Manufacturing Engineering Technician - III

Date: Sep 9, 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 a Manufacturing Engineering Technician - III to join our team. The ideal candidate will support the Manufacturing Engineering group through coordinating and performing pre-production part build activities and equipment trials, and overseeing the prototype warehouse. 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Your Priorities 

  • Participates in activities required to build prototype and pre-production sample parts. 
  • Assists with confirmation trials of assembly equipment. 
  • Provides technical support for equipment installation, set-up, and troubleshooting. 
  • Organizes and maintains an inventory of components and equipment needed for prototype builds. 
  • Prepares, summarizes, and reports trial data for manufacturing and engineering groups. 
  • Supervises and coordinates the work of hourly and temporary personnel in the prototype area. 


Your Background 

High School diploma or GED, plus 5 years of technical work experience in assembly process in a manufacturing facility. 

Associate's Degree in Engineering or Industrial Technology, and Experience in the following areas is preferred: 

  • Machine set-up 
  • PLC and robotic programming 
  • Hot plate, vibration, and sonic welding 
  • Forward and signal lighting assembly practices 

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: 13985

Location: Paris Plant 

Nearest Major Market: Decatur