Manager IT/OT (m/f/d) Seed Processing

Manager IT/OT (m/f/d) Seed Processing

Field of Work:  Facility Management

Einbeck, Lower Saxony, DE

Legal Entity:  KWS SAAT SE & Co. KGaA (0001)
Contract Type:  Regular
Is Full Time?:  Yes
Onsite/ Remote: 
Job ID:  13689


Are you ready to shape your career in an exciting new field? We are looking for a Manager IT/OT (m/f/d) Seed Processing to strengthen our team. In this role, you will support the planning and operation of our state-of-the-art seed processing plant technology. If you have experience with IT/OT systems, a passion for individual technical solutions and want to make a difference, this is the job for you.
The position is permanent and full-time. The workplace is at the headquarters of KWS SAAT SE & CO. KGaA in Einbeck, Germany.


Your tasks - challenge meets responsibility: 

  • Supervise and support the planning of the IT environment of the process plants for seed processing.
  • Organize and implement security related tasks in our production facilities.
  • Cooperation with Global IT and the plant managers
  • Support of the ticket systems, analysis of errors as well as initiation and control of improvements and updates
  • Handling projects for the use of process data
  • Change management and environment documentation 
  • Creation of interface descriptions and database queries

Your profile - competence meets personality: 

  • You have a degree in technology or a comparable qualification in the field of IT.
  • You have experience with IT/OT systems and are confident in using Microsoft and Linux operating systems.
  • You have a strong understanding of network technology, database systems, automation and control technology, and process data processing.
  • Programming skills in SQL, C# or a similar language are essential.
  • Advanced knowledge of German and English, both written and spoken, is required.

This is what you can look forward to: 

  • As a family-run company we are guided by the values of closeness, reliability, foresight and independence - this culture is lived in practice thus creating an open and friendly working atmosphere. 
  • As a Manager IT/OT (m/f/d) Seed Processing you will have the opportunity to realize your potential in a diverse range of tasks and contribute to KWS' core mission: Our passion for plants sustains farming, food and planet.  
  • We create the right framework conditions for you: attractive remuneration, company pension scheme, excellent work equipment, subsidized canteen, capital-forming benefits, Christmas and vacation pay and flexible hybrid working time models! 

Join our team and let your career grow!  
We look forward to receiving your online application via our SuccessFactors application system! Please use the "Apply" function in the online application for this purpose.


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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