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: 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: Technical Advert

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