Assembly Technicians - Supervisor

Date: May 22, 2023

Location: Muscle Shoals, AL, US, 35661

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 Assembly Technician Supervisor to join our team. The ideal candidate will plan and direct the work of the Assembly Technicians in order to reduce assembly equipment downtime, improve processes, and increase productivity.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Your Priorities

  • Supervises, assigns work, and prepares work schedules for all of the assembly department technicians.
  • Creates, submits, and maintains plant side budget for assembly departments, including Capital Budget requests for assembly department improvements.
  • Assists Assembly and Manufacturing Engineering in maintaining plant KPI's for scrap, efficiency, and demonstrated capacity in assembly.
  • Monitors and evaluates equipment downtime with assigned technician, determines and implements countermeasures, and verifies their effectiveness.
  • Creates and maintains the Countermeasure Plan for Assembly Equipment downtime, and presents to plant and engineering management on a monthly basis.
  • Works with outside vendors on the repair and improvement of assembly equipment, obtains competitive quotes, creates project plans, and oversees implementation to ensure their completion within the budget, timeline, and requirements outlined in the project plans.


Your Background

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Industrial Technology, or a related discipline, plus 4-6 years of experience in a manufacturing environment OR
  • Associate’s Degree in Engineering, Industrial Technology, or a related discipline, plus 6-8 years of experience in a manufacturing environment.


Manufacturing experience including 1-3 years in a supervisor or lead role and experience in an automotive manufacturing environment 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: 13062

Location: Muscle Shoals Plant 

Nearest Major Market: Florence