Small Business and Supplier Diversity in the USA
Mission & Vision Statement
Mission: Siemens Corporation is a U.S. subsidiary of Siemens AG, a global powerhouse focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization. We are a multicultural organization that promotes diversity at all levels. Siemens’ mission is to give businesses owned by minorities, women, the disadvantaged, the disabled, veterans and other diverse suppliers maximum opportunity to participate in our competitive contracting and procurement processes. Vision: Siemens’ small business and supplier diversity program is committed to developing strategic supplier sourcing with small and diverse businesses and businesses located in historically underutilized business zones. With our focus on digitalization, innovation and sustainability, we will help to create future economic growth for our employees, suppliers, customers and community.
Our Supplier Diversity program is committed to utilizing diverse suppliers of all proportions which strengthens our ability to conduct business across cultures, reflects the businesses and communities that we serve and opens us up to new ideas and perspectives.Nichelle Grant, Head of Diversity Equity & Inclusion, Siemens USA
Siemens continues to commit to having small and diverse businesses in our supply chain to strengthen our strategy and to play an active role in the growth of the U.S. market. Siemens is focusing on Supplier Innovation and is actively utilizing experts from all parties to further collaborate with our suppliers to drive innovation and achieve greater success.Patric H. Stadtfeld, VP, Supply Chain Management Siemens Corporation
Siemens USA is proud to announce that we are a National Corporate member of the NMSDC (National Minority Supplier Development Council).
Siemens USA Small Business Supplier Awards Luncheon
2019 Small Business Supplier of the Year Awards Luncheon
On Nov. 5, Siemens honored its U.S. small and diverse business partners at the 3rd Annual Small and Diverse Business Supplier Awards Luncheon in Orlando. The luncheon is one of the ways Siemens expresses commitment to give businesses owned by minorities, women, veterans and other diverse suppliers maximum opportunity.
2018 Small Business Supplier of the Year Awards Luncheon
On Dec. 4, Siemens honored its U.S. small business partners at the Small Business Supplier Awards Luncheon in Roswell, Ga. The luncheon is one of the ways Siemens expresses commitment to give businesses owned by minorities, women, veterans and other diverse suppliers maximum opportunity.
2017 Small Business Supplier Awards Luncheon
On Tuesday May 23, 2017 Siemens USA held a small business supplier recognition event in Cary, North Carolina. There were 11 awards handed out by 6 divisions plus Siemens Corporation Indirect Material; Dresser-Rand, a Siemens Business; Healthineers; Product Lifecycle Management and Siemens Government Technologies. Each division and/or business unit (BU) nominated their top small business supplier from fiscal year 2016.
Public Notice Requirements
Siemens Mobility Inc. – DBE Goal Notice (14 June 2019)
In accordance with the regulations of the U.S. Department of Transportation, 49 CFR Part 26, Siemens Mobility, Inc. Rolling Stock business unit, hereby proposes an overall goal of 5.27
percent for Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) participation in contracting opportunities during Fiscal Year 2020 (October 2019 – September 2020).
The contact information for our DBE Liaison Officer is:
Ms. Michelle Picard
Siemens Mobility, Inc.
7464 French Road
Sacramento, CA 95828
Siemens actively encourages DBEs that design, manufacture and/or service components which are generally accepted in the rail transit manufacturing functions to submit their current certification from a UCP authorized agency.
Siemens Mobility, Inc. Procurement Contact: SupplyChainManagement.firstname.lastname@example.org
Siemens’ mission is to give businesses owned by minorities, women, the disadvantaged, the disabled, veterans and other diverse suppliers maximum opportunity to participate in our competitive contracting and procurement processes.
Below is a list of supplier categories that Siemens recognizes and uses in its third party supply base:
- 8(a) Certified Business
- Alaskan Native Corporations (ANC)
- Disability-Owned Business Enterprise (DOBE)
- Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE)
- Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) and Minority Institutions (MI)
- Hub-Zone Small Business (HUBZone)
- Large / Other-Than-Small-Business (OTSB)
- Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, or Transgender Business Enterprise (LGBTBE)
- Minority Business Enterprise (MBE)
- Native American Tribes (NAT)
- Service Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise (SDVBE)
- Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SD-VOSB)
- Small Business (SB)
- Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB)
- Women Business Enterprise (WBE)
- Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB)
- Veteran Business Enterprise (VBE)
- Veteran-Owned Small Business (VOSB)