Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Lingerie and Swimwear Manufacturer
  • Year established:
    1993
  • Website:
    http://www.wacoal-europe.com
  • Contact
    • The Corsetry Factory, Rothwell Road, Desborough, Northants, NN14 2PG

About Wacoal Europe

Wacoal Europe, based in Northamptonshire, are leaders in the A-K cup, 28-48 back size intimate-apparel market. They offer a whole family of brands, each with their own personality and position in the market.

The company’s strength is in realising that one size does not fit all: every woman differs in her size, shape, taste and how she feels. The company offers high-quality, fashion-conscious lingerie and bra-sized swimwear stocked in over 5,000 retailers in more than 30 countries.

Under Chief Executive Officer Geoff Embley, around 465 people work in the UK office, production centres and sales offices across the world. Materials are responsibly sourced from trusted suppliers around the globe in more than 30 countries. They’re manufactured with rigorously applied employee-welfare policies and practices.

The firm has made huge efforts to reduce their ‘bra miles’ and are shrinking their carbon footprint more by constantly challenging the supply chain and adopting both local and international improvement initiatives.


What is it like to work for Wacoal Europe

Leadership
Leadership
Leaders lead with their behaviours. They talk and listen to all, accept that no idea is a bad idea and are open, participative and respectful of individuals. The CEO is always available, will talk with anyone and is committed to taking the corporate message around the globe.
Wellbeing
Wellbeing
Wacoal offer support for paid time off for all for NHS health screening. This support is offered on an individual basis, depending on need and circumstances.
My Company
My Company
The company aims to help women express their beauty. Core values are to act with ‘mutual trust’ and honesty and integrity, live by the laws of the land and report any wrongdoing. Workshops for all help create a vision of the future.

Learn more about the 8 factors of workplace engagement here

Benefits:

  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    At least 20% of staff are known to undertake charitable activities during business hours without incurring financial loss

  • Women
    Women

    At least 40% of senior managers are women

Company Statistics

  • Earning £35,000+:

    16%

  • Male : Female:

    16% / 84%

  • Staff Turnover:

    20%

  • UK sites:

    25

  • Staff:

    385

  • Average Age:

    46

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