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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, 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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Logistic Agent Villeurbanne | Logistic & General Services

Ensure quality packaging and handling of our products, while efficiently coordinating internal and external flows in accordance with our shipping and receiving procedures. This includes taking care of valuable fabrics, materials and works when receiving and shipping items.

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Job description

Operational tasks:
Reception and complete verification of incoming goods (handling and IT)
Packing and preparation of outgoing goods
Internal management of packed items and inter-site transfers (photo zone, storage zone, Vaulx-en-Velin premises, etc.)
Stock management of raw materials (packaging, cardboard, etc.)

Administrative tasks:
Drafting and implementation of transport documents (delivery notes, dispatch notes, etc.)
Reception of incoming goods using our in-house software

Transport & tooling tasks:
Follow-up of various transport requests (courier tracking, etc.)
Follow-up of goods departures (site, shipment...etc)
Fleet co-management (three vehicles)
Co-management and preparation of tools for departure from and return to worksites
Co-management of tool room

Improvement missions:
We encourage all ideas aimed at improving the procedures associated with the position.

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Required profile

We are looking for an experienced, autonomous and proactive multi-skilled logistics agent who pays particular attention to handling fragile and high-value goods.
The ideal candidate will be committed, dynamic and possess a strong sense of initiative. Priority management is one of your key skills!
We're looking for someone who can adapt to the frequent changes in orders that can occur throughout the day.
You have a strong aptitude for organization and solid experience in logistics. Are you rigorous, curious, reactive and enjoy working in a team? Then this is the job for you!

A minimum of 18 months' experience in logistics is required.
A valid driving license is required for this position
Other driving licenses and CACES (3 and 5) are a plus
English is a plus

Location: Lyon (Villeurbanne and Vaulx-en-Velin)
Starting date: As soon as possible
Type of contract: 12-month fixed-term contract with possibility of conversion into a permanent contract
Department: Logistics
Salary: According to experience.

Published: 04/19/2024 / City: Villeurbanne / Department: Logistic & General Services
Apprentice/ Internship in Continuous Improvement Lyon | Continuous Improvement / Quality Assurance

Working alongside the Continuous Improvement Manager, you will manage process optimization projects in the workshop and for support functions. You will also be responsible for monitoring ongoing projects!

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Job description


Project management :

Writing of the flow chart for the future product configurator integrated into the company's ERP system
Implementation of a new workshop storage structure: locations, containers and quantities to be stored for each reference.
Steering the development of technical documentation for workshops

Substantive actions :

Update manufacturing processes for recurring models, to record and improve all technical manufacturing processes.
Team supervision of company ERP maintenance: declaration and follow-up of correction tickets, execution of tests, etc.

And other varied projects: as an SME, Jouffre offers a multitude of opportunities for subjects to be developed and built in line with the company's strategy and organization.

Required profile


You're inquisitive, agile and rigorous, you have an analytical and synthesizing mind and you're not afraid to learn. You are dynamic and enjoy interacting with people of all ages and backgrounds.
You have received or are in the process of receiving training in one or more of the following areas:
continuous improvement, lean manufacturing
industrial methods
ERP and databases
organizational and industrial innovation
Depending on the theme, you will apply and develop the following skills:
project management
drawing up specifications
research and development of process and infrastructure optimizations
listening and exchange
training and support
You're in your final year of engineering school, or have a Master's degree.

If you want to develop your skills and contribute to the successful manufacture of exceptional products, this work-study program is for you!


Location: Lyon, Villeurbanne
Start date: September 2024
Type of contract: Work-study / Internship
Tutor: Céline
Duration: 6 months minimum

A CV and covering letter are required.

Published: 04/08/2024 / City: Lyon / Department: Continuous Improvement / Quality Assurance
Communications Apprentice Villeurbanne | Communication & Marketing

OVERALL OBJECTIVE As a Communications Officer, you will work with the Communications Manager to develop the image of the workshops and unite the various internal teams.

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Job description


Internal communications

Unite company employees around common projects
Create links between teams in Lyon, Paris, New York, Rabat and London through team building, seminars, etc.
Promote employees and the company's various professions

External communications

Creation of editorial and graphic content (RS, print media, articles)
Creation of audiovisual content and video editing (interviews, real life...)
Reporting, analysis and improvement of communication actions
Management of relationships with service providers (photographers, graphic designers, PR, etc.)
Organization of events and open days (seminars, trade shows, inaugurations, etc.)
Management of a wide variety of one-off projects

Required profile


For this work-study program, we are looking for a self-starter with team spirit and good interpersonal skills. We're looking for someone who is curious, creative and rigorous, with an appetite for the arts.
You have a Master 1 or 2 degree specialized in communications, and a first work-study or long-term internship experience.
A very good command of English is essential for this position. A CV and covering letter are awaited.


