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Scientist (m/f/d) in the field of automated field trial analysis

Scientist (m/f/d) in the field of automated field trial analysis

Field of Work:  Research & Development

Einbeck, Lower Saxony, DE

Legal Entity:  KWS SAAT SE & Co. KGaA (0001)
Contract Type:  Regular
Is Full Time?:  Yes
Onsite/ Remote: 
Job ID:  11310

We are looking to recruit, at the earliest opportunity possible, a Scientist (m/f/d) in the field of automated field trial analysis at KWS SAAT SE & Co. KGaA in Einbeck (Lower-Saxony).


Your tasks:

  • Development of new software modules with a focus on automatic breeding data evaluation 
  • Product Owner for processes for automatic breeding data evaluation
  • Close collaboration with plant breeding, biostatistics and programming teams
  • Management and further development of a cross-crop breeding data information system
  • Intensive teamwork with the Breeding Information groups of all KWS crops
  • Worldwide training on the use of the software modules 
  • Trips to various KWS breeding stations in Germany and abroad to support and train users


Your profile:

  • Ph.D. or M.Sc. in plant or animal breeding, information technology or comparable
  • Good knowledge in the field of test data evaluation
  • Experience in managing, evaluating and visualizing data
  • Basic experience in the use of databases (e.g. SQL) and/or programming skills (e.g. R, Python)
  • Interest in agile working and process design
  • Very good communication and teamwork skills
  • Fluency in English (in both written and spoken)
  • Willingness to travel up to 10% 


What we offer you to support your growth:

  • As a family-run company, we at KWS are guided by the values of proximity, reliability, foresight and independence - this culture is lived and creates an open and friendly working atmosphere.
  • True to our motto "Make yourself grow", we promote the professional and personal development of our employees.
  • We offer a competitive salary package, a company pension scheme, capital-forming benefits, Christmas and holiday bonuses, special conditions for company shares, childcare allowance and a profit-based bonus system, as well as JobRad.


#seedingthefuture starts with you! Start by applying to this opportunity today. We are looking forward to your application using our online application system SuccessFactors! Please click the “Apply” button which you can find in the online ad.


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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