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DATE ADDED: Fri 13/12/2019

Hemmer (Joinery)

New York, NY, US


JOB TYPE: Permanent, FullTime

Title: Hemmer (Joinery)
Location: USA-New York-New York City
Other Locations: null

Hemmer (Joinery

who we are

athletica is a yoga-inspired athletic apparel company that provides components
for people to live longer, healthier and more fun lives. By creating products
that keep people active and stress free, lululemon believes the world will be a
better place.

who you are

The Joinery at
lululemon is an intricate fixture of guest experience at select stores offering
in-store hemming and custom alterations. Joinery Operators are creative design
professionals dedicated to executing high quality alterations in a short time
frame while gathering design feedback and conducting research and development
for the brand. Under the supervision and direction of the Store Manager, the
Joinery Operator plays a vital role in ensuring a guest?s experience at the
store is positive and beneficial, creating a unique personalized experience
each and every time.

a day in the life

Responsibilities and

? Execute custom
garment alterations for lululemon guests (i.e. hemming/cropping,

liner alterations, etc.) expediting projects when necessary

? Utilize design
skills and creativity to accommodate special guest requests and create on-brand

design solutions

? Provide
exceptional guest experience surrounding the hemming and alterations process

? Support retail
team (in the fitting room area) in accurate garment pinning and prepping for

alterations as well as on-going training on
what the Joinery can and cannot accommodate

? Leverage
product resources to elevate technical product knowledge

? Engage in
monthly product walkthroughs

? Analyze design
feedback, conduct design research and development, digitally record alteration


? Complete weekly
fit sessions to ensure they remain connected to the six f?s (fit, fabric,

function, fun, feel and features) and
designer?s intention of the product.

? Maintain
proper machine maintenance, tools and supplies

? Attend monthly
Joinery team meetings and store specific staff meetings

? Personal
development through the practice of vision and goal setting

Machines and Equipment utilized:

? Industrial
JUKI double needle Overlock Serger Machine

? Industrial
Siruba Coverstitch Machine

? Industrial
gravity-feed steam iron

? Fabric shears
and rotary blades

? Microsoft
Office programs

qualifications and skills

? Expert
experience operating industrial sergers and coverstitch machines

? At least one
year of professional experience in sewing/tailoring

? Expert
knowledge of technical fabrics and garment construction

? Excellent
communication skills, both verbal and written

? Exceptional
customer service, organizational and time management skills

? Optimistic,
driven, and authentic outlook with ability and willingness to accept and


? Weekend

? Preferred:
degree in Fashion Design and/or garment industry background

Qualifications of the position:

Experience with sewing garments is a must!
Required ? one year?s work experience in sewing / alterations.
Preferred ? garment industry background.
Preferred ? experience using industrial sergers and cover stitch machines.
Excellent team player and ability to work independently.
Upbeat, optimistic, passionate, friendly and authentic.
Responsible and dependable.
Excellent communication skills ? verbal and written.
Extraordinary customer service, organizational and time management skills.
Ability and willingness to accept and provide feedback.
Strong problem solving and decision-making skills.
Preferred knowledge and involvement in yoga, and/or other fitness, health or sports activities.
To apply for this position:
If you are seeking a position in a company which fosters and supports health and fitness, personal development, growth, change, responsibility and overall success please submit your resume and cover letter directly to #removed# (or store manager?s email address).