OVERVIEW

Since 1983, Opgal has provided one of the broadest product lines of innovative thermal cameras and near-infrared illumination camera solutions. The breadth and depth of this product line establishes Opgal as a leading player in the complex and wide-ranging defense, security, industrial, and aviation markets.
In the Security market, Opgal enables transportation, city and state governments, industrial, and utility customers to detect, recognize, and identify security threats 24/7 even in complete darkness and difficult visibility conditions.
A market leader in the Defense industry, Opgal is known for working closely with customers to deliver custom made solutions that address specific needs.
For the Industrial industry, Opgal developed the only gas leak detection camera of its kind in the world that has been certified for use in sensitive and hazardous locations according to American and European standards (ATEX, CSA, UL).
The company was also the first to provide an FAA-approved landing assist and situational awareness system for the avionic industry.
Decades of research and development have been invested in state-of-the art and unmatched image-processing capabilities. Opgal’s technology, based on exploiting minute levels of energy to produce meaningful video data, goes far beyond standard image quality. Opgal’s products facilitate the detailed insight required to make the correct assessment of a situation and take appropriate action.

Key benefits to customers and partners:

  • A wide variety of products and technologies
  • Unparalleled video quality for accurate analytics with minimal false alarms
  • Thermal imaging and near-infrared illumination cameras
  • Custom made solutions for defense customers for fast time to market
  • Over 30 years of field proven technology and experience

Backed by years of success, Opgal is a global company with customers in over 60 countries.

 

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MANAGEMENT

Sylvie Dascalu

Vice President Defense Projects

Sylvie is responsible for Opgal’s defense projects, and is in charge of supporting all stages of marketing,  customization and adaptation to customer requirements. Opgal’s growth in the security and HLS markets has been credited to Ms. Dascalu’s vital contributions. After joining Opgal in 1985, Sylvie has become one of the company’s pillars. Among her previous roles, Sylvie had held the position of Vice President of the Defense Business Unit, Vice President of Sales and Contracts, and several former roles in Sales and Account Management.

Before joining Opgal, Ms. Dascalu managed sales for IPC, a company producing plastic foils and semi-leathers for the agriculture and furniture markets.

Sylvie holds a B.A. in Architecture & Design from Tel Aviv University, and degrees in Business Management from ORT Braude College of Engineering, as well as from the Technion Institute of Management (TIM), Israel.

Yael Man

Vice President, R&D

Yael is in charge of Opgal’s research and development activities across all business units. Yael has more than 20 years of experience in software development management and change management positions.

Prior to joining Opgal, Yael held the position of Senior Director Lean Engineering leading the lean-agile transformation of  Elbit Systems Aerospace division engineering department and Software Senior Director leading  a department of 120+ engineers.

Yael holds a B.SC. in Computer Engineering with honors, M.Sc  in Bio-medical Engineering both from the Technion, and MBA degree with honors from Haifa University.

 

Merav Cohen

Vice President, Human Resources

Merav holds overall responsibility for Opgal Human Resources including welfare, recruitment, training, employees and managers development, and labor law. Merav has over twenty- four years of management experience in variety positions. Prior to Opgal, Merav worked at Manpower inc. as regional account manager and branches manager,  at Vishay Intertechnology as HR senior manager and recently at Trima Pharmaceutical Products as head of human resources.

Merav holds a BA. in political science  from Haifa University, Israel.

Ehud Dinerman

President and CEO

Ehud Dinerman was appointed as the Company’s President and Chief Executive Officer, effective April 2018. From August 2013 until his current appointment, he served as vice president of research and development at Mul-T-Lock, ENTR Business Unit Manager and established the ASSA ABLOY EMEA Smart Door Locks development center in Israel.
Prior to that, he held several positions at Rokar, ODF Optronics, Amobee, Intel and Elbit systems.
Mr. Dinerman holds a B. Sc degree in Information Systems Engineering and a M.B.A degree from Haifa University.

Tsachi Israel

Vice President, Finance

Tsachi is an experienced CFO, having held CFO positions for the last 15 years in international companies, including in companies listed on the Tel Aviv stock exchange.

At Opgal, Tsachi is responsible for overseeing all of the company’s financial, IT, and legal activities. More specific experience and responsibilities include financing, accounting, financial and tax reports, budget planning and control, costing, cash flow, hedging, multi-year business plans, government grants, valuations, insurance, ERP systems, etc. Tsachi also has extensive experience with capital markets, and in raising money through equity, credit lines, and government grants. 


Tsachi is a certified accountant, and holds a B.A with honors in Economy and Accounting from Haifa University, and an M.B.A. with honors in Economy and Marketing from Ruppin College, Israel.

