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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.

COVID-19 UPDATE

Please note that due to the current restrictions in place regarding Covid-19, there may be a delay in providing some candidates with interview dates and/or feedback. Please rest assured that we are still working on recruitment and will be in touch at the earliest opportunity.  If you would like an update on your application, please contact 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.

Typical Employee benefits:-

  • > 4/5 day working week (role dependent)
  • > 4 day compressed working (production operatives)
  • > Flexible start and finish times (role dependent)
  • > Pension Scheme
  • > Generous Holiday Allowance
  • > Life Assurance
  • > Employee Assistance Program
  • > Onsite Mental Health First Aiders
  • > Health & Wellbeing Committee
  • > Subsidised Canteen
  • > Free annual flu vaccination
  • > On site nurse
  • > Onsite parking
  • > Cycle to work scheme
  • > Social club
  • > Discounts with local businesses

 

Latest Vacancies

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  • Inspector

    Type:
    Permanent
    Location:
    UK

    This role reports directly into the Chief Inspector. The purpose of the role is to ensure inspection operations are completed efficiently and in a timely manner. In addition, you can expect a competitive salary and benefits package along with the opportunity...

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  • Project Manager

    Type:
    Permanent
    Location:
    UK

    Role: This role reports directly to the Head of Project Management. The purpose of the role is to provide Project Management for new and ongoing contracts within the Department, to support the Projects Team in the execution of their Projects.   Duties...

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  • Production Fitter

    Location:
    UK

    Role: This role reports into the Assembly Team Leader. The purpose of the role is to assist in the manufacture of hydraulic and mechanical equipment. The role requires an understanding of hand and power tools, calibrated tools such as torque wrenches,...

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  • Bid Engineer

    Type:
    Permanent
    Location:
    UK

    MacTaggart Scott are looking to recruit a Bid Engineer  to work in our Engineering Department. Role: This role reports directly into the Bid Engineering Manager. The purpose of the role is To support the Business Development and Bids & Proposals...

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  • Technical Support Engineer- MacScott Bond

    Type:
    Permanent
    Location:
    UK

    MacScott Bond Ltd (part of the MacTaggart Scott Group) was formed in 1975 and is a stockist, distributor and hirer of a range of pneumatic and hydraulic components whilst providing advice and expertise to customers who are unsure of the most appropriate...

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  • Supply Chain Support Engineer

    Type:
    Permanent
    Location:
    UK

    MacTaggart Scott are looking to recruit a Supply Chain Support Engineer to work in our Design Department. Role: This role reports directly into the Principle Electrical and Controls Engineer. The purpose of the role is to provide technical support for...

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  • Maintenance Electrician

    Type:
    Permanent
    Location:
    UK

    MacTaggart Scott are looking to recruit a Maintenance Electrician to work in our Maintenance Department. In addition, you can expect a competitive salary and benefits package along with the opportunity to work a 37 hour compressed hours week Monday –...

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  • Learning and Development Coordinator

    Location:
    UK

    Overview: MacTaggart Scott are recruiting for a Learning & Development Coordinator within our L&D and H&S Departments.   Role: This role reports directly to the Head of Learning & Development. The purpose of the role is to support...

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  • Project Coordinator

    Location:
    UK

    This role reports directly into the Head of Project Management. The purpose of the role is to assist our team of Project Managers with the management of major projects and to manage smaller, lower risk projects. In addition, you can expect a competitive...

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  • Bid Engineering Manager

    Type:
    Permanent
    Location:
    UK

    MacTaggart Scott are looking to recruit a Bid Engineering Manager to work in our Development Department.   Role: This role reports directly into the Technical Director. The purpose of the role is to participate within an innovative group in the execution...

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  • Mechanical Maintenance Technician

    Type:
    Permanent
    Location:
    UK

    MacTaggart Scott are recruiting for a Maintenance Technician to work in our Maintenance Department. Role: The post holder will report directly to the Maintenance Manager and will primarily be responsible for planning and organising maintenance tasks to...

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  • Assembly Production Engineer

    Type:
    Permanent
    Location:
    UK

    MacTaggart Scott are looking to recruit a Production Engineer (Assembly), to work within our Production Engineering Department. In addition, you can expect a competitive salary and benefits package along with the opportunity to work a flexible 4...

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  • Control Panel Design Engineer

    Type:
    Permanent
    Location:
    UK

    This role reports directly into the Electrical and Controls Principal Engineer. The purpose of the role is to be responsible for designing electrical control panels for in house manufacture and test. Duties will include: Designing control panels at various...

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  • Welder

    Location:
    UK

    Overview MacTaggart Scott are looking to recruit a Welder in our Welding department.  Role:  This role reports directly to the Welding Supervisor. The role is to work as part of a fast-paced fabrication team within a busy and innovative engineering...

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  • Senior Project Manager

    Location:
    UK

    Role: 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, to support the Projects Team in the execution of their Projects and to...

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  • Trainee Production Engineer (Assembly)

    Type:
    Permanent
    Location:
    UK

    MacTaggart Scott are looking to recruit 3 Trainee Production Engineers (Assembly), to work within our Production Engineering Department. This is an opportunity to be part of a multidisciplinary team that reaches out and supports various areas of the business....

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  • Machinist

    Location:
    UK

    Role:  This role reports directly to the Production Supervisor. The purpose of the role is to produce machine parts by operating a manual machine or programming, setting up, and operating a computer numerical control (CNC) machine. You can expect...

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  • Electrical and Control Design Engineer

    Type:
    Permanent
    Location:
    UK

    This role reports into the Principle Electrical Engineer. The purpose of the role is to design electrical control systems, specify components with supporting calculations, create drawings and produce technical documentation. In addition, you can...

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  • Procurement Officer

    Location:
    UK

    MacTaggart Scott are looking to recruit a Procurement Officer for their purchasing department. The role will report directly into the Procurement Manager and support will be provided by Senior Managers, however the successful candidate will be expected...

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