Sewing Production Supervisor

We are seeking a Sewing Production Supervisor with 3+ years of experience to lead our day-to-day small in-house manufacturing team and external sewing contractors.

Please Note: This is a “Hands On” position and we are looking for someone who is not afraid to roll up their sleeves to get the job done!




  • 3+ years proven work experience as a production, manufacturing, and/or materials management in garment/apparel, bag, and/or similar sewing operations.
  • 3+ Years Management Experience.
  • Knowledge of production/manufacturing processes, techniques, and sewing machinery.
  • Experience in single needle, and automated sewing.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment where maybe doing something different every day.

Tasks Summary:

  • Manage production of company products (Cutting & Sewing)
  • Raw materials projections, liabilities, & Product Forecasting
  • Product costing
  • Ordering materials from suppliers
  • Quality Assurance/Quality Control


  • Plans, organizes, and develops production schedules to provide the required level of finished goods for all projects and product lines.
  • Supervises and manages the daily activities and performance of production personnel for in-house manufacturing and outside contract sewers.
  • Works to ensure availability of all materials and components necessary to produce the finished products.
  • Assists in the resolution of production, equipment, and systems problems, including root cause analysis and corrective actions.
  • Supervising and coordinating activities of workers engaged in operating sewing and cutting machines to manufacture products according to set specifications including: standards of quality, cost, production, efficiency, and material waste control.
  • Training new employees in the use of single, multiple-needle, and automated sewing machines and demonstrating work methods and machine operation.
  • Responsible for overseeing inventories to ensure proper supplies are on hand to meet production demands.
  • Raw materials forecasting and purchasing.
  • Assist with product manufacturing forecasting.
  • New product costing (time studies and bill of material (BOM).
  • Initiates recommendations for new equipment and improvements.
  • Organizes the repair and routine maintenance of all production equipment.
  • Perform additional tasks or assignments requested by management.

Preferred Skills (Not Required, however a big plus if you have these):

  • Sewing medium to heavyweight fabric nylon products.
  • Program and troubleshoot machines.
  • Pattern making/Drafting on paper and/or CAD.
  • Veteran Military, Law Enforcement, and/or First Responder.
  • Firearms, MILSIM, Airsoft, MILSIM Paintball, Simunition, UTM.
  • Direct Action Resource Center (DARC) Training.

Software: Microsoft Office and Google applications (Sheets, Docs, email).

What We Offer:

Health, Dental, Vision & Supplemental Insurance Available after 90 days
401K Available after 1 year
Growth & Professional Development
Unique Work Environment
Competitive Pay DOE
Paid Vacation & Holidays

Hiring Company Description:

AXL Advanced designs and manufactures high-performance upgrades and stand alone products for Military and Law Enforcement for use with gear made by Crye Precision®, Spiritus Systems, FirstSpear®, Velocity Systems, Mayflower, S&S Precision, Ferro Concepts, LBT (London Bridge Traders), Eagle Industries, and other great Military/LE gear brands.

AXL Advanced is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $35,000.00 - $48,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance
  • Professional development assistance
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus opportunities

COVID-19 considerations:

We follow all State requirements

Application Question(s):

  • Are you aware of the compensation for this position? What are you seeking?
  • How soon can you start (Right away, 1-2+ weeks)?
  • Are you comfortable working around safely secured firearms and military gear?
  • Have you worked in a sewing factory (garment/bag/apparel)? 


  • Sewing Production Supervisor/Manager: 2 years (Required)


  • Spanish (Required)

Work Location: In person