Quality Specialist

Date: May 25, 2023

Location: Mattoon, IL, US, 61938

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 Quality Specialist to join our team. The ideal candidate will coordinate the auditing criteria methods used to investigate activities involving material monitoring of NAL products and supplier materials for compliance to engineering drawings and specifications. 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Your Priorities 

  • Determines the type of monitoring and control systems necessary for maintaining on going quality. 
  • Enforces company policies and procedures for monitoring inspection and non-conforming materials. 
  • Monitors the work of the quality auditors’ to ensure that proper inspection and/or test methods are used during the audit process. 
  • Performs incoming and outgoing inspection as required to prevent flowout. 
  • Initiates investigations, containment activities, and problem analyses for suspected non-conforming products and materials identified during inspection process. 
  • Leads continuous improvement teams. 


Your Background 

HS Diploma or GED, plus 2 - 4 years of related experience in manufacturing, including experience in reading blueprints and using basic measuring instruments. 

Associate’s Degree in a related field, experience in automotive manufacturing, knowledge of customer/supplier relationships, and optical comparator, photometric testing, and electrical skills are preferred are 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 jobs.nal.com. 

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: 12380

Location: Mattoon 

Nearest Major Market: Decatur