MRO Buyer – 1st Shift

Job Title: MRO Buyer – 1st Shift

Job Details:


  • Maintain close coordination with Suppliers, Production Planning, Warehouse, R&D and Sales/Marketing, to ensure that adequate quantities of raw materials are available to meet the production schedule while maintaining the lowest possible cost and inventories.
  • Aggressively execute OE cost reductions by soliciting improvements to packaging materials and seeking improvement of cash flow through negotiating terms of payment.
  • Keep abreast of all price changes, market conditions, availability and lead times of materials that affect prices and provide useful information for short-term and long-term forecasting.
  • Negotiate and set up purchase agreements for the purchase and delivery of office supplies.
  • Continually improve supply chain efficiency through the APS program, SMI, and E-commerce.
  • Ensure that all purchasing activities are carried out efficiently and, in a manner, consistent with the “Ruiz Way”.
  • Maintain thorough knowledge of materials required by RFP.
  • Foster good working relationship with other departments, personnel, and supplier community.
  • Associate degree in Business Administration or a related field.
  • 5 years purchasing experience with background in Inventory Management, Warehousing, Manufacturing, and food proceeding.
  • Proficient at Microsoft Word and Excel (MUST PASS EXCEL TEST).
  • Accurate typing.
  • Exceptional verbal and written skills.
  • Excellent customer service and telephone skills.
  • Excellent math and analytical skills.
  • Ability to function in a highly paced environment and with others.

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Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Ruiz Foods is an equal opportunity employer.
EOE: Male, Female, Vets, Disabled (M/F/V/D).
Ruiz Foods enforces a policy of maintaining a drug-free workforce, including pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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