history

For over 20 years, Microtech® has been working to build a long-standing tradition of innovation and quality in the knife industry. In a world of ever-changing technology, we strive to ensure our customers have access to the latest advancements in knife making, while still continuing to maintain a humanized element throughout the manufacturing process.

This passion, combined with tireless dedication, and the support of loyal customers has promoted growth and the evolution of the Microtech brand. As the company continues to diversify and expand, we are looking for additional support to help us deliver revolutionary products that continue to exceed industry expectations.

The employees on our team share the same level of dedication that this company was built on; potential hires should reflect a desire to help foster the forward mo­mentum of the company as a whole. Ideal candidates should be motivated, results-driven individuals who exhibit exemplary planning and organizational skills, along with a high degree of detail orientation. We look for individuals with an exemplary work-ethic that can successfully complete tasks with optimal effort and conduct themselves with a high degree of honesty and integrity.

Employees on our team receive:

  • a place within a team of forward-thinking innovators
  • a work environment within a newly-renovated, custom-built facility
  • employment in a location near the culturally diverse Blue Ridge Mountain town of Asheville, NC
  • employer-sponsored medical benefits available
  • PTO & vacation time

Resumes should be submitted online to jobs@microtechknives.com, or in person at 15A National Avenue, Fletcher NC 28732.


Quality Control Manager

 Location :  Fletcher, NC
Industry:  Manufacturing, Knives
Hours:  40hr/week
Date:  2016-11-29
Description:  

  • Experienced in QIP (Quality Inspection Procedures)
  • Able to design and implement first-piece and production sampling quality inspection proceedures
  • Experienced with QC measuring equipment
  • Ability to program and operate Coordinate Measuring Machines (CMM) (preferably Mitutoyo CMM)
  • Previous experience with manufacturing or production
  • Degree or equivalent experience in related field preferred

Salary:  Pay is based on experience. We recognize talent when we see it and compensate accordingly.

Tool Maker

 Location :  Fletcher, NC
Industry:  Manufacturing, Knives
Hours:  40+ Hours per week
Date:  2016-10-24
Description:  

IDEAL SKILLSETS

  • Experienced tool maker
  • Own their own tools
  • Troubleshooting skills
  • Familiar with complex setups for milling machines and surface grinders
  • Valid drivers License with reliable transportation
  • Willing to work overtime as needed

Salary:  Pay is based on experience. We recognize talent when we see it, and compensate accordingly.

CNC – Swiss Machinist

 Location :  Fletcher, NC
Industry:  manufacturing, knives, CNC, machining, Citizen, swiss, lathes
Hours:  8:00 - 4:30, 40+/week
Date:  2016-10-24
Description:  

Salary:  Pay is based on experience - candidates must be willing to prove their skills during a brief trial and testing period. We recognize talent when we see it and compensate accordingly.

Writer

 Location :  Flectcher, NC
Industry:  Knife Industry
Hours:  40+ per week, Monday through Friday, 8-4:30
Date:  2016-04-27
Description:  

About the Job:

We are currently seeking a talented Writer to take on a variety of responsibilities ranging from blogs to long-form writing. Full time position, with benefits. 40+ hours per week, Monday through Friday, 8-4:30 pm.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Press Releases
  • Weekly pieces on website and/or blogs
  • Writing (and editing current copy) for brochures,catalogs, and other marketing needs
  • Keeping a consistent narrative of company’s past and values
  • Identifying language and trends used in our industry, and adapt writing geared to that target group.
  • Working closely with owner to translate diction into solid written posts, articles or books.

Ideal Candidate

  • BFA or higher in English, Writing or related field
  • 3 years of experience as a professional writer or as a teacher of writing.
  • Writing samples that can be reviewed

-      Have both flexibility to write a quick blog but also the capacity for longer more thoughtful writing.

-      Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

-      High level attention to detail and accuracy.

-      Strong organizational skills

-      Ability to self-motivate and manage multiple tasks within tight time frames.

 

What’s in it for you?

-  Employment in a fast-growing company; opportunities available for driven individuals.

