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Seamstresses, draughtsmen, onsite upholsterers, business coordinators, HR, communication… Join us and be part of a team devoted to excellence.

Our values


At Jouffre, we are determined to take on bold challenges in order to reach ambitious goals. We take every challenge as an opportunity to surpass our own expectations and we do not give up!

Transmission is essential. Jouffre workshops train the best craftsmen of tomorrow to allow future generations to perpetuate the tradition of our savoir-faire. We have made this one of our core values to ensure that we hand down our knowledge to new talents that join us, helping provide the tools for each of them to learn and grow within the company.

More than 10 nationalities and/or origins are represented at Jouffre. From the youngest seamstresses to the most experienced upholsterers, tolerance is an asset. Understanding our colleagues, clients, and partners will allow us to keep moving together towards Excellence, with empathy and goodwill.

We are seeking for perfection at every level and every step of each project. We have the chance to develop in a fascinating environment in which expectations and requirements are at the highest echelon. Day by day, seeking for Excellence in each department of our company is a priority and a goal.

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Drapery Workshop ManagerLyon / Drapery Workshop

Jouffre workroom is looking for their rare gem. Combining managerial competence and performance, you will feel at ease within a team made up of assertive seamstresses and are ready to take up any challenge. This job is made for you!

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Job description

Manager of the workroom, you lead a team of qualified craftsmen who ensure the manufacture of curtains, decorations, pillows, bedspreads and headboards in traditional or more contemporary style on the instructions of the most renowned French and foreign decorators. You have a major role in the organization of work, the optimization of methods, the increase in skills and motivation of the teams, you contribute to the profitability of the workroom.
Your missions are :
- Leading and motivating the manufacturing teams and increasing their skills.
- Conduct monthly interviews of the drapery employees.
- Maintain and update the planning and work scheduling, in close collaboration with the logistics manager.
- Prepare production files.
- Manage subcontracting.
- Monitor production in order to respect and optimise costs, quality and deadlines.
- Manage consumables.
- Optimising operating procedures.
- Ensure the continuous improvement of the workshops.

Required profile

With significant experience in a craft or high-end environment, you have the ability to understand the requirements of this sector.
Endowed with excellent interpersonal skills and natural leadership, you have at heart to lead a team in its performance and quality culture while ensuring the best personal development of the members of your team.
The ideal candidate will be chosen based on his/her managerial skills and interpersonal knowledge.

Published: 06/02/2020 / City: Lyon / Department: Drapery Workshop
Project Management InternNew York / Project Management & Customer Relationship

If you dream of discovering New York, having responsibilities and managing large-scale projects, join the Jouffre workshops in the United States! Our team is looking for a new Project Manager who will be responsible for managing between 30% and 40% of our US turnover.

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Job description

Jouffre Inc. is a French company based in Long Island City, NY specializing in the most high-end upholstery and window treatment. We are looking for a full-time Project Manager Intern. We have cultivated a fast paced, independent work environment, dealing with top tier interior designers to create exceptional spaces.

MAIN MISSIONS
- Receive and analyze client’s specifications
- Schedule appointments and meetings to discuss projects and specifications
- Draft estimates based on client’s specifications and requirements
- Obtain costing and prices from the production managers of each department
- Integrate prices into estimates
- Enter costings’ informations and data into the company ERP/Software
- Request samples and mock-ups to the relevant departments
- Clarify and fine-tune specifications by obtaining missing/new information along the project life cycle
- If needed, schedule a kick-off meeting to introduce the project to all stakeholders at Jouffre
- Confirm lead time with workshops
- Follow-up with fabrication
- Control of the quality and design according client’s expectations
- Manage client’s expectations and potential sensitive situations

SIDE MISSIONS
- Fabric receiving:
- Open fabric boxes and crates
- Register fabric received into the system
- Label each roll with information on the designer, project, estimate and item
- Store rolls in the proper location
- Improve fabric management processes
- Being a pretty small company, any ideas and suggestions for side projects will be taken into consideration and encouraged

Required profile

The success of your mission is dependent on your ability to create a positive working relationship with your clients and inherent knowledge of your projects. We pride ourselves on teamwork so gaining the trust of your colleagues and collaborating is essential.

