North American Lighting Overview

  • Paris, IL
  • 5001 to 10000 Employees
  • 1983
  • Subsidiary or Business Segment
  • Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
  • $1 to $5 billion (USD)

North American Lighting, Inc., member of the Koito Group of Companies, is the largest Tier-1 automotive exterior lighting supplier in North America. As the market share leader for both headlamps and signal lamps, NAL provides lamp assemblies to virtually all automotive ...
Mission: Leading global roadway safety through innovative lighting and mobility solutions.

Company Updates

September 15, 2022
We’re so proud to be one of the of 43 Illinois companies who made Forbes’ “America’s Best Employers by State” list! #forbeslist “The employers making the list universally value fair pay, safe working conditions and an inclusive work culture, Forbes said."
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September 8, 2022
Happy National Payroll Week to the team responsible for processing 6,000 paychecks accurately and on time! Thank you for your hard work and dedication that makes each payday possible! #PayrollWeek
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North American Lighting Reviews

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"Great job"

Mar 22, 2022 - Equipment Engineer in Salem, IL
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO


Great opportunity to learn the manufacturing process of NAL lighting products


Long hours when new equipment rolls out
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Diversity & Inclusion at North American Lighting

(77 Reviews)

Diversity Programs & Initiatives

The mission of NAL's Diversity Committee is to facilitate its 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.

  • Purpose: The purpose of the committee is to provide open communication within NAL regarding issues of diversity and inclusion, produce formal and informal training/activities to promote diversity and inclusion, and encourage the dedication of personnel and resources to improve diversity and inclusion in the workplace at all NAL locations. 
  • Structure: Local commit
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North American Lighting Interviews

Getting an Interview
Applied online34%
Employee Referral21%
In Person21%

  1. Featured Interview

    Optical Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in United States
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at North American Lighting (United States)


    Standard. Phone screen, phone interview, then in person interview. Met with manager and supervisor. They asked basic questions, nothing crazy. A few questions about optics background. Very pleasant people and treated me well the whole time.

    Standard interview questions. A quick paper test with basic optical concepts. Know snells law.

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North American Lighting Awards & Accolades

  • Forbes Best Employer By StateForbes2022
  • Nissan Monozukuri Spirit AwardNissan North America2018
  • Ameren Illinois Energy Savings Project WinnerAmeren Illinois2018
  • Superior Launch PerformanceToyota Motor North America2017
  • Ford Motor Company’s Gold World Excellence AwardFord Motor Company2017

Pledges & Certifications

  • Veteran Hiring Commitment

    Committed to helping America's military veterans find work

  • Pay Equality Pledge

    Committed to paying equitably for equal work & experience

  • Tech Hiring Commitment

    Helping to train, hire and promote more technology workers

  • Career Advancement Program

    Helping employees "upskill" into higher-paying positions

  • Social Responsibility Pledge

    Formal programs or foundation to give back to communities

  • Diversity Commitment

    Has programs that support a diverse and inclusive workforce

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What is paid time off like at North American Lighting?

...long hours ,have to wait 6 months for pay raise, and year for any paid time off other than holiday....

January 9, 2021

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Employees rate North American Lighting 3.8 out of 5 stars based on 421 anonymous reviews on Glassdoor.

To get a job at North American Lighting, browse currently open positions and apply for a job near you. Once you get a positive response, make sure to find out about the interview process at North American Lighting and prepare for tough questions.

Overall, 77% of employees would recommend working at North American Lighting to a friend. This is based on 282 anonymously submitted reviews on Glassdoor.

79% of job seekers rate their interview experience at North American Lighting as positive. Candidates give an average difficulty score of 2.7 out of 5 (where 5 is the highest level of difficulty) for their job interview at North American Lighting.

68% of employees think that North American Lighting has a positive business outlook. This is based on anonymous employee reviews submitted on Glassdoor.

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