MINI Assembly – Plant Oxford

Gold Leading Organisation for Excellence in the Automotive sector
Targets Achieved

Since the adoption of EFQM Assembly Hall Plant Oxford has continuously improved across all KPI’s. Year on year Assembly goes from strength to strength. Using the EFQM self-assessment process were able to identify areas of improvement and develop relevant enablers. This has led to fantastic customer results, the best Assembly has ever achieved.

External Perception

Our assembly hall has a positive external image and we proactively engage with a wide-range of external stakeholders to demonstrate what we do. Our guided tours provide assembly with a great opportunity to improve upon this image, allowing thousands of visitors each year to witness the birth of MINI. We have won an award from trip advisor 3...

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Charitable contributions

Supporting our plant objectives - such as Fundraising for charities, this year it's Macmillan Cancer Support. Funds are raised by engaging with our people, holding various events such as a bake sale. Every two years we interact and support a new charity and is chosen by our people.

Leadership & People


In MINI assembly, Plant Oxford’s leaders inspire their people and act as role models. Shop floor time for our leaders is an integral part of our overall strategy.
The ‘Leadership Development Programme’ supports the consistency of behaviours. Leaders are strongly committed to the strategy of our MINI Plant and...

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We have mutually valued, performance orientated, interlinked partnerships. Our resource usage is optimised and sustainable. Our competitiveness is enhanced through effective implementation of innovations.

Other achievements

Processes & Services
We listen to our associates and through a continuous feedback loop we have achieved excellent processes and services, we maximise the added value to our excellent products.

The delivery of our Business Plan realises our Vision in support of Strategy Number ONE > NEXT.

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"Working on enablers to get best results’ is the key word here in Assembly Oxford. Every Assembly Associate is focused within his job to improve his working environment to get better results within his responsible area. To achieve this a perfect coaching approach by all leaders as our leadership style is key." - Gunther Boehner
What defines us.
To be the most successful assembly hall in the world.
Supporting the The BMW Group to become the world's leading provider of premium products and premium services for individual mobility.
We take consistent decisions and commit to them personally.
This allows us to work freely and more effectively.
We reflect on our actions, respect each other, offer clear feedback and celebrate success
We acknowledge concerns and identify inconsistencies in a constructive way.
We act with integrity.
We trust and rely on each other.
This is essential if we are to act swiftly and achieve our goals
We are excited by change and open to new opportunities.
We learn from our mistakes.
Our core business

Plant Oxford is the birthplace and heart of MINI production. Manufactured to individual customer specifications, 1,000 of MINIs leave the plant’s assembly lines each day, off to meet new owners in more than 110 countries around the world.
Three UK plants have had a part to play in MINI production – Plant Hams Hall makes engines, Plant...

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Our products and services

The Assembly Hall at Plant Oxford has a workforce of approximately 500 people who produce around 1000 units daily of the MINI 3 Door, MINI 2 Door, MINI Clubman, with millions of ways to make your car unique.

Our people

Our employees are an integral part of our strategy. Our employees are the heart of the success of assembly plant Oxford. Through the continuous development of our leadership and investment in our people we are able to harness their entrepreneurial mindset. We help develop their ideas, encourage, motivate and challenge them to success.

Company Data
Size of the organisation> 1000 employees
LocationOxford, United Kingdom
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