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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 including your CV and the job you are expressing your interest in.

Current Job Vacanies At Pattersons Cleaning & Catering Supplies: 

Accounting Assistant | Bristol

Pattersons is a family business based in Ashton Gate, Bristol supplying the catering and cleaning industries.

This role is a key one within the finance function for this highly transactional based business.

You will support the Finance Director to help deliver day to day and monthly finance activities, such as preparation of management accounts, credit control, variance analysis, balance sheet reconciliations, and other ad hoc duties as required.

What do I need to do the role?

Essential Skills

  • Ideally part qualification in either ACCA or CIMA, or AAT qualified
  • Basic excel skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work accurately under pressure and in a timely manner and to manage workload
  • Good communication skills are essential

Desirable Skills

  • Experience of a system implementation would be useful as Pattersons has recently gone live with a new ERP system.
  • Intermediate Excel skills (pivot tables, vlookups etc)
  • Ability to document processes and training would be helpful.

What else do I need to know?

  • The role is office based from our location in Ashton Gate
  • Some travel may be required, but rarely, so own transport would be useful, but by no means essential

Job Type: Full-time

To apply, please send a copy of your CV and cover letter to 

*Sorry, no agencies please and thank you! 

Warehouse Operative | Bristol 

Monday - Thursday 12:00 - 20:15

Fridays 10:00 - 18:15

39 Hours

Bristol based distributor looking to recruit a warehouse operative to join our busy warehouse team.

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

On the job training will be provided. We 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.

We are committed to the training and development of our 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 the majority of the working day.


Excellent team player invested in creating great standards

High level of attention to detail to pick and pack accurately

Self-motivated to develop and progress

Effective numeracy IT and Literacy skills

A positive can-do attitude


Experience in a busy warehouse environment

Understanding of working to deadlines

Counter balance or Bendi licence

Job Type: Full-time


  • warehouse: 1 year (Preferred)

Job Location:

  • Bristol BS3 

Flexible Working Options Available:

  • Not offered

To apply, please send a copy of your CV and cover letter to 

*Sorry, no agencies please and thank you! 

Internal Account Manager | Bristol 

An experienced sales opportunity has become available at this fifth-generation family business supplying cleaning, janitorial and catering supplies to a wide range 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.

You 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 decisions while developing sustainable relationships to grow and maintain the business, as well as seeking out new business opportunities.


  • 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


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 organisational 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 send us a copy of your CV and Cover Letter to 

Job Type: Full-time


  • sales: 2 years (Required)


  • A-Level or equivalent (Preferred)

*Sorry, no agencies please and thank you! 

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