Supply Chain Specialist - I

Date: Sep 15, 2023

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 Supply Chain Specialist - I to join our team. The ideal candidate will deal directly with suppliers to ensure the prompt and accurate delivery of parts and associated paperwork to appropriate NAL locations according to required delivery schedules. 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Your Priorities 

  • Checks with suppliers on delivery dates in order to reduce potential for past due deliveries. 
  • Identifies delivery problems and works with suppliers and internal resources to resolve. 
  • Transmits orders electronically on a daily basis. 
  • Addresses supplier issues related to over/under receipts and labelling concerns. 
  • Addresses emergency issues via telephone during off-hours, as needed. 
  • Tracks Supplier’s pre-production inventory levels weekly. 


Your Background 

  • High School Diploma or GED, plus 4 - 6 years of experience in an office/administrative or related position--including 2 year of experience in a JIT environment OR
  • Associate’s Degree in a business or manufacturing-related discipline, plus 2 - 4 years of experience in a related position OR
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a business or manufacturing-related discipline, plus 0 - 2 years of experience in a related position. 


Experience in supplier scheduling, logistics, and production control 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: 14440

Location: Paris CHQ 

Nearest Major Market: Decatur