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Station Manager

Station Manager

Field of Work:  Breeding stations
Breeding Stations
Location: 

Sorriso, Mato Grosso Province, BR

Legal Entity:  KWS Sementes Ltda (0060)
Contract Type: 
Is Full Time?:  Yes
Onsite/ Remote:  Onsite
Job ID:  12628

We are KWS and sow the future through our seeds.
A global company with an exclusive focus on seed improvement, present in over 70 countries. We have more than 160 years of experience and in Brazil, since 2012, we have established ourselves as one of the major producers of corn, soy and sorghum seeds and from 2019 we started our research focused on vegetables, a milestone in our recent history.
In 2019 we built the largest and most modern Seed Processing Unit in Brazil, located in Patos de Minas - MG, to work together with 5 other Research and Development Stations.
Our essence, Make Yourself Grow, makes us great drivers of individual talents and encourages all those who like to act in an autonomous and sustainable way, taking responsibility for what they do.
Come to KWS and take the first step in a successful career.
Grow with us!

 

About the opportunity

 

Station Manager

 

The station manager is responsible for the management of functional and operational activities that takes place at the site and general coordination of planning and implementation of yield trial test locations. 
  
About the Responsibilities
 
Management of and responsibility for breeding activity network in Sorriso Station, including nursery, yield trials and observation trials;

Own site operational budget: Plan, execute and deliver work slate to defined R&D standards, within allocated budget;

Anticipate workload demands in order to budget for and recruit temporary workers, and other contingent labor resource;

Understand and implement KWS stewardship and compliance policies;

Propose capital investments and oversee timely and safe execution of capital projects;

Implementation and observation of EHS (environment, health, safety) regulation;

Participation in and support of in- and external networks, meetings, projects; communication interface towards stakeholders.

 

About the Skills

 

Education

 

Degree in agriculture, agricultural engineering or comparable education/experience.

 

Work Experience
 
Several years of work experience in the related activities;

High communication skills, proactive mindset, constant contributions, motivation to push projects forward;

Accuracy, cost efficiency, technical and entrepreneurial foresight, seach for most advantageous offers;

Management/leadership skills; ability to work in- and external networks;

Good communication skills, cooperative management style, ability to work independently as well as in an international team;

Taking responsibility, target orientation, quality and efficiency awareness;

Fluent Portuguese (verbal/written), good command of English (verbal, written);

 

What can you expect from KWS?
 

  • Remuneration compatible with the market.
  • Benefits such as Meal Card, Medical Assistance, Life Insurance, Transport Voucher and others.
  • Participation in Results.

 In addition, we offer a friendly and familiar environment - we are certified in Work Environment Quality by FIA. Our doors are always open to listen to constructive ideas and opinions. Challenging projects and tasks are part of our routine and help us evolve, both personally and professionally.
KWS believes in diversity. We recognize differences as a path to growth. If you are a disabled person (PCD) and believe in your talent, are in search of opportunities and want to develop your potential, join our selection process.
Want to know more about KWS?
Go to: www.kws.com
 
We look forward to your application using our SuccessFactors online application system! Click the "Apply" button that you can find in the online ad.
 

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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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