Position: Electrical Engineer – Controls Engineer | Operational Intelligence

Plymouth, MI


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We are looking for Electrical Engineers who enjoy travel and are passionate about new solutions. 

RedViking is a digital leader in MES providing custom software solutions that put data to work from plant floor to top floor for global manufacturing leaders. 

Our Operational Intelligence team provides the latest in Smart Manufacturing and System Integration to ensure our customers’ operations are up to date with the latest technology.  We take their toughest plant floor challenges and using the latest technology, we put data to work to help them be more productive and sustainable.

You will be part of a team of talented engineers working on Factory System Integration projects and the latest in IIoT, Digital Solutions, Automated Manufacturing, Real-Time Data, and Digital Factory.  Travel varies by the project, it can be door-to-door, nationwide, or international.   Duration is worked out mutually with your input and the opportunity given to travel home regularly.  Additional pay, premium perks, and other benefits are provided to offset any extensive travel.  Upcoming projects include the possibility of travel to neighboring states as well as Mexico, Canada, S. Africa, and Thailand among others.  Multiple roles, relocation provided.

As Project Engineer, you will:

  • Be involved in all elements from concept to launch and front-facing with our customers to help them meet their manufacturing and automation goals
  • Design, develop, test, and implement MES and other solutions to configure, control and monitor the manufacturing process
  • Troubleshoot  and construct PLC programs from scratch
  • Integrate FIS, IIOT, Error Proofing; Visual Control; Andon, Track & Trace and Operation Process in a plant environment
  • Integrate PLC’s, Operator Stations, DC torque tools, Bar Code Scanner, Pick-to-Light Systems, and other tools into the manufacturing process
  • Participate in team/customer meetings to identify requirements, specifications, timelines, and customer expectations

Required Skills & Experience:

  • BS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or a related technical discipline
  • Several  years of experience programming Rockwell or Siemens PLC’s required
  • Hardware design such as panel layout or industrial controls preferred
  • Experience working in an automotive plant or automotive manufacturing environment
  • Communication network experience, SCADA a plus
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Able to travel frequently, domestic and international based on project needs
  • 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.
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