Careers

Buffet Crampon‘s worldwide presence makes it a major competitor in the wind instrument manufacturing industry.

Join the Buffet Crampon community!

You will become part of an international group with more than 900 colleagues, with a culture deeply centred in the respect for human values, diversity and the promotion of personal growth.

You will acquire skills passed down over generations, developed by our perpetual aspiration towards excellence. Our trades are numerous and varied. Nevertheless, they all have one thing in common: their execution requires precision and experience. For nearly 200 years, our activity persists particularly thanks to the handing down of knowledge and personal mentorship by our more seasoned craftsmen. This acquisition of know-how can require up to 5 years of training.

You will enter a prestigious sphere where you are surrounded by colleagues and passionate musicians. We are very fortunate to work closely with the greatest symphonic orchestras and world-renowned musicians. We owe this privilege to our reputation built on the quality of our instruments and by our dedication to R&D.

Buffet Crampon is an international group in perpetual development. Because of that, we are continuously in search of new talents. With that in mind, our gender equality index derived from the 5 mandatory indicators as outlined in the law “for the freedom to choose one’s professional career” is 89/100 (index for BCSAS as of March 2023).

The objective for reducing the gender pay gap is to allocate 0.1% of total payroll to women working in the production sector.

Do not hesitate to send us your application at the following address: opportunities.job-usa@buffetcrampon.com

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    Business

    Buffet Crampon, a French company, world leader in the manufacture and repair of wind instruments, particularly renowned for the excellence and quality of its products, currently employs 900 people worldwide.

    Required profile

    Buffet Crampon is always in search of new talents. Do not hesitate to send us your application!

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    • Senior Accountant

      Maynard, Massachusetts

      Business

      Powell Flutes Boston, a leading producer of world-renowned flutes and piccolos, is hiring for the position of Senior Accountant.

      For over 90 years, our flute makers have combined tradition and innovation with collaboration and creativity. With over 55 employees from 13 different nations, and through the relationship with the group Buffet Crampon (more than 1,000 employees around the world) the result is a global, dynamic environment dedicated to quality and continuous improvement. This commitment to excellence creates world-class instruments that have made Powell one of the gold standards in the flute industry worldwide.

      WHAT WE OFFER:

      – Attractive base salary
      – Annual bonus
      – Paid personal time off in addition to 10 paid holidays
      – Free access to a gym and some amenities in the office building
      – Health care (medical, dental, vision, prescription)
      – 401k plan
      – Life insurance plus short-term and long-term disability
      – A friendly, diverse environment with ample opportunity for learning and growth within the company and the group Buffet Crampon
      – An opportunity to work for a financially stable yet progressive and forward-looking company.

      We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome all qualified applicants.

      Projects

      The Senior Accountant is a full-time position within the finance team. This role reports to the US Business Controller & Finance Director and will challenge you in a positive way and allow you to experience various aspects of accounting, controlling and payroll within a dynamic group and organization. The position is based in Maynard, MA.

      Duties/Responsibilities

      – Responsible for working with the payroll service provider and the factory managers in the processing, monitoring, and reviewing of the hours and the weekly payroll.
      – Work closely with the payroll service provider to ensure that all salary increases, adjustments, paid time off, and bonuses are accurately calculated and processed.
      – Be the direct point of contact of the staff for any issue related to HR, payroll, time management or health insurance.
      – Responsible for the day-to-day full cycle accounting.
      – Perform month-end closing account (bank reconciliations, credit card reconciliations, GL reconciliations), journal entries and compile various monthly reports.
      – Upload financial statements in the consolidation software each month and work on the intercompany reconciliations with the other business unit accountants.
      – Assist US Business Controller and Finance Director in group requests and yearly budgeting processes.
      – Help the purchase manager and the production management in monthly inventory management.
      – Develop a deep understanding of the accounting aspects in the company’s ERP system and the material / purchase variances that could occur during the month.
      – Prepare documentation for external auditors and respond to audit requests/questions as needed.
      – Assist the General Manager and the Finance Director in various one-off projects that occur throughout the fiscal year.
      – Identify, document, implement and drive process improvements of accounting processes for increased efficiencies and controls enhancement.