Location: Lyon, Villeurbanne
Start of work-study program: End of August / beginning of September 2024
Duration: Minimum 1 year
Type of contract: Apprenticeship / Professionalization
Department: Communication
Positions to be filled : 1

Published: 04/05/2024 / City: Villeurbanne / Department: Communication & Marketing
Furniture Designer Rabat | Design Office

Jouffre Rabat would like to develop their own Design Studio inside the company and you are going to be the first Furniture Designer joining us for this adventure. 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.

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Furniture Design

- Collaborate with interior designers to bring their bespoke designs from ideas all the way to finished pieces
- Engage in aesthetic and technical development of furniture designs, including 3D modeling in Rhino, rendering in Keyshot, and 3D printing
- Conduct CAD drafting and produce technical shop drawings for clients and manufacturing partners
- Create mock-ups and 3D prints to communicate design intent
- Provide creative direction and consulting for designer collaborations
- Provide technical expertise and recommendations regarding ergonomics, comfort, and fabrication plans
- Organize and manage 3D Model and shop drawing databases
- Take templates of site specific conditions as well as complex design details
- Contribute actively and thrive in a collaborative environment

Product Management

- Ensure all projects meet standards and quality expectations while maintaining integrity of design details and dimensions
- Work closely with upholstery craftsmen and oversee the accurate execution of design concepts
- Assist with order management that involve subcontracted components consisting of wood, metal, and other specialty materials (when needed)
- Help in the search of new vendors and partners; coordinate with existing ones
- Maintain quality control of upholstery frames, finishes, and completed furniture pieces
- Participate in weekly project and production planning meetings

Continuous Improvement

- Pursue continuous improvements in all aspects of the design studio missions and processes
- Develop craft and material offerings
- Develop standard finish library
- Develop our digital prototyping and fabrication capabilities through research, ideation, and innovation
- Support and develop the design process for internal/external creative projects

Additional tasks may arise based on the company's needs.

Required profile

We are looking for someone who is a fusion of a meticulous furniture designer and a diligent product manager. They should be adept at transforming designer concepts into tangible masterpieces, leveraging tools like Rhino and Keyshot. We are looking for someone who is familiar with our type of company and who has already worked in our field: high end upholstery and window treatment. 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.

Beyond design, the candidate will assure project quality, manage vendor relationships, and guide the creation process alongside our craftsmen. This role dives deep into upscale Morocco and international interior design, demanding innovation and continuous improvement.

Collaboration is central, the candidate will work closely with the Workshop Manager and the Projects Managers of Morocco but also with the Design Studio of Lyon and New York who are already well established.


Educational and Professional Qualifications:

- Degree in Furniture Design or Industrial Design
- 1-3 years of industry-specific experience
- Furniture Design Portfolio required (website or PDF)

Software and Technical Proficiencies:

- Expertise in Rhino 7 (knowledge of Grasshopper is a plus)
- Strong proficiency in Adobe CC: Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign
- Proficiency in Keyshot and Google Office Suite: Sheets, Docs, Etc
- Familiarity with 3D Printing Slicer Programs

Skills and Attitudes:

- Comprehensive understanding of metal / wood technology, finishes, and fabrication methods
- Strong knowledge of furniture design history as well as contemporary and Moroccan / Moresque design trends
- Ability to juggle multiple projects, ensuring timely delivery without compromising quality
- Maintain a positive and professional demeanor with clients, vendors, and team members
- Strong drive to innovate and excel in a dynamic industry and environment
- Exceptional organizational skills, with a focus on file and time management
- Strong ability to take initiative and natural leadership
- Ability to adapt to an evolving company in Morocco
- French is mandatory and English and Arabic are a real plus


Start Date: ASAP
Department: Design Studio
Salary: 10000 to 12000 Dirham per month (based on experience)

Furniture Design Portfolio required (website or PDF)

Published: 03/22/2024 / City: Rabat / Department: Design Office
Workshop Manager London | Workshop

This year 2024 will once again mark the history of Jouffre as we seek to develop a new workshop in London, Jouffre Limited. To meet this challenge, we're looking for our Workshop Manager who will develop everything from A to Z with the Country Manager!

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Job description

What is exciting is that everything has to be developed! From the search of the ideal location to the recruitment of an exceptional team and its management, including the acquisition of equipment and the development of production processes. Every day will be a new step in building a truly special new workshop.

To give you a little more detail, you will be responsible for the workshops as well as all production within the company. By maintaining a very high level of requirements in terms of results and involvement, you will be in charge with the Country Manager of the serenity, well-being, pleasure at work of the team that we are going to recruit as well as of their personal development.

