Farm Supervisor (m/f/d)

Farm Supervisor (m/f/d)

Field of Work:  Breeding stations

Zaratán, Valladolid, ES

ID:  184

We would like to appoint, at the earliest opportunity, a Farm Supervisor (m/f/d) to join the KWS Semillas Ibérica, S.L.U. The working site will be in the southeast of Gran Canaria, Las Palmas. The position is unlimited and full-time. The main objectives of the position are agronomic management and general cleaning/maintenance  at our research station in Gran Canaria.


Your tasks:

  • You will execute and supervise the agronomic work of the nursery sites: soil preparation, irrigation and fertilization management, pest and disease control, weed control, crop rotation, etc.
  • In this role, you are planning the implementation and permanent analysis of all agronomic practices in the station.
  • You will be responsible for the cleaning and maintenance of the farm with all buildings, wells, greenhouses, etc.
  • Moreover, you will report to station manager about the progress of all activities carried out (pesticides, fertilizers, general supplies, etc.).
  • You also control the costs related to your area of responsibility and supervise & train seasonal staff.
  • Furthermore, you participate in the implementation of the Safety and Health policy at the station.


Your profile:

  • Preferably commercial training in Agronomic Engineering, Agricultural Technician or a related education.
  • Ideally, you have at least 1 year experience in agriculture, ideally in the area of seed research.
  • You have a high affinity for textual and IT related work with common Microsoft modules.
  • Class B driver’s license.
  • A strong result-orientation with accuracy and the ability to work under pressure and holding deadlines is highly appreciated.
  • Your independent and proactive working style supports you with solution-oriented results; moreover, you are highly self-motivated and always trustworthy.
  • You are fluent Spanish (written and spoken), English (desirable minimum level, B1) is nice to have.


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.
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