Careers

Current Opportunities

  • Beef Cattle Care and Handling Specialist
    Overall Responsibilities: This position supports the elite beef genetics program and initiatives by providing exceptional care and handling to ABS cattle and assisting in the implementation of pre-planned management practices.  Primary responsibilities will include: observation of cattle for signs of disease or distress; low-stress handling of cattle to administer vaccines, treatments, and estrus synchronization per established SOPs; seasonal support of successful calving of elite beef nucleus calves. The position will be based at the donor and bull performance testing facility in Pardeeville, WI.   Specific accountabilities: Care and safe handling of all recipient cows and elite beef genetic cattle, to…
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  • IT Application Developer
    Overall Responsibilities: Developing, maintaining and implementing custom applications for different divisions of the company using modern development tools, techniques, processes, and adhering to industry development standards. Specific Accountabilities Executing full lifecycle software developmentTune, maintain and improve existing applications and tools.Working with development team, business analysts, quality assurance analysts and project managers to develop, document and deliver software solutions.The above list is not exhaustive, and the post holder will undertake such other duties as required. Qualifications and experience: Proven work experience (3+ years) as a Software DeveloperAbility to develop software in Microsoft technologies specifically, C#, Visual Basic and .NETExperience of working…
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  • Production Lab Technician
    We have an immediate opening for a highly motivated professional to join our team as Production Lab Tech located within the Leeds, WI and Dekorra, WI areas. This is a full-time position, with full benefits and competitive pay. Overall Responsibilities 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…
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  • Livestock Handler – Day Shift
    We have an immediate opportunity for a Livestock Handler to join our team! This is a full-time position, with full benefits and competitive pay. This position will be based at locations within the DeForest, WI and Dekorra, WI area. Overview 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…
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  • Reproductive Technician – Finger Lakes Region
    ABS has an exciting opportunity for a Reproductive Technician role in Finger Lakes Region. Summary The Repro Tech provides technical knowledge, advice and support to sales representatives, resellers and customers during the sales process to resolve requests regarding product/service technical issues and to maximize the benefits derived from the organization’s products and/or services. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Has developed knowledge and technical skills through formal training or considerable work experienceApplies established technical skills and develops advanced skills using tools and equipment appropriate for the position or specializationWorks within established procedures with a…
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  • Midwest District Sales Manager
    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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  • District Account Manager – Visalia, CA
    The District Account Manager promotes and sells a portfolio of technical and/or nontechnical products and/or services and solutions directly to current and new end customers.  This role informs customers of new product/service introductions and prices, and creates, monitors and revises lead generation plans to ensure a substantive sales opportunity pipeline.  Essential duties and functions include the following. Other duties may be assigned.   Requires in-depth knowledge and experience  Uses best practices and knowledge of internal or external business issues to improve products or services  Solves complex problems; takes a new perspective using existing solutions  Works independently, receives minimal guidance  Acts as a resource for colleagues with less…
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  • Beef Sales Team Leader – Nebraska
    ABS has an exciting opportunity to join the North America Beef Sales team as a Sales Team Leader in Nebraska. Summary The Sales Team Leader promotes and sells a portfolio of technical and/or nontechnical products and/or services and solutions directly to current and new end customers.  This role informs customers of new product/service introductions and prices, and creates, monitors and revises lead generation plans to ensure a substantive sales opportunity pipeline. Duties and Responsibilities Sets priorities for the team to ensure task completion; coordinates work activities with other supervisorsDecisions are guided by policies, procedures and business plan; receives guidance and…
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  • Reproductive Technician – OH/IN
    ABS has an exciting opportunity for a Reproductive Technician role in Ohio and Indiana. Summary The Repro Tech provides technical knowledge, advice and support to sales representatives, resellers and customers during the sales process to resolve requests regarding product/service technical issues and to maximize the benefits derived from the organization’s products and/or services. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Has developed knowledge and technical skills through formal training or considerable work experienceApplies established technical skills and develops advanced skills using tools and equipment appropriate for the position or specializationWorks within established procedures with a…
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  • Reproductive Technician – Michigan
    ABS has an exciting opportunity for a Reproductive Technician role in Michigan. Summary The Repro Tech provides technical knowledge, advice and support to sales representatives, resellers and customers during the sales process to resolve requests regarding product/service technical issues and to maximize the benefits derived from the organization’s products and/or services. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Has developed knowledge and technical skills through formal training or considerable work experienceApplies established technical skills and develops advanced skills using tools and equipment appropriate for the position or specializationWorks within established procedures with a moderate degree…
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  • Udder Care Account Manager – Thumb of MI
    Overall Responsibilities:              Locally based in the Thumb of Michigan, the Udder Care Account Manager will create and grow relationships and business with key accounts within an assigned area through the support of all Udder Care products and sales channels in the assigned area.  Specific Accountabilities: •            Supply the necessary resources and provide better solutions for our customers with the goal of securing a long term relationship. •            Know and understand how the customers business is operated in order to find innovative ways to solve customer concerns that affect udder care related issues. •            Maintain current customer information in Genus One.…
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  • Reproductive Technician – Eastern OH
    ABS has an exciting opportunity for a Reproductive Technician role in Eastern Ohio. Summary The Repro Tech provides technical knowledge, advice and support to sales representatives, resellers and customers during the sales process to resolve requests regarding product/service technical issues and to maximize the benefits derived from the organization’s products and/or services. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Has developed knowledge and technical skills through formal training or considerable work experienceApplies established technical skills and develops advanced skills using tools and equipment appropriate for the position or specializationWorks within established procedures with a moderate…
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  • District Account Manager – Ontario
    ABS has an exciting opportunity to join the North America Dairy Sales team as a District Account Manager in Ontario. Summary  The District Account Manager promotes and sells a portfolio of technical and/or nontechnical products and/or services and solutions directly to current and new end customers.  This role informs customers of new product/service introductions and prices, and creates, monitors and revises lead generation plans to ensure a substantive sales opportunity pipeline.  ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.  Requires in-depth knowledge and experience Uses best practices and knowledge of internal or external business issues to improve products or…
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  • Distribution Specialist
    We have an immediate opening for a Distribution Specialist to join our Supply Chain team! This is a full-time position, with full benefits and competitive pay. This position will be responsible for effectively and efficiently performing all supply and warehousing tasks to ensure maximum productivity, order accuracy and cost-effective operations. This position will be based in DeForest, WI. Overview of Responsibilities Picking/Packing/Shipping: Accurately pick, pack, ship and document all orders to meet customer and order fulfillment needsFollow all Standard Operating Procedures for the safe and accurate picking and packing of orders.Ensure all shippers are properly maintained and in working condition prior to shipment…
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  • Domestic Distribution Coordinator- Elmira, Ontario
    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. We have an immediateopportunity for a Domestic Distribution Coordinator to join our team! This is a full-time position, with full benefits and competitive pay and  is based out of our Elmira, Ontario facility. Overview Coordinate the distribution operations as it relates to the inventory and storage of products and the…
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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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Early in Career Programs

ABS Global has a North American internship program, an ongoing Wisconsin co-op program and other exciting global opportunities for students and for those early in their careers!

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.