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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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  • 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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  • Bid Coordinator (Estimator)

    Location:
    UK

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

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  • Senior Buyer

    Location:
    UK

    Role: The successful candidate will report directly to the Head of Commercial and is responsible for managing specific subcontracts through the life cycle of the company’s projects from the bid and proposal stage through to the subcontractor delivery...

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  • Welding Inspector

    Type:
    Permanent
    Location:
    UK

    This role reports directly into the Chief Inspector. The purpose of the role is to ensure that all welding at the pre, during and post welding stages is conducted in accordance with the applicable drawings, standards and codes. They will also conduct...

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  • Software 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 developing software for MacTaggart Scott control panels. In addition, you can expect a  competitive salary and benefits...

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  • Stores and Despatch Labourer

    Type:
    Permanent
    Location:
    UK

    MacTaggart Scott are looking to recruit a Stores and Despatch Labourer to work with the Stores/Despatch team in the Production Department. The role comes with the benefit of working a 4 day 37 hour week. Role:This role reports directly into the Stores...

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  • Facilities Labourer

    Type:
    Permanent
    Location:
    UK

    MacTaggart Scott are looking to recruit a labourer within our Facilities Department Role: The purpose of this role is to work in our Facilities Department providing labouring support. It is a busy role with varied duties and responsibilities. Duties will...

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  • Bid Engineer

    Type:
    Permanent
    Location:
    UK

    Overview: MacTaggart Scott are looking to recruit a Bid Engineer to work in our Engineering Department. As well as the opportunity to be hands on with work, working at MTS comes with a range of benefits including the option to work a 4 day working week,...

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  • Trainee Production Engineer - Assembly

    Type:
    Permanent
    Location:
    UK

    Overview: 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...

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  • Head of Supply Chain

    Type:
    Permanent
    Location:
    UK

    Overview: MacTaggart Scott are looking to recruit a Head of Supply Chain to work in our Purchasing Department. As well as the opportunity to be hands on with work, working at MTS comes with a range of benefits including the option to work a 4-day working...

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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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  • Customer Order Coordinator

    Location:
    UK

    Overview: MacTaggart Scott are looking to recruit a Customer Order Co-ordinator to work in our Commercial Department. As well as the opportunity to be hands on with work, working at MTS comes with a range of benefits including the option to work a 4-day...

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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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  • Project Engineer (Lead Design Engineer)

    Location:
    UK

    MacTaggart Scott are looking to recruit a Project Engineer to work in our Engineering Department.   Role: The Project Engineer will provide the technical lead for projects. The Project Engineer will manage activities to ensure that design solutions...

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  • Project Coordinator

    Location:
    UK

    Overview: MacTaggart Scott are looking to recruit a Project Coordinator 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 Project Managers...

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  • Maintenance Fitter

    Type:
    Permanent
    Location:
    UK

    This role reports directly into the Maintenance Manager. The purpose of the role is to to provide an efficient and cost-effective support service to all departments and company facilities, carrying out routine repairs to production plant, buildings and...

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  • Commissioning Technician

    Type:
    Permanent
    Location:
    UK

    Overview: MacTaggart Scott are looking to recruit a Commissioning Technician to work in our Commissioning Department. As well as the opportunity to be hands on with work, working at MTS comes with a range of benefits including the option to work a 4-day...

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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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  • 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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