Job Ref: 7365

Procurement Administrator – Permanent

Up to £21,500 per annum

Our client is seeking a candidate to support the International Procurement team with administration and general procurement tasks such as placing and tracking purchase orders, product sourcing and any other related administrative tasks, including providing project related support.

Duties will include:
Identify and track market trends.
Support the Procurement team with market research to identify new vendors and make recommendations.
Place, track and expedite delivery of purchase orders.
Undertake basic supplier performance data collection on behalf of the Procurement team.
Manage and resolve supplier queries in a timely manner, escalating where necessary.
Liaise with suppliers regarding resolution of quality problems, chasing actions/documentation as necessary.
Assist the team to build and maintain excellent relationships with suppliers through regular and effective communication.

The successful candidate will have excellent administrative and customer service skills with excellent attention to detail. The role is based between Loughborough and Leicester so a car driver would be desirable due to location.

Company benefits include; a discretionary annual bonus, BUPA cover after a qualifying period, company pension and death in service.

Job Ref: 7365

Quality Administrator – Permanent

Up to £21,500

Our local based client is seeking an Administrator from a regulated background.

Duties will include:
Complete checks on goods received documentation including the review of temperature readings.
Update the business system as appropriate with stock receipts and dispatches, including notes and updates for both purchases and sales.
Chase, verify and file Proof of Delivery (POD) / temperature data and Acknowledgements of Receipt (AOR) for dispatched consignments.
Draft Instructions to Ship for outgoing consignments.
Assist in raising deviations where appropriate and investigation and resolution where required.
File stock cards.
Assist in product recalls as required
Carry out cleaning verifications for GMP and GDP areas.
Complete log books appropriately.
Maintain GMDP related indexes and files.
Carry out due diligence and licence checks for supplier and customer qualification. Draft related forms.
Check MHRA list of revoked, terminated or cancelled licences and document on a bi-monthly basis.
Complete record checks in event of recalls.

The successful candidate will have excellent administrative skills with excellent attention to detail. The role is based between Loughborough and Leicester so a car driver would be desirable due to location.

Company benefits include; a discretionary annual bonus, BUPA cover after a qualifying period, company pension and death in service.


Job Ref: 7358

Business Development Co-ordinator – Permanent

£22,000 per annum

Hours of work; Monday Friday 9am - 5pm

Our Coalville based client has a fantastic opportunity to join their growing team.

The role will involve you working together with both the internal and external sales teams and distributors to look after a wide range of customers located in Europe.

As part of the expanding Business Development team, this role is about building relationships with customers to develop a better understanding of their requirements in order to sell more effectively to them.

A background, or active interest in, electronics or the sciences is preferred as candidates must demonstrate a willingness to learn about  products and their specifications in order to help customers make informed decisions.

The role is office based but with opportunities in the future to travel to European countries to provide hands on design & sales support and to further build on the relationship with the customers and distributors.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Maintain strong relationships with both distributors and end customers
Guide customers to the solutions that fit their needs while assuring customer satisfaction
Collate and check information supplied by customers and distributors
Represent the company and create opportunities to generate sales
Support the sales team in managing new customer opportunities
Ability to prioritise and manage multiple customers and sales opportunities
Provide regular reports and update internal forecasts with new sales activities.

Job Ref: 7328

Finance Analyst – Permanent

£33k - £35k dependent on experience

We have another fantastic permanent opportunity for an experienced Finance Analyst to join a Loughborough based, well respected and rapidly growing Client of ours on a full time, 37.5 hours per week basis.

This Finance Analyst role is paying between £33 - £35k dependent on experience.  There is free car parking on site and there are increased holidays available.

