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Working Student Operational Buyer - Germany (m/f/d)

Working Student Operational Buyer - Germany (m/f/d)

Field of Work:  Procurement

Berlin, BE, DE

Legal Entity:  KWS Berlin GmbH (0017)
Contract Type:  Temporary
Is Full Time?:  No
Onsite/ Remote:  Hybrid Working Within Country
Job ID:  12590

We are looking for a working student (m/f/d, 20 hours/week) for the Global Transaction Center Procurement team within KWS Berlin GmbH from June/July 2022. The position is limited to at least 6 months and is based in Berlin. As a working student, you will gain practical experience and insights into operational procurement and also learn how automation and data analytics influence the procurement process and organization.


Your tasks:


  • Supporting GTC procurement team in all day-to-day topics with a strong focus on order management (processing of purchase requisitions and purchase orders)
  • User support (handling user and vendor requests related to procurement topics)
  • Work together with procurement and IT colleagues on continuous process improvement and simplification through standardisation, digitalisation and automation of the end-to-end source-to-pay process

Your profile:



  • Bachelor's or Master's degree student in Business Administration, Industrial Engineering or in a related field
  • Fluent in German and English, a robust knowledge of other EU languages is an advantage
  • Passion for problem-solving and learning new technologies
  • Very good knowledge of Microsoft Office 365 applications
  • Analytical and structured way of working as well as strong communication skills


What you can expect:


  • A thorough introduction to our processes and IT systems
  • A location in the heart of Berlin (currently mainly working from home)
  • A positive and appreciative working environment
  • Flat hierarchies and open communication
  • An attractive remuneration and flexible working hours

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 €1.5 billion in the fiscal year 2021/2022. 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, sugarbeet, 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 €285 million last fiscal year in research and development. For more information: Follow us on LinkedIn® at

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