Employment Opportunities

Engineering employee at Greenleaf Corporation

Greenleaf Corporation is growing and expanding our global presence into our 76th year as a leading manufacturer of metalcutting tools and inserts as well as technical ceramics. If you would like to work for an innovative global leader, we want to see your resume and talk to you! Greenleaf Corporation has built a supportive community culture that yields long-term employees. Catch a glimpse of our facilities and capabilities by watching our corporate video.

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Current Openings

Updated April 22, 2022

The CNC programmer plans, organizes and formulates operational programs for CNC milling and turning equipment for the production of metal cutting tools. Programs are in accordance with manufacturing, production, and quality standards and meet customer build specifications.

  • Lay out operations and sequences, tooling requirements, machine set up instructions and details for multiple and complex machining operations on complicated and involved work having strict inspection requirements.
  • Work largely from part drawings, machine and electronic control data and specifications, utilizing established methods and standards when such are applicable.
  • Align and code steps for tool operations, speeds, feeds and workpiece positions to conform with operational sequences.
  • Oversee the preparation of machine programs through computer process.
  • Observes operations of programs to assure proper methodology, sequences, tooling arrangements and quality of completed workpiece.
  • Revise programs to correct errors or deficiencies, or to modify and improve programs to suit new tooling designs and to effect reduction of manufacturing costs.
  • Work closely with Tool Engineering and Manufacturing personnel to plan new work relative to tooling requirements and production procedures.
  • Organize and maintain disk library, records and reference files.
  • Maintain accurate records including but not limited to parameter sheets, etc.
  • Comply with all quality, safety, and work rules and regulations.
  • Perform specified equipment maintenance and cleaning.
  • Follow all clean-up and housekeeping procedures.
To apply, download the employment application and return with your resume and cover letter to Rhonda Boulton, Human Resources Manager (see sidebar for pdf and email links).

We have a position for an Applications Developer to work on a small team of IT professionals performing both new development and maintenance / enhancements to our custom applications and are looking for a qualified candidate with the following skills/experience:

  • Must have experience in PHP, SQL, HTML, CSS, Javascript, and web development.
  • Knowledge of (but not required) RPG, CL, DDL, DDS, all areas of IBM i (AS/400) Power, Red Hat Linux.
  • Demonstrate development, enhancement and maintenance programming skills.
  • Project management and problem solving.
  • Full cycle development practice, including planning, testing, debugging, and training.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing and accounting concepts helpful.
  • Knowledge in the use of business tools, such as Word, Power Point, Excel, etc.
  • Communication, problem-solving, decision-making, and technological skills.
  • Ability to interact with a cross-functional diverse team throughout the organization.
  • Be proactive, self-motivated, and able to work autonomously while staying on task.

College or technical degree or equivalent work experience. Must have high school diploma or GED.

To apply, download the employment application and return with your resume and cover letter to Rhonda Boulton, Human Resources Manager (see sidebar for pdf and email links).

Applications Engineers will perform the following duties:

  • Develop and conduct product training programs.
  • Provide technical services, both written and verbal, to inform customers of new improvements and developments of products.
  • Confer with other departments to assist for the quality assurance position and discuss new specifications required by customers.
  • Investigate customer complaints regarding quality. Analyze and inform concerned personnel of production, quality assurance and sales of status and disposition of customer complaints and claims.
  • Communicate with customers either by telephone or on-site visits to help them understand how to use products properly.
  • Provide product testing both in-house and at customer locations.
  • Prepare and submit trip reports on communications and applications services provided to individual customers and sales representatives.
  • Responsible for contributing information for the creation of a monthly technical bulletin on new or existing products for field release.
To apply, download the employment application and return with your resume and cover letter to Rhonda Boulton, Human Resources Manager (see sidebar for pf and email links).

Liaison between customer and company by providing frontline support. The Customer Service Representative works under the direct supervision of the Global Manager Customer Service. Much of the day-to-day decision making is based on standardized parameters. Exceptions to standard are referred to a higher-level authority for review and approval.

