KWS is one of the world's leading plant breeding companies. KWS relies on solutions from SAP to standardize the Group's organization globally and offer comprehensive use of IT systems. The implementation of SAP SuccessFactors began for recruiting management, in order to replace different individual solutions at the individual branches. KWS brought T-Systems MMS on board to introduce the recruiting tool in a structured manner and according to a specified rollout plan.
„WE ASKED T-SYSTEMS MMS TO COME ON BOARD FOR THE COUNTRY ROLLOUT OF SAP SUCCESSFACTORS RECRUITING. IN A TRUSTING COLLABORATION, THE TEAM ALSO SUPPORTS US IN THIRD-LEVEL SUPPORT AND FURTHER DEVELOPS THE SOLUTION SO THAT WE CAN OPTIMALLY USE THE GLOBALLY STANDARDIZED SYSTEM ACCORDING TO OUR NEEDS. THIS ENABLES US TO PRESENT OURSELVES AS AN ATTRACTIVE EMPLOYER.“
Accelerated and uniform processes in applicant management with central job portal.
Country rollout in multiple waves with country-specific adjustments and third level support for the entire recruiting area.
Establishment of an international and groupwide homogenous HR system for a centrally controlled and unified recruiting process.
KWS is one of the world's leading plant breeding companies. More than 5,700 employees in 70 countries generated net sales of €1.3 billion in fiscal 2019/2020. KWS has been run independently and autonomously as a family-owned company for more than 160 years. It focuses on plant breeding and the production and sale of corn, sugarbeet, cereals, rapeseed, sunflower and vegetable seed. KWS uses state-of-the-art plant breeding methods to increase farmers' yields and further improve plants' resistance to diseases, pests and abiotic stress. To realize this goal, the company invested more than €200 million in research and development in the past fiscal year.