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Logistics Manager



Orlando, FL, USA
Posted on Wednesday, January 24, 2024

Luminar is a global automotive technology company ushering in a new era of vehicle safety and autonomy. For the past decade, Luminar has built an advanced hardware and software/AI platform to enable its more than 50 industry partners, including the majority of global automotive OEMs. From consumer vehicle programs with Volvo Cars and Mercedes-Benz to technology partnerships including NVIDIA and Mobileye, Luminar is poised to be the first automotive technology company to enable next-generation safety and autonomous capabilities for global production vehicles. For more information please visit www.luminartech.com.

As a Logistics Manager at Luminar Technologies Inc, you will play a crucial role in overseeing the efficient flow of materials and products throughout the supply chain. You will be responsible for managing the logistics operations, ensuring timely and cost-effective delivery of goods. Additionally, you will collaborate with cross-functional teams to optimize inventory levels, minimize transportation costs, and maintain smooth operations. This is a challenging and dynamic role that requires strong leadership skills, excellent problem-solving abilities, and a deep understanding of logistics processes in the automotive industry.


  • Identify and resolve logistics issues and bottlenecks to ensure timely delivery of products
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and industry standards for safety and quality
  • Develop and implement logistics strategies to streamline operations and achieve cost savings
  • Lead the North American logistics team in Orlando and oversee outsourced operations in Texas and Mexico
  • Develop and mentor the Logistics team
  • Strive for process excellence across freight and logistics networks, conduct thorough root cause and corrective actions
  • Develop and enforce standards, guidelines and policies for warehousing, packaging, documentation, communications, reporting, etc
  • Optimize logistics and warehouse costs through benchmarking and audits
  • Help develop and track key operational and financial metrics
  • Perform periodic carrier reviews for performance and future engagements
  • Develop cost estimates and forecasts and RFPs for multiple bids
  • Onboard new vendors for logistics
  • Review material vendor agreements for best practices in incoterms, logistics and tariffs
  • Help develop operational plans to support pilots and project roll outs for new products and customers
  • Assist in global logistic roll outs

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, or a related field
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in logistics management, preferably in the automotive industry
  • Strong knowledge of logistics principles, processes, and best practices

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 $85,100 and $119,100 per year. 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.