      Required profile

      Required Skills and Abilities

      – Extremely Proficient and knowledgeable in Excel.
      – Experience with ERP system is a must.
      – Strong technical and analytical skills.
      – Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines.
      – Extremely organized and detailed oriented.
      – Strong interest in improving processes, seeking efficiencies, and implementing best practices.
      – Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
      – Ability to maintain confidentiality.

      Education and Experience

      – Bachelor’s degree in accounting required. Master’s degree preferred.
      – 3-5 years of manufacturing accounting experience required.
      – 3-5 years of experience with payroll.
      – Must live in the Maynard, MA area.
      – Candidate must be authorized to work in the US.

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      • Powell Flutes Direct Sales and Showroom Manager

        Maynard, Massachusetts

        Business

        Powell Flutes, established in 1927 and part of the Buffet Crampon Group since 2016, is one of the world’s most iconic and prestigious musical instrument manufacturers.  Located to the west of Boston, we are searching for an experienced Direct Sales and Showroom Manager.  The successful candidate would be responsible for achieving the monthly and annual Direct Sales budgets, as well as collaborating with other members of the Sales and Marketing team on brand projects. The candidate would also utilize and develop our Showroom space in Maynard, MA, for promotional and sales events. This position reports directly to the General Manager and is focused on the North American market.

        Projects

        Direct sales

        – Achieve monthly and annual sales budgets
        – Prospect for leads and potential customers
        – Maintain reporting on leads and sales pipeline
        – Meet one on one with Direct Customers for Sales appointments
        – Offer guidance to Direct Customers during the selection and purchasing processes, maintaining an extremely high level of customer service
        – Travel as needed for Direct Customer appointments or for promotional events

        Showroom events

        – Utilize and develop the Maynard Showroom for sales opportunities
        – Plan and host events for visitors, artists, and company functions
        – Host guests and visitors for Factory visits and provide with a workshop tour

        Team responsabilities

        – Brand Marketing projects
        – Brand Digital projects
        – Invoicing and Shipping
        – Product training and support
        – New Product development and testing
        – Maintain and expand Artist relationships

        Compensation and contact

        Competitive compensation paid as base salary, commission, and incentive.

        Salary commensurate with experience.  Benefits include 401(k), health, dental, life and disability insurance. If you are interested in being considered for the Direct Sale Manager position, please submit a resume and cover letter.

        Required profile

        Profile

        – Bachelor’s Degree
        – Sales experience with consumer products/services
        – High-level flute knowledge and playing ability.
        – Friendly, outgoing, results oriented personality.
        – Able to learn CRM software quickly and optimize the system.
        – Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
        – Willingness to travel approximately one week per month.
        – Candidate must be authorized to work legally in the US.
        – Candidate must have a valid Driver’s License and be able to drive as part of work-related travel.

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        • Repair Technician Showroom Amsterdam

          Amsterdam

          Business

          Buffet Crampon, a French company, world leader in the manufacture and repair of wind instruments, particularly renowned for the excellence and quality of its products, currently employs 900 people worldwide.

          Projects

          You are in charge of ensuring maintenance and repairs for customers on our instruments (Clarinets, Saxophones). You work in close collaboration with the team at our Showroom in Amesterdam, a place of passage and meeting with our artists and clients.

          Required profile

          Technical Assistant level in Musical Instruments BMA/Diplomas issued by the conservatory, you master the technical characteristics of our products.

          English is a plus in order to welcome our international customers.

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          • Oboe Repairer/Finisher (M/F)

            1 Rue de Montalembert, 75007 Paris, France

            Business

            Buffet Crampon, a French company, world leader in the manufacture and repair of wind instruments, particularly renowned for the excellence and quality of its products, currently employs 900 people worldwide.

            As part of the ongoing development of its double reed department, Buffet Crampon is looking for a Oboe Repairer/Finisher (M/F)

            Projects

            Your main mission is to carry out :

            – various finishing operations (assembly, tuning, adjusting, testing) of oboes.

