Loading...

Test technician / agricultural engineer (m/f/d) for plant cultivation in sugar beet breeding

Test technician / agricultural engineer (m/f/d) for plant cultivation in sugar beet breeding

Field of Work:  Breeding stations
Location: 

Seligenstadt, Bavaria, DE

ID:  2393

We are looking at the earliest possible date for a Test Technician/Agricultural Engineer (m/f/d) for Plant Production responsible for the breeding station. You will primarily be responsible for conducting sugarbeet field trials at the breeding station Seligenstadt near Würzburg and the associated external sites of KWS SAAT SE & Co. KGaA. This exciting position will be filled for an unlimited period of time and on a full-time basis.

 

What you can look forward to:

  • Organisation, implementation and maintenance of field trials mainly in the sugar beet sector
  • Assistance with maize reproduction from planning to harvest
  • Application of relevant planning and documentation software
  • Forward-looking, long-term planning of investments in coordination with the station management
  • Cost-efficient planning and completion of the work involved
  • Competent guidance and responsible, professional leadership of employees
  • Introduction and presentation of specialist topics in internal and external committees


You bring that with you:

  • A bachelor's degree in agricultural sciences, training as an agricultural or plant cultivation technician or a comparable degree, and ideally work experience in practical plant breeding and/or field trials
  • You have solid knowledge in the field of plant production, preferably sugar beet, and would like to contribute your knowledge to our field trials
  • You have a technical affinity, are familiar with standard agricultural technology, including field trials, and are not afraid of using GIS and GPS applications
  • Your working style is characterized by personal responsibility, communication and assertiveness, entrepreneurial thinking and organizational skills. In addition, you are always committed and have a team spirit
  • You have a valid driving licence class B, furthermore you are familiar with the use of MS Office applications
  • You can express yourself fluently in German and well in English
  • Willingness to travel on business within Germany (up to 25%)


Why you should bring your potential to us:

  • Our breeding station is located in the beautiful Lower Franconian district of Würzburg in Bavaria
  • Living corporate values in a small, collegial team of about 35 employees is what makes this KWS location stand out
  • Since this position is being filled within the framework of a succession plan, you can look forward to an extensive, intensive induction period in this varied job
  • As a test technician you will be in close contact with the station management and can contribute your ideas
  • In addition to regular working hours, this position also offers an attractive salary package (including vacation and Christmas bonus as well as company pension plan)

 

Would you like to grow at KWS? Then we look forward to receiving your application (short cover letter, CV, relevant certificates) via our online portal.


About KWS
KWS is one of the world’s leading plant breeding companies. With the tradition of family ownership, KWS has operated independently for more than 160 years. It focuses on plant breeding and the production and sale of seed for corn, sugar beet, cereals, potato, rapeseed and sunflowers. KWS uses leading-edge plant breeding methods. 5.147 employees represent KWS in more than 70 countries.
For more information: www.kws.com. Follow us on LinkedIn® at https://linkedin.com/company/kwsgroup/.