Benchmade is a global leader in precision knives, building best-in-class options for elite special forces, backcountry hunters and anglers, outdoor recreationalists, and enthusiasts of all stripes. The brand’s commitment to service, quality, innovation, and integrity puts Benchmade in a league of its own. Each member of the Benchmade family plays a critical role in the delivery of world class performance for owners who demand excellence.


  • money


    Competetive pay and 401K match

  • healthcare


    Full medical, dental and wellness programs

  • profit sharing

    Profit Sharing/GRIP

    Generous preformance based profit sharing

  • industry discounts


    Discounts on knives and many industry brands

  • vacation

    Time off

    Time off and sick time

  • education

    School reimbursement

    Support for continued education

Our Culture

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At Benchmade, culture lays the foundation for our intentions, interactions, and innovations. 
Dive deeper into the components of our business that make us who we are.

Where We Work

  • Recreation


    Between the mountains, deserts, rivers and Pacific Ocean, Oregon
    offers excellent fishing, hunting and endless outdoor activities.

  • Restaurants


    A short drive from Portland, where nearly anything is available. From
    sushi to street tacos, dives to gourmet, it's all within 15 miles of the factory.

  • Night life

    Night Life

    Wine, fine dining, night clubs, and professional sports.

  • Culture


    The end of the Oregon Trail is home to incredible Native American
    heritage, sprawling agriculture, a strong manufacturing industry,
    diverse waters and famous wine country.

Get to Know Us

  • Know Us
  • Jimmy

    Designer Engineer
    Years at Benchmade: 5

    Best Thing About Your Job:
    Best thing about your job: Designing amazing knives that I’m truly proud of, and working with an elite team.
    Favorite Thing To Do Outside of Work:
    Favorite thing to do outside of work: Hunting, Fishing, Shooting.
    All Time Favorite Knife:
    781 Anthem

  • Know Us
  • Megan

    Tradeshow & Events Manager
    Years at Benchmade: 11 years

    Best Thing About Your Job:
    Creating spaces that bring the Benchmade story and campaign to life, in a way for people to engage with the product and the brand.
    Favorite Thing To Do Outside of Work:
    Remodeling our house, hiking and spending time with family and friends.
    All Time Favorite Knife:
    Mini Skirmish 635

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