Packaging Engineer - I

Date: Sep 1, 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 a Packaging Engineer - I to join our team. The ideal candidate will design and develop packaging for NAL products shipped to customers, and support the development and implementation of NAL in-house packaging between manufacturing operations. 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Your Priorities 

  • Designs expendable and returnable packaging, as required, for NAL products shipped to customers in conjunction with customer requirements and method of shipment requirements. 
  • Develops vendors and obtains pricing for packaging designs in conjunction with NAL Purchasing. 
  • Approves tooling design and costing for packaging designs. 
  • Develops NAL specifications for the testing of packaging in conjunction with customer requirements and method of shipment requirements to ensure integrity of packaging. 
  • Coordinates and conducts testing of packaging designs in conjunction with NAL Quality Assurance, customer requirements, and method of shipment requirements to ensure integrity of packaging. 
  • Coordinates and conducts training of manufacturing personnel in the assembly of each specific packaging requirement. 


Your Background 

BS in Engineering or Industrial Technology, plus 0 to 2 years of related manufacturing experience. 

Packaging engineering experience in a Just In Time automotive manufacturing facility 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: 13493

Location: Muscle Shoals Plant 

Nearest Major Market: Florence