Clients are uneasy and sometimes disorganized. Your capacity to be extremely well organized, rigorous and persistent in the way you communicate with your clients is key. Jouffre is looking for someone who is not afraid of grasping the bull by the horns, pick-up the phone to unlock a situation or follow-up with a client. Being willing to also work on business development and increase the company turnover is a real plus.

Being sensitive to details and comfort is a real plus and will help you being the “eyes of the client” at Jouffre.

Fluent English is mandatory as this is the common language at Jouffre. Spanish or French is a plus. Salary is $750 bi-weekly.

Published: 04/08/2020 / Contract type: Internship / City: New York / Department: Project Management & Customer Relationship
LOGISTIC COORDINATORLyon / Logistics

Vous souhaitez intégrer un atelier créatif, participer à des projets exceptionnels et contribuer à l'excellence d’une entreprise labellisée “Entreprise du Patrimoine Vivant” ? Alors n'hésitez plus et contactez-nous !

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Job description

Ateliers Jouffre est un atelier français basé à Villeurbanne et spécialisé dans la tapisserie haut de gamme. Nous sommes à la recherche d'un Coordinateur Logistique avec une solide expérience dans la gestion des flux et la mise en place de transports.

Les missions principales sont les suivantes :

Logistique opérationnelle :

● Réceptionner et vérifier (en quantitatif et qualitatif) toutes les arrivées
● Garantir la qualité de tous les départs (Emballage / étiquetage / documents)
● Garantir le bon fonctionnement de l’atelier réception – préparation - expédition

Missions d’amélioration continue :

● Évaluer et proposer des pistes d’amélioration dans la gestion des départs
● Organiser et améliorer la gestion du service (flux, stockage)
● Assurer l’approvisionnement nécessaire de toutes les fournitures
● Être force de proposition sur de nouveaux partenaires (transports, fournitures)

Missions complémentaires :

● Garantir le bon fonctionnement du local outillage (étiquetage, suivi, départs,
retours, entretien, inventaire)
● Gérer le parc automobile

Required profile

Nous attendons du candidat idéal qu'il fasse preuve d'esprit d'équipe et d'autonomie afin de s'adapter facilement à l'environnement en constante évolution d'une entreprise en pleine croissance.

Nous recherchons un(e) coordinateur(trice) logistique autonome et proactif(ve), tourné(e) vers la qualité et le souci du détail.

Le/la candidat(e) idéal(e) sera capable de travailler en équipe, devra posséder une véritable capacité d’écoute. Il/elle devra aussi faire preuve de flexibilité et d'adaptabilité pour répondre à un planning chargé et à des délais parfois assez courts.

Salaire selon expérience.

Si vous pensez correspondre au profil et avez envie de vivre l'aventure Jouffre,
envoyez-nous votre CV et lettre de motivation à l'adresse suivante : emilie@jouffre.com

Published: 11/14/2019 / City: Lyon / Department: Logistics
InstallerLyon / Wall-Upholstery & Installation

Vous souhaitez intégrer un atelier créatif, participer à des projets exceptionnels et contribuer à l'excellence d’une entreprise labellisée “Entreprise du Patrimoine Vivant” ? Alors n'hésitez plus et contactez-nous !

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Job description

Sur nos chantiers, en France ou à l’international, comme au sein de nos ateliers lyonnais,
vous intégrerez une équipe d'artisans qualifiés. Votre mission consistera à :
● Réaliser des prises de cotes.
● Concevoir en lien avec les différents intervenants, réaliser et/ou installer des
décors de fenêtre, y compris motorisés, selon un cahier des charges défini.
● Réaliser des gabarits, la coupe de tissus/cuirs, le garnissage contemporain, la
couture, la couverture et les finitions.
● Des travaux de tissus tendus et de gainage (tissus et cuir).
● gérer l’outillage en lien avec l’équipe logistique.
● De nombreux déplacements sur site pour pose (en France et à
l’international).

