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Seed breeding employee (m/f/d) for our breeding station in Wetze/Northeim

Seed breeding employee (m/f/d) for our breeding station in Wetze/Northeim

Field of Work:  Breeding stations

Wetze/Northeim, Lower Saxony, DE

Legal Entity:  KWS LOCHOW GMBH (0095)
Contract Type:  Regular
Is Full Time?:  Yes
Onsite/ Remote:  Onsite
Job ID:  12695


Would you like to play a major role in the production and continuous improvement of our cereal seeds and be at the forefront of this exciting process? We are looking for a Seed breeding employee (m/f/d) within KWS Lochow GmbH for our breeding station in Wetze/Northeim at the earliest possible date. This position will be permanent.


What you can look forward to:

  • First and foremost, you will be responsible for sowing, care and harvesting work in the breeding gardens and the greenhouse
  • Furthermore, the preparation of seeds in the storage tank as well as quality analyses in the laboratory belong to your field of activity
  • They carry out crossing work in the breeding gardens and the greenhouse
  • Particularly in the season, you will instruct and supervise temporary workers in simple activities
  • You will also carry out any maintenance work on systems and buildings

You bring that with you:

  • You have completed professional training as an agricultural technical assistant or plant technologist
  • You are in possession of a valid driving licence for categories B, BE and L and ideally for category T
  • You already have a certificate of competence in plant protection
  • A high level of commitment and flexibility in all phases of the growing season is a matter of course for you
  • You like to work together in a team and still convince through a very independent working method
  • You are open for occasional trips in Europe for hybrid barley breeding
  • Last but not least, you can express yourself fluently in German (written & oral)

What we offer to help you grow:

  • As a family-run company, we at KWS are guided by the values of proximity, reliability, foresight and independence – this culture is lived and creates an open and friendly working atmosphere
  • Our breeding station is located in the countryside near our headquarters in southern Lower Saxony, but still offers a good connection to Göttingen / Hannover
  • We create the appropriate framework conditions for you: flexible working hours, capital-forming benefits, company pension plan, Christmas and vacation bonus, preferential shares, childcare allowance, job bike
  • True to our motto "Make Yourself Grow", we support the professional and personal development of our employees

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 €1.5 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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