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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.

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 with added service days
  • > Life Assurance
  • > Employee Assistance Program
  • > Onsite Mental Health First Aiders
  • > Health & Wellbeing Committee
  • > Onsite Canteen
  • > Free annual flu vaccination
  • > Onsite nurse
  • > Onsite free 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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  • Senior Design Engineer (Analysis)

    Type:
    Permanent
    Location:
    UK

    MacTaggart Scott are looking to recruit a Senior Design Engineer (Analysis) as part of the Engineering Design department.   This role reports directly into the Principal Engineer. The purpose of the role is to produce high quality analysis with...

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  • Paint Supervisor

    Type:
    Permanent
    Location:
    UK

    This role reports directly into the Production Assembly Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for paint application, inspection, recruitment, training, and performance management of staff to ensure levels of competency and skill. Duties...

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  • Project Engineer (Bids)

    Type:
    Permanent
    Location:
    UK

    Role: This role reports directly into the Principal Bid Engineer. The purpose of the role is to support the Business Development and Bids & Proposals teams with engineering enquiries. The Project Engineer (Bids) will lead the associated engineering...

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  • Driver/Facilities Assistant

    Type:
    Permanent
    Location:
    UK

    MacTaggart Scott are recruiting a Driver/Facilities Assistant. Reporting directly to the Facilities Manager, this role is integral to maintaining our high standards and supporting our daily operations. The purpose of this role is mainly to assist with...

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  • Production Fitter

    Type:
    Permanent
    Location:
    UK

    Overview: MacTaggart Scott are looking to recruit a Production Fitter to work in our Assembly Department. Due to an increase in workload, we are expanding our assembly team and require experienced fitters/mechanical engineers to achieve customer deadlines. Role: This...

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  • Supply Chain Manager (Central Procurement)

    Type:
    Permanent
    Location:
    UK

    MacTaggart Scott are looking to recruit a Supply Chain Manager (Central Procurement) who would report to the Deputy Head of Supply Chain.    Role: MacTaggart Scott is seeking experienced and driven Senior Project Buyers / Supply Chain Managers...

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  • Receptionist- Part Time

    Type:
    4 Months Fixed Term
    Location:
    UK

    MacTaggart Scott are looking to recruit a receptionist on a 4 Month Fixed Term contract. The working hours for this role are Monday & Tuesday: 7:45am – 4:30pm.  Role: In the role of Receptionist, you will provide an important first point...

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  • Payroll and HR Administrator

    Type:
    Permanent
    Location:
    UK

    MacTaggart Scott are looking to recruit a Payroll and HR Administrator to assist with processing payroll and providing administrative support cover across all areas of the HR function as and where required.  Duties will include: Payroll administration,...

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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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  • Electrical and Control Design Engineer

    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 Principal Electrical Engineer. The purpose of the role is to design electrical control systems, specify...

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  • Head of Supply Chain

    Type:
    Permanent
    Location:
    UK

    MacTaggart Scott are looking to recruit a Head of Supply Chain, who will report directly to the Commercial Director. The Head of Supply Chain role exists to provide strategic leadership and management of the MacTaggart Scott Supply Chain function...

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  • Test Fitter

    Location:
    UK

    Role: This role reports directly into the Test Supervisor. The purpose of the role is to test a variety of products to a specified test sheet. Testing methods include; Hydraulic pressure testing, external water testing, load testing, back to back testing...

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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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  • Pipefitter/ Fabricator

    Type:
    Permanent
    Location:
    UK

    MacTaggart Scott are recruiting a Pipefitter/ Fabricator to work in our Welding Department. Role: This role reports directly into the Welding Supervisor. The purpose of the role is to be responsible for cutting, preparing, match-boring and setting up...

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