Quality Engineer - I

Date: May 3, 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 Quality Engineer - II to join our team. The ideal candidate will develop, install, and operate quality systems for controlling incoming material, in-process parts, and finished products. 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Your Priorities 

  • Prepares advanced quality planning documents and participates in quality planning activities; including FMEA’s, Process Flow Diagrams, Control Charts, and Gage R&R and capability studies. 
  • Creates necessary documentation for customer initial sample submissions; including AQP, customer documents, and any other required documentation. 
  • Travels to customers’ facilities to participate in all phases of the customer’s launch activities; including Component Review Team meetings, assembly trials, and SOP activities. 
  • Performs technical and statistical investigations and analysis on production, quality, process, and equipment issues using standard NAL problem solving method. 
  • Coordinates the resolution of quality issues and implementation of countermeasures with other NAL departments and suppliers. 


Your Background 

  • Engineering Degree, plus 2 – 4 years of related manufacturing experience OR
  • Bachelor’s Degree, plus 3 – 5 years of experience. 


Experience in the quality function within automotive supplier manufacturing working with Japanese and US automakers in launch activities 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 jobs.nal.com. 

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: 16497

Location: Muscle Shoals Plant 

Nearest Major Market: Florence