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Senior Technician (m/f/d) in plant breeding oilseed rape

Senior Technician (m/f/d) in plant breeding oilseed rape

Field of Work:  Breeding stations

Einbeck, Lower Saxony, DE

ID:  595

Our Breeding station Einbeck is looking for a Senior Technician (m/f/d) in oilseed rape at KWS SAAT SE & Co KGaA in Einbeck/Germany.


In this position you are responsible for the coordination and realization of all field trials and multiplication for oil seed rape and catch crops on fields of the breeding station Einbeck (incl. external locations), that includes:

  • Organization und realization of the field work
  • Generating of field plans with special software
  • Supervision for yield trials and special trials
  • Planning and supervision of machine employment and with geo-referenced sowing
  • Recording of different plant symptoms
  • Documentation and allocation of the data for analysis
  • Close cooperation with breeding teams
  • Instruction und development of the team
  • Optimization of the work and the processes

To start with us in that role you need to bring this:

  • University degree (BSc) in agriculture (plant production) or apprenticeship in agriculture with experience in field trials
  • Extensive knowledge in plant production and agriculture engineering, especially in the area of oilseed rape
  • Secure handling with MS office
  • Fluent German and good English language skills
  • Driver License for car and tractor needed, for trucks is a plus
  • Strong skills in communication and organization
  • Independent and reliable operation as well as ability to work in a team
  • Willingness for extra work and travelling
  • Knowledge in plant breeding desirable

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 160 years. It focuses on plant breeding and the production and sale of seed for corn, sugar beet, cereals, potato, rapeseed and sunflowers. KWS uses leading-edge plant breeding methods. 5.147 employees represent KWS in more than 70 countries.
For more information: www.kws.com. Follow us on LinkedIn® at https://linkedin.com/company/kwsgroup/.

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