            – some after-sales services for oboes and English horns made by Buffet Crampon and Rigoutat.

            – travel around France and abroad, particularly for trade fairs and master classes.

            Required profile

            Ideally, you have a CAP (vocational training certificate) in wind instrument repair and/or a BMA (vocational training certificate), and you have at least 5 years of proven experience in this position.

            You are independent, careful, rigorous, precise and involved.

            A high level of French and English is preferable.

            This is a permanent position, available as soon as possible.

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            • European Sales and Marketing Manager, European Product Specialist (Powell Flutes and Parmenon Flutes brands)

              Sales & Marketing

              Projects

              The European Sales, Marketing, and Product Manager position is responsible for all pro flute sales in Europe for the Powell and Parmenon brands, marketing for the entire flute range, and for managing the entire range of flute products.

               

              Sales

              • Achieve Pro Flute Sales Budget Targets for Buffet Crampon SAS (BCSAS) and Buffet Crampon Deutschland (BCD) business units
              • Manage and maintain existing distribution network and dealer accounts
              • Define, manage, and execute distribution growth in the European territories
              • Define, manage, and execute pro flute sales policies and sales agreements
              • Define and Pursue Artist targets
              • Manage dealer customer service tasks
              • Coordinate After-sales service issues (SAV) with Parmenon workshop (France)
              • Manage and maintain Expo inventory, both physically and financially.

              Marketing

              • Define promotional activities to reach sales targets and to support dealer sales
              • Engage in active promotion in all territories covered by BCSAS and BCD
              • Manage promotional material needed for exhibitions, festivals, conventions, artist events
              • Maintain artist relationships and support artists within goals of the Powell Artist Program
              • Adapt communication and marketing to market specific needs

              Product Management

              • Manage all physical issues related to the instruments, product range, equipment, and accessories as it pertains to the European territory
              • Represent the instrument range in exhibition situations
              • Answer all technical inquiries of customers, artists, and BC employees
              • Report on acoustic and aesthetic feedback
              • Report on quality issues
              • Educate and train new sales colleagues for student range of instruments
              • Develop new products as required by EU market demands, launch and promote said new products
              • Interact with Powell manufacturing plant in USA to facilitate Interco supply chain

              Required profile

              • Flutist with Musical Studies (entry level D.E.M)
              • Professional English-speaking skills, French or German speaking skills desirable
              • Experience in Sales and Marketing environment
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              • Availability and desire to travel frequently

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              • Buffet Crampon USA – Division Sales Manager

                Sales
                Jacksonville, Florida

                Projects

                This “business-to-business” sales professional should be able to prospect target accounts for new

                business, maintain an existing territory, as well as establish and work with partners; achieve maximum profitability and growth in line with company visions and mission and establish plans and strategies to expand the customer base in the marketing area.

                 

                The Division Sales Manager must be comfortable selling musical instruments to qualified dealers and cultivating relationships with musicians, educators, and prospective customers. Experience in outside sales is a must

                Required profile

                Responsibilities

                1. Responsible for New Business Development via prospecting, qualifying, selling and closing
                2. Sell the full range of Buffet Crampon USA musical instrument portfolio
                3. Manage client relationship through all phases of the sales cycle
                4. Conducts one-on-one and group sales presentations
                5. Provide account management to an existing territory
                6. Responsible for tracking customer information, forecasts and reports
                7. Regular interaction and communication with educators & musicians within the territory
                8. Develop and maintain prospect and customer list based on strategic marketing data and other sources for sales leads
                9. Minimum 2 weeks travel within the sales territory per month required as well as required travel for industry and partner events (70-90%)

                 

                Specific Job Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

                • Must be a self-starter
                • Solutions-selling experience
                • Analytical skill set, strong presentation skills, ability to interact with any level within an organization
                • Ability to self-motivate and multi-task and work independently or within a team
                • Outstanding Computer, Written and Verbal Communication Skills including knowledge of commonly used MS Office software and social media formats
                • Well-Developed Interpersonal Skills and Professional Demeanor
                • Attention to detail and excellent organizational skills

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