Required profile

Nous recherchons un(e) tapissier autonome et proactif/ve, tourné(e) vers la qualité et le
souci du détail.
Véritable ambassadeur de l’entreprise sur ses chantiers en France et à l’international,
nous souhaitons un(e) candidat(e) qui attache une grande importance au service client
et contribue à l’image haut de gamme de notre entreprise.

Le/la candidat(e) idéal(e) sera capable de travailler en équipe et devra posséder une
véritable capacité d’écoute, de transmission et de partage de ses savoir-faire.
Nous attendons minimum 5 années d’expérience dans des entreprises de renom.
La maîtrise de l'ensemble des techniques de tapisserie est exigée.

Si vous pensez correspondre au profil et avez envie de vivre l'aventure Jouffre,
envoyez-nous votre CV et une lettre de motivation à l'adresse suivante :
matthieu@jouffre.com

Published: 10/04/2019 / City: Lyon / Department: Wall-Upholstery & Installation
Experienced UpholstererNew York / Upholstery Workshop

Jouffre Inc. is a French company based in Long Island City, NY and specialized in high-end French upholstery. We are looking for a full-time Upholsterer with at least 10 to 15 years of experience in making new furniture as well as reupholstery.

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Job description

The following skills are required:
- Traditional and modern upholstery techniques,
- Shaping foam on curved furniture,
- Creating templates and cutting fabrics,
- Working on uneasy fabrics such as velvet,
- Sewing, both by hand and by machine,
- Making pillows and cushions, etc.

Required profile

We expect the right candidate to be team-oriented and autonomous in order to adapt easily to the constantly changing environment of our fast-growing company. The right candidate must have the ability to complete jobs following a schedule, sometimes in a short time, while maintaining a high level of quality and without compromising the integrity of the job.

Fluent English is mandatory as this is the common language in our workshop. Spanish is a plus.

We are offering a full-time position. Salary will correspond with experience.

If interested, please send us your resume along with pictures/references of previous works by email to Camille at camille.m@jouffre.com. We will come back to you directly if the application matches our needs.

Published: 10/01/2019 / City: New York / Department: Upholstery Workshop
Framer | CarpenterNew York / Upholstery Workshop

Jouffre has the ambition to create its own woodshop in order to fabricate the frames of all it’s designs, in-house. To do so, the company wants to recruit an autonomous, proactive and professional candidate able to start this project from scratch.

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ouffre Inc. is a French company based in Long Island City, NY and specializes in high-end French upholstery and window treatment. We are looking for a permanent Upholstery Frame Builder with at least 5 to 10 years of experience in building upholstery furniture frames.

Jouffre has the ambition to create its own woodshop in order to fabricate the frames of all it’s designs, in-house. To do so, the company wants to recruit an autonomous, proactive and professional candidate able to start this project from scratch.

This very exciting project is well suited for you if you feel like jumping into an entrepreneur’s adventure, have tons of room for growth and be responsible for the success of this new department!

The following skills are required:

Constructing and assembling of high quality hardwood, upholstery frames
Applying veneer
Working with both solid wood and plywood
Using hand and power tools
Operating modern wood machinery
Innate knowledge of carpentry and joinery
Lifting heavy materials and frames
Identifying lumber suppliers
Wide range of knowledge concerning wood species’ and their correct applications
Identifying necessary machines and equipment for the department
Contacting suppliers and purchase machinery
Eventually recruiting and managing a team of framers
Collaborating with in house furniture designer and upholstery workshop manager to build the frames according to their needs
Drafting a business plan for the Frame Business Unit
Detailing an hour and cost schedule to track efficiency and profitability of department

We expect the right candidate to be team-oriented and autonomous in order to adapt easily to the constantly changing environment of a fast-growing company. The right candidate must have the ability to complete jobs following a schedule, sometimes in a short time, while maintaining a high level of quality and without compromising the integrity of the job.

Fluent English is mandatory as this is the common language

Required profile

Published: 09/09/2019 / City: New York / Department: Upholstery Workshop
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