QC/ Coatings Inspector – Barrow in Furness

04 Jul 2024

QC/ Coatings Inspector – Barrow in Furness

Quality Control (QC) – Inspector (Coatings)
SLR Recruitment are looking for a Quality Control/ Coatings Inspector to join a busy team In one of the most iconic Shipyards in the UK.

We need an experienced Inspector to ensure our coating processes meet established quality standards. This role involves checking and reporting compliance in substrate preparation, primer, stripe coating, intermediate coats, and top/finish coats. You will also recommend improvements, analyse quality concerns, and ensure overall project compliance.

Key Responsibilities:

– Perform inspections and tests according to the Inspection and Test Plan (ITP) and project specifications.
– Ensure material storage and handling meet manufacturer requirements.
– Monitor painting/blasting personnel for compliance with contracted requirements.
– Verify equipment serviceability and calibration.
– Ensure conformity of blast medium, coating materials, surface preparation, and dry film thickness.
– Conduct visual inspections and tests after curing.
– Prepare daily progress reports and support audits.
– Address and resolve non-compliance issues proactively.
– Liaise with Client Representatives for inspections and data output.


– May supervise coating operatives during remedial work.
– Authorized to stop work for non-compliance.


– Flat rate: £27.10
– Night shift rate: £30.00 per hour

To apply for this role, you will need to be qualified to either NACE Level 2 or ICORR (Institute of Corrosion) level I / level 2 with previous coatings industry experience.

If you are interested in this role, please don’t hesitate to get in touch via one of the phone numbers below.

SLR Office: 02394008913
Tatum: 07585854126 or send your CV to tatum@slr-recruit.co.uk

We look forward to hearing from you.

  • Level 2 NACE or ICORR