Hand Grinder

As a Chris Reeve Knives Hand Grinder, you will gain skills to sharpen and profile blades at a quality-oriented knife manufacturing company.  Working in the Hand Grinding Department, applicants should have an eye for detail and enjoy working with their hands.  This is a full-time position, based in Boise, Idaho.



Operates grinders and similar tools to sharpen and add features to blades. 


  • Must be able to follow standard work instructions and to work towards assigned performance goals.
  • Must be willing to learn multiple new processes which require thinking and hand skill abilities.
  • Must be able to work in a team environment as required.
  • Must have strong attention to detail.
  • Must be able to perform other general tasks as required.
  • Must be able to bend and stand for long periods.
  • Must have a working command of the English language, and be able to communicate orally and in writing (basic oral instructions, simply written memos, and instructions).

  • Must be able to use basic hand tools and measuring tools.

  • The prospective candidate must be able to pass a pre-employment alcohol and drug screening.

    Note: This position is not limited to the above job description and may include additional job responsibilities as necessary.

JOB TYPE: Full-Time

SCHEDULE: Mon-Thurs 7AM-5:30PM or 5AM-3:30PM

PAY: Starting at $11/HR. Benefits available after 90 days of employment.

REQUIRED EDUCATION:  High School Diploma or Higher