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Pattersons Cleaning & Catering Supplies is one of the largest cleaning and catering equipment suppliers in the UK and we are always on the lookout for fresh new talent. We have expanded significantly since the business was started in Bristol in 1889 and today Pattersons Cleaning & Catering Supplies is a large and successful operation with sites located in Bristol, Devon, Lancashire and the West Midlands. But we wouldn’t be anywhere without the dedication of our committed staff. Thanks to their ongoing commitment to develop and grow the Pattersons Cleaning & Catering Supplies’ vision, we have a bright future ahead of us.

We have a broad and diverse business that covers a range of roles from customer service and retail, to warehouse operations, finance, marketing, and sales. Key to all of these areas is a devotion to customer care that we believe is central to our success as a business. But most of all we want our colleagues to be engaged and share in Pattersons’ success and we strongly believe in helping our employees reach their full potential and be inspired by their work.

If you have a passion for achievement and want to be part of the Pattersons Cleaning & Catering Supplies vision then we want you to tell us! To register your interest in one of our vacancies, please send an email to opportunities@pattersons.co.uk including your CV and the job you are expressing your interest in.


Current Job Vacanies At Pattersons Cleaning & Catering Supplies: 

Financial Director - Bristol 

One of Bristol’s oldest family businesses with an enviable history of great customer service and a strong financial base is now offering an opportunity for a forward thinking, commercially aware and financially astute Chartered or CIMA qualified accountant to join the group as its new Finance Director as it embarks on the next phase of its growth plans.

We are a leading independent provider of cleaning, catering and accommodation supplies with a history spanning five generations serving local and national businesses.

The role is a Board role and as such there are requirements placed upon Company Directors in the legislation contained within the Companies Act 2006. This position reports directly to the Chairman.

As Finance Director, you will lead our accounts team, developing talent and delivery analysis to advise and direct company strategic decisions. You will have exceptional IT skills to drive integrated business platforms to exceed customer expectation while streamlining business processes.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Group cash management ensuring working capital is controlled whilst maximising opportunities
  • Preparing and advising on monthly and annual accounts consolidating group activity
  • Team and individual development of Finance and IT Departments including apprentices
  • Strategic lead for all assets including stock
  • Liaison with external advisors including HMRC and auditors
  • Manage the Quality Management System and Environmental policy to ensure continuous improvement and governance
  • Direct accurate data collection providing insightful analysis to steer business decisions
  • Collaborative approach to developing stock range whilst maximising storage and rotation
  • Collaboratively direct the Operations functions ensuring highest level of customer satisfaction are achieved
  • Lead HR functions and process, being the final arbitrator in retention and development
  • Work with all teams providing professional service to branches from Bristol

Required Qualifications or skills:

  • ACA, ACCA or CIMA Qualified
  • Ability to present complex data simply
  • Experience of Distribution
  • Adept at database report writing ideally SQL
  • Proven experience of process improvement connecting data to business outcomes
  • Advance experience of transactional business systems also technical accounting
  • Demonstrate leadership of strong controls and evidence where challenges have brought greater insight.
  • Commercial acumen
  • Experience of overall responsibility
  • Exceptional developer of talent and team building

A self-aware individual who exudes humour, understanding and honesty

Experience:

  • Finance Leadership: 5 years (Preferred)
Job Type: Full Time 
*Sorry - no agencies please!*  

Internal Sales Account Manager - Bristol 

An exciting opportunity has opened for this fifth-generation family business supplying cleaning, janitorial and catering supplies to a wide spectrum of businesses across the Bristol area.

The role of an Internal Account Manager is a fantastic opportunity for somebody to join this established company to progress their sales career. Maybe you have already been working in a telesales role and wish to progress to account management, or perhaps have been a sales executive on the road but prefer an office-based role?

The successful candidate will manage a portfolio of customers and will be responsible for the developing of new and existing business relationships, introducing customers to the full range of products and services within the janitorial sector, as well as ensuring they are the first point of contact for their customers to meet their needs and requirements.

This new position will ensure our customers are given the best customer experience possible. On a day to day basis, you will manage a portfolio of customers, assisting with their buying decision and developing sustainable relationships to grow and maintain the business, as well as seeking out new business opportunities.

Specifications

  • Proven experience in building B2B sales relationships
  • Confident and engaging personality
  • Customer service orientated persona
  • Able to demonstrate an excellent telephone manor
  • Highly motivated individual
  • Ability to prioritise tasks to maximise advantage
  • Attention to detail

Desirables

In addition to B2B Sales experience within the Cleaning & Janitorial sector you will need:

  • A proven ability to plan and execute business development strategies
  • A successful track record of meeting sales targets
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Good organisation skills, reliable attention to detail and sound IT & numerical skills

We offer a competitive salary with an excellent commission structure. You will also be eligible to join the company’s pension and profit share scheme (after a probationary period).

If this opportunity sounds right for you, please reply with your CV

Experience:

  • sales: 2 years (Required)

Education:

  • GCSE or equivalent (Required)
Job Type: Full Time 
*Sorry - no agencies please!* 

Internal Sales Account Manager - Redditch 

An exciting opportunity has just been opened for this fifth-generation family business supplying janitorial products to wide spectrum of businesses across West Midlands region based at their Redditch depot.

The role of an Internal Account Manager is a fantastic opportunity for somebody to join this established company to progress their sales career. Maybe you have already been working in a telesales role and wish to move over to account management, or perhaps have been a sales executive on the road but would prefer an office-based role?

The appointee will manage a portfolio of customers and will be responsible for developing new and existing business relationships, introducing customers to the full range of products and services within the janitorial sector, as well as ensuring they are the first point of contact for their customer to meet their needs and requirements.

An attractive commission structure is part of the package to further reward development of accounts and establishing strong commercial relationships.

The position will be based at in the West Midlands office in Redditch where the appointee will report to the Depot Sales Manager and supported by an external sales team plus an internal customer care manager.

This new position will ensure our customers are given the best customer experience possible. On a day to day basis, you will manage your portfolio of customers, assisting with their buying decisions and developing a relationship to grow and maintain the business, as well as seeking out new business opportunities.

Specifications:

- Proven experience in building sales relationships

- Confident and engaging personality

- Customer Service orientated persona

- Able to demonstrate excellent telephone manner

- Highly motivated individual

- Ability to prioritise tasks to maximum advantage

- Attention to detail

Desirables:

- Proven Sales experience

- High level of competence with Excel, Outlook and Word

- Critical thinker – problem solver

Experience:

  • sales: 2 years (Required)

Education:

  • A-Level or equivalent (Preferred)

Job Type: Full-time

*Sorry - No Agencies Please*


Warehouse Operative/Picker - Bristol

(39 Hours p/w)

Bristol's leading independent cleaning & catering suppliers now offers this position in their busy warehouse team.

Based in BS3, they seek reliable, motivated, committed and hard-working person to pick, pack and despatch customer orders with accuracy.

On the job training will be provided. The company offer 4 weeks paid holiday per annum with additional holiday bonuses awarded for long service, plus a profit related bonus scheme paid after a year of service.

They are committed to the training and development of staff and encourage promotion from within where possible.

Please be aware that this is a physically demanding role which will require you to be on your feet for most of the working day.

Essential qualities: 

  • Excellent team player invested in creating great standards
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Self-motivated to develop and progress
  • Effective Numeracy, IT and Literacy skills
  • A positive can-do attitude

Desirable qualities: 

  • Experience in a busy warehouse environment
  • Understanding of working to deadlines


Job Type: Full-time


*Sorry - no agencies please!* 


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