Careers

Current Opportunities

  • Reproduction Management Specialist – Cheshire (Nantwich area)
    Genus ABS are looking for a customer-focused team member to join the Cheshire team to offer after-sale bovine reproductive services to customer farms on a fulltime, permanent basis. Full training will be provided at the start of your role and throughout your animal genetic career with Genus ABS. You will be recognised as a key worker to support the beef and dairy food supply chain; offering essential bovine reproductive services to customer farms daily. Responsibilities of a Reproduction Management Specialist: Visit customer herds to heat-detect cows and analyse computer records before artificially inseminating the appropriate animalsSupport the farm team to…
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  • Livestock Person – Whenby, North Yorkshire
    Genus ABS are looking for a caring and dedicated individual who enjoys working with livestock to join the Production team based in Whenby, North Yorkshire. You will primarily focus on providing the highest levels of care and husbandry to some of the most valuable beef and dairy bulls in the global AI industry. Responsibilities of a Livestock Person: Daily routine of feeding and beddingRegular health care and foot trimming, including routine health testing of bullsClipping and washing bulls for regular photographing and classification visitsSemen collection from some of the world’s highest value bulls Role Requirements: Proven ability to deliver highest…
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  • Reproduction Management Specialist – Yorkshire (Northallerton and York areas)
    Genus ABS are looking for a customer-focused team member to join the Yorkshire team to offer after-sale bovine reproductive services to customer farms on a fulltime, permanent basis. Full training will be provided at the start of your role and throughout your animal genetic career with Genus ABS. You will be recognised as a key worker to support the beef and dairy food supply chain; offering essential bovine reproductive services to customer farms daily. Responsibilities of a Reproduction Management Specialist: Visit customer herds to heat-detect cows and analyse computer records before artificially inseminating the appropriate animalsSupport the farm team to…
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  • Livestock Person – Ruthin, North Wales
    Genus ABS are looking for a caring and dedicated individual who enjoys working with livestock to join the Production team based in Ruthin, North Wales. You will primarily focus on providing the highest levels of care and husbandry to some of the most valuable beef and dairy bulls in the global AI industry. Responsibilities of a Livestock Person: Daily routine of feeding and beddingRegular health care and foot trimming, including routine health testing of bullsClipping and washing bulls for regular photographing and classification visitsSemen collection from some of the world’s highest value bulls Role Requirements: Proven ability to deliver highest…
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  • Reproduction Management Specialist – Northern Ireland
    Genus ABS are looking for a customer-focused team member to join the Northern Ireland team to offer after-sale bovine reproductive services to customer farms on a full-time, permanent basis. You will be recognised as a key worker to support the beef and dairy food supply chain; offering essential bovine reproductive services to customer farms daily. Responsibilities of a Reproduction Management Specialist: Visit customer herds to heat-detect cows and analyse computer records before artificially inseminating the appropriate animalsSupport the farm team to improve fertility within the herd; producing healthier and more productive cows to meet the business goalsWork with colleagues to…
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  • Genetic Services Specialist – South West
    Working within the Genetic Services Team, and reporting to the National Genetic Services Manager, the key purpose of this role is to demonstrate the value of Genetics to our customers, driving genetic progress through the use of relevant on farm tools. The Role Key responsibilities will include: • Evaluating and reviewing current herd genetic performance, while feeding this back to customers and other industry professionals.• Identifying customer genetic needs, and creating the genetic plan to achieve this.• Working collaboratively with both the local account manager and customer to ensure correct implementation of breeding strategy.• Implementation and delivery of the Genetic…
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  • Genomic Services Operations Specialist
    The Genomic Services Operations Specialist initiates, leads and supports the facilitation of all genotype service operations on behalf of the business in line with the requirements detailed in specific customer contracts. The role ensures Project Midnight and KAPP customers receive service excellence ensuring high quality and timely turnaround of customer samples and data into meaningful genetic validation and service plan implementation. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Sets priorities for the themselves and other team members to facilitate the processing of genomic tissue samples in line with customer contractsManages customer agreement initiation through DocuSign; recording customer details in local Midnight/KAPP service databaseEnsures…
