Lead breeding assistant (m/f/d) for line development hybrid rye

Lead breeding assistant (m/f/d) for line development hybrid rye

Field of Work:  Breeding
Field of Work: 

Bergen, Lower Saxony, DE

ID:  2392

We are seeking to recruit at the earliest possibility a lead breeding assistant (m/f/d) for line development hybrid rye for the KWS LOCHOW GMBH at our breeding station in Wohlde, Lower Saxony, Germany. The position is permanent and on a full-time basis. 


You will steer and oversee processes for line multiplication, observation trials and crossing in greenhouses with responsibility for: 

  • Planning and steering of technical processes 

  • Leading, guiding and assisting the development of your team 

  • Managing the interaction with other teams within the hybrid rye group 

  • Acting as a substitute for the Assistant Breeder for Conversion 

  • Maintaining our internal data bases for in time documentation and presentation of results 

  • Summarizing and presenting your work at our annual reporting meetings 


For seeding the future you will bring: 

  • Job training or university degree in agriculture or plant breeding, or related fields 

  • Knowledge of and passion for plant production, field trials and plant breeding 

  • Willingness to take responsibility for leading a team 

  • You enjoy guiding your colleagues, and are an excellent team player 

  • You possess good organizational skills and a high degree of flexibility and are eager to contribute 

  • Good communications skills in German, basic English 

  • Driving license class B or BE 

  • Willingness to travel within Germany and Poland during the growing season 


Seed your career forward by submitting your application online via our recruitment tool.  


KWS is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and affirmative action employer. We celebrate diversity and do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, disability status, or any other applicable characteristics protected by law. 


About KWS
KWS is one of the world’s leading plant breeding companies. With the tradition of family ownership, KWS has operated independently for more than 160 years. It focuses on plant breeding and the production and sale of seed for corn, sugar beet, cereals, potato, rapeseed and sunflowers. KWS uses leading-edge plant breeding methods. 5.147 employees represent KWS in more than 70 countries.
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