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International Production Manager (m/f/d) Special Crops and Organic Seeds

International Production Manager (m/f/d) Special Crops and Organic Seeds

locationWiebrechtshausen, 37154 Northeim, Deutschland
remoteteilweise Home-Office
VeröffentlichtVeröffentlicht: 27.3.2024
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Are you seeking an exciting professional challenge in an internationally operating and sustainable company? We have the perfect opportunity for you as an International Production Manager (m/f/d) for our Sub Business Unit Special Crops & Organic Seeds at KWS SAAT SE & Co. KGaA! As an International Production Manager (m/f/d), you will be responsible for planning and implementing field production, ensuring seed availability, and processing for special crop types (e.g., sorghum, catch crops, or Soybeans). This role involves close collaboration with the Head of Production Special Crops. This diverse position is offered as a permanent full-time position at our location in Wiebrechtshausen/Northeim (Lower Saxony, Germany), starting as soon as possible. The opportunity for (partial) remote work is also available.


Your Tasks - Where Challenge Meets Responsibility:

  • Independent acquisition, support, and consultation of multiplication farms and processors nationally and internationally
  • Development of (field) production plans and processing plans in coordination with international markets (worldwide)
  • Oversight of field production and ensuring seed availability in the production network
  • Coordination of partners, processing plans, and delivery schedules
  • Management of entire production orders, including subsequent internal coordination with logistics and other departments


Your Profile - Where Competence Meets Personality:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in agricultural sciences or completed vocational training (as a plant technologist, field technician, or equivalent) with relevant experience in the above tasks
  • Practical and agronomic experience in the context of field production and seed processing
  • High degree of flexibility, excellent communication skills, and independent work ethic
  • Proficient IT skills (MS Office), SAP knowledge is advantageous
  • Professional written and verbal communication skills in English and German (mandatory)
  • Willingness to travel internationally (approx. 25%) with flexibility for work during the peak season
  • Valid driver's license (Class B)



Sow Your Future with KWS:

  • Interesting and diverse tasks & projects in an international work environment with perspectives for further development
  • Autonomous work in a trusting, respectful, and friendly work atmosphere
  • A highly motivated and reliable team within the department
  • We provide the right conditions for you: permanent employment contract, attractive collective remuneration (including annual employee participation, Christmas and vacation pay with 30 days of vacation) with financial benefits (company pension plan, capital-forming benefits, subsidized canteen, childcare allowance, job bike, etc.), excellent work equipment, and flexible working hours with the option of (partial) mobile work (hybrid work model)!


Would you like to develop your potential and row at KWS? Then we look forward to receiving your application (short cover letter, CV, relevant references) via our online portal.
Apply now and join us in shaping the future of field production and seed processing at KWS SAAT SE & Co. KGaA!

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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 €1.8 billion in the fiscal year 2022/2023. 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, sugar beet, 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 €300 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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Studienfach

  • Agrarwissenschaften
  • Agrarwirtschaft / Agribusiness / Landwirtschaft
  • Pflanzenbau

Art des Abschlusses

  • Berufsausbildung
  • Bachelor
  • Diplom
  • Master

Erforderliche Sprachkenntnisse

  • Deutsch
  • Englisch

Erforderliche Fähigkeiten

  • Pflanzenzüchtung
  • Produktionsleitung
  • EDV Kenntnisse
  • SAP
  • MS Office
  • Reisebereitschaft
  • Führerschein

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