Custom Tailor Job Description Sample
-Part time & Full time positions offered.
-Must be experienced with alterations:
-More than 3 years of experience as tailor in a tailor shop or sewing factory.
-More than 3 years of experience as a custom make tailor in a tailor shop or sewing factory.
Slowly, but surely, he began to learn how to make patterns, cut fabrics and sew pockets. Eventually, through observation and diligent study of fashion books, he learned how to make full custom suits.
By the age of 23, he became a custom designer and tailor, designing, fitting, making patterns and crafting masterpieces.
At the age of 29, Jay moved to New York with only $100 in his pocket. Jay found employment in New York at a dry cleaners as well as a sewing and manufacturing company, where he met Jackie, his current wife and mother of their three children.
One year later, Jay moved to Dallas, Texas. After another six years working in another tailor shop, Jay had saved enough to open his own business. In 1991, Jay and Jackie founded J's Tailor & Cleaners. Jackie and Jay have been together for over 30 years, and co-own J's Tailor & Cleaners.
Since the opening of J's Tailor & Cleaners, Jay has gained the loyal business of numerous individuals within the Dallas area, even including a handful of celebrities. Jay has over 40 years of experience as a tailor and cleaner, and provides his customers with unmatched expertise through each of his family-owned business's services.
Tailors alter, repair and create clothing according to customers needs. While some in the field receive formal training, experience on the job is usually the best way to acquire the necessary skills.
A tailor often alters clothing to fit -- for example, by hemming it or adjusting the seams. First, the customer tries on the item, and the tailor takes measurements to determine what alterations he should make. Sometimes a tailor repairs clothing by patching or sewing rips and holes.
When he creates custom clothing, he gives the customer a choice of fabrics He takes the customer s measurements and cuts the material using a pre-made pattern or one he designs. He pins the garment together before sewing to check for necessary adjustments. He also gives the customer additional fittings during the construction process to ensure a proper fit.
Additional duties include Measuring and tapering military service dress uniforms of all Military Services. Sewing military rank on military caps and service stripes on uniforms according to military regulations.
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Seamstresses / Fitters / Tailor
Experienced bridal fitters and seamstresses need for an upscale bridal salon on Fifth Avenue, NYC. Positions also available on Long Island in Carle Place/Westbury and Massapequa. Candidates must have bridal experience in sewing and fitting. Competitive salary.
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Fitter Finisher / Tailor
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Please wait... Date: Oct 30, 2017 Location: Kansas City, MO, US, 64108 Company: Hallmark Halls provides the ultimate in trend-setting design, exclusive brands and superior customer service. Our beautiful, 60,000 square foot store is located on the third level of the Crown Center shops in the heart of Kansas City. Halls offers a new shopping experience in a fresh and exciting environment, taking an active role in Crown Center’s goal of creating a vibrant central city. Now is your opportunity to join “The New Halls Kansas City. The One. The Only.” The Fitter Finisher/Tailor works within Halls’ Alterations department. At Halls Kansas City, the Alterations department is known for its expert tailoring of men’s and women’s clothing. In addition, the department is responsible for working on items for the Visual Merchandising Department, Store Operations and other areas as needed. Principle accountabilities include, but are not limited to:
Performs wide variety of alterations required to fit customer requests: hand and machine work, shoulder, hem, collar, and sleeve work, sizing garments, repairs defective merchandise.
Analyzes garments to see what alterations are required, reconstructs garments as needed, has knowledge of and works with special care fabrics, prices alterations according to work performed.
Checks appointments daily and makes sure the garments are ready for the customer at the appointed time.
Works closely with others in the department to answer questions about fitting, construction, and fabric on the garments.
Remains available as needed for unscheduled fittings during the day.
Performs other duties as assigned. Store basic hours are Mon-Sat, 10-7, Sun 12-6 with extended hours during the Holiday season. Work hours will vary within and outside of store hours and include holidays, weekends and evenings.
