Breeding Technician (m/w/d) yield trials in hybrid rye

Breeding Technician (m/w/d) yield trials in hybrid rye

Field of Work:  Breeding

Petkus, BB, DE

Legal Entity:  KWS LOCHOW GMBH (0095)
Contract Type:  Regular
Is Full Time?:  Yes
Onsite/ Remote:  Hybrid Working Within Country
Job ID:  13974

You share a passion for plants and want to apply your skills in a results-oriented way? Then become part of our team at KWS LOCHOW GmbH at the Petkus location in Brandenburg as a Breeding Technician (m/w/d) yield trials in hybrid rye. The exciting position is permanent and full-time.


We look forward to receiving your application and to jointly shaping the future of plant breeding with you. 


What you can look forward to:  

  • Technical supervision of performance tests and stress tests as well as coordination of the measures to be taken
  • Maintenance of the database section related to the scope of responsibilities and efficient dissemination of the data generated in the breeding program
  • Timely data collection and statistical analysis
  • Preparation of summary analyses and presentation graphics as part of the annual reporting process
  • Independent preparation of the raw material for the use of internal field tests
  • Technical guidance of seasonal staff


Bring in your strengths:

  • Completed training or studies in the field of agricultural economics, horticultural science or a comparable degree.  
  • Good knowledge of crop cultivation and experience in field trials are an advantage 
  • Independent working style, team spirit and a high sense of responsibility
  • Good skills in common MS-Office applications and Driving licence class B
  • Business fluent German as well as good written and spoken English skills
  • Willingness to travel seasonally (up to 10%)


Start your future with us! What we offer to help you grow:

  • As a family-run company, we live by the values of closeness, reliability, vision and independence - a culture, which is also lived in practice, e.g. through an open and friendly working atmosphere
  • You will work alongside our breeders and assistant breeders, thereby contributing to the development of excellent and novel hybrid rye varieties 
  • In addition to flexible working time models, this position also offers an attractive salary package (incl. company pension scheme, capital-forming benefits, Christmas and holiday bonus, preferential shares, childcare allowance, job bike)
  • According to the motto: "Make yourself grow!" we promote individual professional and personal development


Did we spark your interest?

Then apply now via our online portal and send us your documents. We look forward to getting to know you!


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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