Technical Manager for KWS BEETROMETER (m/f/d)

Technical Manager for KWS BEETROMETER (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:  14244


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

As part of our team, you will be responsible for the technical support for all processes (planning, contracting, communication, operation) of the beet quality analysis business of the Business Unit Sugarbeet. Your duties comprise all value chain levels from customer interaction to close contact with partners to further develop the technology in collaboration with various stakeholders.


The contractual 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:

  • Contribute to the accomplishment of Business Unit Sugarbeets’ KWS BEETROMETER® marketing and sales activities.

  • Planning and organization of services to customers, such as being the technical interface and first point of contact.

  • Installing NIRS systems at customer sites (hardware and software), and verification that installed systems run according to specifications.

  • Training customers on proper operating procedures and processes of NIRS systems.

  • Customer data validation, including data analysis of existing mobile units and stationery NIRS units.

  • Further technological developments in close collaboration with stakeholders. This comprises the implementation of activities to generate additional value for clients and KWS with beet quality analysis.

  • Provide technical support for other Sugarbeet Business Ventures projects.


Your profile - competence meets personality:

  • Academic degree (M.Sc. or equivalent) in mechanical/electrical engineering, related to food, chemical or pharmaceutical industry.

  • Several years of professional experience in project planning and execution, experience in the field of Process Analytical Technology is a plus.

  • Professional written and verbal English is mandatory, additional language skills are an asset, in particular German and/or French.

  • Willingness to travel globally up to 50% of working time; Driving-License B.

  • Entrepreneurial spirit and hands on character, able to work in the office, outdoors and in a factory environment.

  • Customer orientation, flexibility, effective communication and intercultural competence.


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 NIRS based solutions in the field of electrical and mechanical 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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