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Why join us?

At STK you have the opportunity to be part of a culture where we value collaboration and individual initiative. It’s a company where creativity and responsibility are encouraged. Our team members have the potential to gain international exposure working alongside colleagues from over 30 countries worldwide. Join us in our efforts to deliver better food products to market.

Global IT Manager

A biotech company that is a global leader in its field is seeking a Global IT Manager to work in a dynamic, multicultural and innovative environment.

The company is looking for a Global IT Manager with a robust applicative background and experience in assimilating a global SAP system. The position is suitable for an applications manager with experience in implementing a global SAP system, with the skills required to manage the Information and Technology Systems Department.

Please send CV to: nir@stk-ag.com

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership in implementing Global SAP B1 in approximately 10 countries together with local SAP partners. Learning, characterization and documentation of the organization’s needs, defining the system that will answer the required characterization and assimilation according to the characterization book.
  • Management of the Information and technology (IT) Systems Department Including: System (infrastructure and communications), work plan and annual budget, work procedures and control.
  • Global IT manager will report directly to the COO.
  • This job requires international travel as needed and working with countries in Asia and South America.
  • Lead and manage 1-2 employees and external contractors.

Knowledge and experience:

  • 5 years of experience in implementation of a global ERP system
  • Experience in implementation of a SAP ERP system (SAP B1)
  • Familiarity with the Qlik View system or other BI systems – an advantage
  • SQL Query writing capabilities – an advantage
  • Familiarity with business processes: inventory, procurement, sales, finance and budget
  • Knowledge in SharePoint – an advantage

Skills and capabilities:

  • Hands on
  • Ability to work with end users at various levels in the organization in Israel and abroad
  • Fluent English
  • Spanish or Portuguese – a significant advantage

Development Manager – Central America - Guatemala and Costa Rica

We are looking for a strategic Regional Development Manager to join our team in Central America. Responsible for leading the product development of our botanical based solutions (BBS) portfolio in the region, working with colleagues from STK commercial department, third party research suppliers as well as distributors and end users.
In this role, you will collaborate closely with and support the STK Central America commercial team to build technical understanding of our portfolio. Reporting directly to the Regional Manager, and indirectly to STK Headquarters Development department, you will promote our portfolio of BBS to clients, (farmers, growers, end-users) in close liaison with our local distributors. You will maintain and develop profitable customer relationships while helping STK achieve its sales objectives within the defined sales geography.

Please send CV to: gcorrales@stk-ag.com

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Technical developing and implementing of existing and new Botanical Based Solution in the region.
  • Manage sample product within established guidelines and policies.
  • Function as the technical face of STK to our distributors and their growers, as well as many other market influencers and industry partners
  • Work closely with regulatory manager
  • Assist Regional Manager with technical, market and competition analysis as requested.
  • Follow and promote all company policies and product requirements for safety and regulation.
  • Manage and maintain travel expenses within established budget(s) and per established company expense policies.

Competencies:

  • Strong technical knowledge in fungicides, including competitive products and their positioning. Botanical/biological products experience will be considered as a plus.
  • Expert knowledge of product development processes, and familiar with marketing and sales processes.
  • knowledge about how to build field trial protocol for development and for registration.
  • Practical understanding of the agricultural market place of Central America.
  • Experience on product(s) or project management.
  • Experience working with sales and marketing organizations.
  • Product Technical Management and Product Development experience in developing products in the agricultural sector.
  • Strong understanding of agriculture practices in Central America relating to crops like bananas, rice, coffee, vegetables, cacao, peanuts, pineapple, and tobacco.
  • Proven ability to influence product recommendations at both the grower and retail distribution levels.
  • Strong communication and time management skills
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Experience managing time and expenses
  • Availability and willingness to travel abroad as needed – at least 40% of the time
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, and valid passport.
  • Resident in Costa Rica or Guatemala.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Preferably BA/BS or MSc in Agriculture, Agribusiness, or Ag Science related field. Experience in development sales of agrochemicals or crop protection chemicals preferred.
  • At least 5 years’ experience in crop protection industry and Central America Agricultural market.

Work Environment:

  • This job operates in both business settings and a production agricultural environment. Office and administrative duties for this position will be required at least once a week.

Position Type/Schedule:

  • This is a full-time exempt position Monday through Friday. Occasional weekend days may be required associated with conventions, trade show and as field requirements dictate.
  • Travel (40%) within the territory is expected for this position.

Assistant Controller

STK a biotech company that is global leader in its field is looking for an Assistant Controller to join the Finance Team in the Israeli HQ. The assistant controller will work in a dynamic, multicultural and innovative environment and will report to Director of Finance. With activities and product registrations in over 30 countries, STK is an enabler in the global sustainable agriculture movement, offering solutions for food protection challenges.

Please send CV to: hr@stk-ag.com

Responsibilities:

  • General accounting – GL maintenance, reconciliations, monthly quarterly and annual closing processes
  • Managing all the organization’s accounting operations and transactions.
  • Comprehensive supervision of accounting operations, including all the company’s cash flows: payment to suppliers and issuance of invoices, collection of debts, recording changes in inventory, and all other accounting transactions
  • Working with subsidiaries abroad
  • Conduct Inventory & sales analyses (including for consolidation) together with Sales & operation mangers
  • Subsidiaries reconciliations supervision
  • AR credit follow-up–Bank guarantees
  • Subsidiary support in SB1 implementation and auto connections of SB1 to Financial reporting modules

Requirements:

  • CPA with 1-2 years of experience
  • Familiarity with SB1 (SAP) software – an advantage
  • Experience in a productive company /global company – an advantage
  • Familiarity and work experience with Excel – compulsory
  • English proficiency – high level
  • Spanish speaker – an advantage
  • High level of service orientation
  • Ability to work independently
  • Teamworking skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Orderly and organized
  • Hands on
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STK Hosts Banana Grower Delegation from Brazil

March 2018 STK bio-ag technologies, a leading company in the development and marketing of botanical-based solutions, hosted today a technical visit  of brazilian banana growers to learn more about the positive effects of  botanicals on banana and its added benefits for crop protection. The visit began at STK HQs, followed by a 5 day technical tour throughout Israel to learn from various farms, banana specialists and listen to professional lectures in the industry. The VIP delegation of 15 visitors composed by producers, consultants and managers of associations covering all regions of Banana production in Brazil, visited as part of study tour the premises of STK HQs in Israel. The growers and consultants who will take part in this trip, represent more than 15,000 hectares of banana and the associations and cooperatives represent more than 80,000 hectares. The vist included and extensive tour of the the STK lab, during which the delegation was exposed to the company’s scientific and technological approach to researching and developing botanical-based solutions, as well as the exacting quality control practices employed in producing consistently effective commercial-grade formulations. Considerable discussion focused on Timorex Gold®, STK’s flagship solution which is currently sold and used on various crops throughout Brazil. The environmentally-friendly, botanical-based food protection fungicide increases productivity and efficiency in crops, while reducing chemical load residues on the produce. The delegation was informed about the benefits of Timorex Gold® for banana growers, including short PHI, zero residue, and the enlarging and promotion of the leaf surface. Timorex Gold®is certified worldwide by leading organic associations, including IBD Brazil, ECOCERT, BCS and others