To be considered an applicant for this position you must show how you meet the basic qualifications of the job in a resume or document you upload, or by completing the work experience and education application fields. Accepted file types are Microsoft Word (DOC or DOCX), PDF, HTML, or TXT. Individual file size attachment limit is 10 MB. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Hallmark Cards, Inc. and its subsidiary companies will hire only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Hallmark does not generally provide sponsorship for employment. Employment by Hallmark is contingent upon the signing of the Employment Agreement, signing of an agreement to arbitrate in connection with the Hallmark Dispute Resolution Program, completing Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification, passing the urinalysis drug screen, education verification and satisfactory reference and background checks. All Halls employees are responsible for protecting company assets by following established policies and procedures. BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
High school diploma, GED or equivalent + 1+ year experience in high-quality alterations
This job requires walking within the department and/or store, bending, minimal lifting, use of pressers, sewing machines, steam cabinet, scissors, thread, needle, ruler, yardstick, pins, razor, ripper, and thimble PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Very detail oriented
Excellent math skills
Excellent organizational, time management and communication skills
Exceptional customer service and teamwork skills ADDITIONAL DETAILS This position is located in Kansas City, MO - no relocation will be provided. Hallmark is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or any other legally-protected status. Principals only please. Nearest Major Market: Kansas City Job Segment: Sewing, Merchandising, Manufacturing, Retail Apply now » Apply now
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Uniform Services Tailor
Description TITLE: Uniform Services Tailor LAST UPDATED: July 11, 2013 DIVISION: Guest Services DEPARTMENT: Uniforms REPORTS TO: Supervisor FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt COMP LEVEL: 5 $11.85 - $16.23/hr.
Fits uniforms for new employees; alters, sews, and repairs employee uniforms. The intent of this position description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by this position. Employee(s) may be required to perform position-related tasks other than those specifically listed in this description. Essential Job Functions:
Fits uniforms for new employees.
Makes alterations to uniforms to ensure proper fit.
Sews or repairs uniforms to maintain professional fit and appearance.
Assigns uniforms to new employees.
Keeps uniform racks tidy and in proper order.
Cleans and maintains sewing machine and related equipment.
Assists uniform attendant as needed. Spirit Mountain Standards:
Delivers Spirit Mountain’s Spirit of Excellence by consistently modeling attitudes and behaviors in alignment with SMGI’s Pride Values, Brand Promise, and Business Vision.
Learns comprehends and complies with all Company and departmental policies and procedures, MICS, gaming regulations, and Regulation Chapter 5 requirements.
Follows all Corporate and departmental safety policies and procedures. Required Knowledge of:
Computer hardware and software applications.
Principles, practices and processes of garment construction.
Principles, practices and processes of altering garments for proper fit.
Principles, practices and processes of inventory maintenance and control.
Tools, equipment and machines used in sewing, altering, and repairing garments. Required Skill in:
Operating computer hardware and software applications.
Operating sewing machines and blind stitch hemmers.
Recognizing and correcting garments that are a poor fit or in need or repair.
Coordinating and performing a variety of inventory functions.
Conducting inventory counts and resolving variances.
Providing guest service.
Communicating both orally and in writing.
Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with others. Education, Experience, Licenses, Registrations, and Certifications:
High School Diploma or equivalent and five (5) years garment alteration work experience, or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
Low security gaming license issued by the Grand Ronde Gaming Commission.
Candidates being considered for this position will be assessed on the following: Customer Service Mindset.
Must be at least 18 years of age.
Qualified candidates must pass a customer service and math test along with a demonstrated tailoring test. Environmental Factors and Conditions/Physical
Work is performed in a warehouse environment.
Work is subject to frequent standing and walking, with occasional sitting, bending, reaching, kneeling, and lifting up to 50 pounds.
Work is subject to frequent use of hands to finger, handle, feel, and reach with hands and arms. Equipment and Tools Utilized:
Equipment utilized includes personal computer, standard office equipment, electric motorized bag carousels, tools used in the alteration and repair of uniforms such as industrial sewing machines, blind stitch hemmer and serge machine, clothes washer and drying machine, scissors, iron, and telephone. The above statements are intended to describe the major duties and responsibilities performed by this position and the employee acknowledges receipt of the job description. Requisition Number: 16-0177 Post Date: 11/14/2017 Title: Uniform Services Tailor
City:* Grand Ronde
Tailor / Fabric Worker
Title: TAILOR / FABRIC WORKER Location:
United States-South Carolina-Goose Creek Job Number: 17000456
Performs work involved in sewing, measuring and marking material, repairing and mending clothing. May also perform customer service/counter work.
