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Field Production Technician (Sugar Beet)

Field Production Technician (Sugar Beet)

Field of Work:  Seed Production

Forlì, 45, IT

Legal Entity:  KWS ITALIA S.P.A. (0086)
Contract Type:  Regular
Is Full Time?:  Yes
Onsite/ Remote: 
Job ID:  10801

KWS Italia S.p.A. is looking for a Field Production Technician for their sugar beet unit acitivities based in Forlì. This position is full time and unlimited.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Supervise growers during production process to improve yield, quality and stability in seed production
  • Supervise and monitor all production processes
  • Implement new production techniques
  • Implement high quality assurance measures
  • Support all activities related the sugar beet seed production (nurseries included), cereals and other projects
  • Ensure production stability on a high marketable level (germination and purity)
  • Support continuous improvement projects in field production activities


Key competencies and background required:


  • Residing in Forlì or willing to relocate
  • Technician qualification in agriculture
  • Sound agricultural know-how, preferably experienced in sugar beet seed production
  • Fluent Italian, intermediate English
  • High flexibility and willingness to travel within production regions
  • Effective communication, team work, problem solving, delivering results, continuous development

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: Follow us on LinkedIn® at

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