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Careers at Whale

The Whale Team

Munster Simms Engineering (better known by our brand name Whale) is an established local business with a reputation for quality, innovation and service. With over 200 years heritage in Northern Ireland it is now a valued division of the US-based Brunswick Corporation. In recent years, the company has seen exponential growth and has released a stream of award-winning new products. Distributing to over 50 countries worldwide, Whale serves a range of diverse markets including leisure marine, recreational vehicles, portable sanitation, domestic shower drainage and various niche industrial sectors.

Our vision and aspiration is to build an outstanding, sustainable company widely known for our innovative and principled approach in everything we do.

Whale is a fair employer committed to providing equal opportunities to all candidates regardless of religious affiliation, religious belief, political belief, sex, race, marital status, age, sexual orientation, disability or part time or full time status. In order to demonstrate our commitment to equality of opportunity and meet our obligations under Fair Employmment legislation we are required by law to monitor the religious affiliation and sex of all job applicants.

Current opportunities to join the Whale team

Temporary Machine Operators (Injection Moulding)

Ref Number: MO/05/21

ABOUT THE JOB

The Machine Operator will be responsible for the efficient use of machine operations OEE (Overall Equipment Effectiveness; including semi-automatic & automatic machines), optimising machine performance by the timely removal of parts from the machine, minimising machine downtime, maximising efficiency and optimising quality. Duties will include machine operation, material handling and quality assurance.  Applicants must be prepared to work rotating shifts.

HOURS OF WORK

Day Shift:             8.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. Monday to Friday

Evening Shift:    4.00 p.m. to 12.00 midnight Monday to Friday


Night Shift:        12.00 midnight to 08.00 a.m. Sunday to Friday


WHAT YOU WILL NEED TO SUCCEED

Applicants must be self-motivated and able to demonstrate initiative and a strong work ethic. The successful candidate will clearly exhibit the following competencies: 

  • ATTENTION TO DETAIL – well-organized and methodical approach even when working under pressure in a fast paced environment
  • TEAM PLAYER – honest and reliable, someone who can be counted on to help meet deadlines and communicate effectively with others

WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

The ideal candidate will be a strong team player, who takes pride in producing high quality work, is dependable and can work using their own initiative. Although not necessary, those with experience in a manufacturing environment may be given preference.  Full training will be provided.

WHAT YOU WILL GET IN RETURN:

  • An opportunity to work in a successful company that recognises the importance of safe, secure and rewarding employment
  • A competitive hourly rate and shift allowance
  • An excellent benefits package including enhanced pension and death in service benefit

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to work rotating shifts

DESIRABLE REQUIREMENTS

  • Previous experience of working in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience in a Machine Operator role
  • Basic level of education


Closing date for completed applications: 5pm Monday 24th May 2021

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer

Download the application form

Please return your completed form to the Monitoring Officer:

Email: monitoringofficer@whalepumps.com

THE MONITORING OFFICER
WHALE (MUNSTER SIMMS ENGINEERING LIMITED)
2 ENTERPRISE ROAD
BANGOR BT19 7TA