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Our values


At Jouffre, creativity means feeling free to create, co-create, collaborate with talented interior designers and help them bring their vision to life. Always challenge the status quo and find innovative solutions for continuous improvement.

At Jouffre, perseverance is the determination to take on the boldest challenges to achieve ever more ambitious goals. It means believing in one's abilities and putting in the effort required to make a project a success, without ever giving up.

At Jouffre, transference is the sharing of savoir-faire and knowledge which perpetuate the great tradition of the craft that drives us. It also means teaching our skills to new employees who join us so that they can improve, grow and train the best artisans. It also means transmitting the information, making sure it is available to the team and we are not holding it alone.

At Jouffre, rigor is what each individual imposes on themselves in their work to strive for perfection. It means pushing the limits of one's craft, profession, techniques, and methods every day.

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Workshop Coordinator Lyon | Workshop

We are looking for our future Workshop Coordinator who will join our team in Lyon in order to support and facilitate from an organizational point of view all the projects of the workshop in terms of quality, costs and deadlines!

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Job description

RESPONSIBILITIES

Coordination:

- Monitor and develop subcontracting in headquarters / clothing
- Carry out project costing
- Ensure the follow-up of internal supplies

Continuous improvement missions:

- Propose areas for improvement
- Search for new subcontractors in line with our CSR approach (eco-responsible materials...etc)

MISSIONS

Subcontracting

- Follow, feed and update our database of subcontractors
- Plan and coordinate subcontracting (internal / external)
- Regularly visit subcontractors (before, during and after manufacturing)
- Control and verify the quality of finished products
- Approach new subcontractors to develop new projects

Pricing

- Assist the Project Manager for the costing
- Update the data contained in the costing matrices
- Update micro-production costing data
- Perform costing for specific orders
- Carry out the measurement (before sale and purchase)

Internal supply

- Organize the provision of the elements necessary for the manufacturing (carcass, fabric, trimmings, small tools, etc.)
- Monitor the progress of supply requests and alert stakeholders in case of delay
- Verify and control supplies

All other contributions that may appear in the position depending on the deliverables mentioned.

Required profile

We are looking for a candidate with experience in project management and if possible with significant experience in the custom upholstery sector!

Perfectly autonomous, agile and dynamic, you like challenges and know how to work in project mode by combining creativity and organization.

You are sociable by nature, you have character and you enjoy convincing, debating and exchanging with people of all ages and with varied profiles.

Your interpersonal skills and communication skills are your main strengths!

Prerequisite:

- A good knowledge of upholstery
- A very good command of computer tools (google suite, ERP)
- Good management of resources, budgets and projects
- Be very organized and know how to prioritize tasks

MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION

Type of contract : CDI
Starting date : ASAP
Salary : According to experience

Published: 10/28/2022 / City: Lyon / Department: Workshop
Supply and storage Internship Lyon | Workshop

In order to better optimize and organize our raw materials in our workshops we are looking for an intern whose main mission will be to develop an efficient raw materials management!

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Job description

MISSIONS OF THE INTERNSHIP

Supply database:

- In connection with the supply referent, create a complete and exhaustive database of the raw materials we use in the workshops (category / reference / suppliers / minimum order / price / storage places in the workshop...etc)
- Determine the alert thresholds in order to anticipate the quantities of raw materials to be ordered

Storage process for manufacturing:

- Determine, in the new workshop storage structure, the locations, containers and quantities to be stored of each reference
- Highlight the double storage to help the implementation of the raw material flow process
- Design and create storage labels with the help of the communication department
- Organize and store these raw materials in the workshops
- Participate in the training campaign for the raw material flow process
- Participate in the writing of an associated guide

Required profile

You have an analytical and synthetic mind and you are not afraid to learn, you are dynamic and you enjoy interacting with people of all ages and with varied profiles.

You are rigorous, agile and curious and you have acquired or are in the process of acquiring skills in supply chain, production management, flow management, etc.

You have a 2 to 4 year degree from an engineering school, BTS, DUT, Bachelor's degree in Methods / Industrial Engineering / GMP / Logistics and you have a strong interest in organization? Then this internship is made for you!

INTERNSHIP INFORMATION

Location: Lyon, Villeurbanne
Start of the internship : November 2022
Duration : 3 to 4 months
Type of contract : Internship

Published: 10/19/2022 / City: Lyon / Department: Workshop
Designer New York | Design & Product Development

Jouffre is looking for a talented and detail-oriented designer with a degree in either Furniture Design or Industrial Design. If you are looking for dynamic and team-oriented environment, if you want to join a growing company with strong culture and great atmosphere, this job is tailor made for you.

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Job description

Jouffre is known the world over for producing the uppermost echelon of bespoke upholstered furniture, working with designers like Pierre Yovanovitch, Drake / Anderson, GRADE NY, Studio Sofield, Giancarlo Valle, Fox Nahem, and Ingrao.

