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    Working at KWS

Our appreciation. You benefits in every area.

As a down-to-earth, family-based company, we pay attention to individual support and flexible working hours, because we believe that a positive working environment favours performance and success. For us, this also includes equipment and premises, as well as an appreciative working atmosphere and respectful interaction with each other.

  • People at KWS

    KWS is more than just an interesting job for me. My strengths are really valued and specifically promoted here.

    Cord Bachmann, Team leader seed production

Benefits: This is what you can expect from us

Passion and commitment, and courage to try new approaches—whether working as part of a team or individually—are prerequisites for our success. We will support you in finding your direction—not only in your working environment, but also beyond. We will grow together.


  • Payment according to company collective agreement
  • Holiday and Christmas bonus
  • Capital accumulation benefits
  • Employer-funded pension
  • Accident insurance for employees who need to travel frequently
  • Rent allowance for trainees
  • Child care subsidy

Work schedules

  • Flexible organisation of work
  • Flexitime without core business hours
  • Home office opportunities
  • Possibility of leave of absence to care for relatives
  • Partial retirement
  • Generous holiday scheme


  • Bonuses linked to the company’s success
  • The option to acquire KWS shares at a preferential price

Healthy working environment

  • Workplace and function-related compulsory and voluntary check-ups
  • Active health management with the support of a healthy diet
  • Days of action, sports and targeted training sessions on health topics
  • Continuous measures to optimise occupational safety

Education and training

  • Programmes targeted at individual and professional development
  • Active support for work experience abroad
  • Individually tailored language courses

This is what employees have to say about KWS on Glassdoor