8 internal DEI goals
Workplace flexibility and schedule predictability prioritized
Standardize nursing mothers’ rooms across Southwire by 2024
Growing partnerships with Women in Manufacturing, the Wounded Warrior Project, Historically Black Colleges and Universities, and more
62% overall team member engagement rate in 2022
Empowering Women to Lead in Manufacturing
Our partnership with Women in Manufacturing (WiM), a nonprofit focused on empowering women workers and strengthening the manufacturing sector, is growing — and are involved in numerous events and programs to advance and promote women in the industry.
Increasing Workplace Flexibility & Shift Predictability
To improve workplace flexibility, particularly among frontline team members, we’ve expanded our frontline workforce and introduced new equitable vacation and time-off procedures, a revised Flex Time Policy, cross-functional skills training, and more.
Improving the Onboarding Experience
Our onboarding experience ensures team members are equipped with the tools and training they need to succeed in their new roles starting on day one.
Making Team Members Feel Heard & Aligned with Southwire’s Values
We provide team members with safe spaces to ask questions, share their thoughts, and have open dialogue with leaders and colleagues. This aligns with our efforts to foster an equitable and inclusive culture where diverse perspectives are welcomed, valued, and heard.
When our team members choose Southwire as their workplace, they invest in us. And we are committed to investing in them. Our goal is for team members to build meaningful and lasting Southwire careers. To do so, we provide flexible development opportunities, many of which are accessible to all team members, regardless of their location or role.
Safety and well-being are core to our culture at Southwire. Across our operations, we ensure the highest standard of workplace health and safety. Our goal is to achieve a TRIR of 0.8 in 2023 as we work to continually improve our safety and health performance and reach our ambition of zero injuries and illnesses at the forefront.
December 15, 2023
Southwire’s Project GIFT recently held its annual toy drive in Carrollton, Ga., benefiting Carroll County Toys for Tots, helping spread hope and joy to the children of west Georgia.Continue reading
November 16, 2023
Southwire is excited to announce the return of its annual Toy Drive benefiting Toys for Tots on Thursday, Dec. 7, and Friday, Dec. 8, in Carrollton, Ga. from 7:00 A.M. until 7:00 P.M. (EST).Continue reading
November 08, 2023
Southwire is pleased to announce a partnership with READY Robotics, a pioneer in cutting-edge automation solutions that overcome the obstacles faced by manufacturers, to deploy automation at five of the company’s facilities.Continue reading