North American Lighting Overview

  • Paris, IL
  • 5001 to 10000 Employees
  • 1983
  • Subsidiary or Business Segment
  • Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
  • $1 to $2 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: Our driving purpose is to dramatically improve roadway safety by developing innovative lighting technologies.

It’s a bold vision we’re driven to bring to light.

Company Updates

April 30, 2021
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North American Lighting is the largest exterior automotive lighting supplier in North America, servicing the top automobile manufacturers in the world. Join the team that is lighting the way in our industry by applying for immediate Operator opportunities at In addition to our strong, competitive hourly wage, NAL also offers a very rewarding benefits package ranking in the top 10% of other companies in our area. If you’re looking for a career with a world class leader in the automotive industry, apply today!
NOW HIRING: North American Lighting Manufacturing Plants
April 30, 2021
NAL was recently recognized for our standout retirement benefits! We are proud to be a finalist in the annual Principal Plan Sponsor of the Year awards program and look forward to the winners being announced in May! Read more at the link below.
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NAL is Recognized for its Standout Retirement Benefits

North American Lighting Reviews

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Sep 22, 2020 - Innovation Manager in Sunnyvale, CA
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NAL really cares about its employees and puts their safety and well-being first. Even through the pandemic, leadership has been great balancing the needs of the company with the needs of individual


Working with high-performers can be demanding, and sometimes you'll have to put in some extra hours just to keep up. You're expected to be a self-starter and take the initiative on your projects, so

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The messages from the CEO are encouraging. I'd like to see that continue even after the pandemic.
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Diversity & Inclusion at North American Lighting

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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.

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North American Lighting Interviews

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Applied online33%
Employee Referral23%
In Person23%

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    Anonymous Employee in Farmington Hills, MI
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    I applied through a recruiter. I interviewed at North American Lighting (Farmington Hills, MI) in Dec 2019


    Two phone interview during two weeks , then on site interview next week after that,all of them are very friendly and professional. They started to ask about my background and how I think about their projects .Then I received job offer after 40 days.

    Background and technical questions about my experience . How I think about the team project.

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North American Lighting Awards & Accolades

  • Nissan Monozukuri Spirit AwardNissan North America2018
  • Ameren Illinois Energy Savings Project WinnerAmeren Illinois2018
  • Superior Launch PerformanceToyota Motor North America2017
  • Excellent 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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