Trial Technician (m/f/d) for line development in hybrid rye breeding

Trial Technician (m/f/d) for line development in hybrid rye breeding

Field of Work:  Breeding

Bergen, Lower Saxony, DE

Legal Entity:  KWS LOCHOW GMBH (0095)
Contract Type:  Regular
Is Full Time?:  Yes
Onsite/ Remote:  Onsite
Job ID:  14461

You share a passion for plants and want to apply your skills in a results-oriented way? Then become part of our team at KWS LOCHOW GmbH at the Bergen-Wohlde location. We are looking for a Trial Technician (m/f/d) for line development in hybrid rye breeding. The position is permanent and full-time.


We look forward to receiving your application and to jointly shaping the future of plant breeding with you. 

What you can look forward to:  

  • Organization and implementation of crossing and conversion programs in greenhouses  
  • Implementation of line per se tests in observation rows and inbred line production in line quarters 
  • Collection and interpretation of trial data and presentation of results  
  • Organization of plant and seed exchanges with other teams  
  • Documentation of results and processes for our quality management system  
  • Competent professional guidance of seasonal workers
  • Support of other teams of the hybrid breeding group 


Bring in your strengths:

  • Completed training or studies in the agricultural sector, horticultural science or a related fields
  • Knowledge and passion for crossing techniques, selection and plant breeding  are advantageous
  • Independent working style, team spirit and a high sense of responsibility
  • Good skills in common MS-Office applications and Driving licence class B
  • Good written and spoken German as well as English skills
  • Willingness to travel seasonally (up to 10%)


Start your future with us! What we offer to help you grow:

  • As a family-run company, we live by the values of closeness, reliability, vision and independence - a culture, which is also lived in practice, e.g. through an open and friendly working atmosphere
  • Our headquarters for the Cereals Business Unit is located in a rural setting in the beautiful Südheide region of Celle in Lower Saxony
  • We creat the right framework conditions for your: capital-forming benefits, company pension scheme, Christmas and holiday bonus, childcare allowance, job bike and an appropriate work-life balance
  • According to the motto: "Make yourself grow!" we promote individual professional and personal development


Did we spark your interest?

Then apply now via our online portal and send us your documents. We look forward to getting to know you!



About KWS
KWS is one of the world’s leading plant breeding companies. Over 5,000 employees in more than 70 countries generated net sales of around €1.8 billion in the fiscal year 2022/2023. A company with a tradition of family ownership, KWS has operated independently for 165 years. It focuses on plant breeding and the production and sale of seed for corn, sugar beet, cereals, vegetables, oilseed rape and sunflower. KWS uses leading-edge plant breeding methods to continuously improve yield for farmers and plants’ resistance to diseases, pests, and abiotic stress. To that end, the company invested more than €300 million last fiscal year in research and development. For more information: Follow us on LinkedIn® at

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