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Technical Assistant (m/f/d) for Wheat Breeding Germany

Technical Assistant (m/f/d) for Wheat Breeding Germany

Field of Work:  Breeding stations

Wetze/Northeim, Lower Saxony, DE

ID:  1641

For our breeding station in 37154 Wetze (near Northeim) we are looking for a Technical Assistant (m/f/d) for Wheat Breeding Germany as of June 1, 2020. This position will be filled for an unlimited period of time and on a full-time basis within KWS LOCHOW GmbH.


Your tasks:

  • Sowing preparation of wheat observation plots
  • Planning and sowing of yield trials and observation plots in winter and spring wheat
  • Supervision and assessment of the observation plots over the entire vegetation period as well as data import
  • Maintenance of yield trials and observation plots
  • Harvest management: Harvest preparation, yield recording and instruction of sampling, TGW and NIRS analysis
  • Sowing planning, sowing, planting and tending as well as harvesting of certain groups of single plant material


Your profile:

  • Completed vocational training as an agricultural-technical assistant, plant technologist (m/f/d) or a comparable training
  • First professional experience in plant breeding and proof of plant protection expertise desirable 
  • Independent, self-reliant working style
  • Strong team spirit and organisational talent
  • Ability to provide technical guidance to employees and to contribute own ideas
  • Class B driving licence required
  • Very good knowledge of German and good written and spoken English


Interested? Then we look forward to receiving your detailed application (short cover letter, CV and 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/.

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