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Macys.com, Inc.

Retail Alterations Tailor/Seamstress, Full Time: Chicago, IL, State Street

Macys.com, Inc. - Chicago, IL

Retail Alterations Tailor/Seamstress, Full Time: Chicago, IL, State Street

in

Chicago

Illinois

Description:

* Job Overview: *

The Tailor’s primary responsibility is to sew garments, either to repair or to alter to customer’s tastes and to operate on sewing equipment. Performs other duties as assigned. * The summary below may not include all the essential functions and qualifications for this position. For more information, we encourage you to review the complete job description by clicking here . *

Macy’s uses a scheduling plan that allows our associates to participate in the creation of their work schedules by managing availability and identifying preferences. Additionally, during key events and peak selling times, Macy’s may offer additional shifts to our associates, which they may pick up using the self-scheduling tool. Details on Macy's schedule options are available during the interview process.

Essential Functions: *

• Perform basic alterations on garments including, but not limited to, sleeves, backs, sides, collars and bodices, inserting shoulder pads, altering waists, taking out hems to lengthen, shortening lengths, and adding cuffs.

• Do minor repairs to garments by replacing buttons, mending seams, and

replacing hem.

• Maintain a professional attitude with sincerity and enthusiasm reflecting

Macy’s commitment to our customer-the most important person in our stores.

• Give advice regarding the fit and care of garments to customers.

• Write up alterations tickets recording the details of the alterations being

made on the garment.

• Regular, dependable attendance and punctuality.

Qualifications: *

Education/Experience: *

• High School degree or equivalent.

• Prior experience a plus.

Communication Skills: *

• Effective written and verbal skills, ability to interpret instructional documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Mathematical Skills: *

• Basic math functions such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.

• Able to use a calculator.

Other Skills: *

• Must be able to operate and perform basic maintenance on sewing machines.

• Ability to collaborate and function as a member of a team.

• Must possess a strong sense of urgency.

• Should be comfortable with the use of computers.

Work Hours: *

• Flexible with scheduling and available to work retail hours, which may include day, evening, weekends, and/or holidays based on department and store/company needs.

This job description is not all inclusive. Macy’s Inc. reserves the right to amend this job description at any time. Macy's Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. *

Primary Location:

United States-Illinois-Chicago

Job:

Other Non-Selling/Support

Req ID:

71259669

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Company Profile:
Macy’s, Inc. is one of the nation’s premier retailers, with fiscal 2012 sales of $27.7 billion. The company operates the Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s brands with about 840 department stores in 45 states, the District of Columbia, Guam and Puerto Rico, and the macys.com and bloomingdales.com websites. The company also operates 13 Bloomingdale’s Outlet stores.