Yossi Yaron

Vice President, Sales, Marketing and Programs

Yossi Yaron is responsible for driving the company’s sales revenue for Commercial Security and safety, contributing to Opgal’s growth in the Civil and HLS markets. Yossi also acts as the head of Marketing, ensuring sales & marketing alignment within Opgal, and overseeing the company’s current and future positioning, all with the goal of continuously increasing global presence and market share.

Yossi joined Opgal in 2011 and prior to his current position, Yossi was Director and head of international sales for the Security business unit.

Before joining Opgal, Yossi managed the international Sales of Johnson’s Medical Imaging, with focus on North America and English speaking countries in Africa.

Yossi holds a B.SC. in Computer Science (with honors) and MBA degree in Executive Business Management both from Haifa University.

Yaron Segev

Vice President, Industrial Business Unit

Yaron heads Opgal’s Industrial Unit, overseeing the EyeCGas® product-line for optical gas-leak detection solutions. Prior to his current position, Yaron acted as VP of Marketing & Business Development, leading the company’s strategic global expansion.

Yaron has over Seventeen years of management experience in a variety of positions. In the areas of Business development, Marketing & Sales and Operations management, mainly in the Electro-optical & defense industry. Prior to joining Opgal, Yaron held the position of CEO at Odem Plast & Kidskit, a leading manufacturer of infant and toddler products.

Yaron holds a B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from the Technion and an M.B.A. (merit) from University of Derby.

Igal Carmi

Vice President, Operations

Igal holds overall responsibility for Opgal’s operations including: supply chain management, inventory management, purchasing, import / export, new product introduction, and production. In this role he oversees the delivery of thousands of Opgal cameras to customers in tens of countries globally. Igal has over twenty five years of management experience in a variety of positions. Prior to joining Opgal, Igal held the position of EVP of Global Operations & Supply Chain at Risco Group, and a number of operations and procurement management positions in companies such as Elscint and Comverse.

Igal holds a B.Sc. in Industrial Engineering & Management from the Technion and an M.B.A. from University of Derby, Israel.

Ernest Grimberg

Chief Scientist

Ernest is an accomplished scientist and researcher in the field of video and signal processing. He has over forty five years of experience in algorithm design, development, and implementation. Graduating from Israel’s Military Intelligence labs, Ernest joined Elscint where he developed the first ever Gamma camera for medical applications. Later he joined Elbit where he was responsible for the development of air-to-ground ‘send and forget’ system algorithms. He joined Opgal in 1999 and was one of the leaders in transitioning Opgal from a production focused company to an R&D company. At Opgal Ernest has led some of the most important projects fueling the company’s revenues. He was in charge of the development of the Enhanced Vision System (EVS), Opgal’s flagship product for the aviation market which, for many years, was the only FAA approved EVS system, and is still the number 1 system worldwide. Later, he helped develop Opgal’s OGI fugitive gas leak detection camera, the EyeCGas, winning accolades for its outstanding performance. Ernest is material in all of Opgal’s new development programs and ventures, including cooled and uncooled cores, Therm-App®, NDtherm® and others.

Ernest has authored many research articles and was a popular speaker at industry events. He holds a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering & Physics from the Technion and an M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from Tel Aviv University, Israel.

Danny Cohen

Vice President Business Development

Danny Cohen focuses on building the crucial business relationships with stakeholders while continuing to work with and grow relationships with clients. Maintaining vital internal cross-department communication to ensure the effective operation of all business-related aspects. Danny has been with Opgal since 1993, and has fulfilled a variety of management positions. Prior to his current role, Danny held the role of as Vice President of Product Management ,and Vice President of Operations. Among his other former positions within Opgal are Product Manager, Production Manager, and Integration Manager. In addition, Danny holds responsibility for Opgal’s export compliance.

Danny holds a B.A. and an M.B.A. (merit)  in Business Administration from University of Derby, Israel.

Moshe Weissman

Quality Director

Moshe holds overall responsibility for Opgal’s Quality Control and Management, and in this capacity works closely with Opgal’s supply chain and customers to ensure that Opgal’s high quality standards and objectives are fully met. During the last three years, Moshe has improved quality results and performance across the whole spectrum of the production processes. Throughout his career, which extends more than twenty five years, Moshe has acquired extensive experience in Quality Assurance for both design and product manufacturing processes. Prior to joining Opgal, Moshe served as Quality Manager at several local and global companies including Biosense, Galtronics,-(where he also served as General Manager for two years), Flextronics, and Melta.

Moshe holds a B.Sc. and an M.Sc. in Quality Assurance & Reliability Management from the Technion. He received his M.B.A. from Heriot-Watt University, United Kingdom.

