Tripp Lite – Why Work For Us?




"I've been able to take on new challenges as I've learned the ropes and shown that I can get the job done. At Tripp Lite, opportunity is always available if you're open to it."

Ed, Engineering, 15 years 



"Tripp Lite combines a laid-back environment with high standards for the quality of work expected of its employees. This means I can focus on the job at hand without distractions and typical corporate red tape."

Jeff, Accounting, 8 years



"When I decided to join Tripp Lite, I was impressed by the entrepreneurial approach to developing new business. You feel like you have the freedom to make a big impact."

Alex, Sales Management, 2 years



"Change is the only constant in marketing, so it's hard to keep up with all the latest developments and best practices. Tripp Lite understands this and provides us with ongoing training and classes to keep us current and ready to compete head-on."

Gloria, Public Relations, 9 years


Top Ten Reasons to Work at Tripp Lite

  1. We are financially stable and have never had an employee layoff in our history.
  2. We offer free shuttle service to and from downtown train stations.
  3. We offer excellent medical coverage through Blue Cross, a 401(k) plan and many other employee benefits.
  4. The Chicago Tribune has recognized Tripp Lite as one of the city's "Top Workplaces".
  5. We have a strategy of promoting from within, providing many advancement opportunities for current employees.
  6. We maintain a friendly, informal work environment.
  7. Non-sales employees are eligible for our year-end profit-sharing bonus.
  8. We provide training opportunities for employees to grow professionally and personally.
  9. We host an annual holiday party at the White Sox Stadium Club, a company picnic in Lincoln Park and sponsored outings to local sporting events.
  10. Local restaurant menus are served fresh by Fooda in our lunchroom.

Some Quick Facts About Tripp Lite

  • We have a broad product line centered around information technology and telecommunications.
  • We have been doing business in Chicago since 1922.
  • Crain's Chicago Business ranks Tripp Lite as one of Chicago's largest private companies.
  • We make more than 2,500 products that are sold in over 80 countries.
  • We are a highly solvent, debt-free organization and own our Chicago headquarters outright.
  • We are experiencing continued profitable growth at a compound rate of 10% over the last seven years.
  • Tripp Lite is ISO 9001 certified to meet the highest standards of design, manufacturing, distribution, marketing, and service.
  • Many of the world's leading corporations rely on Tripp Lite.




Working at Tripp Lite

So you're interested in working at Tripp Lite?

That's great, because we're interested in talking to you! We want the best and brightest people to help us grow, so we work hard to provide a positive corporate culture that gives our employees a sense of belonging. We invest in our employees by providing opportunities for career development. We also recognize our employees' contributions by rewarding a job well done. Sound like your kind of company?

Tripp Lite Reviews

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Glen Haeflinger
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  • My experience at Tripp has been unforgettable. I have learned so much in 15 yrs.

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    Current Employee - Costing Manager in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Costing Manager in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at Tripp Lite full-time (More than 10 years)

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    Tripp Lite offers the opportunity for growth to its employees who are dedicated and work hard. In 15 years, I have been promoted several times.


    I have seen no downsides to working at Tripp Lite. In 15 years, I have enjoyed my time at Tripp. I only wish I have many more years.

    Advice to Management

    To Tripp Management, my advice is continue exactly what they are currently doing. The owner, Mr. Seid, embodies all the great qualities of an exceptional owner that values it's employees and shows them his gratitude.

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    Part Changer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
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    I applied in-person. The process took a weekinterviewed at Tripp Lite (Chicago, IL).


    I was interviewed by the manager and it was about one hour, I was tested on my soldering ability by the supervisor. After the interview I was notified, an offer was made and I accepted.

    Interview Questions

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Tripp Lite Awards & Accolades

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Chicago Largest Privately Help Companies, Crain's Chicago Business, 2014

Additional Info

Headquarters Chicago, IL
Size 150 to 499 Employees
Founded 1922
Type Company - Private
Industry Manufacturing

Tripp Lite is a thriving manufacturer of products that power, connect, protect and manage computers and other electronic equipment in homes and businesses. It’s the kind of place where talent, commitment and hard work allow you to advance your career no matter where you start. Tripp Lite is a great place to build a rewarding career!

Mission: Tripp Lite’s mission is providing quality solutions to power, protect, organize, secure, manage, connect and cool IT and telecom equipment, with a focus on customer... More

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