Technical Assistant (m/f/d) sugar beet breeding

Stellenbezeichnung: Technical Assistant (m/f/d) sugar beet breeding

Firma: KWS Saat

Arbeitsort / Location: Einbeck, Niedersachsen

Job Beschreibung: We are looking for a full-time Technical Assistant (m/f/d) for the sugar beet breeding area from 1.11.2023. The position is with KWS SAAT SE & CO KGaA at the Einbeck location.

Your new challenge:

  • Practical performance of breeding work, from seedling cultivation to seed harvesting and implementation of crossing programs in the greenhouse and in the field.
  • Rating and monitoring work in the greenhouse and in the field, as well as assistance in setting up and conducting field trials
  • Assistance in trials in the greenhouse, in climate chambers and in the field
  • Preparation and set-up of marker projects, as well as sampling for marker analyses
  • Input, maintenance and preparation of data in MS Office and databases

Contribute your potential:

  • Completed vocational training as an LTA/ATA/PT or equivalent.
  • MS Office knowledge is required and initial database experience (e.g. Access) is an advantage, willingness to further training in databases is a prerequisite
  • Fluency in German required, basic English is a plus, willingness to acquire English skills is otherwise required
  • Certificate of expertise in plant protection or willingness to qualify
  • Driving license class B or willingness to acquire it in the near future
  • High level of initiative, independent working style, reliability and flexibility
  • Good communication and teamwork skills
  • Willingness to occasionally travel seasonally

What we offer you to grow with us:

  • As a family-run company, we live with the values of closeness, reliability, vision and independence – a culture which is also lived in practice, e.g. through an open and friendly working atmosphere.
  • Freely following the motto: „Make yourself grow!“ we promote individual professional and personal development.
  • As a basis, we offer excellent work equipment, a fully subsidized canteen and sufficient free parking spaces at the location.
  • We create the appropriate framework conditions for you: company pension plan, capital-forming benefits, Christmas and vacation bonuses, preferred shares, childcare allowance, Job Rad
  • Health and safety are very important to us. We have a company doctor, a company fire brigade/paramedics (with time credit) and company sports.

Would you like to develop your potential and grow at KWS? Then we look forward to receiving your application (cover letter, resume, relevant references) via our online portal.

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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: . Follow us on LinkedIn® at .

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