Customer Service Representatives will perform the following duties:

  • Process quotes and orders via phone, fax, and email.
  • Enter orders electronically (AS400).
  • Support internal and external customer inquiries on pricing and availability issues.
  • Create returned material authorizations in accordance with corporate policies and procedures.
  • Process customer complaints.
  • Initiate expedite requests as necessary to meet customer requirements.
  • Create new customer accounts.
  • Communicate concessions requested by outside sales.
  • Workflow – pricing issues – EDI unknowns – specials.
  • Work multiple reports.
  • Work on special projects as needed.
  • Assist with the annual physical inventory.
  • Work closely with Sales, Manufacturing, Manufacturing Planning, and Engineering.

Bachelor’s degree preferred. A minimum of two years’ experience in Customer Service or Sales preferred. Must possess above average interpersonal skills and problem-solving skills. Experience in Microsoft Word and Excel preferred.

To apply, download the employment application and return with your resume and cover letter to Rhonda Boulton, Human Resources Manager (see sidebar for pf and email links).

More information coming soon on this position. Please check back for complete details!

Manages all internal and external marketing efforts that affect the company and the company’s core products. Primary responsibilities include implementation of Marketing Communications Plan activities, creating a worldwide, consistent look and message, managing the public’s perception of the company in general as well as our core products and services, and managing the development of communications software and media projects for employees, sales representatives, and customers.


Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a four-year college; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Script-writing, video production, and video editing required.

Ability to read and interpret documents such as procedure manuals, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions. Ability to write press releases, correspondence, reports, etc. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization.

Must understand typography, copy writing and print communications, business communications and narrative story structure.

Must be proficient at Adobe Illustrator, Adobe PhotoShop, Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Word.

Must be proficient at digital still cameras, studio lighting, graphic design, interface design, and administrative support as well as script writing, video production, and editing. Must be familiar with printing procedures and technology and media buying.

Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills. Must have strong project management, time management, multitasking, and organization skills.

To apply, download the employment application and return with your resume and cover letter to Rhonda Boulton, Human Resources Manager (see sidebar for pf and email links).

This person is the creative engine of the marketing department, driving all visual, printed, and digital communications and building the Greenleaf brand. He/She has a creative mind and enjoys working independently with minimal supervision.

The Media Development Specialist will perform the following duties:

  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to develop communication in forms of print creation, digital media and brand support, including industry-, product- or application-specific brochures, flyers, guides, and catalogs.
  • Collaborate with marketing teammates as well as vendors and printers to drive global catalog development, production, maintenance, and printing.
  • Develop and execute internal and external digital marketing strategies.
  • Manage visual needs such as graphics, photography, videography, presentations, signage, advertisements, etc.
  • Brainstorm and develop ideas for creative marketing campaigns.
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to plan, create, and implement global marketing strategy.
  • Undertake individual tasks of a marketing plan as assigned.
  • Communicate concessions requested by outside sales.
  • Support corporate, marketing, and sales projects as needed.

Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications or similar; or equivalent from a four-year college; or three years of experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Critical knowledge and skills include digital marketing, basic photography, basic videography, visual production, Adobe Creative Suite, Apple iWork or Microsoft Office.

Desired knowledge and skills include marketing basics, marketing strategy, marketing trends, Apple iMac.

To apply, download the employment application and return with your resume and cover letter to Rhonda Boulton, Human Resources Manager (see sidebar for pf and email links).

Available full-time positions:

  • Die Room Operator
  • Furnace Operator
  • Hone Operator
  • Inspection
  • Machine Operator
  • Maintenance C
  • Manual and CNC Lathe Machinists
  • Mill Machinists
  • OD Set Up Operators
  • Part Marker/Packager
  • Parts Washer/Utility Person
  • Powder Processing Operator
  • Powder Processing Technician
  • Shipping Attendant
  • Special Grind
  • Top & Bottom Set Up Operator
  • Welder/Maintenance A

Education and / or Experience

Must be able to work all 3 shifts and have HS diploma or GED. Previous manufacturing experience is a plus.

