Careers

Current Opportunities

  • Global Product Validation and Technical Services Director, ABS Beef
    Summary This role is designed to lead development of key capabilities for validating the genetic differentiation of proprietary ABS NuEra Genetics products, translating validation results into clear sales and marketing messages and leveraging data pipelines to build technical blueprints that allow customers to maximize genetic potential. The Product Validation and Technical Services Director will have accountability for growing internal capabilities to measure and communicate product superiority and recommendations for product use in markets around the world by working closely with product development technical experts, local commercial teams, customers and partners. This role will report to the Global Beef Product Development…
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  • Veterinary Technician / Embryologist
    Summary Under the direction of the Sr. Veterinary Reproductive Specialist, this position will be responsible for completing  procedures involved with assisted reproductive technologies, including, but not limited to, general anesthesia, selecting and grading of bovine oocytes and embryos, and handling and loading bovine embryos into straws for transfer into recipient animals or cryopreservation. This position will be based in DeForest, WI. Responsibilities Perform general anesthesia on 2-6 month old calves for laparoscopic ovum pickup procedureCalibrate, troubleshoot and maintain equipment involved with general anesthesia, including the vaporizer, ventilator, and monitorsMaintain sanitation and sterilization protocol for all equipment and supplies.Oversee and maintain…
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  • De Novo Assistant Herdsperson
    We have an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated individual to join our team as a De Novo Assistant Herdsperson. This is an exclusive opportunity to work with the world’s premier Holstein genetics program. De Novo Genetics is home to many of the industry’s best Holstein females. It is a unique position working with elite Holstein breeder Darin Meyer and ABS Global within De Novo. This position’s primary focus is to support De Novo Genetics initiatives by coordinating daily farm activities related to an elite genetics program. General responsibilities include supporting calf care, donor flow and synchronization, and close work…
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  • Embryo Team Technician
    Location: Sioux Falls, SD Summary The Embryo Team Technician has shared responsibilities with our both the field and lab teams. In the field (primary), this position will be responsible for reviewing daily production goals, prepare materials for team members involved in the aspiration of oocytes, focus on filtering follicular fluid, classifying oocyte health, and promoting successful embryo development via maturation media and incubation. In the lab (secondary), this position will be responsible for assisting with all daily activities for all IVF lab procedures. Individual Responsibilities In the field: Prepare personal workspace, personal stereo-microscope and incubator to ensure accurate assessment and…
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  • Livestock Handler | Night Shift | Dekorra, WI
    We have an exciting opportunity for a Livestock Handler to join our night shift team! This position will provide care and maintenance to the bull and mount population and will assist with the treatment of bulls as direct by our Veterinary staff. Additional responsibilities may include bull semen collections, bull movements, feedings, grooming and the upkeep and security of facilities and equipment. This role will aid in achieving current and forecasted production goals and will actively seek opportunities for improvement and professional development. The Livestock Handler will be expected to contribute both individually and as a team member—providing support to…
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  • Livestock Handler – Day Shift
    We have an exciting opportunity for a Livestock Handler to join our team! This position will provide care and maintenance to the bull and mount population and will assist with the treatment of bulls as direct by our Veterinary staff. Additional responsibilities may include bull semen collections, bull movements, feedings, grooming and the upkeep and security of facilities and equipment. This role will aid in achieving current and forecasted production goals and will actively seek opportunities for improvement and professional development. The Livestock Handler will be expected to contribute both individually and as a team member—providing support to all team…
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  • Production Lab Technician
    Overall Responsibilities We have an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated professional to join our team as Production Laboratory Technician located within the DeForest, WI and Dekorra, WI areas. Under the direction of the Lab Supervisor, this position will be responsible for working within a team to learn and assist in the processing, packaging, and quality control of bovine semen. This role will aid in achieving current and forecasted production goals and will actively seek opportunities for improvement and professional development. The Production Laboratory Technician will be expected to contribute both individually and as a team member—providing support to all team members and ensuring…
