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Incoming Quality Inspector



Quality Assurance
Orlando, FL, USA
Posted on Saturday, August 26, 2023

Luminar Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: LAZR) is transforming automotive safety and autonomy by delivering the only lidar and associated software that meets the industry’s stringent performance, safety, and economic requirements. Luminar has rapidly gained over 50 industry partners, including a majority of the top global automotive OEMs. In 2020, Luminar signed the industry’s first production deal for autonomous consumer vehicles with Volvo Cars, which now expects to make Luminar’s technology part of the standard safety package on their next generation electric SUV. Additional customer wins include SAIC, Daimler Truck AG, Intel’s Mobileye, Pony.ai and Airbus UpNext. Founded in 2012, Luminar employs approximately 400 with offices in Palo Alto, Orlando, Colorado Springs, Detroit, and Munich.

For more information, please visit www.luminartech.com.


The incoming quality inspector is the first line of defense in verifying incoming parts from external providers for quality before they are released to the manufacturing floor. This is achieved by comparing the parts to the drawings and understanding the features to be inspected to assure the parts meet the
intended requirements. The position reports to the Supplier Quality Manager.


  • Reviews incoming materials for conformity to drawing via AQL
  • Reviews accompanying documents, whether as engineering samples or Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) samples
  • Inspects parts mechanically or visually according to drawing and complying to Geometric Dimensions & Tolerancing (GD&T) requirements
  • Accepts or rejects materials, communicates outcome internally and externally, as applicable, and logs results on Enterprise Requirements Planning (ERP) system
  • Collaborates with SQE and SQM for inspection priorities
  • Reviews parts according to plan with focus on special characteristics
  • Tags and segregates non-conforming material per procedure

Other Characteristics of Position

  • Knowledgeable in achieving the part feature data by using the adequate measurement method.
  • Has the ability to capture results in tabular form for meeting of specifications and statistical form for capability.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Highschool diploma
  • 5 years of experience inspecting electrical, mechanical, and optical components

Preferred Qualifications

  • Associate degree or technical college with an electrical or mechanical focus
  • Understanding on drawings and GD&T
  • Familiar with MIL standard for AQL
  • Experience using measurement tools and visual acceptance standards
  • Computer literacy on MS Office and Google
  • Understanding of Automotive Industry Action Group and Production Part Approval Process (AIAG) and PPAP requirements
  • Experienced in using MicroVu for measurements and inspections
  • IPC-A-610 certified
  • Experience using CMM
  • Experience with capability studies
  • Experience with MiniTab

Luminar is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, gender identity, results of genetic testing, service in the military, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. We will make a reasonable accommodation for any qualified applicant with a disability, provided that the individual is otherwise qualified to safely perform the essential functions of the job with or without accommodation and that the accommodation would not impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. Please let us know if you believe you require reasonable accommodation, or if you would like assistance to complete an application or to participate in an interview at the company.

At Luminar, your base pay is one part of your total compensation package. This role pays a base between $23 and $32 per hour. Within this range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. You will also be eligible to receive other benefits including: equity in the form of restricted stock unit awards, comprehensive medical and dental coverage, 401k plan, life and disability benefits, flexible time off, paid parental leave, and tuition reimbursement for formal education related to advancing your career at Luminar. The specific programs and options available to an employee may vary depending on date of hire and schedule type.

*Note that the pay range listed for this position is a good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible base compensation at the time of posting.