As part of our values ​​(rigor, transference, perseverance, creativity) you will have to encourage them to make decisions and initiatives. This will ensure their commitment and lead to customer satisfaction. Your ambition? Achieve Jouffre’s human and economic performance objectives!

You will have a lot of different responsibilities and missions in the following fields:

- Development of the workshop (with the Country Manager)
- Purchases of Machines and Equipment
- Project Coordination
- Management of Supplies and Inventories
- Recruitment and Management

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Required profile

To succeed in this amazing project, we will need people who share our passion for craftsmanship, our determination to push boundaries, and our commitment to excellence. We are looking for creative individuals, innovators who don't shy away from the unknown, leaders who know how to transform obstacles into opportunities, starting with you!

We are looking for a candidate who is an Upholsterer with a minimum of 10 years of experience and who ideally has experience in production management, projects and team management or at least a great desire to improve skills in these areas!

Of course, planning and monitoring production in a manufacturing workshop no longer holds any secrets for you! Perfectly autonomous and agile, you like challenges and you know how to inspire a team and support a company in its human and economic performance and international development. You are a truly positive, dynamic, proactive and optimistic leader even if you have character because you know how to question yourself.

Your communication, your organization and your ability to manage tense situations are your main strengths. You are constantly proactive and you like to take initiatives. Acting results-oriented and proactively, we are counting on you to take charge of all production and operations at Jouffre Limited and develop this company!

Together we have the opportunity to create a place where ideas come to life, where quality is unquestionable and where every piece is a work of art. Let's make it happen!


- Be a professional upholsterer with 10 years of experience
- Experience required in the high-end sector
- Be bilingual in English, French is a plus
- Have worked in London or at least a good knowledge of the London market
- Have good command of IT tools
- Have had an experience in project management, production and team management (Management) is a real plus


Starting date: April / May 2024 (with prior training in our workshops in Lyon)
Manager: Caroline Deschamps (Country Manager)
Salary: £48,800.00 gross per year with benefits:

1.5 days holiday per month plus bank holidays (according to the British Law)
1 day holiday will be earned each year up to a maximum of 25 days holiday per year
International health insurance to be provided by the company (April International)
Monthly travelcards to be paid by the company
2 first monthly rent to be paid by the company
4 round trips to Paris to be paid by the company

Published: 03/18/2024 / City: London / Department: Workshop
Seamstress Lyon | Drapery Workshop

The Jouffre workshops are looking for an experienced upholsterer whose main mission will be to make all types of furniture (window frames, curtain blinds, bedspreads, decorations, etc.) to measure and up-market, according to a defined set of specifications.

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Job description

The profile sought must master all the techniques of modern and traditional dressmaking:

- Development of decorating techniques;
- Cutting of fabrics / leathers;
- Hand and machine sewing;
- The application of trimmings;
- Finishing;
- The mastery of fabrics;

Required profile


We are looking for an autonomous and proactive upholsterer, focused on quality and attention to detail. The ideal candidate will be able to work as part of a team and will have a real capacity to listen, to transmit and to share his/her know-how. Mastery of all modern and traditional garment making techniques is required.

If you wish to join a creative workshop, participate in exceptional projects and contribute to the excellence of a company labeled "Entreprise du Patrimoine Vivant", do not hesitate to apply!

Location of the position: Lyon, Villeurbanne
Starting date: ASAP
Number of positions to be filled: 1
Experience: 10 years minimum
Type of contract: Full Time Contract
Salary: Between 2400€ and 3400€ brut / month (based on experience)

Published: 04/03/2023 / City: Lyon / Department: Drapery Workshop
Upholsterer Lyon | Upholstery Workshop

Although our team is already well established, we are always open to new talent. That why 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!

- 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


Starting date: ASAP
Type of contract: CDI
Experience: 10 years minimum
Salary: Between 2400€ and 3400€ brut per month (Based on experience)

Published: 02/11/2022 / City: Lyon / Department: Upholstery Workshop
Installer & Wall Upholsterer Lyon | Wall-Upholstery & Installation

We are looking for an Installer & Wall Upholsterer, 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!

- 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


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

Published: 02/10/2022 / City: Lyon / Department: Wall-Upholstery & Installation
Experienced Upholsterer / Tapicero Experimentado New York | Upholstery Workshop

Ateliers Jouffre is in search of a skilled upholsterer to be a part of our New York team! ¡Ateliers Jouffre busca un tapicero experimentado para formar parte de nuestro equipo en Nueva York!

