Industrial Engineer - II

Date: Jul 11, 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 an Industrial Engineer - I to join our team. The ideal candidate will apply the fundamental concepts and practices of Industrial Engineering to develop and implement production process design ― routings, operation rates, and work center layouts ― for automotive lighting manufacturing. 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Your Priorities 

  • Performs work measurement and methods analysis using MOST to support process design, new production launch, and cost reduction activities. 
  • Maintains standard routings, operation rates, and work center details through the engineering change process. 
  • Ensures routing accuracy from initial input to the end of production, including all engineering changes and process improvement activities. 
  • Updates standard work charts as required by engineering changes and process improvements, and maintains the latest revision in document control through the engineering change process. 
  • Assists manufacturing and engineering in understanding methods and rates, as well as in identifying potential causes that lead to low productivity, low utilization of labor or equipment, and/or missed shipments. 
  • Supports Manufacturing Engineering in the process design and development of new production: 
    • Calculates line specifications 
    • Performs work measurement, methods analysis, and ergonomic evaluation of labor 
    • Identifies and communicates process improvements while supporting their implementation 
    • Lays out assembly line 
    • Balances assembly line operators and/or operations with ability to support kaizen activities 
    • Develops standard work chart 
    • Ensures new production meets process design and NAL production system requirements prior to start of production 
    • Initiates and maintains routings 


Your Background 

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Industrial Technology or a related discipline, plus 0 to 2 years of Industrial Engineering or related manufacturing experience. 

Experience in a just-in-time or synchronous-flow manufacturing environment, Certification in Basic Manual MOST, and Knowledge of and/or experience with manufacturing database systems 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: 15456

Location: Muscle Shoals Plant 

Nearest Major Market: Florence