Purchasing Coordinator

Job Title: Purchasing Coordinator


Assist the Procurement Manager in the ordering, expediting, and coordinating of activities associated with all raw materials, packaging 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, and packaging 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
  • Work with the Quality Control to complete and track all vendor returns related to ingredients and packaging
  • Monitor and coordinate new vendor approval process
  • Assist Purchasing Manager 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 or packaging changes
  • Back-up the Purchasing Team in other facilities as needed
  • Expedites delivery of goods to users when needed
  • Regular and dependable attendance and punctuality is an essential function of this position
  • All other duties, as assigned.


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

How To Apply

Send Resume To:
Human Resources
2410 Texoma Drive
Denison, TX 75020
Fax to (903) 464-0629
Apply in person or e-mail resume as a word attachment to: denisonjobs@ruizfoods.com

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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