The Jouffre headquarters is located in Lyon, France, and has a second location in Long Island City, NY. The NY office is looking for a Furniture Designer to assist in our growing studio. The Furniture Designer is essential to the ongoing collaboration with interior designers - bringing their visions to life via aesthetic and technical development, CAD drafting and rendering, and working hand-in-hand with incredible craftsmen. In addition to the primary focus on upholstered furniture designs, the Furniture Designer would support and develop the design process for the window treatment department. The ideal candidate will have a degree in either Furniture Design or Industrial Design and should be a detail-oriented designer familiar with a dynamic and team-oriented environment.

Daily tasks will include but are not limited to:

● 3D modeling furniture designs in Rhino
● Creating technical shop drawings for clients and manufacturing partners
● Assisting in the production of mock-ups and 3D prints to communicate design intent
● Providing creative direction and consulting for designer collaborations
● Developing craft and material offerings
● Researching/discovering/connecting with new vendors and partners
● Coordination with vendors and manufacturing partners
● Managing production and relations with upholstery frame vendors
● Assisting with the management and development of internal frame/wood-shop
● Quality control of upholstery frames, finishes, and completed furnitures
● Sorting and organization of 3D Model databases
● Participating in weekly project meetings and production planning meetings

This position will help design and develop unique, custom furniture pieces for the top interior designers in New York and around

Required profile

Collaboration:

This position would be working directly with our Senior Designer, but also would require collaboration with our project managers, upholstery workshop manager, and production teams. Teamwork is essential in realizing complex designs while ensuring quality and client satisfaction.

Necessary Skills and Software:

● Adobe Creative Suites (Photoshop, Illustrator)
● Rhino 7
● Google Office Suite (Sheets, Docs, other Drive Applications)
● Woodworking - fine and upholstery framing


Minimum Requirements:

● BFA in Furniture Design or Industrial Design
● 1-3 years industry-specific experience
● Ability to work on multiple projects and meet deadlines while maintaining quality
● Have a comprehensive knowledge of joinery and wood construction
● Maintain a positive and professional attitude when dealing with clients, vendors, and team members
● Possess a strong drive to grow, innovate, and succeed in a fast-paced industry and environment
● Stay organized and on top of file and time management
● Eligible to work in the United States
● Furniture Design Portfolio required (website or PDF)

Published: 07/20/2022 / City: New York / Department: Design & Product Development
Handler Lyon | Logistics

We are looking for an experienced Handler whose main mission will be to guarantee the quality of packaging and handling of our products and to manage internal and external flows while respecting our shipping and receiving processes.

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Job description

Operational missions

- Reception and complete verification of incoming goods
- Packing and preparation of goods on departure
- Internal management of packed items and transfer to dedicated area (photo area, storage area, Vaulx-en-Velin premises...)
- Management of raw material stocks (packaging, cardboard...)

Administrative missions

- Drafting and setting up of transport documents (delivery notes, shipping notes, export invoices...etc)
- Receipt of incoming goods using our internal software

Missions of transport & tools

- Follow-up of the different transport requests
- Follow-up of goods departures (site, expedition...etc)
- Management of the car fleet (three vehicles)
- Management and preparation of the tools at the departure and at the return of the building sites
- Management of the tooling room

Missions of improvement

- Evaluate and suggest ways to improve the management of departures
- Organize and improve the management of the service (flow, storage)
- Be a force of proposal on new partners (transport, supplies)

Required profile

We are looking for an experienced, autonomous and proactive handler, focused on quality and attention to detail.

The ideal candidate is a dynamic, involved person who is not afraid to take initiative. Your ability to manage priorities is your strong point!

You have a strong aptitude for organization and you have a good experience in logistics. You are rigorous, curious, reactive and you like teamwork? Then this position is made for you!

Prerequisite:

- A minimum of 2 years experience
- A valid driver's license is required for this position
- Other driving licenses and CACES are appreciated
- English is a plus

MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION

Location: Lyon (Villeurbanne and Vaulx-en-Velin)
Starting date : ASAP
Type of contract : Permanent contract
Salary : According to experience

Published: 07/18/2022 / City: Lyon / Department: Logistics
Framer | Woodworker New York | Carpentry Workshop

Jouffre is now looking to expand its carpentry workshop in order to increase its in-house carcass production capacity and raise its quality level. Therefore, we are looking for an experienced seat carpenter with a solid knowledge of carpentry and cabinet making as well as some experience in building carcasses for upholstery.

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Job description

While being an expert in woodworking, your main objective will be to build up a woodworking shop worthy of the name capable of meeting our productivity and quality requirements within Jouffre New York.

You will be responsible for:

● Construction and assembly of solid wood carcasses ready to be upholstered
● Knowledge and mastery of the various assembly techniques
● Mastery of cabinet making techniques
● Application of veneers
● Working with solid wood and plywood
● Use of hand and power tools
● Use of modern woodworking machinery
● Mastery of the highest quality finishes
● Collaboration with our team of designers and the manager of our headquarters workshop in order to
build the carcasses according to their needs
● Quality control of the finished parts

Required profile

For this position, we are looking for an autonomous and proactive person, focused on quality and attention to detail. The ideal candidate will be a true team player with the ability to pass on and share knowledge.

