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The key to Netafim’s success is what we call the "Netafim Spirit." That spirit is embodied, first and foremost, by our personnel worldwide. With deep roots in agriculture, Netafim employees maintain a common bond with growers to successfully bridge diverse geographies, languages and cultures throughout five continents.

Operating in a growing and developing marketplace, we at Netafim maintain a unique family atmosphere, mutual cooperation, dedication, loyalty and unlimited support – both among our employees and between our company and our customers.

To ensure that the "Netafim Spirit" lives on, we heavily invest in finding and nurturing the right people for the right positions. We invite you to contact us so that you can grow with us, and help maintain our spirit and our success.


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Global Containerization Planner- JB-78
Export Warehouse

Position: Global Containerization Planner
Department: Export Warehouse
Reporting to: Planners Team leader
Subordinates: None
Scope of position: 100% + extra hours.
Work environment: Office (occasionally traveling to suppliers)
Interfaces (internal and external):
Customer files, Planners teams in corresponding sites, suppliers, Procurement, controllers, deliveries, distribution, project managers.


Main task:
Effective planning and execution of projects' containerizations, providing effective service to the customer service, and motivation of the warehouse staff.
Secondary task:
Gradual integration into projects and greenhouses containerization planning while gaining knowledge and experience with volume assessments.
Responsibilities/ main processes/ tasks:
1.    Handling supplies opening
2.    Monitoring progress of order receipt vs. planned containerization dates
3.    Effective execution of containerization planning
4.    Scheduling all orders from suppliers, sites, and production to timely meet planned containerization date.
5.    Handling preparation of tasks for the packers' team and monitoring their progress.
6.    Handling air shipments.
7.    Issuing packing lists for containerized containers.
8.    Responding to customer service emails and requests
9.    Maintaining good and effective relationship with customer service
10.    Managing suppliers and distribution staff to timely schedule goods arrival to Magal site.



Knowledge & Qualifications:
•    Practical Industrial and Management Engineer/ B.A. in Logistics – required.
•    Knowledge of OFFICE software (Outlook + Excel) - required
•    Knowledge of SAP –a plus

Skills & Abilities:
•    Strong service awareness and orientation
•    Ability to set priorities under pressure 
•    Strong attention and multitasking skills
•    Quick integration within an existing team
•    Ability to fit all pieces together into a full picture
•    Assertiveness
•    Possessing potential for promotion - important!
•    Languages: Hebrew, English

CSF (Critical Success Factors):

1.    Quick integration into the team
2.    Quick understanding of role requirements by order of priorities.
3.    Positive feedback from interfaces and service recipients.


Thursday, November 26, 2015
Maintenance Technician JB - 67
Infrastructures and Support

Position:  Maintenance Technician
Department: Infrastructures & Support
Reporting to: Department head
Subordinates: None
Scope of position: 100%                           
Work environment: Infrastructures & Support department
Interfaces (internal and external):
Production departments in the plant and site

Main task:
Maintenance of all the Netafim Hatzerim plant infrastructures
Responsibilities/ main processes/ tasks:
1.    Responsibility for regular maintenance of electro-mechanical systems in the plant
2.    Responsibility for maintenance of air conditioning systems in the Netafim Hatzerim plant.
3.    Implementing construction control and electricity/ power supply projects



Knowledge & Qualifications:
Practical Engineer
1.    Qualified Electrician certificate/license – required
2.    Knowledge of air conditioning and ventilation systems – a plus
3.    Experience in maintenance of energy center
4.    Experience of over 2 years in maintenance of similar industrial infrastructures – required.
5.    Excellent Hebrew; Good English for reading technical specifications

Skills & Abilities:
1.    Strong interpersonal communication skills
2.    Strong independent learning skills
3.    Strong service awareness
4.    Willingness to work beyond regular hours
5.    Diligence and persistence
6.    Neatness and organization in the work environment
7.    Ability to thoroughly and effectively provide hands-on troubleshooting and problem solving issues under pressure
8.    Responsibility
9.    Creative approach to problem solving

