Knife Technician | Production

Knife Technician

Job Location: Victor, Idaho

Compensation: Initial hourly wage based on experience.
Wage:$16-20/hr DOE

Full Time 40hr/wk

Please contact for more information.  

About Us

We are New West KnifeWorks & MTN MAN Toy Shop, a chef and hunting knife company based in Jackson, WY for over 20 years that has been featured in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Bon Appetit, Fine Cooking, Food & Wine and many more. We make high-performance, 100% American-made knives and last year moved all production to a 10Ksqft production shop in Victor, ID.


Job Description:

Does one want to play with sharp objects, big machines, and become part of the most badass knife company in the world?  We have a job for you.  New West KnifeWorks is in need for a linchpin employee to operate the machines that create America’s best cutlery.  


  •  2+ years experience around precision and power tools.  
  • Maintenance experience of machines and equipment
  • Self driven, methodical, and attentive nature to detail
  • A passion around building things and working with one’s hands.

Training will start immediately after hiring.  One will be thrown immediately into the forge of production.

Frequent Tasks: 

Knife Serration Duties

Maintain and clean knife serration machines
Switch out knives on machines and keep machines busy.
Quality control finished serrations
Keep track of daily totals finished

Knife Etching Duties
Precision preparation of 
Prepare blades for vinyl decals
Apply vinyl decals accurately
Prepare and maintain salt water etching baths
Maintain and repair DC voltage generators and wiring
Clean off etched knives and treat for rust prevention
Keep track of daily totals finished


Other Machine Maintenance:
Assist with the maintenance of CNC machines and ancillary equipment
Assist with the maintenance of Knife Making machines and equipmentAssist with the maintenance of Wood Shop related machines and equipment


Job Type: PT- FT 

Please contact for more information.