Job Ref: 7224

Supply Chain Planner – Temporary

£15 - £17 per hour

We have a fantastic opportunity available to work with our Loughborough Client as a Supply Chain Planner. This position is temporary, there is strong opportunity of a permanent transfer for the right candidate.

This Supply Chain Planner role is available on a full time basis, 37.5 hours per week and pays between £15 - £17 per hour (depending on experience). The overall responsibility of the position is to manage the planning, scheduling and expediting of chemical product replenishment in order to meet customer requirements and deliver the highest levels of service.

Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Use the MRP and other Planning tools to schedule the production and packing of all chemical products.
  • Organise, co-ordinate and expedite the scheduling of products to ensure that agreed customer service levels are met.
  • Work with the production departments and other Planners to ensure that scheduling is optimised to use labour and equipment efficiently.
  • Responsible for the issue of daily work schedules to production areas taking into account appropriate operational constraints.
  • Where necessary place purchase orders and liaise with Purchasing to ensure supply and JIT delivery of raw materials and packaging.
  • Ensure that inventory levels of their Brand Chemicals, both raw material and finished goods, are maintained within agreed targets for both Loughborough other warehouses.
  • Work collaboratively with Customer Service and Sales teams, providing clear and timely communication of the progress of products and their target stock dates. Work with these groups to maximize our value proposition to all customers
  • Prepare reports, daily, weekly and monthly as required to monitor service levels, the backorder situation and other departmental KPI’s. Analyse the detail to identify areas of concern and provide appropriate mitigating recommendations.
  • Work effectively with internal departments to ensure effective communication of potential planning / production issues. By providing information and root cause analysis at the daily Tier 2 and Tier 3 meetings.
  • In conjunction with site leadership/QC & Procurement, recommend re-sourcing and withdrawal of chemical lines.
  • Maintain MRP data, including production models, as required. Raise production models for new products.
  • Ensure data is provided promptly for quotations to be made for both SCS and reagent products.
  • Actively seek areas for process improvement as well as participate in improvement activities within the business as a team leader or member. Where appropriate, carry out system audits in order to enhance the improvement programmes.
  • Participate in ad hoc projects and provide support as delegated by the Regional Demand planner.
  • Effectively perform your duties whilst acting at all times in accordance with the Dignity at Work Policy, Code of Business Conduct and Ethics and our values of Integrity, Intensity, Innovation and Involvement.
  • Embrace and participate in PPI initiatives to identify improvements and cost savings to the business.
  • Work with due care and attention and in accordance with prescribed safety guidelines. adhering to the company policy, including the wearing of Personal Protective Equipment.

The successful candidate will have recent experience in a similar Supply Chain Planner position.

Job Ref: HBSCL

Shipping Co-ordinator – Temporary

£9 - £13 per hour

Gill Cooke Personnel are working closely with one of our large Pharmaceutical Clients, on an outstanding opportunity.

We are seeking 2 x experienced Shipping Co-ordinators at our client site in Loughborough.

Duties will involve; producing quotations for both sea and airfreight, understanding of inco terms, booking jobs with shipping and airline companies, production of shipping documentation and completing export customs entries.

You must have knowledge of letters of credit, excellent customer service skills and be able to work under pressure.

Job Ref: 7203

Trade Compliance Analyst (Rugby) – Temporary

£16.98 per hour

Gill Cooke Personnel are working closely with one of our large Pharmaceutical Clients, on an outstanding opportunity.

The role will involve completing daily customs entry processing (Import/Export/Transit) via SAP GTS for various UK sites in a timely and accurate manner, daily communication with external logistics providers and Customs Brokers and collaborating with various local, regional and global business stakeholders to ensure compliance with Government and Customs regulations. Candidates will be conducting internal compliance audits and any associated post clearance activities required.

Candidates experience in international trade is essential, including Customs activities, Incoterms 2020, Tariff classification and Customs valuation rules.Candidate will also have previously submitted Customs Import and/or Export declarations via stand alone Customs declaration software, ideally SAP GTS or other similar HMRC certified systems such as Descarte or Ricardo.

