High Performance Lasers

Material Handler

We are seeking an exceptional Material Handler to join our Shipping and Receiving team in Vancouver, WA.

Material Handling and Receiving:
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.
Shipping: Assemble orders and prepare/package finished product or other items for shipment. Responsible for processing and completing shipment in nLIGHT’s MRP system, filing for government-required confirmation and acceptance for international shipments (AES), and completing shipments online for Fed-Ex, UPS, and other carriers as necessary. Accuracy of all documentation is critical and required for successful job performance. Report damages and/or discrepancies for accounting, reimbursement and record-keeping purposes.


  • 1-2 years experience in a material-handling role preferred
  • Experience working with an ERP/MRP System (AX preferred)
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal, for resolving issues with internal customers
  • Experience using online production tools for tracking inventory (i.e. FedEx, UPS)
  • 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 a positive attitude and enjoys working in a team environment.

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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