Maintenance Manager (all genders)

Maintenance Manager (all genders)

Field of Work:  Seed Production

Braila, Muntenia, RO

Legal Entity:  KWS Seminte S.R.L. (8800)
Contract Type:  Regular
Is Full Time?:  Yes
Onsite/ Remote: 
Job ID:  14359

Are you an experienced Maintenance Manager looking for a new challenge? Do you have a technical engineering background, a collaborative spirit, and a knack for maintaining and optimizing machinery? At KWS Semințe SRL, a leading company in the seed production industry, we are seeking a dedicated person to join our team in our Processing Plant in Brăila county.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and ensure the maintenance of machinery used in field trials, seed production factory, and laboratory settings in view of securing the quality of seeds produced.
  • Organize and monitor all activities relating to the provision of machinery and mechanical and electrical services for all technological stages from sowing to harvesting.
  • Develop and implement maintenance schedules, updates, and protocols to minimize downtime and enhance machine performance.
  • Ensure all maintenance activities comply with relevant documentation and authorization requirements.
  • Supervise and train a team of up to 30 maintenance technicians during high season, providing guidance and support to ensure optimal performance and safety at work.
  • Conduct regular inspections to identify and resolve potential issues before they escalate.
  • Drive continuous optimization of maintenance processes and practices and machinery.
  • Coordinate with other departments to ensure seamless operation and integration of machinery and processes.
  • Maintain accurate records of all maintenance activities and ensure compliance with industry standards.


Candidate Profile:

  • Technical engineering degree or equivalent education.
  • Experience in maintenance of machinery.
  • Strong work ethic, with a commitment to continuous improvement and optimization.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Effective team player with strong leadership and communication skills.
  • Highly motivated and enthusiastic about the role and industry.
  • Native Romanian speaker, fluent in English.
  • Valid driver’s license.


Our benefits - Seeding the future starts with KWS:

  • As a family-run company, we are guided by the values of closeness, reliability, foresight and independence - this culture is lived in practice, creating an open and friendly working atmosphere. Adherence to ethical principles is a top priority for us.
  • True to our motto ‘Make yourself grow’, we promote the professional and personal development of our employees. 
  • Chance to work with innovative technology in the seed production industry.
  • As a Maintenance Manager, you will be part of a top team and through your actions you will shape the company’s future. 
  • Finally, this position includes an attractive salary package, medical subscription and a car company. 


Make yourself grow as a Maintenance Manager with KWS and become part of our success story!
Did we spark you interest? Then send your application (cover letter, curriculum vitae, relevant certificates) via our online system!


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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