CSF (Critical Success Factors):
1.    Ability to self-manage while providing hand-on problem solving and efficiency improvement of plant systems.
2.    Knowledge of operation and control of all plant power systems

Thursday, November 26, 2015
IT Infrastructure Technician- JB-86
IT Department

Position:  IT Infrastructure Technician
Department: IT
Reporting to: IT Infrastructure Department head
Subordinates: 0
Scope of position: 100%
Work environment: Office - Hatzerim
Interfaces (internal and external):
IT staff

Main task:
•    Maintenance and project management in the organization
•    Management of Microsoft systems, Active Directory, Group Policy.
•    Management of e-mail systems – Office 365, Microsoft Exchange
•    Set up and management of Linux systems – SLES 11, SUSE Linux, Oracle Linux
•    Security system – Checkpoint
•    Management of virtual systems
•    Writing script upon request – VBscript, PowerShell, Batch
•    Set up and maintenance of Microsoft SQL systems
•    Remote management and support for global infrastructures.
Responsibilities/ main processes/ tasks:
1.    Regular system maintenance
2.    Technical project management - design and integration of different systems locally and globally.
3.    Management and support of global infrastructures.


Knowledge & Qualifications:
1.    Previous experience of at least 5 years in Microsoft Active Directory, Microsoft Exchange, SQL – required.
2.    Professional training on LINUX/ MICROSOFT systems
3.    In-depth knowledge of VMWare systems
4.    Extensive experience with Microsoft Group Policy
5.    Set up of automatic processes as software distribution, interface building, and login scripts.
6.    Working experience with information security systems with preference to Checkpoint.
7.    Basic knowledge of STORAGE
8.    Working in south Israel (Hatzerim)  5 days a week
9.    Good technical English and written and verbal communication skills  - required
10.    Willingness to work flexible hours and to travel abroad as required. 

Skills & Abilities:
1.    Ability to work effectively under pressure.
2.    Independent working skills
3.    Independent decision making skills
4.    Strong service awareness
5.    Team worker

Thursday, November 26, 2015
Global Applications Portfolio Manager
IT Department
Headquarter in Tel-Aviv

Role: Global Applications Portfolio Manager
Department: IT
Reporting to: IT Business Application Director
Managing team: IT Other Applications team
Job partiality: 100%
Location: Netafim Headquarter in Tel-Aviv

Job Description:
The Global Applications Portfolio Manager is responsible for overseeing all aspects of implementation of CRM & Corporate (HR and Collaboration) processes and tools globally in Netafim.
-    Management of Netafim’s CRM, HR & Collaboration applications, enabling the day to day business operations and strategic initiatives
-    Responsibility for the application life cycle from initiation/concept, through development, implementation and retirement

-    Meeting business requirement through delivering IT solutions
-    Design, programming, configuration, testing and deployment
-    Business process improvements & innovation
-    Assuring OCM execution
-    Business application adaptation by the users
-    Managing implementation projects globally


Professional skills and background:
-    Extensive technical and business knowledge with at least 10 years’ IT experience
-    Experience in managing global IT projects
-    Experience in managing CRM implementations
-    Experience working in a large global company
-    Excellent English – verbal and written
-    A Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Information Technology or a related field

Personal skills required:
-    Excellent leadership, analytical and problem solving skills
-    Ability to lead a team of experts
-    Ability to work in a matrix organization
-    Self learning
-    Proactive and ability to see the wide picture
-    Excellent presentation skills

Thursday, November 26, 2015
Injection Molding Technician – JB-64
Injection Department

Position:  Injection Molding Technician
Department: Injection Department
Reporting to: Mold team leader
Subordinates: 0
Scope of position: 100% (day)
Work environment: Mold workshop and production hall, Magal site.
Interfaces (internal and external):
Molding machining and milling team members, Injection Department head, technicians (day team in the injection department), QC team, Injection department shift workers, sub-contractors.

