HRT Tactical Gear


We are seeking an industrial sewing machine operator who is capable of production assembly for HRT. The primary responsibility is to sew medium and heavy-duty textile products by operation of an industrial sewing machine and the assembly of nylon gear via hydraulic press. A very detail-oriented individual who can accurately assemble products and maintain an accurate inventory is ideal. Compensation is based on skill level and experience starting at $17hr. Training will be provided at the company’s expense.


  • Works alongside the Operation manager and design team to manufacture nylon goods.
  • Produce sewn product by replication of a controlled reference sample.
  • Set up sewing machine with proper thread, tension settings, and programmable operation settings as applicable.
  • Ability to perform and maintain the equipment.
  • Accurate recording of all materials used, in both document and electronic form, recording and verification of each process step.
  • Assembling and packaging
  • Sew products within established standards while meeting deadlines and maintaining a high degree of workmanship.
  • Assemble components accurately, thoroughly, and quickly to approved specifications.
  • Prepare and properly package items prior to shipment.
  • Inspect material for conformance to specifications.
  • Cleaning of production areas when required.
  • Other roles and duties as needed.

Required Qualifications:

  • Detail oriented! (Demonstrate by telling us your favorite ice-cream flavor.)
  • High school diploma, general education degree, or equivalent.
  • Previous experience in manufacturing, assembly, or other related fields a plus.
  • Must be able to adapt to changing requirements in a positive and proactive way.
  • Pleasant, professional etiquette.
  • Reliable transportation.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to organize time to meet deadlines.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2nd amendment advocates highly preferred
  • Prior military service or law-enforcement experience welcome
  • Previous industry sewing experience is highly valued.
  • Will train highly motivated individuals!

We are an equal-opportunity employer. You will be given the same consideration regardless of race, religion, gender/gender-orientation, or any other traits that cannot be linked to job performance.

Company Description

HRT has evolved from a tactical training-only company to a tactical gear company. We feel this has given us an advantage in the industry. We not only sell these products, but we also actually use them in real-world scenarios. This allows us to stay competitive and deliver innovative new products in an ever-changing industry.

We can deliver superior products by sourcing quality materials and demanding unsurpassed workmanship. We manage our own US nationwide logistic and support network with customer service, distribution, and end-user support. This streamlined model enables us to extend our quality pledge far beyond the factory floor. Our industry-leading LIFETIME warranty speaks for itself.

We make products that adapt to the users, not the other way around. We pride ourselves in developing unconventional ideas and creating rule-breaking products. As the team diversifies within the industry, we are looking for fresh talent who can help us grow. And hopefully you’ll be one of them!

Job Category: Manufacturing
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Columbus Ohio

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