Fruit of the Loom Careers
Fruit of the Loom, Inc. is a leading global company specializing in the design, manufacture, and marketing of a number of iconic family apparel, athletic apparel, and sporting equipment brands including Fruit of the Loom®, Vanity Fair®, Spalding®, Russell Athletic® among others. Our family of brands is devoted to enriching every day through comfort, performance and fun.
Other major international brands include Bike®, AAI®, Dudley®, Sherrin®, BVD®, Underoos®, Lofteez®, Illusion®, Bestform®, Gemma®, Belcor®, Value in Style®, Lily of France®, Lou®, Curvation®, Intima Cherry®, Vassarette®, and Exquisite Form Fully®.
We are dedicated to the social and environmental responsibility in the communities we serve around the world. The company maintains an appropriate balance of internal manufacturing and responsible sourcing of our products in a legal, ethical and responsible manner.
Fruit of the Loom, Inc. is driven by market demands, innovation, and a strategy clearly focused on meeting consumers’ expectations. The Fruit of the Loom brand originated in 1851, and today the company is an independent, wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. Corporate offices are headquartered in Bowling Green, Kentucky.
Fruit of the Loom believes that education is the catalyst for success. We excel in offering competitive incentives, professional development, and opportunities for growth and advancement within the company. Fruit of the Loom is home to a diverse group of forward-thinking, energetic, and top-performing employees’, making them our company’s most valued asset. We value our employees commitment to excellence demonstrated daily through their recognition and adherence of our core values and operating principles.
Respect for People
- People are our most valued asset
- Promote self esteem to all individuals
- Individuals must have ownership in the company’s objectives and performance
- Never compromise
Create an environment for success
- Where are we
- Where do we want to be
- How are we going to get there
- Catalyst for Success
- Foundation for Success
Commitment to excellence
- Never accept “Status Quo” in anything
- Seek constant improvement in everything
- Never allow success to be limited by effort
Make it fun
The overall well-being and satisfaction of our employees is of great importance to Fruit of the Loom. We offer a number of competitive benefit programs that enable our employees to balance their work, personal, and family commitments with peace of mind.
Your particular benefits package will depend on your position, and may vary based upon the region of the world in which you work. Some of the benefits you may be eligible to receive include:
- Health insurance
- Dental insurance
- Vision insurance
- Life & Accidental Death/Dismemberment insurance
- Disability insurance
- Retirement Savings Plan with a company contribution
- Flex spending account
- Paid vacations and holidays
- Product discounts
- Training and development opportunities
- Wellness programs
- Voluntary Benefits
- Whole Life Insurance
- Critical Illness Insurance
At Fruit of the Loom we believe that successful companies need healthy societies. We embrace the concept of Corporate Social Responsibility as a tool that provides an integral view of business and society. We strive to run a competitive and profitable business while at the same time adding value to the communities in which we operate by preserving the planet’s natural resources and empowering our people.
Fruit of the Loom Corporate Headquarters is located in Bowling Green, KY, just 65 miles north of Nashville, TN. In addition to Fruit of the Loom, Bowling Green is home to both the General Motors Corvette Assembly Plant, and a nationally recognized higher education institution, Western Kentucky University. As Kentucky’s 3rd largest city, Bowling Green serves as a great place to live and work, all while having a great time doing so! The small town feel is ideal for growing families, while the evolving art and theater scene, and energetic downtown night life attracts young professionals. Fruit of the Loom employees enjoy many area attractions found in the Bowling Green community, which include: SkyPac (Southern Kentucky Performing Arts Center), Mammoth Cave National Park, Beech Bend Amusement Park and Splash Lagoon, Jackson’s Orchard, The National Corvette Museum, The Bowling Green Hot Rods Midwest League Baseball, WKU Athletics, in addition to many other local attractions and festivities.
Site Selection magazine has ranked Bowling Green among the top five U.S. Small Towns for corporate expansion and Forbes Magazine has selected Bowling Green as 14th on their list of “Best Small Places To Do Business.”
At Fruit of the Loom our corporate location houses many company teams including: Marketing, Merchandising, Sales, Transportation, Logistics, Finance and Accounting, IT, Customer Service, Operations, Human Resources, and Sourcing. Within these areas you will find that we work aggressively to strengthen our brands performance, aiming for an overall goal of providing the very best quality and value to our consumers.
At Fruit of the Loom, we believe that our people are our most valuable asset, and the communities in which we operate are therefore our foundation. Healthy communities with solid education, health care and support systems, safe working conditions and ample opportunities for personal and professional development translate into a productive workforce and expanding demands for products and services.
In an effort to effectively contribute to the sustainable development of our communities, we sponsor year-round corporate initiatives focusing on Health, Education and Community Support. Also we actively engage with reputable local and international civil society organizations like the United Way, The American Red Cross and The Salvation Army. We are always excited to leverage our brands and involve our employees in efforts that give back to those in need. We donate garments to organizations that help men, women and children and provide financial resources to various charitable organizations.
Furthermore, following our culture of service, we encourage our employees to reach out to their communities looking for areas where they can add value through volunteerism.