Von Maur was founded in 1872 with two simple goals – provide a wide selection of quality merchandise and establish excellent customer service principles by treating every customer like family. Since then, Von Maur has deliberately and steadily grown and expanded the variety of services offered to our customers. Our wide range of customer services include free delivery, complimentary gift wrapping, no questions asked customer return policy, alterations, and an interest free charge card. Today, 32 Von Maur stores are scattered across 15 states: Alabama, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma and Wisconsin; and we’re still expanding. Our corporate headquarters and E-Commerce store are located in Davenport, Iowa.
The integrity and values that have pleased our customers for generations also make Von Maur a wonderful place to work. We value the diversity of our employees and each associate contributes in a unique way to our customer’s experience. Von Maur employees are friendly and have a passion for customer service. Being a part of our team requires dedication, enthusiasm and flexibility. Associates are empowered to make decisions, acting in the best interest of the customer.
Our company culture is characterized by a promote from within philosophy. We hire people with the intent to promote them as far as their ability and ambition will take them.
Von Maur provides high quality jobs with excellent benefit packages that have a positive impact on the health, happiness and future of our associates and their families.
An Alterations Associate provides various alteration services to ensure customer satisfaction with their purchases. Primary job responsibilities of an Alterations Associate include the following:
-Measures, fits, marks, and pins garments according to customer specifications and garment’s alter ability.
-Disassembles garments to various degrees, without damaging the time, when needed.
-Sews or reassembles garments according to measurements taken when fitting the garment to the customer, or to repair damaged or defective merchandise. These may range from basic to moderately difficult sewing/alteration procedures.
-Irons or steams garments as needed to prepare the garment for more sewing or for the customer.
-Candidates must be professionally competent in all basic and some advanced alterations.