For the past 85 years, Vernay has been a trusted fluid control specialist serving leading OEM’s and emerging companies in the Automotive, Medical, Consumer Products, Printer, and Small Engine industries. Our products are everywhere - if you drive a car, order a fountain drink, use a coffeemaker, mow your lawn, or hundreds of other common activities, it’s very likely you already interact with us. Vernay maintains a high level of engineering capability, with core competencies that include product development and polymer chemistry.  The company maintains engineering and manufacturing facilities in North America, Europe, and Asia to provide customers with global reach and local attention.


Position Title: Automation Engineer / Machine Vision Systems, N.A.

Location: Griffin, GA


Job Scope:

Vernay is searching for an experienced Automation Engineer to join our team in Griffin, Georgia. This position requires hands-on experience developing manufacturing cells with sophisticated robotics for component transport, production, testing, visual inspection, and packaging. The Automation Engineer is responsible for researching, simulating, designing, programming, troubleshooting, and implementing automation and vision systems, with the goal of increasing efficiency and reducing labor in injection molding, finishing, and inspection operations. In short, you will help make our manufacturing processes run better! 

Education, Experience, and Skills Required: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in mechanical, electrical, electronic, or software engineering.
  • Demonstrated experience with programming and utilizing Six-Axis Robots and end-of-arm tooling. 
  • Creative problem-solving skills. 
  • Knowledge of Denso Robotics, Automation Direct PLC, Micrologix, Wago, Allen-Bradley, Mitsubishi, SLC, RSLogix, RSLinx, PanelView, Controllogix, UltraWare, ORMEC, DeviceNet, Profibus, Ethernet I/O, Beckhoff, and other automation languages. 
  • Working knowledge of high-level programming languages such as Intelligent Actuator XSEL, Visual Basic, and/or IAI robot system is preferred.
  • Industrial automation and visual/camera inspection experience required. 
  • Experience with camera selection and lighting design preferred.

Compensation and Company Culture: 

  • Health, dental, vision, life and disability insurances
  • 401k retirement plan with company match 
  • Relocation stipend available
  • Vacation and twelve paid holidays
  • Business casual dress with company-provided shirts
  • A friendly, supportive, and collaborative company culture that values creativity and job “ownership”.  This is a company and a position in which individuals can make a positive difference.

How to Apply:

Please send a cover letter and resume to  

Comments:   We offer a challenging and independent position in a growing international company with excellent conditions of employment.  Vernay is committed to promoting a healthy lifestyle for our employees. We are proud to be a tobacco and drug free workplace. Selected candidates must pass a pre-employment drug/tobacco test.