Careers

Current Opportunities

  • 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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  • Beef Testing Coordinator
    Position Location: Montezuma, Kansas Overall Responsibilities: This position will be responsible for managing logistics and data for NuEra Connect, beef progeny test program, beef product validation trials and research trials in the US and supporting data collection efforts for the Genetic Nucleus program. Specific Accountabilities: Manage logistics of data collection for the ABS NuEra Connect program, ABS Beef InFocus (beef x dairy) program, beef progeny testing, product validation trials, and research trials in the US, including:Build strong relationships with members of beef industryCoordinate data collection throughout the beef supply chain (birth to harvest)Work with all partner herds to ensure units are distributed…
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  • NuEra Sales Manager
    Overall Responsibilities The primary responsibility of this position is to market bulls from the ABS Beef Genetic Nucleus (GN) program as Natural Service Sires. Ideally, bulls would be marketed as part of a whole herd genetic solution including an AI program designed to meet customer needs. Additional responsibility will focus on growth of the NuEra Connect program and prospecting for large commercial accounts. Over time this role will transition to management and stewardship of these large commercial Key Accounts. Specific Accountabilities Sale of NuEra bulls to commercial customers for natural service Regular monthly trips to the ABS Global headquarters and…
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  • R&D Research Technician
    Summary: 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 function and an international distribution network.  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 motivated Research Technician to join the Biosystems Engineering Team in pioneering research to transform the global animal protein industry. Overview: As…
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  • Genomics Coordinator
    Position Location: De Forest, WI Travel requirement: 5% Overall Responsibilities The Genomics Coordinator is responsible for coordination of all genomic testing in the global beef product development pipeline. This includes all leased bulls, bulls from our proprietary program, animals in our progeny testing pipelines and production validation program. Additionally, this role will provide support for developing materials to ensure successful export of beef genetics. Specific Accountabilities Own the process of organizing the collection, transport and submission of all tissue samples in the beef pipeline for the global genomic testing program.Manage samples and documentation needed to complete genomic and genetic condition…
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  • Intellectual Property Attorney
    Overall Responsibilities: 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 function and an international distribution network. 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 hiring an experienced Attorney to help us keep growing and serve the R&D business unit. If you’re dedicated and ambitious, Genus is an excellent place…
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  • Paralegal
    Overall Responsibilities:              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 function and an international distribution network. 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 hiring an experienced Paralegal to help us keep growing and serve the R&D business unit. If you’re dedicated and ambitious, Genus is an excellent place…
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  • Beef Genetic Nucleus Herdsperson
    We have an exciting opportunity for a Beef Genetic Nucleus Herdsperson to join our team! In general, this position supports the elite beef genetics program and initiatives by coordinating and performing daily on-farm activities. Primary responsibilities include cattle nutritional management and donor management working closely with the ABS Global Beef Product Development team and farm ownership.  The position will be based at the donor and bull performance testing facility in Pardeeville, WI. Responsibilities Overview Maintain defined welfare, biosecurity, and hygiene practices for all ABS cattle on site. – AlwaysNutritional Management of all ABS CattleEnsure daily feeding and bunk management of…
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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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  • 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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  • 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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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.