Process Engineer - II

Date: Jun 26, 2024

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 Process Engineer - II to join our team. The ideal candidate will provide 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

Your Priorities 

  • Assists in the development of new coatings-related technologies. 
  • Provides assistance with development of Preventive Maintenance plans for specific materials and process related equipment. 
  • Educates and advises core teams of material and process capability for product designs. 
  • Serves as technical liaison for customer and national/international material suppliers. 
  • Provides technical assistance to Production Engineering, Supplier Quality Engineering, and Manufacturing to help resolve quality concerns, increase productivity, and improve safety. 
  • Assists Design and Development groups in regards to selecting new materials and processes for introduction into new lamp programs. 


Your Background 

BS in Engineering, Industrial Technology, or a related discipline, plus 2 to 4 years of experience in a process related position or a relevant position. 

Plastics coatings experience in an automotive manufacturing environment 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: 16788

Location: Paris CHQ 

Nearest Major Market: Decatur