High Performance Lasers

Material Handling Clerk

Join the nLIGHT Phototonics Laser Division team  located in Hillsboro, Oregon as a Material Handling Clerk and work with a high-performance team in a growing industry!

In this position you will support the team to maintain ownership of critical day-to-day material handling and cycle counting in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.


Material handling:
Physically pick materials from the Stockroom, perform transactions in ERP system and deliver parts to the production lines. Perform other related material transfer duties including packaging and labeling.

Inventory Control:  
Manually counts parts and compare results of manual count to balances maintained and reported on the ERP system as part of the cycle counting process, Investigates and determines root cause of discrepancies, documents and reconciles discrepancies utilizing Inventory Control techniques and ERP system, enters transactions to adjust electronic records for discrepancies.

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.   


  • Experience with a receiving or material-handling role
  • Experience working with an ERP/MRP System (AX preferred)
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal, for resolving issues with internal customers
  • 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 an acute attention to detail and enjoys working in a team environment.

nLIGHT manufactures high-power semiconductor lasers that are used in industrial, defense, medical, and consumer electronics applications.  With global operations in Vancouver, WA, Hillsboro, OR, Shanghai, China, and Lohja, Finland, nLIGHT has grown on average over 30%/yr since being founded in 2000.

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

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