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Senior Manager (m/f/d) Seed Production Corn

Senior Manager (m/f/d) Seed Production Corn

Field of Work:  Seed Production

Einbeck, Lower Saxony, DE

Legal Entity:  KWS SAAT SE & Co. KGaA (0001)
Contract Type:  Regular
Is Full Time?:  Yes
Onsite/ Remote:  Onsite
Job ID:  9970

For KWS SAAT SE & Co. KGaA we are looking for a Senior Manager (m/w/d) Seed Production for our Corn Business Unit. You will be jointly responsible for controlling and monitoring seed production activities for corn mainly in Western and Southern Europe, including relevant functional responsibilities according to the decision matrix of the KWS Corn BU. In addition, you will take over the management of a team on site and coordinate international project groups. The main work location is in Einbeck (Lower Saxony/Germany), but this position requires mobility to support the international production areas.  This exciting and varied position is permanent and full-time.

Your tasks - challenge meets responsibility:
•    Control & monitoring of certified corn seed production with all relevant process steps in Western and Southern Europe, as well as Contra Season.
•    Continuous review of production capacities (field & plant) and participation in the development of the medium- and long-term production strategy in the area of responsibility
•    Review, optimization and further development of the responsible production sites in order to achieve a high stable corn production at a benchmark cost position
•    Production cost control and optimization, taking into account national conditions
•    Continuous development of processes and structures in/for the assigned areas and activities


 Your profile - competence meets personality:
•    Completed studies in agricultural sciences or a comparable degree program
•    High level of agricultural expertise in seed production
•    Excellent relationship building skills combined with strong leadership and motivational communication skills
•    Outgoing, dedicated and enthusiastic individual with a desire to take international teams to the next level
•    Expertise in seed law, marketing fundamentals, breeding and disposition would be a plus
•    Excellent organizational and IT skills in Microsoft applications
•    Professional written and verbal communication skills in English, other languages are a plus
•    Willingness to travel frequently (approx. 30-40%) on an international level


Sow your future with KWS:
•    An interesting and varied job in an international environment with the opportunity to contribute your innovative ideas to the seed industry
•    Flexible working hours with hybrid model
•    As a family-run company, we live the values of team spirit, closeness and trust, independence and vision - a culture that is also lived out in practice, e.g. through an open and friendly working atmosphere
•    In line with our motto "Make yourself great!", we promote your individual professional and personal development, including encouraging you to develop your leadership skills
•    We create the right framework conditions for you: attractive salary, company pension plan, capital-forming benefits, Christmas and vacation bonus

Would you like to develop your potential and grow at KWS? Then we look forward to receiving your application (cover letter, resume, relevant references) via our online portal!



About KWS
KWS is one of the world’s leading plant breeding companies. With the tradition of family ownership, KWS has operated independently for more than 165 years. It focuses on plant breeding and the production and sale of seed for corn, sugar beet, cereals, potato, rapeseed, sunflowers and vegetables. KWS uses leading-edge plant breeding methods. Around 6.000 employees represent KWS in more than 70 countries. For more information: Follow us on LinkedIn® at

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