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Breeding Technician (m/f/d) rye breeding program

Breeding Technician (m/f/d) rye breeding program

Field of Work:  Breeding stations

Berlin, Berlin, DE

ID:  884

We are looking for a full-time breeding technician (m/f/d) for the rye breeding program at location Petkus (Germany) for a maternity and parental leave representative.


Your responsibilities:

  • Assistance in the development of commercial hybrid rye varieties through the technical supervision of line-development and testing activities
  • Timely coordination and execution of relevant breeding steps in the field and greenhouse
  • Data assessment within a worldwide testing network followed by documentation and statistical analyses
  • Coordination and implementation of trial seed preparation and seed exports to diverse countries
  • Close interaction with the rye breeding Teams in Germany, Poland and Russia


Your profile:

  • B.Sc in agronomy, plant or animal breeding, biology or similar field
  • Basic knowledge of plant breeding
  • Advanced knowledge in MS Office, knowledge in experimental field designs and phenotypic data analysis is advantageous
  • Reliable and self-dependent working, self-initiative and willingness to take over responsibilities
  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Availability to travel in German and abroad
  • Driving license


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.
For more information: www.kws.com. Follow us on LinkedIn® at https://linkedin.com/company/kwsgroup/.

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