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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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  • Electrical and Control Design Engineer

    Type:
    Permanent
    Location:
    UK

    MacTaggart Scott are looking to recruit an Electrical and Control Design Engineer to work in our Design Department. Role: This role reports into the Principle Electrical Engineer. The purpose of the role is to design electrical control systems, specify...

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  • Contract and Commercial Officer

    Type:
    Permanent
    Location:
    UK

    MacTaggart Scott are looking to recruit a Contract and Commercial Officer to work in our Commercial Department. Role: This role reports directly into the Head of Commercial. The purpose of the role is to provide all aspects of pre and post contract support...

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  • Project Manager

    Type:
    Permanent
    Location:
    UK

    MacTaggart Scott are looking to recruit a Project Manager to work in our Projects Department. 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...

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  • Hydraulic Project Engineer

    Type:
    Permanent
    Location:
    UK

    MacTaggart Scott are looking to recruit a Hydraulic Project Engineer to work in our Design Department.   Role: The successful candidate will report directly to the Design Manager and will provide the technical lead for projects. The Project...

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  • Production Engineer

    Type:
    Permanent
    Location:
    UK

    MacTaggart Scott are looking to recruit two Production Engineers, to work in our Production Engineering Department. One will be focused on Machining and the other will be focused on Assembly. Role: This role reports directly into the Production Engineering...

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  • Security Officer

    Type:
    Permanent
    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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  • Project Engineer

    Type:
    Permanent
    Location:
    UK

    MacTaggart Scott are looking to recruit a Project Engineer to work in our Design Department.  Role: The successful candidate will report directly to the Design Manager and will provide the technical lead for projects. The Project Engineer will manage...

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  • Engineering Support Assistant

    Type:
    Permanent
    Location:
    UK

    MacTaggart Scott are looking to recruit an Engineering Support Assistant to work within our Engineering Support Department. Role: The purpose of the role is the control & distribution of MacTaggart Scott Technical Drawings. When the demands for drawings...

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  • Welder/Fabricator

    Type:
    Permanent
    Location:
    UK

    The purpose of this role is to work as part of a fast-paced fabrication team within a busy and innovative engineering workshop. The successful candidate will report directly to the Welding Supervisor, however, there is a high level of autonomy within...

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