Semiconductor and Fiber 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 proud to offer comprehensive COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:

  • Medical Benefits including Prescription and Vision
  • Dental including Orthodontia
  • Paid Time Off (PTO), including holiday, bereavement and jury duty
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Life & Accidental death and Dismemberment
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Development and learning opportunities
  • Employee and family events throughout the year

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

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.

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