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Production Engineering - Supervisor

Date: Nov 11, 2022

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 Engineering Supervisor to join our team. The ideal candidate will supervise and coordinate the activities of a team of production engineers who provide engineering and development support in the areas of new launches and processes, equipment, design guidelines, and material performance for new automotive lighting products and future material-related development projects. 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Your Priorities 

  • Coordinates and oversees the development of new material and process-related technologies, and makes recommendations to NAL management. 
  • Supervises, coordinates, and evaluates the work of a team of process engineers, and assigns the work-load to best achieve project objectives and required timing. 
  • Assists Production Engineers in the following areas: 
    • Analyzing and resolving issues requiring management input 
    • Evaluating and improving materials and processes corporate-wide in order to add value by: 
      • Lowering material costs 
      • Increasing processing efficiency 
      • Improving product value with customers 
    • Maintaining and improving material and process standards 
    • Developing new materials and processes 
    • Providing support to manufacturing 
    • Coordinating new launch activities to provide on time results within SOP within area of responsibility 


Your Background 

Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Material Science, or a related technical discipline, plus 6+ years of experience in a process related position in the areas of material selection, testing, implementation, and process—including 2 years of experience in a lead, supervisory, or management role. 

Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering, and experience in an engineering function within an automotive or a process-related industry 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: 5703

Location: Paris Plant 

Nearest Major Market: Decatur