To apply, download the employment application and return with your resume and cover letter to Rhonda Boulton, Human Resources Manager (see sidebar for pdf and email links).

Metal cutting experience is a must! Greenleaf will provide sales and technical application training. The Sales Engineers will perform the following duties:

  • Assist in the implementation of the overall sales strategy for the region.
  • Advise and assist representatives and distributors concerning application and sales techniques of cutting tool products.
  • Represent company at trade association meetings and shows to promote products.
  • Prepare monthly activity reports outlining the activities in both current and potential customers.
  • Provide input to and assist Research and Development to facilitate the development and testing of new products.

Certificates / Licenses / Registrations

  • Must have a valid driver's license.
  • Willing to travel.

Education and / or Experience

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university
  • Five years related experience in sales.
  • Metal cutting experience.
  • Applied computer knowledge and blueprint reading required.
To apply, download the employment application and return with your resume and cover letter to Rhonda Boulton, Human Resources Manager (see sidebar for pdf and email links).

The technical ceramics sales engineer actively manages and develops technical ceramics sales through daily sales activities, based on priorities and growth objectives as agreed with our technical ceramics manager and management team. The engineer develops, researches, analyzes and monitors new business opportunities utilizing our material, engineering and manufacturing capabilities, as well as, proposing new potential material developments, engineering capabilities and manufacturing capabilities based on market information and direction from senior management. The ideal candidate will also lead and direct his/her activities by performing the following duties personally and through the support of the technical, engineering and manufacturing teams.

The technical ceramics sales engineer is responsible for overall sales leadership, direction, coordination, and evaluation of technical ceramic opportunities within your area. You will engage and work with people in other divisions of Greenleaf that will support specific technical ceramic activities. The engineer must carry out responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include team building, planning, directing work, addressing complaints and resolving problems and delivering on annual sales commitments.

  • Determines annual sales plans by assessing market opportunities, implementing marketing and sales strategies; analyzing trends and sales results.
  • Establishes sales and market objectives by prospecting, forecasting and developing annual sales quotas; projecting sales volumes for existing and new customers.
  • Implements sales strategies, market programs and deployment strategies to grow market share and develop new business opportunities.
  • Maintains sales volume, product mix, and selling price by keeping current with supply and demand, changing industry trends, economic indicators, competitors, market issues and competitive materials and technologies.
  • Delivers on annual sales plan commitments and reports monthly highlights of all key activities.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Analyze opportunities and determine the required support for new developments, customer needs, understanding of volume potentials and potential pricing.
  • Prepares monthly activity report showing sales and marketing activities, metrics, priorities and critical opportunities.
  • Helps establish the development priorities for opportunities to grow the overall business as it relates to technical ceramics.
To apply, download the employment application and return with your resume and cover letter to Rhonda Boulton, Human Resources Manager (see sidebar for pdf and email links).

The Tool Design Engineer will perform the following duties:

  • Create detailed drawings and plans.
  • In an accurate and timely manner create assembly and detailed drawings for quotation, manufacture and/or reference of cutting tools, fixtures, special equipment, research and development, and building/grounds layouts.
  • Utilize knowledge of various machines, tolerance, engineering practices, mathematics, materials and other physical sciences to complete drawings.
  • Confer with customers, representatives, and other internal Greenleaf personnel as necessary to complete drawings or projects.
  • Record and prepare paperwork necessary to conform with established engineering practices.
  • Check and verify drawings created by customers and/or other Greenleaf personnel.
  • The Tool Design Engineer may also be given any special projects or administrative duties assigned by the Manager of Engineering.
  • On-site review of customer tooling projects.
To apply, download the employment application and return with your resume and cover letter to Rhonda Boulton, Human Resources Manager (see sidebar for pdf and email links).

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