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  • Veterinary/Embryo Intern
    Overall Responsibilities: The Veterinary and Embryo Intern will learn the over-all process of Embryo transfer work in dairy cattle. The successful candidate will get hands on training, on farm and in lab. Specific Responsibilities: Farm visits for embryo recovery and implantation.Data analysis and report creation, including genetic management strategy, planning and segmentationExposure to genetic advising through genetic planning and reproductive managementArtificial Insemination of cows also possibleWorking with the Technical and Genetic Services Specialists as well the Global Head of Technical and Genetic Services, the intern will also have an opportunity to be exposed to other departments during the internship. Qualifications…
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  • Dairy Genetics Nucleus Herd Intern (DeNovo)
    Who Are We? ABS Global is the world-leading provider of bovine genetics, reproductive services, technologies and udder care products. Marketing in more than 70 countries around the globe, ABS has been at the forefront of animal genetics and technology since its founding in 1941. We are uniquely positioned as a global player, with a dedicated research and development function and an international distribution network. We breed and distribute the genes of the world’s best bulls, scientifically selecting livestock whose offspring is designed to increase the profitability of our customers, who are some of the world’s biggest farmers and food producers.…
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  • Supply Chain- Production and Processing Intern
    Who Are We? Genus plc is a market leader in porcine, dairy and beef genetics and is uniquely positioned as a global player, with a dedicated, multi-species research and development (R&D) function and an international distribution network. We breed and distribute the genes of the world’s best pigs and bulls, scientifically selecting livestock whose offspring is designed to increase the profitability of our customers, who are some of the world’s biggest farmers and food producers. Our vision is clear: Pioneering animal genetic improvement to help nourish the world. Overview: The Supply Chain Interns will rotate through various Supply Chain departments…
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  • Human Resources Intern
    Looking for a one-of-a-kind paid internship in the Madison area?  ABS Global has an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated professional to join our team as a Human Resources Intern located in our DeForest, WI. Overview: The Human Resources Intern will directly assist the Human Resources Team on a wide range of projects related to HR, including, but not limited to, recruiting, on-boarding/orientation, HR systems and back end transactions and leadership development and employee engagement. This internship is designed to be both educational and practical. In this position, the intern will learn how to take skills she or he may…
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  • ABS Legal Intern
    Who Are We? Genus/ABS Global partners with farmers to transform how we nourish the world! Genus ABS is a market leader in dairy and beef genetics and is uniquely positioned as a global player, with a dedicated, multi-species research and development (R&D) function and an international distribution network. Our vision is clear: Pioneering animal genetic improvement to help nourish the world. The ABS Global Legal Team is looking for an enthusiastic self-starter that can assist on several projects during the course of the internship.  Projects will be agreed on during the course of the internship but may include researching regulations…
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  • Technical and Genetic Services Intern- Bilingual
    Who Are We? ABS Global is a market leader in dairy and beef genetics and is uniquely positioned as a global player, with a dedicated, multi-species research and development (R&D) function and an international distribution network. We breed and distribute the genes of the world’s best bulls, scientifically selecting livestock whose offspring is designed to increase the profitability of our customers, who are some of the world’s biggest farmers and food producers.  Our quality products are supported by a team of specialized technical and genetic service personnel skilled in delivering solutions that enhance customer profit and support our sales team…
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  • Genetic Data Analytics Intern
    We have an exciting opportunity for qualified MS or PhD students to join our summer internship program as a Genetic Data Analytics Intern. This internship will focus on animal breeding and quantitative genetics and has been structured to provide real-time experiences with an opportunity to not only participate but also see the outcomes of intern contributions. This intern role will work along-side of our beef and dairy product development team to support data-related activities which include: data mining, data pipeline development, and data analysis using various statistical and analytic tools. Additionally, this role will generate information which will inform genetic…
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  • Genetic Services Support Intern
