Diversity
Diversity

Diversity Strategy

As a leader in the global automotive industry, and one of the leading manufacturers of premium automobiles, BMW Manufacturing Co. works toward a goal of inclusiveness that enables us to attract and retain a talented workforce, develop a diversified supplier network and have a positive impact through extensive community involvement.

This approach to inclusiveness strengthens our ability to manufacture extraordinary vehicles. Together, we are committed to leveraging our diverse culture in order to drive our future forward.

In order to sustain a leadership position, we must recognize that unique contributions come from the implementation of a diverse business model and ensures our company’s long-term manufacturing success.

BMW Manufacturing believes diversity among our suppliers adds value throughout our organization and is imperative to our business. For this reason, we’ve developed a supplier diversity initiative that promotes an inclusive procurement environment. This also reinforces the importance of minority- and women-owned businesses to our long-term sustainability.

Companies interested in doing business with BMW Manufacturing should send a packet of information about the company and its services to:

Procurement Department
BMW Manufacturing Co.
P.O. Box 11000
Spartanburg, SC 29304

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Upcoming Diversity Events

December 6, 2017

MBE Summit at Clemson University
Clemson, SC

2018

SAVE THE DATE: BMW Supplier Diversity Event- April 5, 2018
(The registration link will be available on January 3, 2018.)

Nassir Abdulaziz-Al-Nasser, High Representative for the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations and BMW Manufacturing’s Murat Aksel, Vice President of Purchasing & Supplier Network Americas attended the 2017 Intercultural Innovation Award Ceremony at the United Nations headquarters in New York. The award is a result of a collaborative partnership between the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations and the BMW Group.

As one of the sponsors, BMW Manufacturing participated in the Greenville Chamber of Commerce’s ATHENA Leadership Symposium.  The symposium supports woman in leadership, only one of many ways Greenville is working to be an inclusive model community.

BMW Manufacturing participates in several diversity conferences throughout the year. BMW Associate Joseph Maralit recently attended the CelebrAsian Procurement Conference in San Diego as a guest panelist. The panel was made up of several representatives from the infrastructure and manufacturing sector with the intent to discuss their companies different procedures when recruiting suppliers.

BMW Manufacturing sponsored and participated in the WBENC National Conference and Business Fair in Las Vegas, Nevada (WBENC: Women’s Business Enterprise National Council). This conference is the largest of its kind for women business owners in the U.S.