Eileen Fisher Renew Recycling Sorting Associate (Temporary position) in Irvington, New York
*We are seeking full-time and part-time candidates for this temporary position for 6 months located at our Irvington Renew Recycling Center *
EILEEN FISHER creates simple, sustainable, timeless clothes designed to work together as a system. We make our clothes with intention, supporting people to build their wardrobe meaningfully each season. And we make our clothes to last—and then take them back through our Renew team to be reworn and loved again, or through our Waste No More team, to be remade into entirely new felted designs. We believe in the fundamental potential of every person—our employees, our customers and those who make our clothes—and are committed to cultivating conditions that empower people. It’s all part of our commitment to doing business in a way that helps build a better industry. And a better future. EILEEN FISHER is one of the largest women’s fashion companies to be a certified B Corporation, which means we voluntarily meet high criteria for social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency.
As a founder led Company, our values are deeply embedded in and shape our culture. Our values are a shared responsibility embodied in every position, and are intended to be woven into all that we do; how we approach our work and how we interact with one another. Our values support our commitment to Diversity, Equity + Inclusion, and our commitment to Sustainability guides us to protect our limited natural resources, fight climate change, support human rights and social impact, and inspire the fashion industry to embrace circularity.
We are authentic
We thrive in connection
We trust each other
We innovate through creativity
We are committed to the health of the whole
We are united by purpose
Position Summary: EILEEN FISHER Renew is currently seeking full-time or part-time temp workers to join the team in our Irvington, NY Recycling Center. A Sorting Associate is needed for quality assurance of clothing and to assist in recycling center inventory organization.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Perform quality assurance and categorize incoming EILEEN FISHER garment donations
Sort garments into classifications, fabric content & on-site laundry or dry-clean
Sorting garments to be put away in backstock
Maintain organization of sorted categories
Maximize efficiency and space
Communicate special areas in stockroom for ongoing work in progress to maximize available product/space and convenience
Partner with team to manage incoming and outgoing product
Pick product from best quality to other product categories in designated areas
Put away by category, fabrication, color, size to make process easier for all
Required SkillsRequired Experience
Required Skills and Experience:
+ + Must be able to lift up to 40 lbs
Must be able to stand or sit for extended periods of time
Must be able to work both independently and with a team
Must be able to work flexibly and navigate ambiguity, as job processes can change quickly
Attention to detail and organizational skills also a must
Knowledge of EILEEN FISHER clothing and fabrics a plus
Interest in sustainability and circular design economy
PERFORMS OTHER RELATED DUTIES AND ASSIGNMENTS AS REQUIRED
College degree or equivalent experience
EILEEN FISHER, Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, training and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds, and make all employment decisions without regard to any protected status.