Job Vacancies

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Based in Altham, Accrington, System Hygiene is one of the North's leading indepenent distributors of cleaning, hygiene and safety products. Due to continued expansion, the following vacancy have been created:

Purchasing Apprentice

Apprentice at system hygiene


System Hygiene requires a Purchasing Apprentice to support the Purchasing department; the successful candidate will undertake training to become an integral part of the purchasing team. The person will gain knowledge of the business system to enable them to purchase products to the required specifications and costs.

System Hygiene has been established 33 years as the region’s leading supplier of janitorial, hygiene, health and safety products. This year, System Hygiene were proud winners of the Apprenticeship category in the 2017 Hyndburn Business Awards. All of the company’s senior management began their roles as Apprentices with System Hygiene, with personal and career growth supported at every level.


Apprenticeship summary

The main responsibilities are:

      • Purchasing products to the correct standards.
      • Assisting in new product development.
      • Following the purchasing departments procedures.
      • Entering Purchase orders and place with suppliers.
      • Maintaining good supplier relationships.
      • Ensuring supplier on-time-deliveries are maintained.
      • Contacting suppliers to check orders or rectify errors.
      • Receipting of goods received for purchase orders.
      • Data entry.
      • Organising, filing and archiving of paperwork.
      • Producing and printing of stock reports.
      • Supporting colleagues in Marketing department.
      • Assisting with company’s social media channels.
      • Merchandising stock for company’s website.
      • Maintaining listings for Amazon Store and eBay Shop.
      • Complying with System Hygiene’s Health and Safety legislation and policies.
      • Undergo College / Training

Working Week

Monday to Friday 8.30 am to 5 pm
Total hours per week: 37.50

Apprenticeship Duration

24 months

Possible Start Date

2nd January, 2018 


Structured internal training in Purchasing, Stock Control, Warehousing, Marketing, E-commerce, Health & Safety.


Structured training and experience leading to company-wide roles in Purchasing, Product Development and Marketing.


How to Apply for the Purchasing Apprenticeship Vacancy at System Hygiene

Help us to give you a warm welcome by e-mailing your CV to or post it to Purchasing Department, System Hygiene Ltd, Altham Business Park, Altham, Lancashire, BB5 5YT.

If you have any questions about the apprenticeship, please call Rychard Sagal on 01282 777999. 

Thank you for taking an interest in our Purchasing Apprentice vacancy. Good luck with your application!




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