Job Details

Seamstress (Hudson's Bay)

Location TORONTO, Ontario, Canada
Category Stores
Job Opened November 25th, 2021
Education High School Diploma/GED
Job Number 210007BV
Job Type Full-Time
Remote No

job description

What This Position is All About
The Presser is responsible for the final touches of gown preparation prior to delivery to the customer, as well as maintaining the samples in premium condition in the salon.  The presser is responsible to iron or steam the gown in the appropriate fashion according the construction and material.
 
Who You Are:
  • Can be depended on for a unique perspective.
  • Willing to take calculated risks when necessary, an out of the box thinker that shines in brainstorming sessions.
  • Brings others together when needed. Creates a sense of community in the team.
  • Has a good sense of timing.
You Also Have:
  • Minimum of 5 years prior experience with sensitive fabrics in a manufacturing, alterations or high end dry cleaner environment
  • Knowledge of equipment , limitations and requirements
  • Advanced knowledge of garment construction and material care
  • Knowledge of spot cleaning
As The Presser, You Will:
  • Inspects and presses/irons/steams gowns and veils appropriately and according to the material ensuring that the correct temperature and methods are used
  • Appropriate use of temperatures and instruments to ensure the removal of wrinkles, flattened seams, and reviving shape
  • Remove finished pieces from pressing machines and hang or stack them for cooling, or forward them for additional processing
  • Use covering cloths to prevent equipment from damaging delicate fabrics
  • Clean and maintain pressing machines, using designated cleaning solutions
  • Examine and measure finished articles to verify conformity to standards, using specific measuring devices such as tape measures and micrometers
  • Measure fabric to specifications, cut uneven edges with shears, fold material, and press it with an iron to form a heading
How Often You May Travel:
  • NA
Your Life and Career at HBC:
  • Be part of a world-class team; work with an adventurous spirit; think and act like an owner- operator!
  • Exposure to rewarding career advancement opportunities, from retail to supply chain, to digital or corporate.
  • A culture that promotes a healthy, fulfilling work/life balance
  • Benefits package for all eligible full-time employees (including medical, vision and dental).
  • An amazing employee discount
 
Thank you for your interest with HBC. We look forward to reviewing your application.
 
HBC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, HBC complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
 
HBC welcomes all applicants for this position. Should you be individually selected to participate in an assessment or selection process, accommodations are available upon request in relation to the materials or processes to be used.