CAREERS

New Product Introduction “Practical Engineer” (AKA “Handesadi”)

Nov 12, 2019

Job Requirements/Previous Experience:

  • NPI Experience
  • Experience in defining production processes
  • Experienced in software-heavy electronic system integration
  • At least 2 years’ experience in the field

Required Qualifications/Skills:

  • Electric and Electronic “Handesai”
  • Self-learning skills
  • Good interpersonal skills, able to learn in a matrix management organization
  • Team player
  • Excellent technical English
  • Residing in Northern Israel

Only applicants with the required experience will be considered.

You are welcome to send your CV to: careers@opgal.com

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System Engineer

Sep 22, 2019

Job Requirements/Previous Experience:

  • NPI Experience
  • Experience in defining production processes, writing production files, blueprints and Electronic test equipment
  • Experienced in software-heavy electronic system integration
  • At least 2 years’ experience in the field

Required Qualifications/Skills:

  • B.Sc. in Electric and Electronic Engineering
  • Self-learning skills
  • Good interpersonal skills, able to learn in a matrix management organization
  • Team player
  • Excellent technical English
  • Residing in Northern Israel

Only applicants with the required experience will be considered.

You are welcome to send your CV to: careers@opgal.com

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Sales Director – for the Security Market

Job Requirements:

  • Manage direct and indirect sales (through channels) of security and HLS thermal imaging solutions
  • Develop Pipeline and follow sales opportunities
  • Generate sales from initial lead through to deal closure
  • Develop new regional markets and execute account and business plans
  • Achieve the personal, team and company’s budget goals.

Work Experience:

  • Over 5 years of experience in security/HLS/defense sales
  • Experience in selling highly technical solutions
  • Proven experience in driving and managing international sales through multiple sales channels
  • Proven experience establishing a presence in new and/or emerging markets
  • Working in a multi-disciplinary environment
  • Ability to motivate and drive the organization to accomplish sales objectives
  • A history of exceeding targets
  • “Out of the Box” thinking

Required Qualifications/Skills:

  • Good understanding of security / defense market requirements, including protecting site perimeter, maritime, strategic sites, etc.
  • Good interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Technical skills, ability to demonstrate and operate multisensors systems.
  • Knowledge in VCA, VMS, C4I, C&C SW
  • Experience with CRM
  • Team player
  • Fluent in English; knowledge of other languages is an advantage
  • Willingness to travel frequently
  • Self-motivated, dynamic and autonomous
  • BSc. degree in a technical discipline or equivalent
  • Residing in Northern Israel

Only applicants with the required experience will be considered.

You are welcome to send your CV to: careers@opgal.com

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Optical Designer

Aug 06, 2019

Job Requirements:

  • Optical modeling and design for thermal lenses (SWIR/MWIR/LWIR), including trade-offs, tolerance and sensitivity analysis
  • Guidance and support of opto-mechanical design
  • Guidance and support of Optics and Opto-mechanical Manufacturers
  • Define optical requirements and optical verification tests
  • Management and coordination of sub-contractors
  • Detailed analysis of optical performance, tolerances, thermal effects, and transmission performance compared to requirements.
  • Experience with fixed FOV and multy-FOV motorized opto-mechanical designs for implementation and build is an advantage.

Required Qualifications:

  • Sc/M.Sc. in electrical engineering / electro-optical engineering / physics/mechanical engineering with specialization in optics
  • At least 5 years’ experience as an optical designer
  • Vast Experience with Zemax (Code V advantage) software
  • Experience with thermal electro-optical systems
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and Hebrew
  • Strong computer programming skills in an engineering application environment such as MATLAB or Mathematica is an advantage.

You are welcome to send your CV to: careers@opgal.com

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A/P Accountant Type 2/3 |  מנהלת חשבונות סוג 2/3

דרישות התפקיד:       

  • מנהלת חשבונות סוג 2 או 3 – חובה.
  • ניסיון כמנהלת חשבונות בחברה בינונית.
  • טיפול בספקים (התאמות, ניהול ספקים, תשלומים), תיקי יבוא.
  • ידע וניסיון בתוכנת PRIORITY – חובה
  • נכונות לעבודה מאומצת ואפשרות לגמישות בשעות.
  • יכולת ריבוי משימות תחת לחץ תוך עמידה באילוצים ולו”ז, יחסי אנוש טובים, יכולת עבודה בצוות, אסרטיבית, מסודרת ומדויקת, יכולת עבודה עצמאית.
  • עברית ואנגלית רמה טובה.

Job Requirements:

  • Accountant Manager Type 2 or 3 – mandatory
  • Proven experience as an Accounting Manager in a medium-size company
  • Dealing with Suppliers and Import cases.
  • “Priority” software experience – an advantage
  • Multi-tasker, good under pressure, good interpersonal communication skills, team-player, assertive, punctual, independent.
  • Fluent in English and Hebrew

You are welcome to send your CV to: careers@opgal.com

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