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
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 like marketing, finance, sales, customer service etc
Our companies offer opportunities for industry newcomers via internships and apprenticeships