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Knowles Corporation

Semiconductor, Electronics, Manufacturing
HQ: Itasca, IL   |   10,000 - 25,000 employees  |  
At Knowles Corporation, we’ve achieved excellence in our industry for more than 65 years. We strive to continuously reinvent our industry and make products more powerful than before.

Our products and solutions help our customers find more ways to put
better technology to work for their customers. We are a market leader
and global supplier of advanced micro-acoustic solutions and specialty
components in the mobile communications, consumer electronics, medical
technology, military/space and other industrial end markets. Our deep
experience and rigorous testing delivers consistently dependable and
precise products including hearing aid components, MEMs
(micro-electro-mechanical systems) microphones, speakers, receivers,
transducers, capacitors, oscillators and more.
Knowles offers a highly competitive benefits package including:

  • Medical and RX
  • Vision
  • Dental
  • Life Insurance
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Paid Holidays (12)
  • Paid Vacation
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Profit Sharing
Who We Are
We have always, and continue to, make continuous advancements in the industry by introducing disruptive communication technologies such as the world’s first miniature microphone and receiver for hearing aids in 1954, the first surface mount MEMs (micro-electrical-mechanical systems) microphone in 2001, and the introduction of the most powerful bass for customer electronics in 2011 known as N'Bass. Partnering with our customers enables us to share in their pursuit to create the technology of tomorrow’s most innovative products.
As a leader in several industries, we see our role as pushing the industry forward, constantly redefining the gold standard through products and services that help our customers enhance their technology solutions. At our core, Knowles is unified by a spirit of innovation that permeates every solution we build, coming together to empower more efficient products.
Since our founding in 1946, we have served as a pioneer – focused on developing products that make the greatest impact for our customers. We are proud of our advancements and accomplishments.
Headquartered in Itasca, Illinois, our global scale of more than 10,000 employees in 37 locations worldwide includes design centers in Europe, Asia and North America. Coupled with our significant investment in research and development, our scale enables us to remain agile and efficient and deliver groundbreaking technology to our customers with high-volume economies.
Our Vision
At Knowles, we see possibility in unexpected places and are unified by a spirit of innovation to constantly push boundaries, drive the industry forward and enable people to experience “life above the noise.”
Contact Information
The Knowles Corporate Headquarters is conveniently located in the western suburbs of Chicago, 30 miles west of downtown. Located just 10 miles from O’Hare International Airport, minutes from 3 major expressways and the West Line Metra commuter train station. This convenient location gives our employees easy access to a diverse mix of metro and suburban areas.

Are you interested in joining a growing, global company that is known as the leader in its specialty? Then look no further! Check out our locations and find your next adventure. We're waiting for YOU!!!

1151 Maplewood Drive
Itasca ,IL 60143