TE Connectivity

Location: Elk Grove Village, Illinois

Job Type: Full time


At TE, you will unleash your potential working with people from diverse backgrounds and industries to create a safer, sustainable and more connected world.

Job Overview

The Communications Solutions segment is a leading supplier of electronic components for the data and devices and appliances markets. The primary products of the Communications Solutions segment include terminals and connector systems and components, relays, antennas, and heat shrink tubing. The Communications Solutions segment’s products are used in the following end markets:

  • Appliances - We provide solutions to meet the daily demands of home appliances. Our products are used in many household appliances, including washers, dryers, refrigerators, air conditioners, dishwashers, cooking appliances, water heaters, air cleaners, floor care devices, and microwaves. An array of custom-designed solutions supplements our expansive range of standard products.
  • Data and devices—We deliver products and solutions used in various equipment architectures within the networking equipment, data center equipment, and wireless infrastructure industries. Additionally, we provide connectivity solutions for the Internet of Things, smartphones, tablet computers, notebooks, virtual reality, and artificial intelligence applications to help our customers meet their current challenges and future innovations.

The Strategy Manager will report to the senior director of communication solutions for the Segment and will work on the Segment’s global strategy.
This position can be based in most locations in Europe, the United States, and Canada, with travel expected to be less than 20% of the time to meet colleagues and clients, attend industry events, etc.
This is an opportunity for a talented individual who wants to accelerate their career within a leading multinational corporation and build a career in strategy or line roles.
As a Communication Solutions Strategy team member, you will contribute to growth strategy, portfolio recommendations, competitive strategy, and business performance by working on strategic decisions and critical business issues.

Responsibilities include:

  • Support the development of a robust strategic plan.
  • Effectively translate business requests into well-defined problems.
  • Collaborates with the Segment and Business Unit teams to solve complex business problems.
  • Develop strategies and approaches to fulfill complex project assignments creatively and meaningfully.
  • Identify critical trends across markets, industries, and competitors that affect our businesses.
  • Analyze industry structure, competitive dynamics, market attractiveness, technology, and regulatory trends—project likely evolutions to inform strategy development.
  • Create analytical models to address critical business questions and translate output into explicit stories.
  • Lead the overall fact-based creation and communication process.
  • Contribute to the professional development of Analysts.

What your background should look like:

Success in the role requires strong business acumen and strategic mindset, drive to solve complex business problems, exceptional communication and presentation skills, the ability to work seamlessly with team members at multiple levels, and the skills and tenacity to achieve results without formal authority.
In addition, the successful candidate will have the following qualifications, experiences, and skills:


  • Familiarity with diverse tools and theories of strategy formulation and implementation within a complex organization.
  • Familiarity with project management approaches, tools, and phases of the project lifecycle – with experience applying these skills in managing teams and leading projects.
  • Experience with a top-tier General Management Consulting Firm focusing on high-tech or diversified industrial clients is desired.

Problem Solving, Analytics, Work Structure and Management, and Communications

  • Ability to structure and solve complex problems using a hypothesis-driven approach.
  • Ability to structure work, manage strategy projects, and provide thought leadership to the team members.
  • Proficient in sourcing and analyzing complex data.
  • Clear and concise oral and written communication - synthesizing and effectively communicating key messages.
  • Excellent active listening skills.
  • Thought leadership and business sense.
  • Ability to architect and create insights through strategy tools, frameworks, and processes.

People, Teamwork, and Leadership:

  • Able to work effectively at all levels in an organization.
  • Being hands-on, staying connected to the ongoing strategy deployment, and helping manage implementation when necessary.
  • Strong relationship builder.
  • Executive presence is not achieved through arrogance but through collaboration and influence.
  • High cross-cultural awareness.
  • Orientation towards people development, tailoring projects, and work priorities to help nurture talent and extend through regular coaching and feedback.
  • A team player can work with and through others, influence others, and move toward a shared vision or goal.

Passion and Drive:

  • Drive to create a safer, sustainable, productive, and connected future.
  • Passion for technology
  • Intellectual curiosity to ask probing questions, make discoveries, and always continue to learn.
  • Drive to find the correct answer.
  • Intellectual rigor.


  • Integrity, Accountability, Inclusivity, Innovation, and Teamwork.
  • Commitment to excellence.
  • Passion for technology.
  • Passion for talent development.
  • Results driven.

The strategy organization invests significant attention and effort in developing its team members professionally and accelerating their career growth within TE.
High performance and value delivery in this role will lead to domestic and international opportunities to progress to:

  • Business roles with P&L responsibility include product management, commercial, operations, and general management.
  • Strategy roles with increasing responsibilities and scope in corporate, segment, or business unit strategy, leading up to Chief Strategy Officer.


Values: Integrity, Accountability, Inclusion, Innovation, Teamwork


  • Competitive base salary commensurate with experience: $148,160 - $222,240 (subject to change dependent on physical location)
  • Posted salary ranges are made in good faith. TE Connectivity reserves the right to adjust ranges based on the experience/qualification of the selected candidate and internal and external equity.
  • Total Compensation = Base Salary + Incentive(s) + Benefits
  • A comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, 401(k), disability, life insurance, an employee stock purchase plan, paid time off, and voluntary benefits.

EOE, Including Disability/Vets