The role is based in Rugby, however the role will be home based until Covid-19 eases.

This is a 12 month temp contract. 36.25 hours per week.

Job Ref: HBBDE

Business Development Executive – Permanent

£19,000 - £21,000 per annum (OTE £28,000 - £30,000 per annum)

Are you seeking a career in Sales where you can expect to earn up to £30,000?

Our Loughborough based client is seeking a new addition to their growing office based Business Development Team.

The role will require you to work on existing leads, making outbound calls to secure appointments for the Business Development Managers.

A mix of warm and cold calls in a targeted sales environment.  80-90 outbound calls per day expected.  Duties will also include administration tasks with existing customers.

Must have good administration skills and the enthusiasm to progress within the role and within the company.  Training will be provided as required.

Hours of work: 8.30am - 5pm Monday to Friday

Job Ref: 7156

Regulatory Officer – Temporary

£26 - £29 per hour

Gill Cooke Personnel are working closely with one of our larger Pharmaceutical Clients, who are based in Loughborough on an outstanding opportunity.

We are searching for an experienced Regulatory Officer to join the team on a full time, 12-month basis. The role is paying well at between £26 - £29 per hour (depending on experience).

Due to ongoing COVID precautions in place, this position is looking to be based from home for the next 6 months.

Applicants who will be considered will have the following knowledge and skills:

  • Detailed Knowledge of European Regulatory Affairs environment – Guidelines & Legislation
  • Knowledge of Drug development, pharmaceutical R&D and manufacturing processes
  • Knowledge of non-EU (US/RoW) Regulatory environment
  • Deep understanding of pharmaceutical business
  • Able to communicate effectively orally and in writing, to work as part of cross functional teams and independently
  • Enthusiastic and determined to achieve set objectives
  • Possess strong computer skills, good organisational capabilities
  • Demonstrate flexibility and be able to deliver results accurately within demanding time frames
  • Able to handle crisis or difficult situations in a professional and positive manner
  • Able to communicate effectively with colleagues at all levels
  • Able to coach and mentor other staff

Key responsibilities of the role are:

  • Membership of cross functional business teams (as required)
  • Provision of regulatory input on business strategies
  • Participation in technical reviews of data
  • Preparation, review and submission of regulatory documentation
  • Preparation of regulatory presentations (as required)
  • Responding to regulatory questions from technical teams
  • Reviewing specifications for drug product, CCS and excipients
  • Reviewing CMRs related to drug product, CCS and excipients
  • Reporting of product and project issues or delays to management
  • Communicating learning for continuous improvement
  • Communicating change proposals to customer and agreeing course of action
  • Monitoring developing and evolving global regulatory guidelines which impact the development and maintenance of inhalation and transdermal products.
  • Providing assessment of the implications of the proposed legislation to the development and or marketed product support teams with recommendations for courses of action.


The successful candidate will have a minimum of 4 years of regulatory experience within the pharmaceutical industry and hold a Graduate degree (B.Sc. or similar) in pharmacy or a life science or other scientific-based qualification.

Job Ref: HBGCS

German Speaking Customer Service – Permanent

Up to £22,000 per annum

Our local based client with two premium womenswear brands is enjoying strong growth and is trading successfully in the UK, US and Germany and as such is seeking German Speaking Customer Service candidates.

Company benefits include: 33 days annual leave, free parking on site, annual salary reviews, full training, competitive pay and generous contributory Pension.

The role is based in a fast-paced environment and requires a timely and accurate turnaround to customer queries as well as the processing of orders, exchanges and returns. This is not a sales role, there will be a particular focus on managing relationships with our customers by telephone, email, online review sites and social media.

We welcome applications from candidates with a proven history of working in a customer facing environment, this could be direct retail experience as well as a call-centre based support.

Candidates must be fluent in both German and English verbal and written communication skills.

Hours; 2.30pm - 10.30pm, Monday to Friday.

Due to location, a car driver is essential.

