Semiconductor and Fiber Lasers

ERP Analyst


Work with finance, engineering, manufacturing departments, and external service providers on manufacturing processes, applications deployed for tracking, and data evaluation.  Analyze product design changes in order to determine potential effects on end product design/function. Identify systematic solutions and prepare documentation necessary to facilitate change.  This position will report to the Director of Information Technology.  The successful candidate will be comfortable and qualified to operate with minimal supervision and make independent decisions.


  • Monitor, analyze and adjust ERP operations, respond to user data queries, and contribute to the technical design and optimization of the ERP.
  • Provide day-to-day ERP support, including evaluation of engineering and development process change orders and identification/incorporation of required ERP changes in accordance with configuration management procedures and policies.
  • Perform requirements gathering, feasibility analysis, design and configuration, system documentation, test procedure development and execution, technical training, and process integration activities in coordination with the Information Services Department.
  • Develop, install, and maintain applications/reports to acquire and convert data into business intelligence, including compilation of statistics, business metrics, and process analysis.
  • Collaborate with customers, suppliers, and users to determine change reporting methodologies.
  • Leverage outsource business partners and oversees associated engineering development activities.
  • Ensure the development, implementation, and delivery of application training conforms to SOPs.
  • Serve as liaison between the ERP user community and the Information Services Department.


  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • 5+ years direct experience managing a mainstream ERP in an administrative or analyst role.
  • Direct experience with Microsoft Dynamics AX ERP preferred.
  • Ability to write SQL queries to extract and manipulate data from mainstream, enterprise databases.  MS SQL Server or Oracle database experience.
  • Familiarity with reporting tools such as SQL Server Reporting and MOSS Reporting Services.
  • Direct experience implementing and maintaining ISO and SOX standards.
  • Strong written communication skills, including ability to document requirements and systems in a clear and concise manner.
  • Knowledge of Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing practices.

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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