General Foreman

Date: Jun 26, 2024

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 a General Foreman to join our team. The ideal candidate will plan and direct the operations of an assigned production area in the manufacturing facility, including safety, quality, productivity, and all related personnel.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Your Priorities

  • Leads and directs department supervisors with respect to the volume, cost, and quality of their production area, and in meeting both production schedules and delivery dates.
  • Promotes the efficient utilization of equipment, facilities, personnel, and raw materials.
  • Prepares and maintains production reports.
  • Works with the Plant AGM to develop goals, standards, and work schedules for the production area.
  • Ensures compliance with company policies and safety standards throughout areas of responsibility.
  • Manages departmental budgets and operations, including recommendation of capital equipment.


Your Background


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Manufacturing, Management, or a related discipline, plus  8 years of manufacturing experience or 5 years NAL manufacturing experience OR
  • Associate’s degree in Engineering, Manufacturing, Management, or a related discipline, plus 10 years of manufacturing experience or 7 years of NAL Manufacturing experience OR
  • High School or GED, plus 12 years of manufacturing experience.


Experience: 3 - 5 years of experience in a supervisory role.

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: 17046

Location: Muscle Shoals Plant 

Nearest Major Market: Florence