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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 make them preferred by many navies.

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.

Our continued worldwide growth and strong order book is underpinned by the following core values:

Customers & Markets – forging long term, successful relationships with customers throughout the world.
Innovative Design – delivering competitive advantage through technical expertise and product innovation.
Managing Projects – through on time, on budget, low risk delivery of quality products and services. 
Quality Excellence – consistently delivering quality products and services in everything that we do. 
Culture & Skills – developing, challenging and rewarding the individuals and teams that are part of MacTaggart Scott.

 You may browse our Job Vacancies below or contact us by email on human.resources@mactag.com.

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Job Vacancies

  • 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

    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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  • Recruitment Business Partner

    Type:
    Permanent
    Location:
    UK

    MacTaggart Scott are looking to recruit a Recruitment Business Partner as part of the HR department.  Role: This role reports directly into the HR Manager. As a Recruitment Business Partner, you will play a pivotal role in sourcing, attracting, and...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Deputy Head of Supply Chain

    Type:
    Permanent
    Location:
    UK

    MacTaggart Scott are looking to recruit a Deputy Head of Supply Chain, who will report directly to the Head of Supply Chain. This is an exciting role within a newly restructured department and would be ideally for anyone looking to put their stamp on...

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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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