    Overall Responsibilities: The Genetic Services Support intern supports the Technical and Genetic services (TAG) team in supporting our salesforce in our efforts to keep and acquire ABS partner accounts. The intern will assist with the use of all TAG tools and the development of new initiatives for the business. Specific Responsibilities: Ensure that herd information is processed accurately to minimize turnaround time.Distributes ABS TAG tools to stakeholders.Supports TAG team keeping in line with customer expectationsPrepares loads, processes herd data thru the GMS computer program (ABS mating program) and provides professional and courteous service to external and internal customers. Maintain an understanding…
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  • Inventory and Document Control Intern
    Who Are We? Genus/ABS Global partners with farmers to transform how we nourish he world! Genus ABS is a market leader in dairy and beef genetics and is uniquely positioned as a global player, with a dedicated, multi-species research and development (R&D) function and an international distribution network. We breed and distribute the genes of the world’s best bulls, scientifically selecting livestock whose offspring is designed to increase the profitability of our customers, who are some of the world’s biggest farmers and food producers Our vision is clear: Pioneering animal genetic improvement to help nourish the world. Inventory and Document…
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  • Canada- Reproduction Technician Intern
    ABS Global, Inc. is a world leader in the production and marketing of bovine genetics, reproductive services, artificial insemination technologies, and udder care products.  We are currently recruiting for 2021 Interns to join our field team as Reproductive Technician. The Reproductive Technician Intern will work closely with the local Reproductive Team Leaders, Sales Managers and/or the Technician Service team in providing support to resolve product/service technical issues and to maximize the benefits derived from the organization’s products and/or services. Current locations: Canada Duration: 12 weeks Objectives: Gain an understanding of ABS proven technical solutions through hands-on involvement and training with…
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  • Digital Content Specialist
    Who are we? Headquartered in DeForest, Wisconsin, U.S.A., ABS Global is the world‐leading provider of bovine genetics, reproduction services, artificial insemination technologies, and udder care products. Marketing in more than 70 countries around the globe, ABS has been at the forefront of animal genetics and technology since its founding in 1941. ABS Global is a division of Genus plc. What are we looking for? We are seeking a highly-skilled Digital Content Specialist / Copywriter with digital marketing knowledge to join our global team. This role will support our Brand and Content Lead in creating and refining copy for social, websites,…
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  • Growth Hacker
    Who are we? Headquartered in DeForest, Wisconsin, U.S.A., ABS Global is the world‐leading provider of bovine genetics, reproduction services, artificial insemination technologies, and udder care products. Marketing in more than 70 countries around the globe, ABS has been at the forefront of animal genetics and technology since its founding in 1941. ABS Global is a division of Genus plc. What are we looking for? We are looking for a Marketing minded Growth Hacker to join our Global Marketing team. You will take on full responsibility for driving bottom-line growth in early stage growth efforts by implementing ideas and marketing campaigns…
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  • Digital Marketing Specialist
    Who are we? Headquartered in DeForest, Wisconsin, U.S.A., ABS Global is the world‐leading provider of bovine genetics, reproduction services, artificial insemination technologies, and udder care products. Marketing in more than 70 countries around the globe, ABS has been at the forefront of animal genetics and technology since its founding in 1941. ABS Global is a division of Genus plc. What we’re looking for: ABS is seeking an experienced entrepreneurial minded Digital Marketing Specialist to assist in the planning, execution and optimization of our online marketing efforts. This role will lead the strategic development and execution of ABS marketing digitalization, which…
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  • Regulatory Compliance Specialist
    Summary: Genus plc is a market leader in porcine, dairy, and beef genetics. We are uniquely positioned as a global player with a large investment in dedicated research and development.  Food consumption is expected to rise by 60% in the next 20 years. Our challenge is to affordably and sustainably meet that escalating demand while global resources diminish.  Our vision is clear: Pioneering animal genetic improvement to help nourish the world. We are seeking a Regulatory Compliance Specialist to join the Regulatory team in pioneering research to transform the global animal protein industry.  Overview: The Regulatory Compliance Specialist will work…
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  • Veterinary Technician / Embryologist
