Jobs 2017-12-01T08:58:55+00:00

Careers At Whale Tankers

We currently have two 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

The role will include: –

  • Working with production to draw up component parts
  • Reviewing, altering and updating drawings
  • Creating parts lists / Bill of Materials

Job Requirements

  • A sound understanding of general engineering drafting principles
  • It would be an advantage to have an engineering HND qualification
  • Proficiency in both AutoCad and Solid Works for 2D and 3D drawings would be an advantage
  • A working knowledge of Microsoft packages
  • An interest in manufacturing and production
  • Capable of handling more than one task at a time
  • Good communication
  • Attention to detail
  • Driven, persistent and determined

Package

  • £20,000 – £23,000 DOE
  • 39.5 hours per week
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • BUPA
  • Comprehensive bonus structure
  • Opportunity to join share ownership scheme
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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
  • Full training will be given to the right individual

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
  • Ability to work under pressure

Package

  • Starting salary is between £24,000 – £27,000 dependent on skills and experience with the ability to progress to £31,000
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • BUPA
  • Comprehensive bonus structure
  • Opportunity to join share ownership scheme
  • Working week 39.5 hours
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