× Apparel Headwear Merch Group Buy Wall of Fame Fulfillment FAQ About Us Contact

Sewing Lead

Position: Sewing Department Lead

Location: Position is based in Milwaukie, OR

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt/Hourly

Reports to: Operations Lead


Brewery Branding is the leading merchandise and promotional printing company for the craft brewing industry. We’re proud to offer tons of resources to help build brewers brands by providing in-house design, fulfillment, and on-line store management for our customers. We are looking for a proficient production sewing department lead to add to our new, state-of-the art custom sewing department.

Core Responsibilities

First things first…you must enjoy independent production work in a sewing shop and contribute to a team-based environment. The people we get to work with are the best and we expect nothing less from ourselves. The Sewing Lead position will be responsible for being the primary point of contact between the sewing department and other departments and will finds ways to keep communication flowing between departments and team members in a positive and productive way. The lead will be a key voice in department growth.

Video Examples of Jobs to be Performed

Essential Job Duties

  • Lead and manage team members within the sewing department
  • Welcomes constructive feedback from internal and external departments
  • Is a solution based thinker when problems arise
  • Checking and responding to Emails in a timely manner
  • Entering in and maintaining MeisterTask weekly production schedule
  • Distributing work throughout the week to the entire sewing team
  • Purchasing or directing the purchase of any proper threads and other related items for upcoming projects
  • Maintaining the patch backstock document, photos, and systems
  • Quality control, check alignment of patch placement, stitch length, tension, and thread color matching
  • Arranging projects for the weeks production
  • Be a positive voice for sewing room in meetings and with other departments
  • Build and manage maintenance program for all department equipment
  • Keep sewing department spaces clean and organized for efficiency and safety of team
  • Ability to work independently and with a team in a production-based environment
  • Lead a team to produce, world class, retail quality work with extreme consistency
  • Display a solid work ethic and can-do attitude
  • Excel within a system that demands attention to detail in both work output and working within a process
  • Must report to office daily with no remote work
  • About Us

    At Brewery Branding, we take our core principles very seriously. All team members should embrace and embody these values to support our purpose and be an active part of our culture.

    Brewery Branding’s Core Purpose

    At our core we believe it’s important to thrive as individuals and within a group by forming mutually beneficial relationships within the passionate and creative brewing industry.

    Our Core Values

    Operate with integrity. Be proud. Be positive. Be accountable. Be open to progress. Be your best, every day. Get your sh*t done and have fun doing it.

    Minimum Qualifications

  • Must have a great attitude
  • Need to love an organized and clean work space
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in an industrial sewing shop is preferred
  • Proficiency in industrial sewing applications is required
  • Must be able to follow directions
  • Have a high attention to detail
  • Supervisory Responsibility

    This role has supervised positions to manage

    Work Environment

    Due to the nature of the work, this position must report to the warehouse location in Milwaukie to perform duties.


    High School diploma or equivalent

    Physical Demands

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee must be able to lift boxes of up to 40 lbs. The employee must be comfortable with sitting at a sewing station for extended periods of time and working with their hands and feet.


    Brewery Branding offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, rewarding work environment and growth for committed professionals. Starting wage of $20-24/hr with a 90-day review. Position is fulltime.

    We also offer the following benefits:

  • Health care package for employee, dependents at employee cost
  • Paid vacation time
  • Holiday and sick pay
  • 401K plan
  • Brewery Branding is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any applicant because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or disability.

    To apply, submit your resume and cover letter to jobs@brewerybranding.com telling us a bit about yourself and why you think you'd be a good fit for this job.

    ** Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.