    Summary Under the direction of the Sr. Veterinary Reproductive Specialist, this position will be responsible for completing  procedures involved with assisted reproductive technologies, including, but not limited to, general anesthesia, selecting and grading of bovine oocytes and embryos, and handling and loading bovine embryos into straws for transfer into recipient animals or cryopreservation. This position will be based in DeForest, WI. Responsibilities Perform general anesthesia on 2-6 month old calves for laparoscopic ovum pickup procedureCalibrate, troubleshoot and maintain equipment involved with general anesthesia, including the vaporizer, ventilator, and monitorsMaintain sanitation and sterilization protocol for all equipment and supplies.Oversee and maintain…
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  • Python Developer
    We have an exciting opportunity for a highly talented, motivated professional to join our team as a Python Developer located in DeForest, Wisconsin. Genus is seeking a Scientific Programmer to work as part of the scientific computing team. The python developer will develop and maintain multiple large-scale data pipelines, develop tools, pipelines and applications to support acquisition, access and analysis of data. They will support and manage data processing throught the ETL pipeline, and enhance data collection procedures to include information that is relevant for building analytic systems. This position will also process, clean and verify the integrity of data…
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  • Enterprise Systems Senior Functional Analyst
    Genus are looking for a highly motivated IT professional to join the Global IT team working from our offices in Nantwich or DeForest (temporarily remote work available). The Enterprise Systems Senior Functional Analyst role is a member of the core GenusOne team tasked with delivering the Microsoft Dynamics 365 (D365) programme and will liaise with full-time and part-time Subject Matter Experts from the business and IT professionals ranging from programme/project management, Business Analysts, IT developers, Change management and Training staff.  Once the system is live, you will provide ongoing support and champion continuous improvement through leveraging product enhancements and seeking…
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  • Data Science Program Manager
    Role Title:                         Data Science Program Manager Reports To:                      Chief Scientific Officer                                                                                                                                                                                                     Position Location:           DeForest, WI Pay Grade:                       TBD Work Level:                      4 Exemption Status:           Exempt                Overall Responsibilities:   Genus R&D is recruiting an experienced data professional to join our R&D team and to play a leading role in the implementation of our Scientific Data Strategy.  We are looking for an experienced professional who will be a champion for the role of data and data analytics across the organization and drive the development and implementation of the program.  The primary responsibilities will be to lead the continued development of…
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  • Key Account Manager
    The Key Account Manager creates, manages and grows the relationships and business with large, complex accounts in the targeted segments within the assigned areas. Accountable for the sales relationship, growth, profitability and resource integration within each targeted account. Individual Responsibilities Business Development: Increase market share by developing new and existing accounts into long-term and profitable relationships through a robust sales and discovery process.Interacts and influences at the highest management levels of the customers.Develops customer acquisition and account growth strategies and lead them through execution.Supports the development of the strategic customer initiatives to fulfill customer goals and deliver profit targets.Negotiate, maintain,…
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  • Field Assistant (Specimen Processor)
    There is an exciting role open in our Dumas, TX location for a Field Assistant. This position will be responsible for reviewing daily production goals and preparing materials for team members involved in the aspiration of occytes. This position will also be responsible for following standard operating procedures to ensure appropriate processing of occytes prior to incubation. This position is largely focused on filtering follicular fluid, classifying occyte health, and promoting successful embryo development via maturation medium and incubation. Individual Responsibilities • Prepare personal workspace, personal stereo-microscope and incubator to ensure accurate assessment and safe transportation of oocytes. • Receive…
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  • Beef Representative
    ABS Global, Inc. is a world leader in the production and marketing of bovine genetics and related products.  We provide superior product to customers through a well-established network of Independent Representatives.  We are currently seeking a highly motivated entrepreneurial sales professional interested in developing his/her own business by providing direct herd sales and service to beef producers. This position follows the seasonal nature of beef cattle breeding with the highest sales volumes in the spring and fall.   Location: Western Missouri The area covers the counties of Jackson, Lafayette, Saline, Cass, Johnson, Bates, Henry, and St. Clair.  This territory provides good…
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Internships

