Retail Business Administrator

Job Title: Retail Business Administrator

Job Details:


  • Prepare retailer contracts and forms.
  • Manage timely forecast and promotions in MEI.
  • Obtain proof of performance back-up from customer’s portals or other systems as necessary.
  • Work closely with the claim’s deduction team to ensure all MEI plans match deductions and provide proof of performance.
  • Pull and analyze reports to support forecasting, trade spending, and merchandising activities.
  • Work with sales managers to track spending and ensure team is within budgeted trade rates.
  • Communicate with Ruiz Foods cross functional teams on activities that support the Kroger business team and assisting with forecasting, production, and inventory management.
  • Work closely with the Sales lead for the Kroger account and others in assisting with scheduling, product availability, shortages, late deliveries, and pricing.
  • Maintain customer’s merchandising / demo trackers to track spend and performance against customer’s trade commitments.
  • Analyze and defend post audit claims.


  • 10+ years of consumer package goods industry experience in trade plan software like MEI, etc.
  • Experience with Kroger and their systems is a plus.
  • Proven track record managing trade software, forecasting, promotion planning, and clearing deductions.
  • Well versed in cross-functional areas of business (Customer Service, demand planning, finance, deduction reconciliation, etc.).
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate a high level of activity under a variety of conditions and constraints.
  • Excellent organizational, oral / written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
  • Committed to working together as one team with a personal style that focuses on delivering results while being resourceful, flexible, and professional.




10 years: Consumer package goods industry experience in trade plan software like MEI, etc.

Experience with Kroger and their systems is a plus.

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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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