Paint Maker - ACE Coatings

Location West Midlands
Discipline: Coatings
Job type: Chemist
Salary: £Highly Competitive & Excellent Benefits
Contact name: Laura Merritt

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Job ref: 286
Published: about 1 month ago

​Our client is a leading manufacturer of industrial coatings and paints, specializing in serving the ACE (Architecture, Construction, and Engineering) sector. With a commitment to innovation and quality, they pride themselves on delivering high-performance solutions tailored to customers specific needs. They are a highly skilled Industrial Paint Maker with experience in formulating and manufacturing industrial paints, particularly for the ACE sector. The ideal candidate will play a pivotal role in improving production process, working closely with the Production Manager and Quality Control team to ensure the consistent quality and performance of products.


  • ​Formulate industrial paints according to specified formulations, considering factors such as substrate type, environmental conditions, and end-use requirements.

  • Operate and maintain production equipment, ensuring optimal performance and adherence to safety protocols.

  • Collaborate with the Production Manager to develop production schedules and prioritize tasks to meet customer demands.

  • Conduct quality control checks throughout the production process to ensure compliance with company standards and industry regulations.

  • Troubleshoot and resolve production issues promptly to minimize downtime and maintain efficiency.

  • Participate in the development and optimization of paint formulations, incorporating feedback from the QC team and customer requirements.

  • Keep accurate records of production activities, including batch records, inventory levels, and equipment maintenance logs.

  • Assist in the training of new team members and provide guidance on best practices for paint formulation and production

Candidate Profile:

  • Experience in formulating and manufacturing industrial paints, preferably in the ACE sector.

  • Proficiency in the use of raw materials and additives commonly used in industrial paint formulations.

  • Strong understanding of paint chemistry, including pigments, binders, solvents, and additives, and their impact on performance and durability.

  • Experience operating and troubleshooting production equipment, such as mixers, dispersers, and mills.

  • Excellent attention to detail and a commitment to producing high-quality products.

  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment and adapt to changing priorities.

  • Strong communication and teamwork skills, with the ability to collaborate closely with the Production Manager, QC team, and other stakeholders.

  • Knowledge of safety protocols and regulations related to paint manufacturing and handling.

  • Degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or a related field preferred. Equivalent industrial experience will be considered.

  • Must have the right to work in the UK.

The company are offering an attractive salary and excellent career opportunities within the wider group. ​