Production Control Planner - I (Temporary)

Date: May 16, 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 Production Control Planner - I to join our team. The ideal candidate will plan, organize, and execute production schedules for assigned product lines to achieve maximum customer satisfaction levels and “on-time” shipments. 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Your Priorities 

  • Develops and maintains master schedules and order releases required to support customer requirements for assigned product lines. 
  • Reviews machine capacity, maintenance requirements, and schedules to determine if production plans for assigned product lines are achievable. 
  • Monitors status of purchase parts and communicates any changes to purchasing department. 
  • Works with Purchasing to secure purchase parts needed to meet production schedules. 
  • Provides shipping dates for short lead orders based on material availability and production capacity. 
  • Determines and maintains required Kanban card levels within the production system to meet production schedules and inventory targets. 


Your Background 

High School Diploma or GED, plus 2 to 4 years of progressive manufacturing experience. 

Associate's Degree in Business or a related discipline, Experience with computerized material requirements planning, and Access and Crystal Reports skills 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 

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: 12590

Location: Muscle Shoals Plant 

Nearest Major Market: Florence