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Serving the global naval defence market

Opportunities for a range of skills and professions

MacTaggart Scott is a privately owned Scottish engineering company established in 1898, and based near the beautiful City of Edinburgh. With over 100 years in business and satisfied customers in 60 countries, the quality and reliability of our products ensure they are preferred by many navies.

MacTaggart Scott focuses on the design, development, manufacture and delivery of sophisticated projects for the Naval Defence and Marine Market. Key operational areas of the business are:

  • Design Engineering
  • Planning, Production, Inspection, Test, Quality
  • Bid & Proposal Engineering, R&D Engineering
  • Commissioning, Service & Support
  • Business Development, Commercial, Programme Management, Procurement

The company has an organisational structure that ensures the ongoing efficiency and optimisation of the business process. Integral to this are:

  • Administration, Inventory Management, Despatch, Logistics
  • Finance, IT, HR & Training
  • Maintenance, Environment, Health & Safety, Security  

If you possess ambition, drive, creativity and are looking for a secure and challenging career, we would like to hear from you.

You may browse our Job Vacancies below or contact us by email on human.resources@mactag.com.

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Our People

The employees of MacTaggart Scott are the company's greatest asset. Our people are a unique selection of bright talented and skilled people. The company is rooted in the local community, from which the majority of our employees are drawn. The workforce includes several generations of some local families.

As a well established but modern organisation, innovation, flexibility and responsiveness are our major strengths. We are proud of our history and tradition, but believe that sustainable competitive advantage can only be achieved through continuous improvement, training, investment and a commitment to business excellence at every level within the company.

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Why MacTaggart Scott

MacTaggart Scott supports the Naval Defence and Marine industries, providing complete solutions to customer needs from analysis of initial customer requirements, innovative design, in-house manufacture through to commissioning and through life support.

Latest Vacancies

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  • Summer Placements

    Type:
    Fixed Term
    Location:
    UK

    Summer Placements are run each year offering enthusiastic students the opportunity to experience work and life at MacTaggart Scott. We offer a range of placements across most departments. Successful applicants can expect to gain a valuable insight into...

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  • Electrical Service Technician

    Type:
    Permanent
    Location:
    UK

    The purpose of the role is to carry out a range of electrical and control tasks for all MacTaggart Scott equipment and occasionally on equipment manufactured by others. Tasks range from installation and commissioning to in-service support and fault finding....

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  • Senior Contract and Commercial Officer

    Type:
    Permanent
    Location:
    UK

    Due to Company growth, MacTaggart Scott is looking to recruit a Senior Contract and Commercial Officer to work in our Commercial Department. Role: This role reports directly into the Contract and Commercial Manager. The purpose of the role is to provide...

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  • Subcontract Buyer

    Type:
    Permanent
    Location:
    UK

    This role reports directly into the Head of Project Management. The purpose of the role is to manage specific subcontract contracts through the life cycle of the company’s projects, from the bid and proposal stage through to the subcontractor delivery...

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  • ILS Engineer

    Type:
    Permanent
    Location:
    UK

    This role reports directly into the Principle Engineer (Systems). The purpose of the role is to provide Integrated Logistic Support (ILS) and Availability Reliability Maintainability (ARM) support to MacTaggart Scott Equipment. This role would suit an...

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  • Health and Safety Manager

    Type:
    Permanent
    Location:
    UK

    This role reports directly into the Production Director. The purpose of this role is to be responsible for providing strategic and pro-active leadership for Health & Safety. Also to develop, implement and maintain Health & Safety best practice,...

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  • Part Time Receptionist (16 hours per week - Monday and Tuesday)

    Type:
    Permanent
    Location:
    UK

    The purpose of this role is mainly to be an important first point of contact for the Company by meeting and greeting visitors and answering calls in a professional, welcoming manner.  Duties will include: Answering the telephone and greeting visitors...

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  • Contracts Manager

    Type:
    Permanent
    Location:
    UK

    This role reports directly into the Head of Commercial. The role encompasses both pre-contract and post contract activities across the spectrum of the contract lifecycle, from the support of the generation of bids and tender responses, through to contract...

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  • Project Manager

    Type:
    Permanent
    Salary:
    Competitive
    Location:
    UK

    This role reports directly into the Head of Project Management. The purpose of the role is to provide Project Management for new and ongoing contracts within the Department. Duties will include: Ensuring that project(s) are progressing in accordance...

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  • Production Fitter

    Type:
    Permanent
    Location:
    UK

    This role reports into the Assembly Manager. The purpose of the role is to assist in the manufacture and testing of hydraulic and mechanical equipment. Duties will include: Using a variety of hand tools and power tools to allow the successful building...

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  • CNC Machine Operator

    Type:
    Permanent
    Location:
    UK

    We currently have permanent opportunities for time served, experienced CNC machine operators and Horizontal Boring Mill operators to join our production team. We are looking for candidates who have experience of reading engineering/technical drawings...

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  • Stores and Despatch Labourer

    Type:
    Permanent
    Location:
    UK

    This role reports into the Inventory Manager. The purpose of this role is to work closely with the stores and despatch team leaders to ensure the smooth running of the department. Duties will include: Receipting of delivery notes via suppliers, check...

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