EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Weldom

Company/Organisation:
Weldom

Geographic Location

Country: France
Region: Oise; Picardie; Bassin Parisien
Location of affected unit(s): Breuil-le-Sec

Company

Sector: Retail
Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles
46.19 - Agents involved in the sale of a variety of goods
Number Employed: 960
Group: Mulliez

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 17-10-2016
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 22-10-2016
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2017
Planned Job Creation: 100

Additional Information

The Dot-it-Yourself chain Weldom is building a logistics platform of 84,000 m2 in Breuil-le-Sec (Oise) that will lead to create 250 positions over time. « We have already recruited 87 people, explains Angel Hernanz, logistics director. 60% are from the local employment area. The local recruitment was the condition imposed by the community of municipalities to support financially the new site. According to the general manager this new logistic site will  also  'improve the employees’ working conditions'. One hundred positions will be filled as soon as the business is operational in the last quarter of 2017,  the profiles more in demand are for warehouse and shipping workers.