JTEKT Corporation

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Applications Engineer

Engineering | Arlington Heights, IL | Full Time

Job Description

About Us:

Koyo is the JTEKT Corporation brand for Bearings. JTEKT engineering and manufacturing capabilities range from super large bearings with outer diameters of seven meters to miniature bearings with inner diameters as small as one millimeter. Utilizing new materials and the latest in manufacturing technology, JTEKT Corporation has developed hybrid ceramic bearings and a variety of extreme special environment bearings to meet the increasingly severe and demanding requirements of modern industries. JTEKT Corporation stands at the forefront, as a technological leader in the world bearing industry.


The Applications Engineer is an opportunity for the extrovert engineer!  If you are comfortable speaking to customers, enjoy collaborative problem solving and getting out and about, this is the right job for you!  In this job, you have the opportunity to utilize your broad industrial knowledge to work with sales and customers to engineer bearings to meet their requirements. 

This job will lead bearing analysis, failure investigations, statistics and other design related activities using a variety of calculation methods and computer modeling.  Additionally, the applications engineer will develop and provide technical application proposals which include bearing selections, bearing analysis, bearing testing and installation. The Applications Engineer will lead analysis, feasibility, product improvements, cost reductions activites.


Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline with 2+ years of directly related experience in bearings or industrial application engineering experience.

Bonus Points:

applications engineer, APQP, failure analysis, industrial manufacturing


  • JTEKT offers competitive compensation, annual bonus eligibility, and comprehensive benefits for you and your family.

Come shape your future with a company who focuses on building value, excellent products and professionals!

At JTEKT we are Building Value, Building Excellent Products, and Building Professionals through the spirit of No. 1 & only one.