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  • Customer Service Administrator
    Genus Breeding Ltd – Nantwich CW5 7JW Genus ABS are looking to grow the Customer Services team to maintain to delivery of exceptional customer service to customers and colleagues. You will be joining a team of welcoming and passionate group of colleagues working remotely and in the office to respond to the needs of Genus ABS sales and service delivery. This is an additional role within the team available on a temporary, fixed-term basis to the high demand we are experiencing within Great Britain. Responsibilities of the Customer Service Administrator: Take ownership in the handling, recording, and investigating customer feedback and enquiries…
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  • Geneticist, Beef Product Development
    An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Geneticist position in our Global Beef Product Development team, located in the Genus Stapeley Office in the United Kingdom (once COVID-19 restrictions are lifted). The Geneticist is responsible for supporting the beef genetic program in the EMEA region including developing and implementing genetic evaluations, managing, processing, loading and analyzing large field datasets, using data analytics to develop unique insights and working closely with the commercial beef team to demonstrate the value of differentiated genetics for internal and external stakeholders. Specific accountabilities: Develop, implement, and maintain in-house genetic evaluations, including evaluations for novel traitsManage…
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  • Insights Programme
    … for enthusiastic individuals who are looking to gain ‘on the job’ experience and potentially kick-start their future career paths in Bovine Genetics. We are looking for a number of current students to join our Genus Insights Programme across the UK. The programme will allow students to join the business on a flexible basis and gain invaluable insight and training whilst undertaking AI and RMS Services. Key responsibilities will include: • Visiting customer herds, heat detecting cows and analysing computer records before artificiallyinseminating the appropriate animals.• Developing a close working relationship with the individuals on farm and your colleagues.• Assist…
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  • Lab Support Operative – Ruthin, North Wales
    Genus ABS are looking for a process-orientated individual to join the Laboratory team based in Ruthin, North Wales. As a Lab Support Operative, you will primarily focus on enabling the smooth running of the laboratory. Your work will play an important part in the beef and dairy food supply chain. Full training will be provided at the start of your role with Genus ABS. Responsibilities of a Lab Support Operative: Ensure cleanliness and hygiene standards are maintained consistentlyGather, wash, and sterilise containers according to established processes in a timely mannerMaintain a clean working environment by regularly deep cleaning the lab…
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  • System Technician – Ruthin, North Wales
    Genus ABS are looking for a process-orientated individual who enjoys working with pace and precision to join the Laboratory team based in Ruthin, North Wales. As a System Technician, you will primarily focus on operating our production equipment within the laboratory. Your work will play an important part in the beef and dairy food supply chain. Full training will be provided at the start of your role with Genus ABS. Responsibilities of a System Technician: Analyse and process daily collection samplesWork in line with agreed processes and standard operating procedures, manufacturing documentation and safety requirementsProvide support with maintaining production records,…
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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.

Genus ABS Future Leaders Graduate Scheme

Our 18-month programme has been designed to provide a challenging and accelerated learning journey where you’ll be making key decisions and be given real responsibility from the start. You will complete three separate rotational placements across various sectors of the business, plus you’ll be mentored by some of our most successful business leaders along the way. Alongside each placement, your entire journey will also be supported with unparalleled training and a bespoke personal development programme to ensure you really gain the most from your experience on the scheme.

For suitable candidates, we will also provide the opportunity to take your skills overseas. We are looking for individuals who are keen to make an impact in our global business and believe there is no better place to start than to further develop your skills whilst learning about a new culture and different market conditions at the same time. We can’t promise it will be easy, but we will be there to support you every step of the way.

Graduate Scheme booklet – 2021

Future Leader FAQs

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Why work at Genus 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 Genus 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 organisation 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.