Plant Breeding Assistant (m/f/d)

Plant Breeding Assistant (m/f/d)

Field of Work:  Research & Development

Prusy, Kondratowice, PL

Legal Entity:  KWS Lochow Polska (0096)
Contract Type:  Temporary
Is Full Time?:  Yes
Onsite/ Remote:  Onsite
Job ID:  14194

Join KWS LOCHOW POLSKA Sp. z o.o. and grow with us!


Join our rapidly growing company specializing in the breeding of new varieties of cereals and the production of high quality seed for various plant cultures such as hybrid rye, wheat, barley and oats. For an initial anticipated period of 33 months, we are looking for a person to join the plant breeding department for the position of: Plant Breeding Assistant (m/f/d) to join our Kondratowice/Poland location on a full-time basis.


  • Preparation and testing of cereal seed samples in accordance with breeding plans
  • Performing work related to crossbreeding programs, production of rye inbred lines and research projects, both in the greenhouse and in the breeding field
  • Performing field observations as assigned
  • Maintaining breeding records in Polish and English
  • Organizing the work of harvesting, processing and preparing breeding materials for subsequent breeding stages


  • Higher agricultural education, preferred majors: Plant breeding and seed science, general agriculture or related fields
  • Several years of experience in plant breeding will be an advantage
  • Commitment, availability and ability to work in a team
  • Accuracy and reliability, high ability to organize work and cooperate in a group
  • Ability to use MS Office package
  • Fluency in Polish and communicative knowledge of English
  • Cat B driving license welcome

Why you should bring your potential to us:

  • Attractive salary together with a package of social benefits
  • Modern work tools
  • Independent position with a possibility of further professional and personal development
  • Work in an international environment with a high organizational culture, and every day work in a friendly team!

We are looking forward to your application (CV with a cover letter and information on the expected gross monthly salary) using our online application system!                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      



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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