We’re Hiring!!!



We’re looking for someone awesome to join our BRNLY Brand team! Do you like making things? Are you self-motivated but able to take direction? Are you someone who is looking to learn new things and constantly improve your work? Do you take pride in the end result? If so, we’d love to meet you!


Who we’re looking for:

We’re looking for a studio assistant (a right-hand man or woman) who is eager to learn and grow with our small company.

This is a part-time position (16-30 hours/week) with the potential for full-time employment in the future. Pay is hourly and will be based on experience. 

The ideal candidate is an enthusiastic, good-humored team player who can adapt to our ever-changing workflow and help us with numerous projects around the shop and office. Interest in knives is preferred, but a background in knifemaking is not necessary. 



Day-to-day tasks may include:

  • Manual fabrication: using a bandsaw, drill press, or belt grinder
  • Assisting with CNC operations: preparing coupons, changing parts, changing coolant, etc.
  • Finishing small parts: sandblasting, polishing, tumbling, anodizing, etc.
  • Shop projects: building workbenches and shelves, moving machinery, painting, etc.
  • Shipping: pulling inventory, thoughtfully preparing packages, making Post Office drop-offs


The ideal studio assistant:

  • Comfortable working with and around machinery, hand tools, and power tools
  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Able to do repetitive tasks with focus and efficiency
  • An effective communicator with good problem-solving skills
  • Maintains cleanliness of personal and shared workspace
  • Organized and exhibits a high level of attention to detail
  • Has a positive and energetic presence
  • Able to work in a workshop environment (exposure to noise, coolants, abrasives, heat, cold, and automated machinery)
  • Chips in and understands that “If you’ve got time to lean, you’ve got time to clean!”
  • Must be able to lift 5olbs
  • Must have own transportation

Bonus skills:

  • Must be able to lift 50lbs
  • Must have own transportation
  • We’re a young family and often have our baby in the shop with us. Must be comfortable around kids. 

Bonus skills:

  • Machining
  • CAD / CAM
  • Graphic Design
  • Welding
  • Woodworking
  • Jewelry Making
  • Leather Work
  • Project Management
  • Photography
  • Industrial Design
  • Engineering


How to apply: 

Please send your resume or a brief work history to info@burnleyknives.com. Please provide your telephone number.




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