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Process Engineer - I - Plastics

Date: Feb 12, 2021

Location: Paris, IL, US, 61944

Company: North American Lighting

Job Summary

Provides engineering support in specific material and process areas (such as: molding, coatings, adhesives, and bonding technology), which covers material processing and analysis, equipment, design guidelines, material performance in lamp systems, and future developments.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

1. Provides design and production support regarding material processing and analysis, equipment, design guidelines, and material performance in new lighting products and future developments
2. Tracks and identifies material, process, and equipment performance for feedback to design and Process Failure Mode & Effect Analysis through evaluation of productivity, downtime, and scrap
3. Educates and advises product launch teams of material, process, and equipment capability and performance for product designs
4. Serves as technical liaison for customer and national/international material suppliers
5. Provides technical assistance to Production Engineering, Supplier Quality Engineering, and Manufacturing to help resolve quality concerns, increase productivity, and improve safety
6. Assists in the development of new material and process related technologies
7. Assists Design and Development groups in regards to selecting new materials and processes for introduction into new lamp programs
8. Performs general and specific material performance studies
9. Provides assistance with development of Preventive Maintenance plans for specific materials and process related equipment
10. Assists Design and Development groups in regards to selecting new materials and processes for introduction into new lamp programs
11. Develops, issues, and maintains NAL specification and design standards for specific materials, processes, and process related equipment
12. Provides training regarding new materials and processes
13. Performs other duties as assigned



1. BS in Engineering, Industrial Technology, or a related discipline
2. 0 to 2 years of experience in a process related position or a relevant internship
(engineering experience in automotive supplier manufacturing is preferred)

3. Strong knowledge, skills, and abilities in the following areas:
a. Knowledge of standards, such as Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) and/or American
Standard Technical Methods (ASTM)
b. Analytical and problem solving skills
c. Technical writing skills
d. Organizational and planning skills
e. Business software packages, including MS Office
f. Written and verbal communications and presentation skills
g. Interpersonal skills — ability to confidently interact with individuals at all levels of authority (internally
and outside of the company)

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: 4808

Location: Paris CHQ 

Nearest Major Market: Decatur