High Performance Lasers

Machinist II

As a Machinist you will make precision prototype parts and tooling from raw stock material. Interface with engineering staff on the feasibility of design of machined assembles. Work from blueprints, sketches and CAD models. Design and construct tools, jigs and fixtures for assembly and manufacturing needs to meet production schedule objectives.



  • 5+ years of machine shop experience.
  • Associates Degree in Machine Technology or similar field preferred, but not required.
  • CAD-Cam experience to open and create files in SolidWorks or Master Cam required.
  • Work on assignments that are routine in nature where limited judgment is required.
  • Ability to read prints, write, basic math skills, use fixed gauges not involving interpretation.
  • Well-versed with standard machines and tools on a daily basis.

About nLIGHT

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 meet our customers' needs.

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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