KWS Group Overview

  • www.kws.com
  • Einbeck, Germany
  • 5001 to 10000 Employees
  • 1856
  • Company - Public (KWS)
  • Farm Support
  • $1 to $5 billion (USD)

CompetitorsCorteva Agriscience, Syngenta, BASF
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KWS is one of the world’s leading plant breeding companies. In the fiscal year 2017/18 more than 5,000 employees in 70 countries generated net sales of EUR 1,068 million and earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) of EUR 133 million. A company with a tradition of family ...
Mission: Agricultural scientists, biologists, economists, legal experts and specialists in different work areas—together we build the future. Because as a partner of agriculture, we make a specific contribution to feeding the growing world population with our innovative plant varieties. ...

KWS Group Reviews

3.9
79%
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85%
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Hagen Duenbostel
Hagen Duenbostel
63 Ratings
5.0
Current Employee, more than 1 year

"Nice company"

Oct 3, 2020 - Plant Breeder in Chicago, IL

Pros

The people, really nice lads

Cons

None, everything is good here
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Diversity & Inclusion at KWS Group

3.7
(66 Reviews)

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KWS Group Interviews

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Positive59%
Negative35%
Neutral7%
Getting an Interview
Applied online82%
In Person10%
Other5%
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  1. Accountant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Germany
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Interview

    3 interviews, with HR, with Manager and with Partner. It was not difficult, asked for previous experience and for the VAT rates for different things in different countries. the next day they sent me job contract.
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    Vat rates in different Eu countries

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Company Updates

October 26, 2020
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KWS completes a successful fiscal year: More than 5,700 dedicated employees worldwide achieved an approximately 15% increase in net sales to €1.28 billion. All the product segments contributed to that growth. “Our business model has proven extremely robust in challenging times,” said Eva Kienle, Chief Financial Officer of KWS. Find out more about KWS' development in the past year in our Financial Statement as well as in the Sustainability Report: https://www.kws.com/corp/en/company/investor-relations/
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August 13, 2019
At KWS Group, we are using state of the art technology for plant breeding, including artificial intelligence. An autonomous robot helps us to collect more data than ever before. This enables better informed decisions for the development of new varieties. "Only our breeders can train the system to deliver the right information precisely", says project manager Jia Yan. http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vMe3j
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KWS Group Awards & Accolades

  • Deutschlands 100 Top ArbeitgeberUniversum2018
  • Trendence, TOP 100 Arbeitgeber Deutschland AutomobilzuliefererTrendence2018

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