HRT Tactical Gear


We are seeking an industrial sewing machine operator 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. Compensation is based on skill level and experience.


  • Works alongside the Operation manager and design team to manufacture nylon goods and create prototypes.
  • 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
  • Responsible for maintaining an organized record of sewing construction techniques used on given projects, and updates.
  • Responsible for filing Prototype samples, mock-ups, and keeping sample and sewing location organized, for easy access to reference.
  • Running our riveter to assembly products
  • Assembling and packaging
  • Sew products within established standards while meeting deadlines and maintaining a high degree of workmanship
  • Other roles and duties as needed

Required Qualifications:

  • Experience in Apparel, preferably Tactical, Outerwear using heavy weight fabrics, Activewear.
  • Ability to operate industrial sewing machines, including cover-stitch, flatlock, straight stitch, overlock
  • Skill in applying technical and construction knowledge to different apparel design pieces.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to organize time to meet deadlines.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2nd amendment advocate highly preferred
  • Prior military service or law-enforcement experience welcome
  • Previous industry sewing experience is highly valued
  • Will train highly motivated individuals!
  • To prove that you are detail oriented please tell us your favorite ice-cream flavor.

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 performances.

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

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