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Purchasing Coordinator

Date: Aug 2, 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 Purchasing Coordinator to join our team. The ideal candidate will purchase production materials, components, equipment, tooling, MRO items, and services utilizing new and/or existing suppliers in support of the company’s operations.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Your Priorities 

  • Requests pricing from vendors for IEP inventoried components
  • Evaluates vendor quotes and services to determine most desirable suppliers
  • Creates electronic requisitions, prints out orders, transmits orders electronically to suppliers, and verifies receipt of orders by suppliers
  • Enters information on all purchased items into IEP software
  • Assists in research for cost and delivery reduction on standard components
  • Helps resolve invoice problems with Accounting Department
  • Provides status of items not yet ordered for each project during weekly IEP Procurement Meeting
  • Supports monthly, quarterly, and annual departmental goals and objectives
  • Performs other duties as assigned


Your Background 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or a related discipline, plus 0 to 2 years of experience in Purchasing or a related function OR
  • Associate’s Degree in Business or a related discipline, plus 2 to 4 years of experience in Purchasing or a related function

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: 7575

Location: Paris CHQ 

Nearest Major Market: Decatur