TE Connectivity

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TE Connectivity Reviews

Updated January 31, 2015
Updated January 31, 2015
367 Reviews
3.1
367 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • It was possible to have a reasonable work / life balance and there were interesting things to work on (in 17 reviews)

  • Good benefits (but average for a big corporation) (in 21 reviews)


Cons
  • Senior management at most divisional levels hasn't got a clue how to run the business (in 17 reviews)

  • Upper management was disconnected with what was actually happening at the local level (in 17 reviews)

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  1.  

    26 years of mostly excellent working environment

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    Former Employee - IT Network Analyst in Harrisburg, PA
    Former Employee - IT Network Analyst in Harrisburg, PA

    I worked at TE Connectivity

    Pros

    the people were friendly and willing to support each other

    Cons

    when it came time to make adjustments during economic downturn, people who had been with the company for years were laid off in groups and the way they were escorted to the door was a disgrace.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    I worked for 20 years at TE Connectivity, previously AMP Inc., in a challenging engineering company.

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    Former Employee - Materials Planner in Greensboro, NC
    Former Employee - Materials Planner in Greensboro, NC

    I worked at TE Connectivity

    Pros

    My experience as a materials analyst gave me a considerable advantage with the company.

    Cons

    New environment, having to start over.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Senior analyst with considerable experience seeks employment.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3. 2 people found this helpful  

    OK

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    Current Employee - Staff Scientist
    Current Employee - Staff Scientist

    I have been working at TE Connectivity full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Benefits are nice, supportive in health and fitness (opened a nice gym).

    Cons

    Does not embrace young talent and creativity. This company still has a lot of workers that have worked there for at least 25 years or more and have a hard time to adapting to change.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5. 1 person found this helpful  

    Easy, but not well organized group

    Current Employee - Senior Electrical Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Electrical Engineer in San Jose, CA

    I have been working at TE Connectivity full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    work/life balance is pretty good

    Cons

    Unstable and keep changing organization

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More clear and reasonable project management including resourcing

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    No room for advancement - Distribution Center

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    Current Employee - Operations Associate in Menlo Park, CA
    Current Employee - Operations Associate in Menlo Park, CA

    I have been working at TE Connectivity full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    good hours, annual bonus, good benefits

    Cons

    there was no opportunity to move up with the company, unethical terminations, favortism

    Doesn't Recommend
  7.  

    Continuous change/improvement focused on creating an exceptional customer experience.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at TE Connectivity (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Core values of integrity, teamwork, accountability, innovation, & commitment.

    Cons

    Transitioning culture towards core values

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    Unbelievable

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    Former Employee - Technical in Wilsonville, OR
    Former Employee - Technical in Wilsonville, OR

    I worked at TE Connectivity

    Pros

    Decent benefits
    Great people (individual contributors) that worked well together to solve problems.

    Cons

    Poor operations management - formed a Cabal that was complicit in creating a culture of abuse and distrust. Unrealistic expectations and timelines.
    Public humiliation.
    Excessive layoffs combined with increased workloads.
    Some tools not in place to perform tasks and projects efficiently.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Leave

    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  9. 2 people found this helpful  

    A Nightmare Work Environment. Change the name to Titanic.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Wilsonville, OR
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Wilsonville, OR

    I have been working at TE Connectivity full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Positives are the benefits package (decent 401k, ESSP) and many of the co-workers are really nice people.

    Cons

    The work atmosphere or "culture" here is completely abysmal. Fueled by clueless senior management who are completely tuned-out to providing a functional /healthy work environment. Sr. Mgmt is completely inept at motivating their work force or understanding how to treat people decently.

    Sr. Management's bottom line is more $$'s & churn out the work fast-faster- faster. The vision is strictly making the Qtrly/Annual revenue amounts. They encourage shortcuts in product design and quality just to get the product out the door and the profits $$ in their pockets. As a result the engineer teams trying to produce the end product are never fully appreciated for their efforts.

    Truly a "Grade D" organization. I wouldn't recommend this employer to my worst enemy.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Since Sr. Management changes structure and "leadership" at least 1x-2x a year, consider hiring someone who actually has worked in the Medical Device industry. An actual team-oriented person with a success record and a reputation for treating employees decently. Instead of treating employees like soiled tissue you can dispose of at every turn when the results don't match foolish Sr. Management quarterly earnings expectations.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10. 2 people found this helpful  

    Excelling with trust

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    Former Employee - Project Manager
    Former Employee - Project Manager

    I worked at TE Connectivity full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Teams have the trust of their peer team members and excel in creative ways to find quick and solid solutions to issues. Team focus is on solutions that benefit customers and the bottom line.

    Cons

    Teams are continually questioned on motives and decisions which then undermines the teams' abilities to be effective implement the best solutions in a timely manner.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Follow through in trusting your teams to do what is in the best interests of your customers and your company - you pay them to make good decisions, so reap the benefit of their knowledge and creative capabilities.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    Project Engineer

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at TE Connectivity (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great Team. Knowledgeable and courteous. The Engineering department is organized and meets challenges with a 'can do' attitude. The benefits are comparable. Training is adequate for those with less experience.

    Cons

    Upper management does not have the pulse of the Administrative professional or the other employees in mind. The compensation is average at best.

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