Main task:
Mold making and maintenance, programming and operation of milling machines, EDM-Electrical Discharge Machining.
Responsibilities/ main processes/ tasks:
•    Conventional milling/ machining
•    Preventive /breakdown maintenance treatments for molds
•    Mold assembly and disassembly
•    Mold preparation for setup
•    Producing spare parts by milling/machining/ EDM erosion/ sharpening
•    Measuring
•    Preventive maintenance to all departmental equipment
•    Breakdown maintenance to all departmental equipment
•    Regular maintenance of production lines
•    Treatments to peripheral equipment of the department.


Knowledge & Qualifications:
•    Practical Mechanical Engineer – required
•    Experience in conventional machining/ conventional milling – a plus
•    Knowledge of CNC milling machine operation – a plus
•    Two years of experience in treatment and maintenance of industrial machines – required.
•    Technical drawings reading skills – required
•    Technical skills – assembly and disassembly of assemblies – required
•    Technical skills and understanding of mechanical mechanisms
•    Engineering problem solving skills
•    Knowledge and experience with measuring methods and use of measuring tools - a plus.
•    Knowledge of OFFICE software, tools and applications  - a plus
•    Engineering processes understanding and analysis skills
•    Good English: verbal, writing and reading
•    Good Hebrew: verbal, writing and reading

Skills & Abilities:
•    Curiosity and independent working and learning skills
•    Meticulous attention to detail
•    Patience and ability to work effectively under pressure.
•    Strong interpersonal communication skills
•    Willingness to work flexible/ extra hours as required.

Thursday, November 26, 2015
Injection Quality Controller, Hatzerim Site JB-21

Position: Quality Controller
Department: Operations, Hatzerim Plant
Reporting to: Injection Quality team leader
Subordinates: 0
Scope of position: 100% (daily and weekends)
Work environment: QC, Injection and interrelated departments
Interfaces (internal and external):
QC team, mold workshop team, injection dept. staff, injection engineering, product managers, plant QA.

Main task:
Senior quality controller, leading regular quality activities, production approvals, handing department products' quality issues.

Responsibilities/ main processes/ tasks:

1.    Performing daily inspection and testing routine
2.    Analysis of quality results and providing production approvals
3.    Handling suspected/rejected products
4.    Meeting departmental goals with focus on quality targets.
5.    Partnering in change and improvement of quality processes.
6.    Improving quality metrics.
7.    Partnering in LEAN processes applied in both Quality and Injection departments.


Knowledge & Qualifications:
1.    Previous experience in quality management – a plus
2.    Knowledge of Netafim products – a plus.
3.    Knowledge of OFFICE and other computer software applications.
4.    Good English

Skills & Abilities:
1.    Good interaction and communication skills with professional/ managerial functions in the production hall (QA, product managers, injection staff, etc.).
2.    Self-learning skills
3.    Good teamwork and team motivation skills
4.    Change and improvement process leading skills
5.    Data analysis and relevant action taking skills
6.    Multitasking skills

Critical Success Factors:
1.    Compliance with planned departmental inspection and testing routines.
2.    Improvement of quality metrics
3.    Partnering in the LEAN processes applied in both Quality and Injection departments.

Sunday, September 06, 2015
Injection Department Head, Hatzerim Site JB-46

Position: Injection Department Head
Department: Hatzerim Production Plant
Reporting to: Hatzerim Plant manager
Subordinates: Department's technical and operations teams (50 employees)
Scope of position: 100%
Work environment: Injection department, production hall
Interfaces (internal and external):
Department heads in Israel production in general, and Hatzerim production department heads in particular.

