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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 Vacancies:


Pattersons have a great opportunity for an experienced Business Development Manager to cover a designated customer base within the West Midlands. This position offers a great opportunity for a dynamic, forward thinking, consultative sales individual to take an active role in the business growth strategy of a trusted family run Cleaning and Catering Supplies Business.

Pattersons is a forward-thinking company with over 129 years of heritage serving business, this role will involve managing a portfolio of existing customers, whilst looking for new business opportunities, maintaining excellent commercial relationships and ensuring the retention and development of all business is maintained.

You will work as a trusted and integral team member. This is a fast paced and friendly environment that will suit an energetic self-starter, who will be enjoys target focused, with a drive to succeed and solid networking and communication skills.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Forging and developing supportive relationships with existing and new accounts
  • Maintaining an accurate CRM system and focused sales pipeline
  • Predicting customer needs and finding solutions to their problems
  • Establishing strong and effective connections both externally and internally
  • Providing trustworthy feedback with exceptional after-sales support
  • Promoting the company’s products and services

In addition to B2B Sales experience – 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

Company Benefits:

We offer a competitive salary with an open ended OTE. A Company Car; iPad; laptop and mobile phone are supplied as standard. You will also be eligible to join the company’s pension scheme (after a probationary period).

Job Type: Full-time


  • Sales: 3 years (Preferred)
  • Driving License (Required)
To apply, please send your CV and cover letter to:

*Sorry, no agencies please. Thank you*


This new role has been created in our busy and vibrant Purchasing Department. This fourth generation family company with over 129 year of history in Bristol now seeks an experienced administrator with a can do attitude.

The company serves business for their cleaning and catering needs making recommendations and offering solutions to support them. This role will have variety in tasks requiring a positive solution solver to assist the sales teams. You will be confident with the ability to build excellent relationships with suppliers.

Working in a strong professional team you will thrive on learning new skills making this an excellent role for a driven administrator to progress or an experienced clerk to contribute to this forward thinking team.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Support the catering buyer in procurement role
  • Dealing with suppliers relating to orders and enquiries
  • Professionally handing both internal and external enquiries regarding stock
  • Maintaining and inputting accurate records for products and details
  • Ensuring safety and image data is updated as required
  • Monitoring supplier performance
  • Research of market trends as directed from team briefings


  • Ability to prioritise workload independently
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Knowledge of Microsoft office package including Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Conscientious with a good eye for detail
  • Good numerical and written communication skills
  • Team player
  • A ‘can do’ attitude


  • Competitive salary
  • Bonus share in the company profits after a qualifying period
  • Inclusion in company pension scheme
  • Enrolment in company benefits scheme
  • Ability to contribute to a small and dynamic team


  • Administration: 1 year (Preferred)

Job Type: Full-time

To apply, please send your CV and cover letter to:

*Sorry, no agencies please. Thank you*


MONDAY – FRIDAY 10:00am - 18:15pm

We are looking to recruit a new team member for our busy Bristol depot. Based in BS3 (Bristol),  Pattersons seek a reliable, motivated and lively individual to share the rewards.

On the job training will be provided and Pattersons are committed to staff development, encouraging individuals progress their Operational careers.


  • Excellent team player
  • Desire to develop taking pride in your work
  • English, Maths and IT skills
  • Reliable and self-motivated
  • The role is physical you will be on your feet for the greater part of the day


  • Experience in a warehouse environment
  • Experience of working to deadlines
  • Understanding of health & safety in the workplace
  • Friendly and professional manner when dealing with colleagues
  • Forklift counterbalance licence


  • Fixed hours
  • Company profit related bonus after your first year
  • 4 Weeks paid holiday
  • Enrolment in company pension scheme
  • Staff benefits
To apply, please send your CV and cover letter to:


Working hours: Sunday to Thursday 13:45 – 22:00
Fancy not working every Friday and Saturday, a job where you are never stuck in traffic travelling to work and you are looking for a team leader role in warehousing? Due to expansion this new role has been created at Bristol’s leading independent cleaning & catering product supplier.
Working with the Operations Team you will be responsible for the buildings security and safety of your team during your shifts, working to ensure customer orders are dispatched on time. Motivating your team to ensure orders are picked and packed ready for delivery, you will support your team and motivate them to meet standards. This role is perfect for someone looking to take the next step in their career, who has experience in a warehouse and distribution role and well versed at achieving targets to a high standard.

If You Are:
  • Trustworthy, as you will be responsible for your team and security whilst on shift
  • Experience in assisting others to reach high standard
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbally and written
  • Exemplary attendance record
  • Committed to giving outstanding service to customers and colleagues alike
  • Experience working within an operational or warehouse environment

You Will Be Well Rewarded:

  • Competitive salary
  • Profit share scheme
  • Staff benefits scheme
  • Training and support
  • Free On Site Parking


  • Warehouse senior role: 1 year (Required)


  • Bristol BS3 (Preferred)

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