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Alterations Associate, Part Time: Bloomingdale's North...
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Bloomingdales | Chicago, IL
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Job Description

Manage a business-within-a-business and bring our innovative omnichannel strategy to life as part of Store Operations. You'll manage recruiting and staffing, receiving and processing of merchandise, and create outstanding customer experiences to ensure the business operates productively and achieves sales, service, and profit goals.


Bloomingdales is seeking an experienced alterations expert to join our store.

As a Bloomingdale's Alterations associate, you will help the customer look great and feel wonderful about his or her new purchase. Fitting the garment to the customer is the final step in closing the sale, so alterations play a key role in our business. You will be responsible for working on both men's and women's garments including suits and evening wear.

All hourly associates are eligible to receive a quarterly bonus incentive, colleague discounts and the opportunity to be a part of an iconic brand. Certain criteria must be met to receive the quarterly bonus incentive.

Essential Functions:

* Marking garmets correctly; ability to follow makings done by others.
* Using all alterations equipment (pressers, sewing machines, etc.) appropriately and safely.
* Working rapidly and accurately.
* Following department safety rules.
* Knowing which garments can/cannot be altered and understanding different fabrics/styling.
* Presenting a pleasant and positive attitude to the customers

Skills Summary:

* Experience in high-end men's and women's apparel essential
* Capability to work with leather, beading or other special fabrics
* Full knowledge of the complete alterations process is required by hand sewing and sewing machine
* Must be able to work nights and weekends

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.

About Bloomingdales

Bloomingdale's is America's only nationwide, full-line, upscale department store and a division of Macy's, Inc. It was founded in 1872 and currently operates 41 Bloomingdale's stores and 7 Bloomingdale's, The Outlet Stores in New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Illinois, Minnesota, Georgia, Florida, Nevada, and California. In addition, Bloomingdale's has an international presence with a location in Dubai.