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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 be 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 Jay Todd (HR Advisor) by emailing jay.todd@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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  • 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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  • Security Officer

    Type:
    6 Month Fixed Term
    Location:
    UK

    MacTaggart Scott are looking to recruit a Security Officer to work in our Facilities Department. Role: The security officer on duty is responsible for the safety and security of the works and office premises as well as welcoming visitors to the Company...

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  • Clean Room Team Leader

    Type:
    Permanent
    Location:
    UK

    This role reports directly into the Production Assembly Manager. The Production Team Leader will be responsible for all aspects of the quality requirements for the clean room and for workload and personnel in the Pump and Motor Shop. The successful candidate...

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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. Duties will include: Designing...

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  • Business Development Manager

    Type:
    Permanent
    Location:
    UK

    MacTaggart Scott are looking to recruit a Business Development Manager to work in our Sales and Marketing Department. Role: This role reports directly into the Head of Business Development. The successful candidate will be responsible for identifying...

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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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  • Project Coordinator

    Type:
    Permanent
    Location:
    UK

    Due to Company growth, MacTaggart Scott are looking to recruit a number of Project Coordinators to work in our Projects Department. Role: This role reports directly into the Head of Project Management. The purpose of the role is to assist our team of...

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  • Security Controller

    Location:
    UK

    This role reports directly into the Chairman of the Company. The purpose of this role is to act as the security controller/designated company security officer to support the business and ensure the company complies with all relevant HMG regulations and...

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  • Health and Safety Officer

    Type:
    Permanent
    Location:
    UK

    This role reports directly into the Health and Safety Manager. The purpose of the role is to provide hands on health and safety assistance to the whole MacTaggart Scott site whilst ensuring all functions of the business comply with current health and...

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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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  • Bids and Estimating Engineer

    Type:
    Permanent
    Location:
    UK

    MacTaggart Scott are looking to recruit a Bid and Estimating Engineer to work in our Commercial Department. Role: This role reports directly into the Head of Bids and Proposals. The purpose of the role is to be responsible for the co-ordination of all...

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