Main task:
Effective management of and partnership in the departmental activity, meeting departmental quality, output and budgetary goals.
Responsibilities/ main processes/ tasks:
1.    Leading a heterogeneous staff (engineers, technicians and operators).
2.    Managing departmental budget while meeting production and budgetary goals
3.    Following goals and metrics regularly communicated to the staff.
4.    Leading projects and initiating technological improvements.
5.    Leading and management of production processes.
6.    Interface management


Knowledge & Qualifications:
1.    BS.c in Engineering / Industrial Engineering and Management – required; MBA – a plus.
2.    Experience of over 3 years in team leadership and motivation – required.
3.    Experience in task, project and budget management.
4.    Good English
5.    Knowledge of and experience in integration of LEAN methodology - a plus.
6.    Knowledge of OFFICE software/ applications – required; SAP -   a plus

Skills & Abilities:
1.    Strong managers/employees leadership and motivation skills
2.    Multitasking skills
3.    Conclusion drawing and decision making skills
4.    Strong interpersonal communication skills.
5.    Independent working skills and ability to lead changes and improvements.
6.    Ability to work effectively under pressure.
7.    Good interaction with relevant production departments
8.    High level of personal responsibility.

Critical Success Factors:
1.    Meeting quality goals of products, supply times, and consistent improvement.
2.    Successful management of internal and external interfaces.
3.    Creating a fully committed department staff consistently striving for excellence. 

Thursday, August 20, 2015
Maintenance Worker

Fields of Responsibility:

  • Maintenance of injection machines and preventive treatments of all the technical systems in the Injection Department
  • Maintenance of auxiliary equipment: manipulators, crushing machines, conveyor belts, sorters, water heaters, suctioning system, raw materials, dryers…
  • Train the technical team on operating and maintaining the technical equipment


  • Technical storeroom, injection technicians, molds dept., operators
  • Maintenance workers in other Netafim sites

Success Factors:

  • Satisfaction of the Maintenance Manager
  • Ability to work independently after being trained
  • Auxiliary equipment maintenance meets requirements

Required knowledge and experience:

  • Highly motivated
  • High work ethics
  • Personally accountable

Education / Studies / Languages:

  • Hebrew – good level of speaking / reading
  • English – high level – ability to read technical specifications of technical equipment - advantage
  • 12 years school
  • Practical mechanical engineer – advantage

Previous knowledge and experience:

  • Experienced as an industrial maintenance worker – advantage to experience in the plastics industry, particularly injection
  • Experienced in reading technical drawings
  • Experienced in operating auxiliary equipment and supporting production - advantage

Necessary traits and capabilities:

  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to learn and apply learning independently
Tuesday, October 01, 2013
Head Office of the CIO
IT Department

Direct manager – CIO

Subordinates- 2
Work environment – 100% Netafim HQ offices
Interfaces – Global IT management team, organization managers, corporate IT teams


Main Mission

Cross IT processes and activity coordinator – work plan, budget, resources, Project management & IT Governance


Responsibilities/main process/tasks
IT Strategy and Guiding Principles

carrying out & follow up IT strategy and guideline Principles


Planning & Reporting
Full-fill reporting / planning requirements
Budget planning & control


IT Purchasing – Leads and manages all IT vendors and contractors commercial and technical aspects (from RFP to negotiation and deal closure) Project Management Office (PMO)

Project initiation together with Account managers & Regional Directors

PM resources planning and development

Close reconciliation of upcoming projects, its business cases and prioritization

Monitor overall project related financial key figures

Project Management guidelines and methodology


IT Methodologies & Process Management

Responsible for all IT Governance enforcement, Procedures & methodologies

Continuous improvement of IT processes and IT tools

Cross IT KPI’s management


IT Knowledge Management & Communication

Definition of IT communication standards and plans

Implementation of IT Intranet / IT Workspace

IT Knowledge Management framework & principles


Knowledge & qualification

1. BA in industrial Eng. / information sys. MBA – an advantage.
2. Proven experience in managing global operation in IT units in a complex multi-location organization. advantage to prior experience in an industrial organization
3. 10+ years proven ability to partner and collaborate with business and IT leadership at multiple levels within the organization to define strategies and deliver results in a highly matrix environment
4. Fluent  English required
5. Proven experience in IT budget management
6. Proven experience in IT project management


