Gather Here

1343 Cambridge Street
CAMBRIDGE, MA 02139
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Date Posted:
January 24, 2019

Region:
Eastern Massachusetts

Category:
Facilities/Security/Grounds

Type:
Part-Time

Sewing Machine Technician

Description:
Are you looking for an inclusive, engaging, and positive work environment that celebrates hand craft every day of the year? Do you enjoy fixing things, helping people, and learning new things every day? Gather Here is a fun and welcoming yarn, fabric, and handcraft boutique and studio for the discerning contemporary crafter. Cambridge's first Stitch Lounge, Gather Here is hiring a Sewing Machine Technician to join our team! Our technicians provide tune-ups, maintenance, and repairs for sewing machines, embroidery machines, and sergers/overlock machines. Gather Here is an authorized Bernina dealership and we invest in each technician so they receive the most up to date training on all Bernina models.
Qualifications:
Responsibilities: 
  • Repair, install parts, and adjust sewing machines, embroidery machines, and sergers 
  • Troubleshoot and repair defective machines 
  • Perform routine preventative maintenance on Gather Here's studio machines 
  • Respond to work order requests in a timely fashion 
  • Adhere to all safety policies and procedures 
  • Must be able to work Saturdays with weekday flexibility
  • Minimum 20 hours a week, possibility for full-time employment

Experience:
  • Previous experience in machinery or other related fields 
  • Strong mechanical aptitude and troubleshooting skills 
  • Ability to handle physical workload - lifting and carrying machines and sewing cabinets 
  • Must be self-motivated and able to maintain an organized work space 
  • Must have good time-management skills 
  • Must have good communication and customer service skills 
How To Apply:
Gather Here is an equal opportunity employer and encourages qualified minorities, women, people with disabilities, and military veterans to apply. To apply for a position, please send your cover letter that describes your previous experience in machinery or other related fields and availability (days of the week, hours of the day) and your resume with wage requirement (our minimum hourly rate for machine technicians is $21/hr) to work@gatherhereonline.com. E-mail is the preferred method of applying, with all attachments in a Google doc or PDF format. We receive many resumes and kindly request that you do not call to inquire about the status of your application. If you have previously applied and have expanded availability, please send us an email of interest to work@gatherhereonline.com.
Apply by:
February 01, 2019
Salary:
$21/hr starting pay / Per hour
About this Organization:
We are an arts & crafts lounge providing classes and workshops on knitting, crochet, embroidery, and sewing. We also offer materials, notions, fiber and other tools for the discerning crafts-person.
Gather Here believes making is for everyone and that the very act of creating has a positive effect on the community. Recently featured on Boston.com as one of the best local businesses in Greater Boston.