You will be part of a constantly evolving and growing company, as such, you will need to have the ability to complete work on a defined schedule and planning and sometimes in short time frames but maintaining a consistently high level of quality.

Requirements:
● Knowledge of all carpentry techniques
● Mastery of solid wood work
● Mastery of complex shapes
● Knowledge of wood species, their characteristics and their applications
● English language skills (essential for this position), Spanish is optional

Published: 05/18/2022 / City: New York / Department: Carpentry Workshop
Upholsterer New 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 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: 10/18/2021 / City: New York / Department: Upholstery Workshop
Installer New York | Installation - Draperies | Furniture | Wall upholstery

Jouffre is looking for a multi-tasking, outgoing and dynamic installer to be the face of our company onsite when installing our window treatments, furniture and wall coverings.

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Job description

Jouffre Inc., a French company based in Long Island City, NY and specialized in French high-end Drapery and Upholstery is looking for an Installer with:

-Solid experience in installation of drapery tracks, shades and Decorative hardware,
-Excellent knowledge in installation of roman shades (manual and motorized) and able to rig (required),
-Good knowledge in motorization (Lutron, Somfy and Silent Gliss),
-Strong organizational skills,
-Knowledge and/or desire to work with wall covering and upholstery would be required.

Required profile

The right candidate must be proactive and autonomous in order to adapt easily to the constantly changing environment of a fast-growing company and a demanding clientele.

The right person must be able to travel across the US and international, sometimes for several days (a valid passport will be required).

A clear driving license is required. The installer will have to drive from the workshop to project sites on a daily basis.

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.

Published: 10/18/2021 / City: New York / Department: Installation - Draperies | Furniture | Wall upholstery
Installer Lyon | Wall-Upholstery & Installation

Jouffre is looking for an installer, dynamic and having the sense of contact to represent the company on site and carry out the installation of our various achievements, from our curtains to our sofas through our wall hangings!

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Job description

On our building sites, in France or abroad, as well as in our Lyon workshops, you will join a team of qualified craftsmen. Your mission will consist in :

- To carry out dimensional measurements
- Install equipment / support fittings
- Install simple and elaborate confections
- Carry out work of wall hangings
- Carry out sheathing work (fabric and leather)
- Assemble, adjust and set up furniture
- Make templates, cut fabrics/leather, sew and finish
- Manage the tools in conjunction with the logistics team
- Manage your schedule and your interventions
- Make numerous trips to the site for installation

Required profile

We are looking for an autonomous and proactive upholsterer with good technical skills and knowledge in upholstery.

We are looking for a dynamic and organized person with good interpersonal skills, as teamwork is a very strong and important concept within Jouffre.

As a true ambassador of the company on its sites in France and abroad, we are looking for a candidate who attaches great importance to customer service and contributes to the high-end image of our company.

In addition, you have a real capacity to transmit and share your know-how and have a sense of responsibility. Your rigor and your attention to detail are among your main qualities!

Prerequisites:
- Mastery of all tapestry techniques is expected
- Knowing how to organize, adapt your work and work on the road is essential
- English is a real plus for this position

MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION

Starting date : ASAP
Type of contract : CDI
Experience : Beginner accepted
Salary : According to experience

Published: 02/10/2021 / City: Lyon / Department: Wall-Upholstery & Installation
Upholsterer Lyon | Upholstery Workshop

We are looking for an experienced upholsterer who will have as main mission to realize upholstered furniture (armchairs, beds, sofas and seats) on measure and high quality, according to a defined schedule of conditions.

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Job description

In our Lyon workshops, you will join a team of qualified craftsmen. Your mission will consist of :

- Carrying out the upholstery (horsehair / foam)
- Making templates
- Cutting fabrics / leathers
- Carry out the hand / machine sewing
- Make the pocketed / stretched cover
- Putting on the finishing elements
- Carry out possible travels on site for installation (France / International)

Required profile

We are looking for an experienced, autonomous and proactive senior upholsterer with solid technical skills in upholstery.

You are a dynamic and curious person with good interpersonal skills! Indeed, teamwork is a very strong and important concept within Jouffre.

Furthermore, you have a real capacity to transmit and share your know-how and have a sense of responsibility. Your rigor and your attention to detail are among your main qualities!

Prerequisites:
- Mastery of all traditional, semi-traditional and contemporary (modern) tapestry techniques is required
- Mastery of cutting, sewing, upholstery and covering is expected
- Have a good command and knowledge of fabrics
- The practice of English is a plus

MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION

Starting date: ASAP
Type of contract: CDI
Experience: 10 years minimum
Salary: According to experience

Published: 02/10/2021 / City: Lyon / Department: Upholstery Workshop
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