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.
It’s a sustainable career choice with opportunities for career development and further studies.
Work for household brands
You can work for household brands such as Dulux, Crown, Farrow & Ball, Ronseal and smaller independent companies.
There a broad range of roles in the industry including technical positions such as paint technologist, research scientist, development chemist or in more general business departments such as marketing, finance, sales, customer services.
Advance your career with an internship or apprenticeship
Our companies offer opportunities for industry newcomers via internships and apprenticeships.