About North American Lighting

Salem, IL

Founded in 1983, we are America’s number-one exterior automotive lighting supplier. Our Team Members earn competitive pay and benefits to build headlights and tail lights for top auto brands while working in a clean, safe, climate-controlled facility. Join our team as we light the way for the automotive industry.

Our Mission

Leading global roadway safety through innovative lighting and mobility solutions

Our Vision

Enhancing mobility through safe and sustainable integrated lighting and sensing solutions

Our Values


NAL provides a safe work environment for our Team Members while developing and manufacturing products that support a safe driving experience.


NAL Team Members deliver the creativity and power that drive us forward.

Continuous Improvement

NAL promotes a culture that empowers Team Members to always seek out and implement better processes that enhance our performance.

Commitment to Team Members

NAL strives to be an employer of choice through our commitment to diversity, inclusivity and the growth of our Team Members.

Ethical Practices

NAL adheres to the highest ethical standards and practices to promote respect, confidence, integrity and trust with its business partners, stakeholders and consumers.


NAL pledges to protect the environment for current and future generations by reducing waste, improving recycling programs, conserving energy and promoting sustainable environmental measures.

Open Positions


Location: Salem, IL, US, 62881

Our Opportunity

North American Lighting (NAL) is looking for an Operator – Assembly to join our team. The ideal candidate will assemble processed parts into finished lighting products, and perform quality review while handling parts (both prior to and after parts are processed).

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

• Assembles processed parts and places parts on racks or in packaging.

• Performs quality review of parts and finished products during assembly process, and separates out bad parts.

• Keeps work area clean, swept and free of dust, and maintains good 6S’ within the department.

• Ensures that the scrap basket is emptied in regular intervals.

• Locates and brings processed parts to work station for assembly, as needed.

• Assists in machine part changes, as needed.


Your Background:

High School Diploma or GED, plus 0-2 years of related experience working in a manufacturing environment.

STARTING PAY: $19.00/hr and up

Material Handler

Location: Salem, IL, US, 62881

Our Opportunity

North American Lighting (NAL) is looking for a Material Handler to join our team. The ideal candidate will load, unload, and transport materials in order to keep parts moving throughout the department and/or facility in compliance with company processes (i.e.: Kanban system).

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

• Moves parts and/or finished goods to/and between process areas throughout the plant.

• Properly places Kanban cards on parts and/or finished goods leaving department.

• Supplies operators with empty roll-around racks, baskets, tubs, etc.

• Utilizes time efficiently in order to move parts between processes in a timely manner.

• Helps to insure strict adherence to all safety policies and practices.

• Assists in all cleaning operations within department.


Your Background:

High School Diploma or GED, plus 1-3 years of related experience working in a manufacturing environment.

Completion of training course for forklift operation and current forklift certification preferred.

STARTING PAY: $20.50/hr and up

Team Member Benefits

• Climate-controlled facility

• World class health insurance plans

• Award winning 401k plan

• Paid time off (vacation, sick, holidays, etc.)

• Supplier discounts (wireless, computer, vehicle, etc.)

• Company sponsored wellness program including gym reimbursement


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.

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.

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