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Programme Support Engineer


Programme Support Engineer


MacTaggart Scott are looking to recruit a Programme Support Engineer to work in our Engineering Support Department. 


The post holder will primarily assist with the production and testing of a suite of mechanical, hydraulic and electrical equipment. This will include designing a range of complex jigs, fixtures and testing equipment with supporting design analysis and calculations. 

Duties will include:

  • Providing input to estimates for the design of jigs, fixtures and test equipment.
  • Producing quality designs and drawings for jigs, fixtures and special tools as required by manufacturing.
  • Providing general technical support to in-house issues during manufacture and test.
  • Creating effective solutions for equipment repair and refurbishment.
  • Providing technical support and design/drawing capability in support of service team activities.
  • Liaising effectively with production, purchasing and manufacturing teams.
  • Maintaining regular communication and interaction within the workshop areas.

Essential skills, experience and knowledge requirements:

The successful candidate must have;

  • BSc or BEng in Mechanical Engineering (or equivalent) or relevant completed apprenticeship.
  • Experience with solid modeling design tools including structural analysis using finite element modeling.
  • A flair for problem solving and innovation, a flexible approach to work activities.
  • Track record of creating and checking high quality production drawings.

The successful candidate must hold, or be able to meet the appropriate Security Clearance as required.