Project Manager (m/w/d) Automation Technology (MCT)

Project Manager (m/w/d) Automation Technology (MCT)

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:  14253

Career opportunity as Project Manager (m/f/d) for automation technology at KWS SAAT SE & Co. KGaA!


KWS SAAT SE & Co. KGaA is looking for a dedicated Project Manager (m/f/d) in the field of automation technology. As part of our team, you will be responsible for the technical management and active participation in the planning and development of automation concepts. The work location is in Einbeck (Lower Saxony/Germany) and this exciting position is full-time, permanent and to be filled at the earliest possible date.  

Your tasks - challenge and responsibility:

  • Taking over the project planning and control for new construction, conversion and expansion projects in the field of I&C & building technology
  • Development of automation concepts 
  • Coordination and cooperation with other technical and construction trades and specialist planners
  • Project management with a focus on cost, benefit and energy efficiency as well as deadline control
  • Organization and monitoring of commissioning, acceptance, maintenance, servicing and troubleshooting


Your profile - competence meets personality:

  • Successfully completed studies in electrical engineering with a focus on automation technology or completion of an electrical engineering apprenticeship with further training as a technician/master craftsman
  • Sound experience in automation technology, measurement and control technology and building automation
  • Desirable knowledge of relevant standards, directives and regulations 
  • Desirable knowledge of relevant standards, guidelines and regulations (VDI, VDE, HOAI, VOB)
  • Independent, structured way of working and a high degree of initiative and sense of responsibility
  • Experience in using the latest MS Office, Siemens S7 and WinCC software is desirable
  • Strong planning and organizational skills as well as excellent teamwork and communication skills
  • Analytical and critical thinking paired with an open mind for new challenges
  • Good written and spoken English and German skills are a matter of course
  • Willingness to travel internationally up to 25% of the time
  • Possession of a car driver's license rounds off your profile!


What you can look forward to:

  • Interesting and challenging tasks & projects in an international working environment with prospects for further development
  • As a family-run company, we live the values of team spirit, closeness and trust, independence and vision - a culture that is also lived in practice, e.g. through an open and friendly working atmosphere
  • A reliable and highly motivated team within the department
  • In line with our motto: "Make yourself grow!", we promote your individual professional and personal development through further training and corresponding language and technical training courses
  • We create the right conditions for you: attractive salary package (incl. annual employee profit-sharing, Christmas and vacation bonuses, 30 days annual leave, company pension scheme, capital-forming benefits, subsidized canteen and childcare allowance as well as flexible working time models with the option of working from home (hybrid working model)!

If you are looking for a dynamic and challenging position in which you can demonstrate your specialist knowledge and automation technology skills, then you have come to the right place! We look forward to receiving your digital application (cover letter, CV, relevant certificates) via our job portal so that we can work with you to develop innovative solutions in the field of electrical engineering.


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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