Work with us at Swift Industries!

Swift Industries is an independent, woman-owned outdoor gear company in Seattle, Washington. We design, manufacture and sell bicycle bags and accessories. We are a founder-owned growth-oriented brand on a mission to create products with purpose in order to influence and inspire our customer-community to probe self-discovery, support local cultures, and to protect the environment by adventuring by bicycle.





Quality Control and Production Assistant

Date Posted: 6/3/2021
Department: K – Production Planning, Inspection, Quality Control
Location: Swift Industries HQ Seattle, WA
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Salary Grade: $16.00/hr
Reports To: In House Production Manager
Schedule: 24-32 hours a week
Hire Date: ASAP

About the Position:
The Quality Control Technician reviews Swift Industries manufactured products to assure conformance with requirements and specifications and assists the production team by tagging and packaging product, and handling and processing materials and finished-goods. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Other duties, responsibilities, and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

  • Conduct routine and non-routine analyses of in-process materials, raw materials, and finished goods.
  • Perform visual inspections of raw materials and finished products.
  • Complete documentation needed to support raw materials handling and finished goods processing.
  • Supply quality control data necessary for regulatory submissions.
  • Receive and inspect raw materials.
  • Identify quality problems and recommend solutions.
  • Tag and pack products.

Position Requirements:

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

High School or equivalent

Entry-level candidates are welcome

Technical Skills
To perform this job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following skills

  • Quick and thorough
  • Highly organized and accurate
  • Punctual and dependable
  • Independently motivated
  • Team oriented

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 lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. The employee is occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 60 pounds. The employee is regularly required to stand for long periods of time; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; balance; bend and reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. Occasionally required to climb ladders, sit, stoop, kneel, squat, crouch, or crawl. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to work near moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is moderate.

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Sewing Associate


Schedule: 20-24 hours a week

Start Date: as soon as possible

End Date: 3 month training period with potential for permanent hire after review

Wage: $17/hr

1 year of professional sewing experience is required, or a degree in Sewn Goods Development.


Summary of position:

The Sewing Associate at Swift Industries is tasked with sewing bags and other goods efficiently and with a focus on quality.  

Roles and Responsibilities

Proper sewing and assembly of bags and goods

  • Ability to read and follow sewing instructions 
  • Ability to safely and effectively run a variety of heavy duty industrial sewing machines
  • Sew skillfully and efficiently

Key Professional Expectations

  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Team oriented
  • Highly organized and accurate sewer
  • Quick and thorough
  • Punctual and dependable