Production Control - Supervisor

Date: Feb 7, 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 Production Control Supervisor to join our team. The ideal candidate will plan, supervise, and execute production schedules in order to maximize customer satisfaction, achieve “on-time” shipments, and meet department goals and objectives. 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Your Priorities 

  • Supervises, directs, and monitors the PC Planners to ensure that they maintain master schedules and order releases for assigned product lines in order to support customer requirements (including the response to changes in customer requirements). 
  • Supervises and participates in cycle counts and reconciliations to ensure inventory accuracy, monitors accuracy of inventory records, and initiates required corrective actions. 
  • Monitors status of purchase parts and communicates any changes to purchasing department. 
  • Reviews, implements, and monitors ECRs in order to minimize obsolescence and maintain inventory accuracy. 
  • Assists and provides support for the Plant PC Manager regarding physical inventory activities. 
  • Provides technical and functional direction to departmental staff, and acts as a primary back up, and understudy to the Plant PC Manager. 


Your Background 


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Manufacturing, or a related discipline, plus 4 to 6 years of production control experience OR
  • Associate’s Degree in Business, Manufacturing, or a related discipline, plus 6 to 8 years of production control experience. 



  • 2 years in a lead or supervisory role 
  • Experience working in a JIT manufacturing environment utilizing Kanban 
  • Continuous improvement or Kaizen experience.


APICS Certification 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: 14441

Location: Paris Plant 

Nearest Major Market: Decatur