Meet the team

From Design Engineers to Finishers, Benchmade's team is filled with hard-working, passionate individuals committed to producing some of the highest quality products in the world.

Karen

Position: CNC Mill Operator
Years at Benchmade: 4
Best Thing About Your Job: Taking raw material and turning it into a finished part and the people I work with.
Favorite Thing To Do Outside of Work: Reading and writing.
All Time Favorite Knife: 5500

Glenn

Position: Laser Operator
Years at Benchmade: 9
Best Thing About Your Job: Working with such good friends and being involved in making such an awesome product.
Favorite Thing To Do Outside of Work:Hiking and on and off road motorcycling.
All Time Favorite Knife: 630

Hayden

Position: Bevel Grinding Process Tech Lead
Years at Benchmade: 5.5
Best Thing About Your Job: The people I work with and the knives!
Favorite Thing To Do Outside of Work: Spending time with friends and family and playing video games.
All Time Favorite Knife: 860

Mike

Position: Design Engineer
Years at Benchmade: 8
Best Thing About Your Job: Getting to design tools for people to use, make their lives easier or save lives.
Favorite Thing To Do Outside of Work: Exploring Oregon, four wheeling and camping.
All Time Favorite Knife: 9160

Ly

Position: Assembler
Years at Benchmade:7
Best Thing About Your Job:I really enjoy working with all the new knives everyday.
Favorite Thing To Do Outside of Work: Playing table tennis, soccer and spending time with family.
All Time Favorite Knife:810

Eladio

Position: Sharpener
Years at Benchmade: 8
Best Thing About Your Job: I really enjoy the finishing process and like to put the razor sharp edge on the blade.
Favorite Thing To Do Outside of Work: Hiking and photography
All Time Favorite Knife: 580