The Coatings Careers Hub is brought to you by the British Coatings Federation (BCF), the UK’s trade association representing the interests of the decorative, industrial and powder coatings, printing inks and wallcovering manufacturers. The hub brings together career opportunities at member companies of the BCF which includes permanent and temporary vacancies, sandwich and summer placements for students, graduate schemes, and apprenticeships.


Coatings Training Institute

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Browse vacancies in the coatings, printing inks and wallcovering industries.

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What is a career in coatings?

The coatings, printing inks and wallcoverings industries offer a vast range of career routes though a variety of specialisms.

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Mitchell Cooch, Thermaset Ltd

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Oliver Williams, Thermaset Ltd

A world of opportunities

The UK coatings industry faces a shortage of skilled staff, and an ageing workforce, so there are real career opportunities for those who choose to focus on the coatings industry, which is at the heart of several advanced manufacturing technologies in the UK and around the world.