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Intern Digital Procurement & Automation (m/f/d)

Intern Digital Procurement & Automation (m/f/d)

Field of Work:  Procurement

Berlin, Berlin, DE

ID:  4741

KWS means successful plant breeding, innovation and international growth. Focusing on our strengths and forward-looking action are what makes this possible, as it has for the last 160 years, and will continue to in the future. This allows us to seize opportunities in our lines of business quickly and effectively. On top of this, our organization is being restructured to best support KWS’s steady growth. ONEGLOBE encompasses the global implementation of new support processes and structures and in the coming years will let us take the next step toward a KWS organization ready for whatever the future holds.


As part of the ONEGLOBE initiative, we are looking for an intern (m/f/d) for the Global Transaction Center (GTC) Procurement team from May/June 2021 within KWS Berlin GmbH. The internship has a duration of six months.

As a participant in the KWS internship Program, you will gain real world experience and exposure to day-to-day procurement operations and furthermore will learn how Robotics and Artificial Intelligence influence the procurement process and organization.


Your tasks:

  • Support the GTC procurement team on all day-to-day topics
  • Work together with procurement and IT colleagues to develop and implement state-of-the-art procurement processes utilizing various workflow and automation solutions in combination with artificial intelligence
  • Analyze business process requirements and design necessary changes to enable process efficiency and efficient automation
  • Prepare, maintain and update application design documents related to processes and operational workflows and drive business process automation


Your profile:

  • Bachelor or Master student in computer science, engineering, or business, administration with very strong affinity towards IT and digital solutions
  • Passion towards problem solving, agile way of working, and learning new technologies
  • Very good knowledge of Microsoft Office 365 and Microsoft Azure applications (familiarity with Power automate, Power apps, Azure-Logic apps is a plus)
  • Knowledge and practical experience in SQL, VBA, Java, or C++/C# beneficial
  • Solid understanding of automation technology (workflow solution, RPA) is a plus
  • Team player with analytical and structured way of working as well as pronounced communication competence
  • Fluent in English, additional languages are beneficial

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, sunflowers and vegetables. KWS uses leading-edge plant breeding methods. 5.700 employees represent KWS in more than 70 countries. For more information: www.kws.com/career. Follow us on LinkedIn® at https://linkedin.com/company/kwsgroup/.

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