Welcome To Chris Reeve Knives - Applying For The CNC Grinding Machinist / Grind precision knife parts / 4-day Workweek Position

As a Chris Reeve Knives CNC Grinding Machinist, you will have a diverse and enriching experience from the get-go. Your job will entail producing precision machined parts for a well-established knife manufacturing company. You will work primarily in surface and hollow grinding production, though additional help in the Grinding Department may be required. The job is a full-time position, based in Boise, and designed for those who are interested in a different experience in machining.


  • Conceptual Skills
  • Process Improvement
  • Verbal Communication
  • Functional and Technical Skills
  • Controls and Instrumentation
  • Supply Management
  • Tooling
  • Coordination
  • Inventory Control
  • Attention to Detail
  • Judgment


  • Perform typical machine shop operations.
  • Detect and report defective materials and tools.
  • Maintain work area and equipment in a clean orderly condition and follows prescribed safety procedures.
  • Must be able to perform, but not limited to, the following tasks: milling, turning, drilling, tapping, de-burring, sawing and sanding.
  • Perform inspection of machined products (First Article Inspection and In Process Sampling).
  • Ability to use instruments such as preset comparator, gauges, calipers, micrometers.
  • Complete and maintain paperwork for parts.
  • Perform all other duties, as assigned, and demonstrate flexibility with changing work flows.
  • Must be able to frequently lift/push/pull objects that are 85 pounds or heavier.

SCHEDULE: Mon-Thurs 7AM-5:30PM or 5AM-3:30PM. Shift will be determined at time of hire. 

PROFESSIONAL LEVEL: Intermediate to expert

SALARY: Competitive, depending on experience. Benefits are available after 90 days.

REQUIRED EDUCATION: High school or equivalent or graduation from a certified technical school.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE: CNC/manual grinding experience and/or 2-4 years of machine shop experience

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