Jakobe is always looking for the right people to expand our team! Below is a list of available positions. If you have any questions or would like to apply for a position not shown below, please contact Jeff at (913)371-8900.


Seamstress/ Upholsterer

Jakobe is looking to hire a seamstress/upholsterer. 

Requirements include...

  • Ability to take the sewn materials and apply to wood seats, backs, sofas, lounges, chairs, etc.

  • Knowledge with commercial sewing machines (ideally the Juki brand).

  • Operates sewing machine to pattern assembly material for building.

  • Reduces material wastage during fabrication process by precision cutting.

  • Measures and cuts new covering material.

  • Cuts new material for sewing as needed.

  • Staples or sews trim over each piece.

  • Operates sewing machine to seam cushions and join various sections of covering material.

  • Assembles material around wooden frame during build process.

  • Stuffs sewn and built parts.

CNC Router Operator

Jakobe is looking to hire a CNC Router Operator.

Requirements include...

  • Proven experience setting up and operating CNC machines.

  • Knowledge of fractions, decimals (both standard) and metric, as well as basic geometry.

  • Knowledge of reading and interpreting blueprints.

  • The understanding of basic tooling.

  • The ability to analyze and improve process, when necessary.

  • The ability to read a tape measure.

  • The ability to lift 50 lbs.

  • General knowledge of fabrication shop procedures.

  • Experience working safely in and around a fabrication shop environment.


Jakobe is looking to hire a finisher.

Requirements include...

  • Knowledge of stains and wood finishes.

  • Ability to apply solvent based stains to raw wood, ability to spray lacquers and two part urethane sealers and top coats.

Employment Application

We think Jakobe is a great place to work. Apply for an open position below to join the fun!