necessary, and implement workarounds if required, to prevent downtime and disruption to users.
  • Maintain adequate stock for printer & misc. IT consumables (e.g. cables).
  • Generally, undertake such duties deemed necessary by the IT team as and when appropriate.
  • Produce documentation on department procedures and processes.
  • Any other ad hoc duties.

Job Requirements:

  • Maths and English GCSE are essential grade A-C / 5 or above.
  • Attention to Detail.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Organised.
  • Ability to work on own initiative/problem-solve.
  • Dependable.
  • Team player.
  • Willing to learn.

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

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Hours: 39.5 hours (Monday – Thursday 8.00 – 4.30, Friday 8.00 – 4.00)

Contract Duration: Permanent, Full-time

Department: Service Bays (factory based)

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
  • Sick pay scheme, which is available once staff status has been given

Job Description:

Your responsibilities will be:

  • Servicing both Whale and Non-Whale vehicles
  • Repairs to both Whale and Non-Whale vehicles
  • Carrying out welding repairs
  • 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:

  • A background in welding is desirable
  • Ability to drive is essential
  • The ability to manage your own time
  • Organised.
  • 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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