The American Worker
Why do you love working at Cutco and making the world's finest cutlery?
We asked this question to some of our over 200 employees with 20 years of service or more.
Here's what they had to say:
44 years, currently High Speed Buffer
“The job security is important, but I really like working for people who I actually care about and who have respect for their employees.”
36 years, currently Shear Finisher
“I really like the steady income and making a superior product with great people.”
36 years, currently Engraver
“Cutco's owners have instilled in us that we really are a family. I truly believe I am just as valued as anyone else here. This is a way of life for me. These people are just like my family after all these years.”
36 years, currently Maintenance Mechanic
“I really like the people I work with. Where else can you go and enjoy the people you work with, have fun and get paid for it?”
35 years, currently Cleaning Line Operator
“I've always been treated well here and I believe (the owners) really care about me. They recognize our achievments and they let us know they appreciate us being here every day.”
34 years, currently Inspector
“In my 32 years I've had a lot of fun here. It's a good place to work. It's a place where supervisors get along with the employees and we get along with the owners. It's been a pretty good ride.”
29 years, currently Director of Quality Assurance and Industrial Engineer
“It's the people I work with day in and day out. I like working with everyone I come in contact with. It's great. It's the kind of place that you bowl together, you golf together and work together.”
27 years, currently Wood Shop Operator
“I'm proud to make Cutco and to know that there are people out there who are willing to buy our product and enjoy it every day.”
25 years, currently Transfer Polish Machine Operator
“The company's owners take good care of us. They know me on a first-name basis and they know my family. When they take time to get to know you like that it makes you feel important.”
25 years, currently Pierce Press Operator
“This is a really great place to work and I'm proud to be making something that's actually made in America. There aren't a lot of things that are still made in the USA.”
25 years, currently Generalist
“There are a lot of special things about being here. First, the stability of the company and the integrity of the leadership. It's hard to have one without the other. Also, the commitment of the company to its employees. That really means a lot to us. It's one of the things that makes this company a great place to work.”
24 years, currently Cutlery Special Products
“I feel good just knowing that we make the greatest cutlery in the world. There's a lot of satisfaction in that for me and I take great pride in it.”
24 years, currently Customer Service/Call Center Manager
“I'm proud of our product, our guarantee, and the support we get from management and owners here. I love the family atmosphere and the freedom I have to do my job the way it needs to be done and to take care of my own family when I need to.”
24 years, currently Generalist
“I appreciate the owners' loyalty to their employees and that Cutco is an American-made product. We are dedicated to quality and making the product better and better.”
23 years, currently Auto Double-D Operator
“I feel proud when I go on vacation and tell people I meet that I work for Cutco. They always comment on it being an amazing product.”
22 years, currently Auto Machine Grinder
“The simplest way I can put it is this is an easy place to work. I have everything I need - a good work environment, people I like to work with and people I enjoy working for.”
22 years, currently Assembler
“It's a good feeling working for a stable company that has provided me with a great job for 20 years.”
22 years, currently Auto Haft Operator
“Twenty years of working for Cutco has shown me not only can a company care about their product and their customers, they realize that it is us - the worker - that makes it happen. Recognizing the worker has always been a company policy and I believe that it's why we are still successful at making the world's finest cutlery.”
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American Made. American Proud.
“Made in America” is more than where we manufacture our knives. It’s a deep-rooted commitment to providing American jobs that support families, quality American products and exceptional American service.
When other companies chose to outsource operations overseas, Cutco dug in its heels and made a promise to stay for the long haul. We've been here since 1949 and have no plans to leave.
Everything leaves the Cutco factory meeting Cutco’s quality standards. Skilled workers perform checks throughout the manufacturing process to assure every knife meets stringent requirements. It’s that attention to detail that makes Cutco special.
Every Cutco product is backed by The Forever Guarantee which ensures we're there when you need us. We’ll sharpen and repair your Cutco knives, for free, forever.Learn more
This is Cutco’s unwavering promise and
it is at the heart of everything we do.
Cutco is for generations
Since 1949, Cutco has been manufacturing high-quality cutlery in Olean, N.Y. In that time, over 16 million people have welcomed Cutco into their homes.
If at any time you are not satisfied with the performance of your Cutco product we’ll make it right. Whether you made the initial purchase or you received Cutco as a gift, it’s our guarantee that your Cutco products will perform like new. Forever.
Cutco is built to last
The high-quality materials and unique production processes combine to create products that are built to last.
Cutco stands behind every item that leaves our factory. With over 65 years of expert craftsmanship, Cutco makes knives and kitchen products you can depend on. Forever.
What Cutco will do for you
When you send your well-loved Cutco products in for sharpening or repair they will be cared for as if they were our own. Your products go through a detailed multi-step process and are returned to you like new. There’s no receipt or registration required.Learn more