Skills & abilities

1. Team leading & professional management
2. High execution abilities
3. Ability to integrate – data ,process ,technology
4. Ability to operate in a complex matrix environment
5. Ability to influence without authority
6. Process understanding
7. Organized and capable of defining structures/approaches to resolve complex problems independently
8. Team player
9. Planning capability


Critical Success Factor:
1. Establishment of the planning and control department including processes, policy and methodology.
2. Improving IT work plan execution and delivery

Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Irrigation System Designer- JB-33
Israel & Global

Position: Irrigation System Designer/ Planner
Department: Projects
Reporting to: Engineering & Projects Director
Subordinates: 0
Scope of position: 100%
Work environment: Israel/ abroad (50% travelling abroad to support Netafim projects/ customers/ 50% office)
Interfaces (internal and external):
Designers, implementers, Draftsman, Netafim's regional sales managers


Primary Mission: 
Supporting the sales system from systems' specifications stage up to irrigation system design using IRRICAD software.


Responsibilities/ main processes/ tasks:
1. Irrigation and/ or water system design based on Netafim's dedicated software and databases and on acceptable professional parameters, from water source (included), water supply infrastructure, irrigation systems based on drip/sprinkler/ mechanized irrigation systems.
2. System optimization according to the specific project requirements: system cost, energy, maintenance.
3. Coordination between project team (designer, implementer, draftsman) from system specification to a detailed design.
4. Producing a technical description and additional supporting materials according to the sales representative requirements.
5. Responsibility for the costing of all price quotation components (materials and works)
6. Supporting Netafim customers in the different territories.


Knowledge & Qualifications:
1. Bs.C in Agricultural Engineering or Civil Engineering – a plus
2. Practical experience of at least 5-10 years in irrigation/ water supply system design with preference to water systems for infrastructures and/ or agriculture.
3. Mastering water/ irrigation systems design principles
4. Civil engineering skills – a plus
5. Mastering computer based design systems (CIVILCAD/ AUTOCAD 3D/ IRRICAD – a plus).
6. Previous design experience in Israel and abroad – required.
7. Good Spanish – required
8. Good English – required


Skills & Abilities:
1. Strong service orientation and awareness 
2. Meticulous attention to details
3. Ability to present systems' offerings to customers in Israel and abroad (as support to the sales system)
4. Multitasking skills
5. Ability to work effectively under pressure


Critical Success Factors:
1. Being a professional authority and bringing an added value at the stage of selling to the customer.
2. Ability to lead design and coordination processes among relevant stake holders.
3. Knowledge and understanding of and ability to integrate pumping, filtration, irrigation, fertigation and control systems into one holistic water supply and irrigation project.

Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Regional Sales Manager JB-43

Position:  Regional Sales Manager
Department: Netafim Israel
Reporting to: Agronomy Team leader – Center Israel
Subordinates: 0
Scope of position: 100%
Work environment: 80% field, with customers; 20% office
Interfaces (internal and external):

Primary Mission: 

Sales and Agricultural extension service management in a specific region with support from operational and professional functions.

Responsibilities/ main processes/ tasks:
1.    Closing deals and sales to customers
2.    Personal responsibility for payment collection on time.
3.    Personal responsibility for meeting set business goals (profitability, cash flow, profitable growth).
4.    Setting up annual work plan (AOP), set up of a work plan based on personal goals, involvement and team support.
5.    Motivating sales staff and professionals in the organization (including customer service and supply chain) through effective management and task delegation, to promote the business plan and regional sales vs. regional requirements at all sales stages.
6.    Holistic and integrative handling of sales process as of project identification, negotiations, price proposals and follow up, deal closing, supporting installation/ implementation, motivating the after-sales-service support system in a systematic and organized manner.
7.    Retaining existing customer circle by ensuring ongoing customer satisfaction, trust and commitment, to maximize sales based on sales strategy.
8.    Expanding customer circle and stealing competitors' customers marked in the personal plan. 
9.    Engaging and retaining complimentary suppliers at field level
10.    Maintaining close ties with research and extension services and other powerful figures in the field.
11.    Realizing Netafim's strategy in the region while promoting new business development segments defined by the system.
12.    Involvement and partnering in the setup of profit-based sales targets and a work plan and goals supporting the business targets, plans implementation, including regular reporting of results.   


