Semiconductor and Fiber Lasers

Material Handling Clerk

About nLIGHT

nLIGHT is a rapidly growing vertically integrated supplier of high-performance lasers that enable innovation in materials processing, microelectronics and defense applications. nLIGHT develops and manufactures fiber lasers based on industry-leading semiconductor laser and optical fiber technology. nLIGHT is headquartered in Vancouver, Washington with additional sites in North America, Asia and Europe. nLIGHT lasers are not only changing the way things are made, but what can be made.

Join the nLIGHT Inc. Laser Division team located in Hillsboro, Oregon as a Material Handling Clerk and work with a high-performance team in a growing industry! 

In this position you will support the team to maintain ownership of critical day-to-day material handling and cycle counting in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.


Material handling: 
Physically pick materials from the Stockroom, perform transactions in ERP system and deliver parts to the production lines. Perform other related material transfer duties including packaging and labeling. 

Inventory Control:  
Manually counts parts and compare results of manual count to balances maintained and reported on the ERP system as part of the cycle counting process, Investigates and determines root cause of discrepancies, documents and reconciles discrepancies utilizing Inventory Control techniques and ERP system, enters transactions to adjust electronic records for discrepancies.

Receive incoming product, component material, and RMAs from customers according to documented process.  Ensure accuracy by verifying vendor, parts received, and quantity received in accordance with purchase orders.  Repackaging or relabeling of material as necessary. Segregate material requiring incoming inspection both physically and electronically.   


  • Experience with a shipping & receiving or material-handling role
  • Experience working with an ERP/MRP System (Microsoft AX preferred)
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal, for resolving issues with internal customers
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office software and web browsers.
  • Experience with ISO 9001:2000 requirements is preferred 
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. 
  • The ideal candidate is a self-starter who possesses an acute attention to detail and enjoys working in a team environment.

nLIGHT is subject to US Export Control regulations. To qualify for this position, a Foreign Person (that is, not a US Citizen or legal Permanent Resident) must be eligible for a deemed export license under the US Department of Commerce and/or the US Department of State.

Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or age. For more information about our commitment to equal employment opportunity, please see these government posters: “EEO is the Law” and its accompanying temporary supplement.  If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation in the application or hiring process, please contact Human Resources at (360) 566-4460 or

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