Christina River Exchange, CRE – Wilmington, DE

Reports To: Department Manager / Director

About CRE

Christina River Exchange, CRE, is a hospitality procurement company located in Wilmington, Delaware. We provide FF&E and OS&E procurement services to hospitality, multi-family and commercial projects nationwide, both renovations and new-build. We service all major hotel brands as well as boutique products. We are a dynamic, fast-growing company with opportunity for growth seeking highly energetic individuals with an entrepreneurial mind who want to be part of shaping the company’s vision and future.

Job Purpose

In this entry-level role, you will have an exciting opportunity to work side by side with other purchasing specialists and managers, as well as construction project managers, interior designers and architects on both small and large-scale hospitality and commercial procurement projects. You will be part of a dynamic procurement project team with the responsibility of sourcing, bidding, and purchasing the specified products for guestroom, public space and exterior areas.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Entry-level project FF&E and OS&E procurement of products for hospitality, select commercial and food and beverage projects from initial design to installation
  • Assist with bid proposals
  • Prepare and process purchase orders
  • Assist with bid comparison reports, forecasts and expediting reports
  • Follow-up on purchase orders for processing and delivery; coordinate FF&E delivery with installation staff
  • Communicate with the Client, providing regular status updates and handling any questions or changes.
  • Coordinate work in the field including interfacing with designers and consultants.
  • All other duties as assigned.


  • Must possess exceptional organization skills and attention to detail; strong time management and independent working skills; must be able to manage multiple tasks and have superb follow-up skills.
  • Ability to develop and complete tasks without continued direct supervision.
  • Ability to learn software system to create purchase orders
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively communicate and work collaboratively with the project team to include vendors, designers, construction, and general contractors.
  • Proven ability to produce accurate and timely reports and documents.
  • Highly-motivated, self-starter with a strong drive to succeed and grow within the organization; high energy and a strong desire to succeed.


  • High School diploma required;
  • Certificate, Associates or Bachelor’s degree in interior design, architecture, or a related field is helpful.


  • Entry-level position. 1 – 2 Years Purchasing Experience and/or Interior Design preferred; will provide training for qualified candidates who possess transferrable skills
  • Strong working knowledge of Excel and ability to learn skills for purchasing software platform.

Physical Requirements

  • Requires prolonged sitting and computer use
  • Requires frequent operation of office equipment such as computer, copy machine, telephone, etc.
  • Occasional stretching and/or bending to access file cabinets, office equipment, etc.
  • Intermittent standing and walking.

Schedule Requirements

  • Monday through Friday, 40 hours per week
  • Ability to work in an office setting in an independent and proficient manner

Direct Reports – None.

Statement of Notices

Equal Employment Opportunity
The Company provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, non-disqualifying physical or mental handicap or disability or any applicable statutory protected category.

Americans with Disability Act
Applicants as well as associates who are or become disabled must be able to perform the essential job functions either unaided or with reasonable accommodation. Applicants as well as associates are encouraged to meet with Human Resources as the organization shall determine reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis in accordance with applicable law.

Job Requirements
The above statements reflect the general duties and responsibilities considered necessary to perform the essential functions of the job and should not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements of the position. Other duties may be assigned. The Company may change the specific job duties with or without prior notice based on the needs of the company.

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Company Name: Christina River Exchange, CRE
Website: apply online at:
City: Wilmington
State: DE
Country: USA
Job Title: Project Purchasing Coordinator
Job Type: Full-Time
Must Manage Others: No