IT Specialist, Engineer as Team Leader - Technical Solutions, Breeding Stations (m/f/d)

 KWS Group  Einbeck

Lead (f/m/d) of Regional Experts for new technologies

Field of Work: Breeding stations
Location: Einbeck, Lower Saxony, DE
ID: 1661
Are you looking for a new professional challenge where you can operate internationally and network stakeholders? Do you also have a strong interest in new technologies in the context of digital farming? Then strengthen our team as the Lead (f/m/d) of Regional Experts for new technologies within KWS SAAT SE & Co. KGaA. This position will be filled for an unlimited period of time and on a full-time basis at our headquarters in Einbeck / Germany.

You will be responsible for:

  • Steering and coordination of technical solutions (hard- and software) for the breeding station networks
  • Responsible for searching synergies in the region and between different business units
  • Counterpart between headquarters and regional leaders
  • Act as a direct report of the Global Station Management
  • Strategic development, justification and general leadership of the Regional Expert-Team
  • Adding the KWS values in this new organization unit
  • Frequently visits of the breeding stations to evaluate trends and bottlenecks

You fit this position with this profile:

  • You have an university degree in (business) informatics, engineering, (agri-) business administration or a similar course of study
  • You have gained first proven leadership experiences and an intercultural mindset is a matter of course for you
  • Digital farming is a well-known topic for you, and you have already had some touchpoints with field trials
  • You enjoy setting up new structures and would like to be significantly responsible for the innovativeness of the KWS breeding stations, without forgetting the requirements of our internal and external customers
  • You are willing to travel within Germany and internationally (up to 50%) as well as to promote international cooperation and exchange
  • You are able to communicate fluently in English and have additional foreign language skills, ideally in German and French

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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