High Performance Lasers

Manufacturing Operator- Fiber Laser: Swing Shift


Join the nLight Photonics Laser Division and grow with a high performance team in a growth industry! Produce high-powered fiber lasers and components as part of a manufacturing team.  No experience required. Receive Manufacturing Operator on-the-job training to perform hands-on production tasks, including: electromechanical assembly, handling, splicing, and assembly of optical fibers, operation and testing of lasers, and maintaining accurate production reports. 


  • Learn and perform electromechanical assembly operations required to build fiber lasers
  • Work a minimum of 8 hours in a clean room environment, wearing clean room garments (smock, hair-covering, booties, gloves, and laser glasses)
  • Use manual and electronic tools for mechanical and optical assembly
  • Enter production build report data into computer-based travelers and inventory system
  • Includes handling solvents
  • Includes extended periods of standing and sitting
  • Contributing as a valued team member is central to long-term success in this position
  • Willing and able to be trained
  • Good manual dexterity
  • Good eye-hand coordination
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions
  • Comfortable using computers for data entry
  • Ability to work in a team oriented production environment
  • Committed to working safely
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English
  • Ability to lift 25 lbs.
  • Ability to maintain on-time and excellent attendance
  • Experience handling delicate components, using ESD practices and operating with clean room protocol are considered a plus
  • Fiber optic cable experience is a plus

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, Europe, and Asia. We're committed to working together to deliver breakthrough solutions that help our customers innovate and grow.

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.

nLIGHT is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including protected veterans and people with disabilities. For more information, please see the EEO is the Law poster from the federal government: dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf 


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