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· Designing templates / Crear patrones
· Fabric cutting / Cortar telas
· Shaping foam for seats and backrests / Cortar y modelar foam para asientos y respaldos
· Crafting traditional and modern seat upholstery (webbing, springs, horsehair, foam) / Confeccionar tapicería tradicional y moderna (cinchas, resortes, crin, foam)
· Crafting and upholstering pillows and cushions / Fabricar y tapizar cojines y almohadones
· Hand and machine sewing / Costura a mano y a máquina
· Upholstering diverse furniture types / Tapizado de diversos tipos de muebles

Required profile

We seek an autonomous, proactive, and Experienced Upholsterer with profound technical upholstery expertise. The ideal individual should thrive in teamwork, with a genuine passion for imparting and sharing their knowledge. The selected candidate must consistently deliver high-quality work, even on tight schedules, without sacrificing job integrity.

Buscamos un Tapicero Experimentado autónomo y proactivo con una profunda expertise técnica en tapicería. El individuo ideal debe trabajar bien en equipo y tener una pasión genuina por compartir y transmitir sus conocimientos. El candidato seleccionado debe proporcionar trabajo de alta calidad consistentemente, incluso bajo plazos ajustados, sin sacrificar la integridad del trabajo.


· Proficient in both traditional and modern upholstery techniques / Dominio de técnicas de tapicería tradicionales y modernas
· Mastery in cutting, sewing, templating, and upholstering / Dominio en corte, costura, creación de plantillas y tapizado
· Proficiency in leather and wall upholstery is a significant advantage / El conocimiento en tapizado de cuero y paredes es una ventaja significativa
· A minimum of 10 years' experience (encompassing both new furniture crafting and reupholstery) / Mínimo 10 años de experiencia (en fabricación de muebles nuevos y retapizado)
· Fluency in English is essential, with Spanish or French as a beneficial addition / Fluidez en inglés es esencial, y el español o francés es una ventaja


Location/Lugar : Long Island City, NY
Start Date/Fecha de inicio : ASAP
Status/Situación: Non-Exempt
Salary/Salario : Commensurate with experience/Según experiencia

Published: 02/09/2022 / City: New York / Department: Upholstery Workshop
Wall Upholsterer New York | Wall Upholstery

We're looking for a Wall Upholsterer specialized in Wall Upholstery for our NY workshop!

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Job description

In this position, you will need to work closely with our Wall Upholstery Manager and Freelancers to transform conceptual ideas into wall covering that beautify and enrich living spaces. Your work will help elevate our products beyond functionality and transform them into functional works of art!

Wall Upholstery

- Carry site visits prior to work starting to evaluate conditions, elevations and take measurements (if necessary)
- Prepare the technical materials (wooden slats, padding) by measuring, cutting and joining to ensure they are ready for use in the wall upholstery / wall paneling or wrapping process
- Cutting and joining the fabric / leather by sewing by hand and/or by machine
- Figure out with Wall Upholstery Manager the positioning of seams and repeat (when applicable) on wall / panels
- Apply fabric / leather using French traditional wall upholstery technique
- Carry out checks at each stage of production to ensure that each wallcovering meets the company's quality standards and design specifications
- Contribute to the improvement of wall upholstery techniques by monitoring new trends, innovative materials and emerging manufacturing methods


- Making sure the surface is adequate and adjust it if necessary (sand, prime etc)
- Prepare the leather or fabric to be applied
- Wrapping with glue leather or fabric onto any requested item (panel, table, drawer front, door, shelve etc)

During lack of projects of wall upholstery, you will be working on furniture projects in the shop as part of seat upholstery team, you can have the following missions:

- Creating templates
- Cutting fabrics
- Cutting and shaping foam for seats and backs
- Making the traditional and modern seat stuffing (webbing, springs, horsehair, foam)
- Making and covering pillow and cushions
- Sewing both by hand and by machine
- Upholstering any types of furniture

Required profile

We are looking for an experienced Wall Upholsterer autonomous and proactive with strong technical skills in Wall Upholstery but also in Wrapping and Seat Upholstery! The ideal candidate will be able to work in a team and must have a real ability to transmit and share their know-how.

We are looking for a professional and respectful candidate who has a good team spirit and a responsible behavior and attitude onsite!

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.

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

Qualifications needed:

- A clean driving license is mandatory
- 5 years of experience required in wall upholstery
- Experience in working with leather
- English is mandatory
- Spanish and/or French are a plus
- Knowledge of seat upholstery is required
- Knowledge of window treatment and/or installation is a real plus


Start Date: ASAP
Contract Type: Full-Time (40 hours per week)
Status: Non-Exempt
Salary: $27.00 - $34.00 per hour (Based on level and experience)

Published: 02/08/2022 / City: New York / Department: Wall Upholstery
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