MRO Buyer

Job Title: MRO Buyer


  • 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 seek 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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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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