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Team Leader - 3rd Shift

Date: Dec 4, 2022

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 Team Leader to join our team. The ideal candidate will provide the production team leadership, monitor and coordinate production team activities, address open issues, and promote the achievement of established goals for employees working on a particular production process or line through problem solving activities.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Your Priorities

1.Provides a good example to his/her team members - promoting teamwork
2.Fosters a positive, cooperative, safe, and clean work environment
3.Ensures that all required paperwork is completed accurately on a daily basis
4.Assists Supervisor in maintaining inventory accuracy within MRP system
5.Monitors the processes and personnel to help achieve departmental goals and maintain 6's
6.Assists in eliminating departmental issues (such as inventory discrepancies, equipmentmalfunctions, cycle counts, and bar code scanner malfunctions)
7.Provides ongoing training and coaching of team members
8.Identifies problems - finding root causes and implement countermeasures
9.Promotes communication between departments/shifts
10.Acts as department supervisor in his/her absence - making sound decisions
11.Ensures continuous compliance with company policies and processes
12.Promotes and actively participates in continuous improvement and Kaizen activities
13.Initiates and/or leads Problem Solving Activities - participating in problem solving teams
14.Addresses and/or reports departmental issues
15.Performs other duties as assigned


Your Background

1.High School Diploma or GED
2.3 to 4 years of experience working in a warehouse environment
3.3 to 5 years of forklift experience
4.Completion of NAL Team Leader Training
5.Must be able to obtain and maintain PIV certification
6.Strong knowledge, skills, and abilities in the following areas:
i.Knowledge and understanding of Kanban and NAL Production System
ii.Analytical and problem solving skills
iii.Organizational and planning skills
iv.Computer skills – proficiency in standard business software (including MS Office)
v.Leadership skills
vi.Written and verbal communications skills
vii.Interpersonal skills — to interact effectively with a wide range of individuals at all levels ofauthority throughout the company and maintain composure in pressure situations

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: 10718

Location: Muscle Shoals Plant 

Nearest Major Market: Florence