Payroll and HR Coordinator

Human Resources Hull, Yorkshire


About AAK

AAK is proud to be the world’s leading producer of specialty vegetable fats. Through our unique co-development approach we develop and provide value-adding vegetable oil solutions in close collaboration with our customers, enabling them to achieve long-lasting business results.

By doing so, we solve customer specific needs across many industries including Bakery, Chocolate & Confectionery, Dairy, Foodservice, Infant Nutrition and Personal Care.

Our pioneering spirit and passion for innovation keeps us at the cutting edge of our industry and is what sets us apart. It enables our employees to work in a safe and supportive environment in which they make a genuine impact.

AAK employ more than 3,500 employees globally and with 20 production facilities and customisation plants, and sales offices in over 25 countries spanning six continents we have one of our industries most diverse global footprints.


AAK Hull


AAK Hull is located in the heart of an area enjoying significant redevelopment and investment.


The Port of Hull is being established as a world-class centre for renewable energy and manufacturing, and at AAK we feel proud to be part of this important industrial renaissance for Yorkshire and the UK.


At our recently upgraded site at King George Dock we operate the UK’s largest refinery for edible oils and fats. We supply businesses in the sectors of food manufacturing, baking, foodservice and retail, and we work closely with customers to co-develop bespoke products.

About the role

AAK are seeking to appoint a Payroll and HR Coordinator to join the team in Hull. Part of the European HR team, the role reports directly to the HR Services Manager, Europe. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing monthly payroll for approximately 500 employees and assisting the HR team with administration across Recruitment, Onboarding and Training. The role offers fantastic opportunities for development within an expanding organisation.


  • Run monthly Payroll for approximately 500 employees ensuring accuracy and processing of; overtime, mileage, Ride2Work, SSP and starters and leavers.
  • Administration of employee training documents and booking of external training providers.
  • Support Recruitment and Onboarding activities, including; creating and publishing job adverts, contract management, coordination of interviews and assisting with online Onboarding platform.
  • Conduct monthly pension upload and auto-enrolment checks.
  • Produce monthly Payroll report and review with Finance Director for approval.
  • Manage internal time and attendance system, provide system guidance for Managers when required.
  • Assist with general HR queries.

About you

  • Recognised qualification in Payroll or HR (CIPP/CIPD).
  • Previous experience working within Payroll is essential.
  • Able to work independently.  
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Able to manage priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Strong problem-solving abilities.
  • Able to build and maintain strong working relationships.


In return AAK offer:

  • 10% non-contribution pension.
  • Bonus scheme.
  • UK Healthcare scheme.
  • 25 days holidays plus bank holidays.
  • Group life cover.
  • Group income protection scheme.
  • Ride2Work scheme.

AAK prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, religion, veteran status, and any other class of individuals protected from discrimination under state or federal law in any aspect of the access to, admission, or treatment of students in its programs and activities, or in employment and application for employment.