Welcome to one of the largest single branch recruitment agencies in the East Midlands

If you are looking for work, want a new job, or are seeking a new member of staff, contact Gill Cooke Personnel.  We have provided a recruitment service to Loughborough and the surrounding area for over 25 years.

We handle a wide range of both Temporary and Permanent Vacancies broadly categorised as Commercial, Technical, and Industrial. These vacancies may be short or long term, part time or full time.

Join us to start your job hunt today. You can also view our latest commercial, technical and industrial opportunities by clicking the “vacancies” link above – if something catches your eye, why not apply online?




Customer Services Clerk – Permanent

£20,000 per annum

Our locally based client is seeking an experienced Customer Services Clerk to join their already successful team who has experience in all modes Air, Sea and Road both import and export.

The main duties will involve:

  • Dealing with customer enquiries
  • Preparing quotes and obtaining rates
  • Updating the quote log
  • Reviewing and reviewing orders and pricing of jobs
  • Accepting orders, booking jobs in CONTROL
  • Liaising with consignee and oversea networks (imports)
  • Monitoring and confirming arrivals (imports)
  • Requesting clearance and delivery instructions (imports)
  • Arranging collection of goods (exports)
  • Arranging International Transport and notify client of shipping details (export)
  • Ensuring accurate Cost and Revenue estimates are made against jobs
  • Maintaining KPI reports
  • Liaising with internal parties and external suppliers to monitor job progress.

The ideal candidate must have knowledge using CONTROL Job Booking, be confident using Word, Excel and Outlook, have excellent communication skills and have experience preparing quotes.

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Process Team Leader

Depending on experience

Our client is looking for an experienced Operations Team Leaders to supervise a very busy team of packers.

This would suit someone with a strong man management background, a proven track record of working to KPI’s and achieving targets. Also with a strong understanding of Health & Safety in a manufacturing environment.

This position also requires you to have knowledge of working within a quality driven environment, the ability to drive improvements and efficiencies forward within the area.

Knowledge of packing dangerous goods, quality procedures, working in the pharmaceutical or chemistry industry, would be an advantage

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R&D Lab Analyst – Temporary

£10.50 - £12.00 experience depending

The role will involve testing of a new drug product for registration stability, development studies and support for the process scale-up in line with procedures.

To carry out analytical testing and checking of documentation reviews – applies to registration stability, development studies and process scale-up samples.

To produce laboratory investigation reports (LIRs) To follow the 10 rules of GMP.  To ensure all equipment in your responsibility meets validation and calibration.


  • Experience in inhalation product testing (IPT) in a pharmaceutical environment
  • Good understanding of GMP
  • Knowledge of Analytical Chemistry and its practical application in a non-academic setting
  • Working knowledge of analytical instrumentation: preferably HPLC, GC, IR, MS, UPLC and UV
  • Computer literate

Full time hours, Monday to Friday.

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