Sr Human Resources Business Partner
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.Play a critical role and make a real impact in this rapidly growing technology and manufacturing company. You will work closely with management providing talent acquisition and retention, employee relations, compensation and benefits and policy development support., * Lead recruitment efforts for technical and non-technical positions. * Coach/consult with managers and employees on a wide range of issues including: performance management, compensation, benefits, leaves, and organizational and employee development. * Develop, communicate and interpret HR programs, policies and procedures. * Work closely with management to ensure compliance with state and federal labor laws.* Bachelor's degree in Business Management, Human Resources, or a related field. * 5+ years' experience as an HR Generalist/Partner, preferably in a high tech environment with manufacturing. * Expertise in employee relations and talent acquisition. * Knowledge of federal, state and local labor laws and ability to turn that knowledge into practical action. * Ability to be proactive, to anticipate and provide solutions to business needs. * Demonstrated ability to develop productive and effective relationships across all levels and with diverse client groups. * Outstanding written and verbal communication skills; must be an articulate and persuasive communicator. * Strong analytical ability. * Excellent Microsoft Office skills (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) 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 .