ABS Global has 2020 summer internship openings for individuals with a desire to gain experience with the industry leader for utilizing biotechnology to pioneer animal genetic improvement. We are looking for self-motivated students with a positive attitude and a passion for learning!

Our response during Covid-19

Our number one priority at this time is the health and safety of our people and those we work with. We are carefully following the guidelines set, to ensure we can continue to deliver our products and services to customers around the world.  Locally, the daily work for many of our staff has been impacted. Our offices have closed and non-essential customer visits have been replaced with virtual interactions. Our farm and production facilities remain fully operational, as our key workers deliver the same high standard of animal health and welfare, 7 days a week.

We pride ourselves on exceeding expectations. Your experience applying for a career opportunity is important to us. During this time, you can expect to get to know us better from a social distance. Interviews will be conducted by phone or video and your offer pack will be emailed to you by our friendly HR team. When starting a new career immediate, we have the means to provide you with what you need to set yourself up remotely. Your manager will make and communicate plans about your induction with plenty of notice, making sure to involve your new team from your first day at work.

We play a vital part in the food supply chain worldwide. To join us at Genus is to play an essential role in producing safe and affordable animal protein to nourish the world.

Why work at ABS?

As part of Genus plc, the world’s foremost animal genetic and biotechnology company, ABS Global helps its global customers introduce – and make the most of – genetic improvement in their herds by increasing profitability and enhancing the supply of animal protein to nourish the world.

We build from world-class Research & Development, harnessing leading-edge techniques and technology to accelerate genetic improvement and deliver a widening range of genetic products, tools, and services for our customers.

Our diverse team ranges from scientists to sales people, and from production personnel to customer service staff. All play important parts in helping our customers profit from genetic progress.

Our Offer

While the specifics of an individual offer will naturally vary from position to position and country to country, we do make several important commitments to every employee. Whatever your role and wherever you work, you can count on:

Career development: You can build the career you want at ABS. We will work with you to understand your aspirations, then help you find the path you want and make the progress you need.

Learning and development: We will discuss and design a personal learning and development plan. From help with professional studies, to on-the-job mentoring and coaching, we will work with you to identify and harness the support you need to thrive.

Talent management: Our program nurtures those who evidence high potential to move through the organization and/or become an expert in their field. It helps them get the opportunities, challenges, and support they need to fulfil that potential.

Performance management: Every employee, at every level of the company, has clear and measurable annual objectives with mid- and full-year progress reviews. These high-quality, in-depth discussions with your manager help gauge progress and clarify aspirations.

Pay and benefits: We offer competitive pay and benefits in every area of the company. Bonus plans are available for many roles with packages tailored to the employment market in each country.

Technology and tools: We are a company that embraces technology so you can count on receiving the tools and support you need to succeed.

Work-life balance: We recognize people have lives outside of work and encourage each of our employees to strike that appropriate balance, while supporting others in their efforts to do the same.

Our Culture

As the only animal genetics company with a truly worldwide reach and distinctly global mind-set, we do more than just encourage daily collaboration between colleagues in different businesses, countries, and roles.

We thrive on it.

When you join ABS Global and the Genus team, you’ll help advance our vision through a shared commitment to each other and our customers.

Within this culture of respect, openness, and fairness, you can be yourself and be part of a growing global team. Whatever your background, role, or area of work, you’ll have the opportunity to thrive in an environment that inspires, challenges, and supports your success.

Our Values

Our values guide the way we work with colleagues, customers, communities, and the animals we care for. They were developed with input from colleagues around the world and act as our moral compass, every day.

Customer-centric

We are one team, dedicated to helping customers thrive. We anticipate their needs and help them seize opportunities, acting as partners to improve quality, efficiency, and output. If we are not adding value for our customers, we stop and think again.

Results-driven

We are proactive, determined to be the best we can be, and to exceed expectations. We redefine standards for ourselves, our customers, and our industry. Each of us takes pride in delivering the highest level of performance. If something can be improved, we find a simpler, better way to do it.

Pioneering

We are an innovative, forward-thinking company. We have the courage and confidence to explore new ideas, and the energy and enthusiasm to deliver them. We are creative, tenacious, and resourceful in every area of our work.

People-focused

We are a business rooted in science, but built around our people. We inspire, challenge, and support everyone to perform, develop, and grow. We treat others with respect and we invite views and feedback to help us improve.

Responsible

We are ethical to our core. We feel a deep sense of responsibility to our customers, colleagues, animals, communities, and shareholders. We are honest, reliable, and trustworthy. We mean what we say and do what we say.