Performs all or a combination of the following representative functions:
Marks garment at designated point to indicate locations for pockets, buttonholes, buttons, or other trimmings. Aligns and pins garment together for sewing. Forwards to appropriate section for finishing alteration.
Performs simple garment alterations and repairs, such as doing simple hand stitching on inside of garments and trimming excess material from seam edges, as assigned.
Affixes medals, ribbons, badges, devices, ratings, etc. Measures the correct placement of items to be affixed; marks, trims, bastes and presses upon completion. Mounts medals and sews items on uniform as appropriate.
Receives from patrons garments to be cleaned; computes cost and issues receipt; tickets articles received by date, name description and type of service (regular, special) required. Bags articles for pick-up.
Receives articles and delivery tickets from contractors/Dry Cleaning Service. Checks ticket numbers against file copy. Files articles on rail in alphabetical and numerical order.
Operates a sewing machine and maintains working area in clean and orderly condition.
May operate a cash register
Performs other related duties as assigned. PHYSICAL EFFORT:
Sits or stands for long periods with continual movement of hands, feet, arms and fingers in placing material in position. WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed in well lighted and ventilated areas.
Subject to punctures, cuts, and other minor injuries from pins and sharp instruments.
GENERAL EXPERIENCE: One year of experience that provided the applicant with knowledge and skill to carry out basic modifications, alterations and repair of clothing.
SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION FOR EXPERIENCE: One year of high school education may be substituted for 3 months of experience up to a High School Diploma or GED for 12 months of experience. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Sits or stands for long periods with continual movement of hands, feet, arms and fingers in placing material in position.
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About Jostens Celebrating 120 years of business, Jostens has been a part of local communities, working with K-12 schools, colleges and universities, teams and affiliation groups. Representatives from Jostens touch thousands of schools and groups every day, working to make a difference with products and services that recognize accomplishments and help people tell their stories.
These products, along with resources for educators, yearbook curriculum and services to help motivate and inspire like Jostens Renaissance® and Commitment to Graduate (C2G) are all designed to contribute to a positive and rewarding school experience. As a household name and leading brand in our market, we are passionate about being the most trusted partner in celebrating moments that matter. We are a mid-size company with a small company feel, allowing us to move fast and explore innovative ideas. At Jostens, we help people capture, celebrate and inspire through their stories and accomplishments with uniquely customized and personalized products for students and families, educators and schools, teams, and world class athletes and their fans.
Position Overview This position is responsible for using hand tools to perform polish and clean up operations. Polish bezels letters, tailors and files around bezels, solder and/or flash.
Cuts out solder and flash. Drills out and flushes holes. Makes bezel ledges. The operator will perform other duties as assigned.
Qualifications Must have excellent hand/eye coordination Must have good eye sight Must be able to perform assembly inspection functions Must be skilled with files, saws, gas and oxygen torch, foredoom and aero motor units and engravers Must be able to safely operate equipment, systems and tools necessary to perform job tasks May sit 90% of the work day Must be able to wear and use necessary protective clothing and/or equipment Must be able to work scheduled hours to include overtime Why Jostens? Jostens is comprised of dynamic teams of individuals who support the mission of schools, groups and teams by passionately helping people express themselves, celebrate experiences and traditions, recognize achievements and share their stories. We value innovation, integrity, diversity and exceptional performance and want to make that apparent in every experience we deliver.
Jostens is committed to attracting and retaining the brightest and most talented individuals to our company by offering competitive compensation, a progressive and nurturing culture and growth potential. In addition to our traditional benefit offerings, Jostens offers charitable gift matching programs for employees, scholarships and charitable contributions to the communities we serve. Employees also enjoy tuition reimbursement benefits, progressive career planning as well as comprehensive medical benefits and a 401K matching program.
Jostens supports and promotes healthy living through education and incentive programs. Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. Jostens participates in the E-Verify process. COMPANY: Jostens, Inc.
Requisition Id: 22715
Location: TX- Denton #jostenslegacy
Open Date 06/30/2017
Nonexempt Patient Sensitive Job Code?
Standard Hours per Week 40+ Full Time or Part Time?
Work Schedule Summary 8-5 M-F Other hours as assigned.
