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Position: Controls Project Engineer - Digital Manufacturing
Location:

Plymouth, MI


Description:

Tired of being an office dweller?  Ready to take on engineering projects that allow you to travel and work on custom Manufacturing Execution Systems and Process Control Solutions that no one else does for some of the world’s largest manufacturers? 

We are looking for an engineer with solid PLC programming experience, who enjoys travel and is passionate about new solutions for manufacturing technology.

Upcoming projects include the possibility of travel to Brazil, the UK, Mexico, Thailand, Italy, India, and Spain among others.  As a key member of our MES/FIS team, you will work closely with our customers to understand their manufacturing and automation goals.

The successful candidate will:

  • Provide cradle-to-grave technical leadership for the design, development, testing, and implementation of MES solutions 
  • Construct proper PLC programs from scratch and debug/enhance programs from others 
  • Troubleshoot extensively while working with other engineers and skilled trades in a production environment
  • Participate in team/customer meetings to identify requirements, specifications, timelines, and customer expectations
  • Apply advanced technology to configure, control and monitor the manufacturing process
  • Integrate PLC’s, Operator Stations, DC torque tools, Bar Code Scanner, Pick-to-Light Systems, and other tools into the manufacturing process
  • Collaborate with our talented engineering team and skilled trades to integrate Process Controls; Error Proofing; Visual Control; and Operation Process in a plant environment

Required Skills & Experience:

  • BS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or related technical discipline
  • Experience working in a plant or manufacturing environment
  • Communication network experience, SCADA experience a plus
  • Several years of experience with Rockwell or Siemens PLC’s
  • Hardware design such as panel layout or industrial controls preferred
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Travel approximately 30-40% domestic and international
  • Willingness to work above and beyond to meet company and customer goals
  • What I like most about working at RedViking are the problem solving solutions we develop for our customers. It goes beyond selling a product. It’s forming a collaborative partnership with our customers that enables them to be successful and keeps them coming back to RedViking with new challenges for us to help them solve. - Jeff DeClue - Sales Manager of Dynamic Test Systems
  • First of all, it’s the people. Some of the smartest engineers I have ever worked with are here. But more than that, we all are trying to do our best and be better every day. Everyone is working to improve themselves and the company and that creates a synergy of improvement that you just don't see most places.

    Second, I truly feel empowered and supported by management. They are always striving to create an environment where the staff can learn and grow. They are always looking to do what they can to make this a welcoming, friendly, inclusive, supportive environment for professional and personal growth.

    And last but not least, it’s the work! I love being a part of creating the next generation of machinery. From AGVs to robots we do some very cool stuff and that makes coming to work fun. One day you’re assembling aircraft engines and the next day you’re working on an AGV that carries a garbage truck. If you think that’s cool, then you understand why I love being a Viking!!
    - Andy Potter - Subject Matter Expert - CE
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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value diversity. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit and business need. Offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory completion of a drug screen and background check.
Please submit your resume to hr@redviking.com

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