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Knowles Corporation Overview

www.knowles.com
Itasca, IL
10000+ employees
1946
Company - Public (KN)
Manufacturing
$1 to $2 billion (USD) per year
At Knowles Corporation, 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, specialty components, and human interface solutions in the mobile ... Read more

Mission: Enriching life by enabling superior audio experiences.

Knowles Corporation – Why Work For Us?



At Knowles Corporation, we’ve achieved excellence in our industry for 70 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 performance audio, intelligent audio, and specialty components in the mobile communications, consumer electronics, hearing health, military/space and other industrial end markets.
 
Our deep understanding of acoustics and the audio ecosystem facilitated our natural progression from acoustic components, to integrated audio modules, into intelligent audio solutions. Supported by rigorous testing, we deliver consistently dependable and precise products including hearing aid components, MEMS (micro-electro-mechanical systems) microphones, speakers, receivers, transducers, capacitors, and oscillators.
 
We are also uniquely positioned to deliver advanced hardware and software solutions including intelligent microphones, voice processors, and other hardware and software solutions that optimize the performance of the audio signal path.

A global leader. A dynamic company. Knowles pushes boundaries and sets industry standards in acoustic and audio solutions — for our customers, for growing communities and for every member of our team.

Our teams are passionate, accomplished/adept and creative people who constantly search for new and better ways to solve customer needs and overcome challenges. Because of our entrepreneurial culture, the only limit is your imagination.

As a Knowles team member, you are encouraged to challenge the status quo and push the boundaries. If you thrive in an agile, fast-paced and collaborative environment, you will fit right in. Together, let's move ideas from concept to reality.

Invent. Inspire. Impact.

Knowles employees are motivated to create solutions that enhance how millions of people communicate, making a positive difference on consumers around the world. Inside the company, you’ll find a resourceful, entrepreneurial environment where you truly have the opportunity to make an impact on the company, the growth of our technology, and your own career. Our employees learn through collaboration and work towards a common goal. Here they have the chance to see their ideas come to life globally, all in a creative, supportive workplace, with unlimited growth potential.

Benefits

Knowles provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package to effectively manage the health and financial needs of you and your family.

It is important that our employees share in our success. Knowles employees receive industry competitive compensation package. Additionally, we believe that a healthy employee is a happy and productive employee.

Below is a summary of opportunities and worthwhile rewards for our employees.

  • Medical and Prescription
  • Telehealth
  • Vision
  • Dental
  • Basic and Voluntary Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Plan
  • Health Savings Account
  • Flexible Savings Account
  • 401(k) plan with company match of 100% on first 5% contributed
  • Profit Sharing
  • Employee Appreciation Events
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • On-site Fitness Center
  • Discounts




 

 

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    Pros

    For a company that is almost 70 year old, Knowles is very flexible and open to learning new things. There are multiple opportunities to make an impact and as an employee you are trusted.The work environment is friendly and your opinion/feedback is heard.

    Cons

    The company still has some legacy ways of going about things.

    Advice to Management

    Be more communicative about your vision and intent.

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Knowles Corporation photo of: Knowles' Chicago-area facility is the global headquarters and home to R&D, sales, marketing, operations, human resources, finance, prototype labs, and state-of-the-art class 10,000 clean rooms.
Knowles Corporation photo of: Welcome to Knowles' SIlicon Valley office. This facility is home to some of the company's software and voice processing engineers.
Knowles Corporation photo of: Knowles' Silicon Valley office is home to some of the company's software and voice processing engineers.
Knowles Corporation photo of: Knowles' Silicon Valley office is home to some of the company's software and voice processing engineers.
Knowles Corporation photo of: Knowles' Chicago-area facility is the global headquarters and home to R&D, sales, marketing, operations, human resources, finance, prototype labs, and state-of-the-art class 10,000 clean rooms.
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Knowles Corporation Interviews

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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Knowles Corporation.

    Interview

    Applied online after two week got an email for phone interview. The phone interview went smooth. General questions about the projects that I worked before. They were developing a software to check the DRC in MEMS. One question that were asked, Have you ever written a software to check the DRC? Haven't heard back since

    Interview Questions

    • Have you ever written a software to check the DRC? Can you code in C++ or python?   1 Answer
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