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Design Engineer - MacScott Bond


Design Engineer - MacScott Bond


MacScott Bond Ltd (part of the MacTaggart Scott Group) was formed in 1975 to build on the hard won reputation and expertise of MacTaggart Scott & Co Ltd in fluid power applications in the marine defence sector, but to operate principally in other market sectors. The Loanhead division is located on the same site as MacTaggart Scott & Co Ltd near Edinburgh and, although a much smaller company, it has access to the vast knowledge and experience within MacTaggart Scott, associated with over 100 years of world-class excellence and has successfully completed many prestigious projects in the civil, marine, offshore, mining and industrial sectors.


MacScott Bond’s Loanhead Division have a vacancy for a Design Engineer. This role will primarily work towards supporting the manufacture of Hydraulic Power Units suitable for use with Water / Water Glycol and Mineral Oil ~fluids.

Duties will also include:

  • Designing and drawing equipment for a variety of applications.
  • Providing support to Workshop Personnel.
  • Providing support for in-service issues.
  • Writing technical reports.

Ideally, the successful candidate will have:

  • BSc or BEng in Mechanical Engineering (or equivalent).
  • Experience with solid modelling design tools including structural analysis using finite element modelling.
  • Knowledge of ATEX.
  • Hydraulics and Pneumatics experience.
  • Experience with Pressure Control Equipment and Fabricated Frames.
  • A flair for problem solving and innovation.
  • Previous experience of creating and checking high quality production drawings.
  • Mathcad and MS Office experience.

If you feel you have the necessary skills and experience and meet the criteria above please apply by sending your CV to