-  Work environment within a fantastic new facility with custom designed production floor

-  Location geographically situated near the culturally diverse Blue Ridge Mountain town of Asheville, NC

-  Employer-sponsored medical benefits available

-  PTO & vacation time

 

Apply!

Please send resumes AND two writing samples to jobs@microtechknives.com.

Salary:  Compensation based on experience. Pay increases may be available to individuals who demonstrate their potential and skills.

Shop Hand/Machine Assistant

 Location :  Fletcher, NC
Industry:  Knife Manufacturing
Hours:   40+ per week
Date:  2016-10-24
Description:  

We have an immediate opening for a self motivated, solid individual to help as a shop hand/machine assistant in our
top notch facility near Asheville NC and the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains.
- 2nd shift.
- Mon thru Fri with occasional Sat.
- Mechanically inclined
- Familiar with hand tools, such as hand files, drill motors, calipers, micrometers etc.
- Ability to follow directions and willingness to help
- Experience with milling machines and lathes is a plus, but not mandatory.
- Should have a reliable from of transportation

Salary:  Salary:  $13/hr

Accounting Manager

 Location :  Fletcher, NC
Industry:  Manufacturing, accounting
Hours:  8:00 - 4:30
Date:  
Description:  

We are currently looking for an accounting manager for our Fletcher, NC location.

Job Requirements:
- Maintain accounting controls and financial security by defining policies and procedures
- Overseeing accounting staff
- Contribute accounting information and recommendations to strategic plans and reviews.
- Develop an annual budget that meets financial objectives, including forecasting requirements, scheduling expenditures, and analyzing variances.
- Identify trends to maximize profits and and cost saving opportunities.
- Resolve problems, and determine system improvements as needed.
- Prepare financial statements and activity reports to comply with company needs and federal regulations.
- Stay up-to-date on changing legislation as it affects accounting policy.
- Protect the organization’s value by keeping information confidential.

The ideal candidate should have the following skill set:
- Minimum 5+ years experience at a managerial level
- Bachelor’s degree in Accounting.
- Candidates with an MBA or further education preferred.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
- High level attention to detail and accuracy.
- Strong organizational skills
- Ability to self-motivate and manage multiple tasks within tight time frames.

Salary:  Compensation based on experience. Pay increases may be available to individuals who demonstrate their potential and skills.

AP/AR Clerk

 Location :  Fletcher, NC
Industry:  Manufacturing, Knives, Accounting
Hours:  8-4:30 Monday-Friday
Date:  2016-06-24
Description:  

We are currently looking for an accounts payable and receivable clerk for our Fletcher, NC location.

Job Requirements:

-  Manage all outgoing vendor orders and payments by verifying transaction information, scheduling and preparing disbursements, and obtaining authorization of payment.

-  Process, input, and manage incoming customer orders and payments from multiple accounts.

-  Obtains revenue by verifying transaction information, computing charges and refunds; preparing and mailing invoices, and identifying delinquent accounts and insufficient payments.

-  Collects revenue by reminding delinquent accounts; notifying customers of insufficient payments.

-  Prepares financial reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information and trends.

-  Maintains accounting ledgers by posting account transactions.

-  Verifies accounts by reconciling statements and transactions.

-  Resolves account discrepancies by investigating documentation and taking proper steps to correct.

-  Maintains financial security by following internal accounting controls.

-  Secures financial information by completing data base backups.

-  Maintains financial historical records by filing accounting documents.

-  Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

The ideal candidate should have the following skill set:

-  3+ years of manufacturing related A/P & A/R experience.

-  Knowledge of Sage 50 (Peachtree) accounting software a plus.

-  Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

-  High level attention to detail and accuracy.

-  Strong organizational skills to preparing/sorting work to be accomplished.

-  Ability to self-motivate and manage multiple tasks within tight time frames.

Salary:  Compensation based on experience. Pay increases may be available to individuals who demonstrate their potential and skills.

Microtech Knives, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates are subject to employment prescreening including drug, skills, and background checks.