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Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities with Reliant Systems, Inc., a designer and manufacturing company in the precision motion industry, located just north of the Twin Cities metropolitan area in Zimmerman, Minnesota.

We have a culture based on teamwork and respect where everyone has an important role in our overall success.  Our most valuable assets are our people.  Thanks to our dedicated and talented team which takes pride in the work they do, we continue to grow and thrive.

Are there benefits to working here?  You bet!  We care about our people and joining our team has its perks.

Healthcare  -  You can pick from available plan options that best fit you, and Reliant contributes towards employee premium.

Dental  -  Plan options available to help keep your smile bright.

401k Match  -  You might want to retire someday.  To help you get there, we have 401k and Roth options as well as up to 4% company match.

Paid Holidays & Personal Time Off  -  It's nice to get away once in a while to recharge and relax with some "You" time.

Reliant Systems, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Postings

If you feel that your skills and experience are aligned to an employment opportunity posted, please apply using the form below and be sure to upload your resume for consideration.


Reliant Systems, Inc. is a vertically integrated designer and manufacturer of high precision linear and rotary positioning stages.  We specialize in custom, easy to integrate OEM motion assemblies that have been designed for a customer’s specific application.

Our positioning stages are found in metrology, inspection, and production tools used in the semiconductor, data recording, materials, medical device, and laser machining industries.

Job Description

  • Negotiate prices, terms, delivery, and conditions for purchases from suppliers for a variety of assigned commodities including those which are a non-standard or of a technical nature.
  • Request and analyze quote packages for new products from approve suppliers.
  • Coordinate communication between engineering, operating departments and suppliers.
  • Ensure timely delivery of materials.
  • Resolve invoice discrepancies.
  • Work independently with excellent problem-solving skills, while keeping management updated on the status of assigned activities.
  • Review acknowledgements for agreement with purchase orders and resolve any discrepancies with the supplier to the best possible advantage for the organization.
  • Follow-up on production shortages and expedite orders as necessary to meet schedules.
  • Proactively search for cost reduction opportunities.
  • Interact interdepartmentally with the MRP system to monitor order status and ensure timely production schedules or push out materials to maintain JIT delivery of materials.
  • Execute and maintain production orders.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Work Experience / Education Requirements

  • College degree and/or equivalent purchasing/production control/materials experience.
  • Experience utilizing MRP systems, SAP preferred.
  • Solid communication skills, both written and oral with the ability to communicate across several levels of staff and customers/vendors.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Possess excellent negotiating skills in order to bring others together and reconcile differences.
  • Use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

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