Procurement Buyer

Job Title: Procurement Buyer

LOCATION: Dinuba, Calif.


Assist the Replenishment Supervisor in the ordering, expediting, and coordinating of activities associated with all raw materials, and co-packing operations purchases


  • Maintain appropriate inventory controls to ensure product availability within main facility along with outside manufacturing sites including co-pack operations
  • Coordinate within in–house departments on changes to raw materials utilization
  • Monitor all schedule changes and make appropriate notifications as needed, this includes being on call 24 hours 7 days a week
  • Help to resolve ingredient related issues while working with Quality Control Suppliers, Materials, Managements, Operations, and warehousing
  • Works with Quality Control to complete and track all vendor returns related to ingredients
  • Monitor and coordinate new vendor approval process
  • Assist Replenishment Supervisor with maintaining good vendor relations
  • Coordinate activities involved with procuring and services, included but not limited to transfers between plants
  • Prepares purchase orders and coordinates with transportation on delivery options
  • Ensures that purchase orders are issued based on the planned schedule and timely delivery information is provided to all concerned parties
  • Maintains procurement records such as item or services purchase cost, delivery, product quality or performance, and inventories.
  • Discusses defective or unacceptable goods or services with inspection or quality control personnel users, vendors, and other to determine source of trouble and take corrective action
  • Works in conjunction with operations and other departments across the company to facilitate implementation of ingredient changes
  • Back-up the Purchasing Team in other facilities as needed and expedites delivery of goods to users when needed


  • Proficient in all Microsoft Office applications specifically Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Minimum of 1-3 years of purchasing and/or materials management experience 
  • Associate degree (A.A) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school: or four-year experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Self-motivated, ability to work independently and as a team leader when necessary
  • Have good communication skills, verbal and written
  • Ability to multi-task projects and possess a general knowledge of business principles
  • Previous Inforos M3 experience preferred. APICS certification and bilingual in Spanish a definite plus
  • Ability to compute math problems. Good negotiation and leadership skills
  • Must be able to travel independently via automobile and/or airplane, as job requires.


How To Apply

Send Resume To:
Human Resources
501 South Alta Ave
P.O. Box 37
Dinuba, CA 93618
Fax to (559) 591-1593
E-mail resume as a word attachment to:

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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