Knowledge & Qualifications:
1.    Background knowledge in irrigated agriculture OR commercial/ sales experience.
2.    Previous sales experience in the agricultural sector – a plus
3.    Bachelor degree in agronomy (Soil & Water Science)/ Business Administration - a plus.

Skills & Abilities:
1.    Commercial/ business orientation
2.    Strong organizational/ priority setting and planning skills
3.    Ability to plan and work effectively according to a methodical plan (sales strategy)
4.    Strong integrative capability
5.    High self-discipline and self-motivation skills
6.    Initiative and responsibility
7.    Ability to harness, motivate and lead support systems
8.    Strong service orientation and awareness
9.    Strong interpersonal skills
10.    Strong teamwork and social skills
11.    Innovation learning and integration skills
12.    Multitasking skills
13.    Ability to deal with frequently changing environment
14.    Ability to work effectively under vague and uncertain conditions
15.    Ability to solve complex problems and provide solutions

Critical Success Factors:
1.    Full and effective realization of the sales strategy (management of customers, products, company image based on the integrated model).
2.    Meeting business goals (set profitability and cash flow growth)
3.    Effective teamwork and social integration

Thursday, August 06, 2015
Compensation and Benefits Manager JB- 52

Position:  Compensation and Benefits manager, Israel – R&R

Department: HR

Reporting to: Corporate Compensation & Benefits

Subordinates: 0

Scope of position: 100%

Interfaces (internal and external): 

HR managers, Netafim managers/ executives up to VP level, Finance department 


Main responsibilities/ processes/ tasks:

1. Leading salary/ compensation surveys in Israel and abroad (hi-tech, industry, benefits, seniors, COMPTRYX) – defining target market and matching between corporate and survey's positions.

2. Creating wage axes vs. respective weighted average market base pay, according to the corporate compensation philosophy. 

3. Managing all compensation and benefits processes in Israel: Annual compensation evaluation process; bonuses processes to employees; MBO processes to managers/ executives. 

4. Managing the area of pension insurance and study funds: optimizing employee proposals; communication with the pension consultant; regular examination of the corporate compatibility with regulatory changes; managing and improving the services and training provided/ delivered to relevant employees. 

5. Managing the area of health insurance: contact person with insurance providers; service provider to all employees.

6. Full responsibility over vehicle policy and operating lease tendering procedure. 

7. Creating internal compensation and benefits -related procedures (study funds; leaves; etc.). 

8. Supporting creation and application of incentive programs for sales managers in Israel and abroad. 

9. Supporting HR and other managers with compensation and benefits issues.   

10. Supporting relocation abroad processes (including to South America, Africa and Asia). 

11. Supporting and responsibility for some of the global processes as part of the compensation and benefits team. 

12. Managing labor costs budget and maintaining direct communication on the subject with the budget and control department (including support with manpower/ labor cost planning and control over plan vs. actual performance).

13. Regular control over HR Israel budget. 


 Knowledge & Qualifications:

1. BSc degree in Economics / Business Administration/ Accounting/ Law – required.

2. MA - a plus 

3. Over 3 years' experience in Compensation and Benefits/ Budget and Control management in a medium to large scale organization – required.

4. Over 7 years' experience in leading the Compensation and Benefits unit in an Israeli organization – a plus. 

5. Experience with ERP and SAP/ Success Factor systems – a plus

6. Knowledge of and practical experience in OFFICE applications (PPT presentations, advanced EXCEL, etc.) – required


Skills & Abilities:

1. Independent project management skills

2. Strong interpersonal communication skills

3. Independent and team working skills

4. Problem solving creativity skills

5. In-group orientation and personal commitment 

6. Meticulous attention to detail

7. Holistic approach

8. Service orientation

Tuesday, September 08, 2015
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