Tool Room - Supervisor

Date: Apr 12, 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 Tool Room Supervisor to join our team. The ideal candidate will plan, direct, and control all tool room activities and personnel across all three shifts. 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Your Priorities 

  • Develops preventive maintenance programs for all Thermoset and Thermoplastic tools. 
  • Evaluates all tool repair requirements for appropriate disposition - internal repair or outside tool shops. 
  • Prioritizes and plans workflow through tool shop to ensure effective and timely repair and maintenance of tools. 
  • Ensures effective manpower and equipment planning based on "Business Plan” sales projections. 
  • Ensures that all utilities and coolants are utilized in the most economical manner. 
  • Attends to all emergencies and requests from other supervisors in a responsible and professional manner. 


Your Background 

  • Journeyman Tool/Die Maker, plus 4 to 6 years of related industrial experience OR
  • Associate’s Degree in Tool/Die Technology, Industrial Technology, or a related discipline, plus 6 to 8 years of related industrial experience OR
  • HS Diploma or GED plus 8 to 10 years of related industrial experience. 

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: 16252

Location: Paris Plant 

Nearest Major Market: Decatur