MEI Coordinator – Central California Region

Job Title: MEI Coordinator – Central California Region

LOCATION: Work remote.


The MEI Coordinator will have the responsibility for providing a high level of service to our CCR team, internal cross functional teams, and customers. They are a key member of the sales team responsible for managing MEI forecasting, event planning, and clearing deductions. Additional responsibilities include assisting the sales team with analysis.


  • 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 CCR business assisting with forecasting, production, and inventory management.
  • Work closely with the CCR retailers to include Safeway Nor Cal, SaveMart, Raley’s, 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 Safeway Nor Cal, SaveMart, Raley’s, and other Northern California customers.
  • 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.




Interested applicants should submit resume to:

  • Mail: Human Resources, P.O. Box 37, Dinuba, CA 93618
  • Fax: (559) 591-1593
  • E-mail:

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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