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Manufacturing Engineer - I

Company: North American Lighting
Location: Salem
Posted on: May 28, 2023

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Manufacturing Engineer - I
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Date: May 11, 2023
Location: Salem, IL, US, 62881
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 Manufacturing Engineer - I to join our team. The ideal candidate will plan, design, and implement manufacturing processes, ensure new product designs can be manufactured, and maintain the assembly processes in production.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Your Priorities

  • Provides day-to-day technical support and training for the assembly processes in the plant.

  • Maximizes efficiency by analyzing assembly line layouts, workflow, assembly methods, change-over-fixturing, gauges, work-in-process (WIP) storage, and tool storage.

  • Develops Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) requirements, including Process Failure Mode & Effect Analysis (PFMEA), Process Flow Charts, and Process Design Sheets.

  • Supports Program Management generated project macro-schedules with detailed engineering micro-schedules to ensure that all project milestones are tracked and completed on time.

  • Identifies and provides tooling and equipment requirements, and the need to implement new processes to support launch requirements to the Core Team and all supporting engineering groups.

  • Addresses internal and external customer complaints, conducts investigations, develops root cause analysis, determines countermeasures, and documents - using NAL problem solving methods.

    Your Background
    Bachelors Degree in Engineering, Industrial Technology, or a related discipline, plus up to 2 years of related manufacturing experience.
    Experience in a Just In Time (JIT) automotive manufacturing environment 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: 12549
    Location: Salem Plant
    Nearest Major Market: Mount Vernon
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