Position: Electrical Engineer - System Designer | Special Projects

Plymouth, MI


Electrical Engineer - System Designer | Special Projects  

2022 was a record-breaking year for RedViking. New customers, markets and custom projects.

Ready to leave your mark on Manufacturing and Assembly Solutions with the latest technology and shape the future of automation?

Everything we do is project-based and tailored to our customer’s needs. For almost 40 years we have paired some of the finest engineers with the latest technology and global leaders in Aerospace, Defense, Automotive, Heavy Equipment, Electric Transportation, Solar, and other exciting industries.

This role: Collaborate in a multi-discipline engineering team and work on custom solutions that will revolutionize entire large-scale assembly line design. Together you will bring customer concepts from the top floor to the plant floor with the newest technology and sustainability. You will be key with our customers throughout every element of the project. Your role will be to design, develop, test and implement complex automated manufacturing systems. This position requires proficiency creating hardware and electrical designs in AutoCAD Electrical. At times you will write PLC code (Rockwell) from scratch or an existing platform. Hybrid work schedule. Relocation assistance is available.

What we are looking for: 

  • BSEE or equivalent in experience 
  • 7+ years of electrical design proficiency
  • Strong hardware design skills (panel layout/industrial controls), preferably AutoCAD Electrical 
  • Plant floor experience required 
  • Several years of PLC programming experience (Rockwell and/or Siemens) 
  • Knowledge of electrical safety codes and standards (NEC, NFPA, OSHA, ANSI) 
  • Minimal travel 
  • Visa sponsorship is not available for this role

About us: RedViking is based in Plymouth, Michigan. For almost 40 years, we have been winning with our customers providing engineering solutions no one else has. Our employees are front and center. We offer a flexible, creative work environment and value personal and professional growth. Excellent low-cost BCBS health benefits as well as generous paid time off, 401k match, discretionary bonus, and other great benefits. Check us out at!





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.
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