Senior Software Engineer



Software Engineering
Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
Posted on Thursday, January 4, 2024

NPI Procurement Engineer

  • Production
  • Tel Aviv | Israel


Bluewhite drives the growth of resilient farms, through pioneering technology, and a friendly user experience. Our vision is to bring sustainable innovation to growers worldwide. The Bluewhite mission is to build resilient farms by maximizing the grower’s productivity and reducing their operational cost. We equip existing fleets with autonomous technology, an easy-to-use platform, and end-to-end service; supporting their journey to a more profitable and sustainable farm. Together, we will Grow Forward.

Our team is growing, and we are seeking an experienced NPI Procurement Engineer to lead the way to production both from technical and procurement aspects in building autonomous tractors.

The NPI Engineer will be part of the Production department and report to the NPI Lead.

In this role, you will be responsible for the reliable production processes of the bluewhite autonomous tractor kit for our customers.

The role will also include daily work in the field of supply chain, supplier development, assurance of testing tools and procedures, product engineering and production technologies, and support with confirming R&D requirements could be met in serial production.

We look for the ability to work in diverse internal organizational interfaces as you’ll be working closely with the R&D, Engineering and Product departments.

This position is based in Tel-Aviv.

Responsibilities- what you will be doing:

  • Responsible for organizing and developing production plans to align with demand, coordination with suppliers, and support for engineering/pre-production builds
  • Responsible to define and collect all the documentation needed to manufacture the products according the requirements and standards
  • Responsible for searching, selecting and qualifying suppliers
  • Negotiate contracts, price and schedule with suppliers
  • Manage suppliers' relationships



  • B.Sc. in Mechanical/Electrical Engineer – a must
  • At least 5 years of proven experience as an NPI engineer, procurement engineer or related field
  • Experience in purchasing, quality assurance, engineering, logistics & planning
  • Experience in mechanical design and electro-mechanical manufacturing environment
  • Experience in communicating and working with subcontractors from various fields including PCB/A, metal fabricators, electrical and mechanical components
  • Experience working with US, Asia and Europe markets
  • Proven negotiation skills with subcontractors and suppliers including building a yearly plan to accurate compliance with budgets
  • Fluent English and Hebrew


  • Ability to work efficiently in a multidisciplinary environment with tight, fast-paced development schedules
  • Familiar with automotive/robotics product requirements and standards
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills with an ability to build relationships and work across multi-functional organizations
  • Self-motivated, self-maintained, independent, and problem solving oriented
  • Availability for traveling overseas
  • Problem solver and goal achiever
  • Excellent planning skills
  • Various "Hands On" experience in assembling, wiring, configuring, and installing complicated systems and setups