Manpower Group Buyer - Six Month Contract - Batavia in Batavia, Ohio

Manpower is Hiring for one of our top clients in the Batavia, OH area who is looking for a manufacturing buyer. Working hours are 8:00am - 5:00pm, Monday - Friday. Starting pay rate is $22/HR. This is a six month contract opportunity.

As an integral part of the team support plant operations with all purchasing functions ensuring continuous supply of material and supplies while minimizing inventory carrying costs.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Obtain and analyze quotations for the purchase of indirect and direct materials and supplies as necessary.

  • Place purchase orders for all direct and indirect materials and supplies for plant operations.

  • Track and expedite orders and investigate order problems as required.

  • Coordinate the onboarding of new suppliers, materials and customers for the purchasing area.

  • Maintain all purchasing records and documents and work with Accounting to resolve invoice discrepancies related to price and receiving. Ensure purchasing processes adhere to SOX compliance including purchasing system management for new suppliers and materials.

  • Provide routine and ad-hoc reporting related to material purchases, inventory and consignment including metric reporting. Communicate the status of projects and cost saving initiatives.

  • Provide monthly commodity spend and consignment reporting.

  • Maintain and strengthen internal and external business relationships.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor Degree in business related area or equivalent required.

  • Minimum 2-3 years of purchasing experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Experience in pulling data and report creation in an ERP computer system preferred.

  • Proficient in MS Office: Word and PowerPoint required. Advanced excel skills required.

  • Proven strong communication and data analysis skills required.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

Let Manpower help you take the next step on your career journey. To apply, sign up at then contact Ally Davis at or 859-525-1030.