High Performance Lasers

Receptionist / Administrative Assistant


The Receptionist/Administrative Assistant will provide full time reception desk coverage and general administrative assistance in support of various groups and individuals. The successful candidate will be highly self-motivated, organized, able to adapt to a consistently changing, fast-paced and dynamic environment.


  • Provide reception desk coverage; answer and transfer calls, greet and sign-in visitors, sort and distribute mail, order office supplies, and coordinate daily lunch program.
  • Coordinate travel arrangements including hotel reservations, airfare, and rental car through preferred travel agency.
  • Schedule and coordinate logistics for meetings and events; reserve conference rooms, catering and provide meeting support.
  • Conduct filing and data entry when necessary.
  • Perform other administrative tasks as needed.


  • 2+ years of administrative experience required.
  • Proficient in Windows 2010, Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • MS PowerPoint knowledge preferred
  • SharePoint knowledge preferred
  • Ability to coordinate across organizational boundaries to complete a project or task.
  • High attention to detail
  • Ability to multitask

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, 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

nLIGHT is a rapidly growing vertically integrated supplier of high-performance lasers that enable innovation in materials processing, defense, and medical applications. nLIGHT develops and manufactures direct diode and 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 innovate and grow our customers' needs.

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