Employment opportunity in France
The Faïencerie du Bourg Joly in Malicorne sur Sarthe, located 20 km from the city of Le Mans and 45 km from the city of Angers, is looking for a painter on earthenware to grow its team.
The oldest faience factory in Malicorne, we have been in operation since 1747 and we proudly perpetuate the tradition of handmade faience from the 18th century.
Our company is experiencing strong growth in the export market and in particular, in the demand for hand-decorated products for the luxury sector. For our development, we are now looking for a decorator on earthenware to join our workshop.
Our commitment to quality and excellence is the basis of our success.
We are currently looking for a ceramic decorator to join our workshop team. We are looking for a person who has completed a training course in Ceramic painting, preferably in earthenware, and who has a vocational training certificate (CAP / BAC pro or equivalent) or a technical college diploma (BTS). You will be offered a permanent contract. We can also offer a work-study contract.
On arrival, you will be trained in our company’s production cycle. Shaping clay and biscuit pieces, hand glazing and decorating on raw enamel, which will be the main part of your work.
You have 1 to 2 years experience in an artistic craft production environment. Drawing, decoration and ceramics are your passion. You are known for your manual skills, your dynamism and your rigour.
The position is based in Malicorne sur Sarthe, 72270 France on a permanent contract on a 35 hour basis.
Our company reproduces the traditional decorations of the French earthenware factories that have made the history of our country for centuries. Motifs based on Rouen, Strasbourg, Moustier, Lunéville, Marseille, Nevers and many others. We also produce contempory motifs and collaborate in the creation of exclusive decorations for international clients, architects and designers.
As part of the workshop, you will be trained in the manual shaping of earthenware pieces, following a very precise and meticulous process.
You will be in charge of the production of our earthenware pieces of different formats and sizes, using a raw enamel decoration technique, with the use of colour pigments.
You will carry out the defined production plan, in compliance with the expected quality and output to be achieved.
You will be responsible for the quality control of your own production and the proper maintenance of your workstation.
You are comfortable with the concepts of output and compliance with quality criteria, and you are comfortable with manual work and natural dexterity. You wish to join a small team maintaining the French artistic tradition for demanding International clients, passionate about drawing, decorations, trompe l’oeil, watercolours or any artistic expression.
Then do not hesitate to contact us. You will blossom in Malicorne in our centurys old workshop.