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Trial & Digital Farming Solutions Expert (m/f/d) International AgroService Sugarbeet

Trial & Digital Farming Solutions Expert (m/f/d) International AgroService Sugarbeet

Field of Work:  Marketing & Sales
Location: 

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:  11990

KWS SAAT SE & Co. KGaA is looking for an Expert (m/f/d) International AgroService for Trials & Digital Farming Solutions to strengthen our team in the field of sugarbeet as soon as possible. The International AgroService is the scientific backbone of agronomic consulting in sugar beet and contributes agronomic expertise to research and development projects as well as for the international sales activities. In this role, you assume the responsibility for implementing the strategy and digital workflows for our field trial portfolio with a view to current and future developments in the market. Moreover, you will be part of the development of our future digital consulting tools for sugarbeet growers all over the world.  

 

The working location is in Einbeck (Lower Saxony/Germany), furthermore this exciting and diversified position will be permanent and full-time.

 

Your tasks - challenge meets responsibility:

  • Evaluation, improvement and implementation of strategy and digitized workflows for comprehensive field trial portfolio
  • Active coordination and execution of agronomic trials to describe the benefits of key traits in our sugar beet portfolio
  • Leading selected digital farming solution projects with the aim of creating holistic decision support systems as added value for our customers
  • Expert / project ownership for selected agronomic topics within the area of sugar beet breeding, seed production and cultivation
  • First point of contact for assigned international sugar beet markets for agronomic inquiries for our internal and external stakeholders 

 
Your Profile – competence meets personality:

  • Academic degree in agriculture sciences, agricultural engineering, bioinformatics or a comparable study
  • Professional expertise combined with experience in an agricultural field, ideally around digital farming and decision support tools
  • Strong Passion for digital farming tools, solutions, and apps
  • Excellent communication and personal interaction skills for collaboration in international teams
  • Experience in working in complex structures (matrix organization) and international context
  • Strong project management skills across regional and cultural borders with an open mind for innovations
  • High level of personal responsibility, conscientiousness, and perseverance with strong eye for details
  • IT skills in Microsoft Applications, project management software and statistic software
  • Professional written and verbal communication skills in English, other additional language skills are an advantage
  • Willingness to travel frequently and internationally (approx..15%)

 
This is what you can look forward to:

  • An interesting and varied job in an international environment with the opportunity to contribute your innovative ideas to drive the implementation of a new era in field trial management and digital farming solutions in sugarbeet
  • A unique combination of physical work in the field, mental work in the office and persuasion tasks in group meetings
  • A young and dynamic team within the department 
  • Flexible working hours with the possibility of (partly) mobile working (hybrid working 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 in practice, e.g., through an open and friendly working atmosphere
  • In line with our motto: "Make yourself grow!" we promote your individual professional and personal development
  • We create the appropriate framework conditions for you: permanent employment contract, attractive salary package (incl. annual employee profit sharing, Christmas and vacation bonus with 30 days’ vacation), company pension plan, capital-forming benefits, subsidized canteen, and childcare allowance.

 


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

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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: www.kws.com/career. Follow us on LinkedIn® at https://linkedin.com/company/kwsgroup/.

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