The main responsibility of this Finance Analyst position is the preparation, analysis and reporting of financial performance of the Loughborough Manufacturing Plant.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Participate in month end closing
  • Preparation of month end journals, PPV, OPEX, manufacturing variances
  • Balance Sheet reconciliations
  • Prepare for weekly soft close meetings, reporting on Absorption, Production Variances, Inventory Movements & any month to date issues
  • Provide analysis of operating cost centre budgets and monthly variances
  • Partnership with wider finance teams
  • Assist in the preparation of Estimates & the Annual Operating Plan
  • Assist in the Annual cost revaluation.
  • Work closely with manufacturing on master data integrity to ensure data accuracy at source
  • Liaise with Internal and External auditors on various accounting matters
  • Headcount reporting

Required skills and experience:

  • Relevant experience in a manufacturing finance role
  • ERP experience
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Ability to communicate key financial information to non-finance personnel in a clear, concise way
  • Ability to build strong professional relationships with colleagues across differing functions
  • Sound analytical skills, good planning/organisation skills, attention to detail
  • Self-starter with the ability to identify problems and find solutions
  • Ability to prioritise effectively and to work to tight deadlines


  • University degree or equivalent higher education qualification.
  • Study for a relevant professional qualification (ACCA, CIMA) will be required
Job Ref: 7319

Pensions and Payroll Officer – Temporary

£16.08 per hour

We are very pleased to have this great opportunity to offer. We are working with an excellent, well respected Client based in Loughborough to help them find a talented and experienced Pensions and Payroll Officer.


The successful candidate will have recently worked on pensions administration including producing quotes and updating records.


It is extremely advantageous for applicants to have experienced the processing of furlough payments and worked within payroll.


This is a full time, temporary position to start immediately for the right candidate and is predicted to run until mid-May 2021.


The pay for this position is £16.08 per hour.


Job Ref: 7245

Customs Specialist – Temporary

Up to £32,000 per annum

Gill Cooke Personnel have a very exciting opportunity for a talented Customs Specialist to join one of our top Pharmaceutical Clients based in Loughborough.

This Customs specialist opportunity is full time, looking to start asap, for 6 months and is paying an hourly rate equivalent to £32k.

The main purpose of the Customs Specialist position is to manage import and export Customs requirements for all global orders, act as subject matter expert for all Customs matters and implement new processes due to Brexit changes.

Main responsibilities for the successful Customs Specialist include:

·Make accurate and time-efficient Customs declarations

·Work with colleagues to reduce requirement for manual data entry

·Design and implement strategies to reduce the potential for human error

·Ensure accurate relaying of information consistent with product profile and portfolio

·Liaise with customers and colleagues to ensure accuracy of submissions and compliance with relevant Customs legislation

·Provide a polite and prompt response to all internal and external customer queries in order to maintain excellent levels of customer satisfaction

·Use inhouse software to make declarations

·Use various other providers’ applications, where appropriate, to facilitate their brokerage and transit offerings

·Liaison with carriers, freight forwarders and handling agents with regards to claiming cargo

·Ensure knowledge of Customs practices and standards are maintained, in line with current legislation and/or regulation, through continuous professional development

Applicants that will be considered for this position will have a demonstrable comprehensive understanding of UK Customs practices - specifically the declaration of goods for import/export as well as associated facilitations such as inward processing and customs warehousing.


Customer Service – Temporary

£8.20 - £8.72 per hour

A rapidly expanding company that specialises in the manufacturing of goods in the Console Gaming Industry are looking to employ a Customer Service person on an ongoing basis.

This role requires you to :-

  • Have a good command of the English language both written and spoken
  • MUST have excellent grammatical skills as you will be in the main conducting your daily role through emails
  • Good computer skills
  • Data input
  • Have good attention to detail
  • Able to work under pressure and not be phased by difficult customers
  • Be outgoing and personable
  • An interest in gaming is an advantage but full training will be given
  • Willingness to work extra hours if necessary, during busy periods

Hours of work

Monday to Friday 8am to 4pm

Due to the business coming into its busy period, company policy is that there are no holidays to be taken between 16th November and the 15th January 2021 apart from the statutory Christmas holidays.


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.