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Where Flight Begins

Defining Diversity

At Spirit, our definition of diversity goes beyond race, gender and age. It considers all the unique qualities each employee brings to the business—job experience, travel and cultural experiences, education and training, and much more.

“Spirit continues to invest in creating an all-inclusive environment, where employees of all backgrounds and experiences are given the opportunity to make positive contributions to the company and to their own personal development.”
Lucretia Taylor, Senior Manager of Diversity

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DiversityInc Recognizes Spirit

For three years in a row, Spirit AeroSystems has been named a DiversityInc Noteworthy Company for its efforts to promote and embrace diversity in areas such as talent pipeline and development, leadership accountability and supplier diversity. In addition, Spirit was also recognized as a Top Company for Veterans by DiversityInc.

About the award: Since 2001 DiversityInc has issued an annual Top 50 list of the nation’s leading companies in diversity and inclusion management recognizing those companies that excel in hiring, retaining and promoting women, minorities, people with disabilities, LGBT and veterans.

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Equal Opportunity

Part of supporting diversity is ensuring that we each receive the same opportunities for success within our company without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected characteristic.

Our commitment to diversity extends to all employees at all sites, as well as to our suppliers and customers. Every Spirit employee and business partner is expected to embrace and support diversity and the competitive advantage it provides.

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