Equipment Engineering Technician - I

Date: May 15, 2023

Location: Paris, IL, US, 61944

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 Equipment Engineering Technician - III to join our team. The ideal candidate will provide hands-on assistance to Equipment Engineering in setting-up, fine-tuning, and maintaining production equipment. Additionally, they will provide support at both production facilities and equipment vendors to establish and maintain capability for production equipment. 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Your Priorities 

  • Provides technical support in the set-up of new production equipment. 
  • Assists Equipment Engineers in troubleshooting processes and production equipment. 
  • Establishes programs for new glue and screw robot applications during equipment set-up. 
  • Writes and de-bugs PLC and touch screen programming for new production equipment. 
  • Designs electrical and pneumatic schematics for new production equipment. 
  • Provides technical support for equipment and manufacturing trials. 


Your Background 

  • Associate’s degree in Engineering, Industrial Technology, or a related discipline, plus 3 to 5 years of assembly experience in a manufacturing environment OR
  • High School Diploma or GED plus 5 to 8 years of assembly experience in a manufacturing environment. 


Experience in hot plate welding and vibration welding 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: 12957

Location: Paris Plant 

Nearest Major Market: Decatur