Job Ref: HJD7067

Industrial Recruiter – Permanent

£18,000 - £22,000 Per annum

Gill Cooke Personnel have an outstanding reputation for providing recruitment services in the local area, and a philosophy of giving time and attention to ensure both clients and candidates receive the best possible service.

Due to growth in the sector, we now have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Recruiter to join our Industrial Division as a Recruiter.

This job is varied, fast paced, sometimes challenging and extremely rewarding. You’ll never know what you’ll be working on next!

You will be:

  • Filling vacancies by sourcing, interviewing and vetting candidates.
  • Maintaining and growing existing business as well as increasing our client base.
  • Placing the “right” candidates into temp and contract roles in and around the area.
  • Relationship building with clients, offering exemplary customer service.
  • Canvassing prospective clients, proactive and reactive sales
  • Completing administration to set procedures
  • Visiting client where appropriate (car driver essential)


Key qualities will be a positive attitude, integrity, excellent customer service skills, and someone  adaptable and driven to push the company forward.  The role will be extremely busy, so a “hands on”, team player with excellent IT and English skills is essential

Working full-time hours Monday to Friday, but with flexibility in line with business needs, you would also manage out-of-hours calls on a rota/as necessary.

Basic Salary:- £18-22,000 dependent on experience, + commission

If this sounds like you, send your CV to:  Hazel Down, Recruitment Consultant  with a covering email outlining your reason for interest and current/last salary.

Application deadline: Thursday 13th August though interviews will start w/c 10th August, so get your CV in!

Job Ref: HJDJ7049

Projects Manager – Permanent

£30,000.00 - £35,000.00 per annum

Prestigious company based in the Coalville area are looking for a Projects Manager with proven experience within the Steel Door Manufacturing sector and or Steel Frames Construction industry, to look after the company’s major projects throughout the UK.

This role requires you to project manage multiple projects from design to installation, meeting client deadlines and to budget, whilst providing excellent customer care and service.

You will also have the ability to complete site surveys, produce, read and understand technical industry associated drawings, with working knowledge of AutoCAD LT.Experience of AS400 software would also be an advantage.

If you have great attention to detail, good IT knowledge, with excellent communication and organization skills and the ability to build strong relationships with both clients and colleagues, we would love to hear from you.

For the correct person with the desire to make things happen in a fast-past environment, we have an excellent opportunity available.

Job Ref: HDKDD


Basic £25-28,000 per annum + generous shift allowance

One of our key Loughborough clients has a sister site in Clitheroe, Lancashire, and we are delighted to offer a number of exciting new opportunities for Toolmakers to be based in Clitheroe, for this global pharmaceutical company.

The tool maker role involves the manufacture and setting of press tooling, routine maintenance, job change overs, and trouble-shooting of daily production issues.

 Rotating shift pattern 0600-1400/1400-2200, some weekend work will be required.

Main Responsibilities

  • Manufacture and setting of press tooling, tooling corrections and refurbishment
  • Daily checks to ensure quality standards are achieved. Problem solving of daily production issues
  • Manufacturing of jigs and fixtures to enhance the site manufacturing capability
  • Reading and interpreting technical drawings
  • Operation of a range of precision equipment including lathes, milling machines, surface and cylindrical grinders.
  • Maintaining a safe working environment
  • Producing clear, concise and legible documentation

The Candidate

  • Time served Toolmaker. City & Guilds in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent, with good manual bench skills
  • Experience in deep draw transfer presses preferred but not essential
  • Excellent fault-finding skills
  • Strong mechanical background
  • Ability to develop and learn new tasks
  • GCSE or equivalent in English and Maths
  • Confident interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Computer literacy is desirable
  • A senior Tool Setter with experience covering most of this brief may be considered


  • £25,000 - £28,000 depending on experience
  • 25% Shift premium plus good benefits package
  • Excellent opportunities
Job Ref: Technical Advert

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Our consultants are now working remotely, but still working really hard behind the scenes to find all our candidates work.