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.

Hiring response to COVID-19

Even while we work through these challenging times, Greenleaf Corporation is actively providing employment opportunities. We are a proud provider of high-performance carbide and ceramic cutting tools and technical ceramics for critical life-sustaining businesses in the medical, defense, and aerospace industries. Greenleaf is looking for industry professionals to immediately fill the positions listed on this page.

Current Openings

Updated February 1, 2021

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).

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

The manufacturing engineer will perform the following duties:

  • Plans, designs, and completes equipment projects for use in manufacturing facilities.
  • Develop new manufacturing equipment to meet production requirements including design, conferring with vendors, ordering materials, overseeing assembly, developing control programs, startup and training of production personnel.
  • Development of new manufacturing processes including research and application of existing technologies and experimenting with new technologies and processes.
  • Provide documentation for new and existing designs, including mechanical and electrical drawings, machine maintenance manuals, and operator manuals.
  • Upgrade of existing manufacturing equipment including mechanical upgrade and controls upgrade (usually involving computer adaptation and customized software).
  • Complete facilities upgrade projects including lighting, water circulation systems, and utilities.
  • Provide reports when assigned for proposed projects, projected costs, project status, etc.
  • Assist maintenance departments in troubleshooting manufacturing equipment problems including mechanical, electrical, electronic, and computer-related problems. Use mechanical and electrical schematics and test equipment such as volt meter, current meter, and oscilloscope to aid in determining equipment problems.
  • Travel occasionally to evaluate and/or approve vendor supplied equipment or to visit other Greenleaf plants to resolve manufacturing equipment problems. Occasional travel may also be required to training seminars and trade shows.
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).

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

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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