Headquartered in Oregon City, Oregon Benchmade Knife Company is a premium knife manufacturer with a continued focus on innovation, customer needs, and responsible business operations that bring the highest quality products to the world's elite.

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With a rich history dating back over 30 years, Benchmade is grounded in the de Asis family’s vision and total commitment to culture, service and innovation. Throughout the year, employees look forward to a number of company sponsored events including food trucks onsite, a summer picnic and holiday party, just to name a few.


Benchmade offers a fantastic benefits package including an employer-matched 401K, health insurance, paid time off, fitness reimbursement, industry discounts, and more!


Take advantage of employer-matched retirement savings with immediate vesting.

Health Insurance

Medical, dental and vision insurance for you and your family.

Paid Time Off

Paid vacation and sick leave as well as 8 company-paid holidays every year. Benchmade offers Veterans Day as a paid holiday benefit for employees who are veterans.


Benchmade Knife Company has received many awards over the years for recognition in the workplace, family business practices, product design, and more.

Most Admired Companies

The Portland Business Journal surveys CEOs and business-owners for the companies they admire most across eight industries. Benchmade has been honored as one of the most admired companies by the PBJ for several years.

Oregonian Top Places to Work

Benchmade is recognized as one of Oregon's top places to work by The Oregonian/Oregon Live, which directly reflects employee feedback on our workplace.

Austin Family Business

The Austin Family Business Awards recognizes family businesses that demonstrate excellence in one of three fundamental: family harmony, generational development, or business renewal. Benchmade was a 2016 Award recipient.

CFO of the Year

We are proud to announce that Kristine Gittins, CFO, Benchmade Knife Company, was a 2017 nominee for the Portland Business Journal's CFO of the Year Award!

  Benchmade is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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