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Equipment Design Technician - III

Date: Jan 27, 2023

Location: Flora, IL, US, 62839

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 an Equipment Design Technician - III to join our team. The ideal candidate will develop electrical and pneumatic designs, PLC/HMI programs, assemble tooling, and setup/debug equipment for the NAL equipment build group. 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Your Priorities 

  • Creates electrical and pneumatic designs using Autocad/Draftsight. 
  • Creates electrical and pneumatic BOM’s. 
  • R & D all customer and internal specified new technology to be able to successfully implement into equipment via setup, programming, etc. and train other employees how to implement. 
  • Develops machine PLC programming (ladder logic) (Mitsubishi, Keyence, etc.). 
  • Develops operator interface software (Mitsubishi). 
  • Marks-up design prints to provide feedback to Design about problems so that they can be updated. 


Your Background 

  • Associates Degree in Electrical Engineering, Controls and Instrumentation, Industrial Technology, or a related discipline OR
  • High School Diploma, plus 5 or more years of related experience, which includes experience with PLC programming, HMI programming, and electrical prints. 

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: 11034

Location: Flora IEP 

Nearest Major Market: Mount Vernon