Technical Manager (m/f/d)

Technical Manager (m/f/d)

Field of Work:  Business Development

Einbeck, Lower Saxony, DE

Legal Entity:  KWS SAAT SE & Co. KGaA (0001)
Contract Type:  Regular
Is Full Time?:  Yes
Onsite/ Remote:  Hybrid Working Within Country
Job ID:  14323


KWS SAAT SE & Co. KGaA is looking for a dedicated Technical Manager (m/f/d).

As part of our team, you will be responsible for the technical engineering contribution on KWS side to support the development of non-chemical weed control solutions on sugarbeet.

Your duties comprise all value chain levels but in particular the close contact with selected partners to further develop the technology.


The contractual work location is in Einbeck (Lower Saxony/Germany) and this exciting position is full- or part-time, permanent and to be filled at the earliest possible date.  


Your tasks - challenge and responsibility:

  • Contributing from Business Unit Sugarbeet side to support the co-development of innovative technologies for non-chemical weed control in sugarbeet and other field crops.
  • Checking the performance of systems and contribute to its further improvement.
  • Working on technology projects with various stakeholders.
  • Training internal customers and pioneers on proper operation of systems.
  • Being the technical interface and first point of contact to the customer during testing and development phase.
  • Providing technical support for other BU Sugarbeet Business Ventures projects.


Your profile - competence meets personality:

  • Academic degree (M.Sc. or equivalent) in mechanical/electrical engineering or Software/Computer Vision Engineering.
  • Several years of professional experience in a related field and in-depth understanding of systems engineering and/or robotic engineering.
  • Technical expertise and knowledge of sensor technologies, in optical systems and in algorithm development.
  • Proficiency in software development such as C++, Python, or ROS is an asset.
  • Professional written and verbal English, additional language skills are an asset, in particular German and/or French.
  • Willingness to travel globally up to 35% of working time; Driving-License B.
  • Hands on character, able to work in the office but also outdoors.
  • Effective communication and intercultural skills to convey technical concepts to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.


What you can look forward to:

  • An exceptionally interesting and varied job in an international environment with the opportunity to contribute innovative ideas.
  • Working in an international, highly motivated and dynamic team with flat hierarchies.
  • Flexible working hours with the possibility of mobile working
  • As a family-run company we are guided by the values of closeness, reliability, foresight and independence.
  • Freely following the motto: "Make yourself grow!" we promote individual professional and personal development.
  • We create the appropriate framework conditions for you: capital-forming benefits, Christmas and vacation pay, childcare allowance, Job Rad, Deutschlandticket Job


If you are looking for a dynamic and challenging position in which you can demonstrate your specialist knowledge and technical 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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