Luminit, a fast-growing manufacturer of fine optics, is seeking a Quality Assurance Technician to support QA activities. The Quality Assurance Technician will work within the Quality Department to assist with the activities required to meet quality standards and customer expectations. He/she will produce and analyze quality data, document measurement and manufacturing procedures, and perform root-cause analysis on defective items.

The Quality Assurance Technician will work with manufacturing staff throughout the organization to ensure that the quality system is functioning properly. He/she shall help to ensure quality standards and compliance to customer and regulatory requirements.


  • Performs analyses and tests of raw materials, and/or finished products from manufacturing, to ensure quality standards and compliance to customer and regulatory requirements are met, and products meet tolerance specifications

  • Performs a variety of qualitative and quantitative tests on products

  • Help maintain and certify test instruments and apparatus to ensure compliance

  • Prepares and monitors quality statistics and reports

  • Reviews production records for conformance to procedures

  • Conducts non-conformance tests of manufactured, or tested products

  • Produce data and reports to allow Luminit to ensure that customer quality requirements are met

  • Supports preparation of first article and production acceptance test procedures to efficiently ensure compliance with contractual requirements.

  • Performs and develops incoming, in-process, and final inspection activities

  • Assists with the implementation of Statistical Process Control

  • Participates in Internal Audits of the Quality Management System


  • Minimum AA degree (or equivalent) is required

  • Experience in production environments is highly desired

  • Hands-on experience with microscopes and test metrology

  • Prior experience and/or familiarity with the use of Standard Measuring Equipment. (micrometers, verniers, height gauges, etc.)

  • Prior experience and/or familiarity performing optical inspection

  • Prior experience and/or familiarity reading and interpreting drawings, blueprints, and/or specs

  • Must be hands-on, organized, proactive and possess a committed work ethic

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite

  • Good written and verbal communication skills

  • Desire to learn new technologies and techniques

  • Ability to work in a team environment


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and sit. The employee must occasionally lift and/move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and color vision. Must be able to work with chemicals such as acetone, alcohol, adhesives, etc.


Luminit is located in Torrance, CA. We offer competitive compensation packages along with a challenging and stimulating environment. Compensation based on experience. US citizenship or permanent residency visa required due to ITAR restricted work.