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Mold Maker - III

Date: Sep 22, 2022

Location: Elberfeld, IN, US, 47613

Company: North American Lighting

Job Summary

Who We Are 

North American Lighting Inc., member of the Koito Group of Companies, is the largest tier one automotive exterior lighting manufacturer in North America. As the market share leader in exterior automotive lighting, NAL provides advanced lighting technology, engineering design expertise, and state-of-the-art production capabilities to auto makers based in North America and around the world.  


Our Opportunity 

North American Lighting (NAL) is looking for a Mold Maker - III to join our team. The ideal candidate will work blueprints and drawings to build and repair thermoplastic and thermoset injection molds to company standards. 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Your Priorities 

  • Works with Supervisor, Tool Engineer, Designer and Shop Foreman to understand job scope. 
  • Works with the Scheduler to develop job schedule. 
  • Works with and direct the work of Manual Machinists to complete work. 
  • Maintains a detailed time collection to track the amount of hours required to build required molds. 
  • Performs conventional machining as follows: 
    • Lathe work – turning, drilling, threading 
    • Tool Sharpening 
    • Mill work 
    • Surface grinding 
    • Welding 
    • Drilling 
    • Tapping/Threading 
    • Polishing 
  • Performs conventional machining of details and assembly of molds. 


Your Background 

  • Associates Degree in Tool and Manufacturing Technology or a related discipline, plus 5 to 8 years of experience building Thermoplastic injection molds OR
  • High School Diploma or GED, plus 8 to 10 years of experience building Thermoplastic injection molds. 


Experience working in automotive lighting and a JIT manufacturing environment is preferred. 

At North American Lighting

Team Member Benefits 

World class health insurance plans 

Award winning 401k plan 

Relocation assistance 

Paid time off (vacation, sick, holidays, etc) 

Supplier discounts (wireless, computer, vehicle, etc.) 

Company sponsored wellness program including gym reimbursement 

Diversity at NAL: 

The mission of NAL’s Diversity Committee is to facilitate NAL’s ongoing and continuing efforts to foster a culture and atmosphere of mutual respect, for the benefit of all Team Members from different backgrounds, perspectives, and abilities that represent our communities. 

You can learn more about NAL and our opportunities at 

All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, genetic information, and veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Requisition ID: 10195

Location: Elberfeld 

Nearest Major Market: Evansville