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Whale Design Engineering

There's a real opportunity at Whale to use your own initiative and to expand your skills. I've been involved in designing exciting new products, and I really enjoy the challenge of combining creative new ideas with the latest engineering technologyDavid Smyth, Design Engineer

Whale Commercial

I have worked for Whale for 10 years in a variety of marketing and commercial roles. Today, I manage our commercial teams in the marine and industrial markets worldwide. I really enjoy the opportunity to develop long term partnerships with great customers and to develop Whale's potential into new geographic areas.Rodney Saunderson, Marine International

Whale Manufacturing

Celia Greer
People at Whale take a real pride in the products we make, and a lot of our team have worked here for more than 20 years. You really get to know products and the people so wellCelia Greer, Production Operative

Whale Quality

Quality is central to everything we do at Whale, and is driven by every employee here. Our team continually monitor and evaluate our systems to ensure that we are providing best in class build quality. We are always raising the bar in line with our ISO standardsJonathon Smith, Quality Engineer

Whale Marketing

Claire McCrea
Whale offers a great opportunity to work with a really strong brand, and to gain experience across all areas of the marketing mix. It is really exciting to take a new product idea right through to launching, at international exhibitions, in store and on line. We are constantly driving to improve our communications, and keep our ideas freshClaire McCrea, Marketing and Product Director

Whale Production Engineering

James Stewart
I joined Whale in 2009, and really enjoy the freedom I have to introduce my ideas in the production facility. We work closely with our production team to find new ways to improve our efficiencyJames Stewart, Manufacturing Engineer

Current opportunities to join the Whale team

Product Testing Manager

Ref Number: PTM/06/18


The role will involve working closely with various other functions (quality, design engineering, marketing, product, purchasing and production) to develop and agree product test specifications and then to ensure that these specifications are met in terms of performance, cost, timescales and reliability.


Applicants should have a degree or an equivalent qualification in Electronics, Physics, Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, Software Engineering, or a related engineering discipline and have relevant experience of design & development of both new & existing products. Applicants should also have experience working with electronic products and have the ability to work independently and as part of a team.


The Product Testing Manager will lead the engineering test team ensuring that all new and existing products are optimised in line with objectives on quality, reliability, functionality and cost. To help develop and design electronic and mechanical tests ensuring these are carried out to a high level of accuracy providing in-depth results from which meaningful conclusions can be drawn. This will all be achieved while contributing to the design of new products in all Whale markets.


  • An opportunity to work in a successful company that recognises the importance of safe, secure and rewarding employment.
  • A competitive salary.
  • An excellent benefits package including flexible working hours, enhanced pension and death in service benefit.


  • Be enthusiastic and keen to work as part of a team.
  • Degree level or above in an appropriate engineering discipline.
  • Have a good working knowledge of electronic products preferably hardware testing.
  • Have good working experience of new product development.
  • Demonstrate a high level of integrity, strive for excellence, ability to critically analyse and demonstrate thoroughness in all they do.
  • Display strong interpersonal skills at all levels.


  • Experience of working in a project environment.
  • Experience of project management.
  • Knowledge of electronic hardware design.
  • Knowledge and experience of PCB manufacture and EMC testing.
  • Be hands-on with good practical skills .
  • Have a logical approach to problem solving.

If you are interested in applying for this role, please request an application form from: recruit@whalepumps.com or alternatively call 028 9127 6550. 

Closing Date for Applications: Friday 24th August 2018 at 5pm. Please quote the relevant job ref. We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Download the application form

Please return your completed form to the Monitoring Officer:

Email: recruit@whalepumps.com


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