Jobs 2019-07-08T07:32:53+00:00

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

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

This role will include: –

  • Working through the test procedure to ensure our commercial tankers are built to specification and comply with relevant legislation
  • Complying with Health and Safety procedures
  • Ensuring the continuous flow of work through the Test Area
  • Fault finding, troubleshooting and resolving problems on a day to day basis

On the job training will be conducted where appropriate

Personal Atrributes

  • Excellent communication skills
  • 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

Skills Required

  • An engineering background including knowledge of pneumatic, hydraulic and electric circuits
  • Ability to Drive is essential
  • The ability to manage your own time
  • Able to read and inspect to customers specifications
  • Commercial vehicle body builder or Agricultural vehicle experience would be an advantage

Package

  • Starting salary is dependent on skills and experience with the ability to progress to £32,900
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • BUPA
  • Comprehensive bonus structure
  • Opportunity to join share ownership scheme
  • Working week 39.5 hours
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Location    –    Factory Based

Job Description

The role will include:

  • 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

Job Requirements

  • Background working in a production environment particularly body building is an advantage
  • Forklift truck and overhead crane licence an advantage
  • Mild Steel and Stainless Steel Mig welding experience is desirable
  • Experience in both light and heavy gauge welding is desirable
  • Basic hydraulic and pneumatic knowledge would be useful
  • Ability to read drawings
  • Ability to use your own initiative
  • Fabrication and fitting skills is desirable
  • Being mechanically minded is essential

Package

  • Starting salary is between £25,000 – £28,500 dependent on skills and experience with the ability to progress to £32,000
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • BUPA
  • Comprehensive bonus structure
  • Opportunity to join share ownership scheme
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When we have no vacancies, or none which you feel are relevant to you, you can still apply speculatively, explaining which role would be your preference. If you would like to apply speculatively , click on the Apply Now button.

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