Department 00072 - Pioneer Theatre Company
Salt Lake City, UT
Type of Recruitment
Pay Rate Range 12.02 to 21.63
May close at anytime.
Open Until Filled
May close at anytime.
Job Summary Pioneer Theatre Company in Salt Lake City seeks a Lead Tailor/Theatrical Stitcher, position available beginning August 2017.PTCis a professional theatre company working underLORTagreements withAEA,SDC, andUSAproducing a seven show mainstage season that runs from August through May. This is a full time benefited position, salary is commensurate with experience. Under the direction of the Costume Shop Manager, the Lead Tailor/Theatrical Stitcher is responsible for the manufacturing and alterations of period and contemporary menswear as well as other tailored garments and general costume construction for the Pioneer Theatre Company main stage and U of Utah Theatre Department shows.
Responsibilities Essential Functions 1.Creates individual patterns for each costume or alters existing costume patterns to fit the performer’s measurements. 2.Construction and alterations of tailored clothing. 3.Fits basted costume to the actor or actress and marks areas requiring alterations. 4.Performs hand stitching finish work on costumes. Pressing and spot-cleaning costumes as needed. 5.Performs emergency repair work needed on a costume to keep the performance running. 6.Fine hand sewing to repair antique costumes, change details such as adding trims, buttons, appliques, etc. 7.May assist in the shopping for supplies and inventory needed for a particular production. 8. Explains costume construction techniques to student workers as needed 9.Assists in cleaning of work space and restocking of supplies in order to keep work area orderly.
Minimum Qualifications Successful completion of an apprenticeship in tailoring, or the equivalency; three years of previous tailoring experience in a tailoring shop; the ability to take a rendering and produce a pattern from it; and oral and written communications skills required. The journeyman status is obtained by successful completion of a four year apprenticeship training program incorporating all aspects of garmet design, layout, cutting, sewing, and tailoring. Preferences
Special Instructions Summary Please email resume and portfolio to Phillip Lowe: Phillip.Lowe@ptc.utah.edu
Additional InformationThe University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.To inquire about this posting, email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/TDD), email: email@example.com .The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Certain new hires are automatically assigned to theURSretirement plan and other employees with priorURSservice, may elect to enroll in theURSwithin 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits fromURSmust notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801)366-7770 or (800)695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801)581-7447 for information.This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.
Alterations And Tailor Shop Fitter/Sewer - International Plaza
Nordstrom is a fashion specialty retailer founded on a simple idea: offer each customer the best possible service, quality, value and selection. We are looking for skilled people to work in our Alterations/Tailor Shop.
From attentive salespeople to meticulous tailors and innovative merchants, our teams are comprised of talented people who work hard to delight the customer. When you join a Nordstrom Store, you are welcomed into a family dedicated to creating memorable and rewarding shopping experiences for our customers.
The ideal fitter/sewer is motivated, results oriented and committed to providing outstanding customer service.
Perform and complete alterations/tailor fittings according to Nordstrom guidelines and service standards
Organize workload and complete items on time
Meet or exceed productivity targets
Follow through on customer needs in a timely manner
Actively build and maintain product knowledge through an awareness of fit, style, construction and trends
Educate customers and employees on proper fit, shop procedures and guidelines in a professional and friendly manner
Have a high school diploma, or equivalent (preferred)
Previous experience in alterations/tailoring
Understanding of safe and proper use of all equipment in the shop
Ability to communicate clearly and interact with customers and coworkers in a personable, professional manner
Ability to prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
Basic math and written communication skills
High level of ownership, accountability and initiative
Ability to work a flexible schedule based on department and store needs
Since 1901, Nordstrom has offered a wide variety of quality apparel, shoes and accessories for men, women and children at our stores across the country. We're proud to be named to Fortune™ magazine's list of '100 Best Companies to Work For.' We believe this recognition comes from our desire to empower our employees to set their sights high and deliver exceptional service to customers.
As a Nordstrom employee, you can feel confident that your health and well-being are among our highest priorities. We offer a comprehensive, flexible employee benefits package that includes medical/vision and dental coverage, a generous merchandise discount, an employer-matched 401(K) savings and much more.
We are an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a diverse environment.
The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. No visa sponsorship is available for this position. The hours and schedule for this position will vary by week depending on business needs. Nordstrom will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with all legal requirements.
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