Purchasing Agent

locationWilmington - Delaware (DE),

atMoon Nurseries, Inc

Estimated salary $17 - $30 an hour

Job Description:


The MOON Group of companies with corporate headquarters in Chesapeake City Maryland is currently expanding our Horticultural and construction businesses in 40 states. Our rapid growth in construction and our service businesses have created many new employment opportunities. We are currently looking for a full time purchasing agent to assist with purchasing responsibilities for our companies.

Job Location:

Chesapeake City Md

Position Type

Full Time

Salary Range

Open for Discussion based on experience


Non required

Educational Level/Experience

General Construction experience required.

Green industry experience helpful but not required

Contract management experience/negotiation with vendors and subcontractors


Purchasing agent will prepare confirm and place vendor orders and negotiate/execute vendor contracts.

The successful candidate will work closely with sales staff and vice presidents in working to improve company margins and ensure quality vendor relationships. Pricing and procurement of supplies for construction, service, horticultural and capital expenditures related to the businesses.

Review requestions from estimating platform

Negotiate with vendors for the best pricing and service.

Identify new suppliers and vendors to provide the best pricing and service

Responsible for verifying complete services and insuring warranties are satisfied

Review and submit purchase orders

Review bid proposals and negotiate to meet or exceed the budgets

Maintain excel records of

purchases of material and services purchased including costs delivery product quality and performance.

Purchase planning.


General accounting and cost accounting skills

Organizational and planning skills

Ability to communicate will all levels of the organization

Ability to negotiate with vendors and influence those to partner with our corporate goals

Advanced skills in excel Microsoft office

Strong problem solving skills


Medical Health Benefits

Dental Benefits

Visons benefits

Life insurance

Short and long term disability insurance


Paid holidays

Vacation time personal days

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $17.00 - $30.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance


  • Day shift

Work Location:

  • Multiple locations

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable -- more reliable than spontaneous
  • People-oriented -- enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects
  • Detail-oriented -- would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture
  • Achievement-oriented -- enjoys taking on challenges, even if they might fail
  • High stress tolerance -- thrives in a high-pressure environment

Company's website:


Benefit Conditions:

  • Only full-time employees eligible

Work Remotely:

  • No

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