Careers

Current Opportunities

  • Calf Rearer – Llandyrnog, North Wales
    Genus ABS are looking for a caring and dedicated individual with a passion for calf rearing, health and welfare to join the Production team based in Llandyrnog, North Wales. You will primarily focus on caring for our beef and dairy genetic nucleaus calves and youngstock. Calf health is a priority and maintaining our high standards is vital. This position is based at our new site and strives for the best calf care and welfare, using data collection and new technologies to monitor progress and performance. This is a unique opportunity to work within a team determined to be the best…
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  • Reproduction Management Specialist – South East (1 x Lewes area, 1 x Cirencester area)
    Genus ABS are looking for a customer-focused team members to join the South East 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…
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  • Reproduction Management Specialist – South Lanarkshire area
    Genus ABS are looking for a customer-focused team member to join the Scottish 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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  • Reproduction Management Specialist – Cheshire/North West
    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 seeking an enthusiastic person to join our growing Livestock team. This is a fantastic opportunity to provide the highest levels of care and husbandry to some of the most valuable beef and dairy bulls in the global AI industry. Whenby Lodge Farm is one of two premier bull studs in the UK, home to some of Genus ABS’ world-leading bulls. Semen collections made from bulls at Whenby are distributed to customers around the globe. Our Livestock team play an important part in the Genus ABS global supply chain and helping farmers to produce higher quality meat and…
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  • Reproduction Management Specialist – Devon & Cornwall
    Genus ABS are looking for a customer-focused team member to join the Devon & Cornwall 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…
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  • Livestock Person – Ruthin, North Wales
    Genus ABS are seeking an enthusiastic person to join our growing Livestock team. This is a fantastic opportunity to provide the highest levels of care and husbandry to some of the most valuable beef and dairy bulls in the global AI industry. Our bull stud in Ruthin is one of two premier bull studs in the UK, home to some of Genus ABS’ world-leading bulls. Semen collections made from bulls at Ruthin are distributed to customers around the globe. Our Livestock team play an important part in the Genus ABS global supply chain and helping farmers to produce higher quality…
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  • Reproduction Management Specialist – Somerset/Dorset (Dorchester area)
    Genus ABS are looking for a customer-focused team member to join the Somerset & Dorset 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…
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  • Reproduction Management Specialist – Nottingham area
    Genus ABS are looking for a customer-focused team member to join the East Midlands team, ideally based around the Nottingham area to offer after-sale bovine reproductive services to customer farms on a casual 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…
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  • Reproduction Management Specialist – (Carlisle and West Cumbria)
    Genus ABS are looking for a customer-focused team member to join the Cumbria team to offer after-sale bovine reproductive services to customer farms. 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 improve fertility within the herd;…
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  • Reproduction Management Specialist – Yorkshire
    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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  • Reproduction Management Specialist – South West Scotland
    Genus ABS are looking for a customer-focused team member to join the Scottish 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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  • 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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  • Distribution Specialist – South West (Malmesbury Area)
    Key responsibilities: Genus ABS are looking for a highly motivated Distribution Specialist to join the Team. This is an important role that will ensure the timely, efficient and accurate delivery of our Liquid Nitrogen and semen products to all our valued customers. Our delivery drivers are the daily point of contact with our customers so it is essential that their deliveries are accurate. Responsibilities of a Distribution Specialist: Ensure the timely, efficient and accurate delivery of our liquid nitrogen and semen products to our valued customersReport any shortages promptly and maintain all paperwork and records accuratelyRepresent the Genus brand while…
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  • Supply Chain Manager
    Key responsibilities: Genus ABS are looking for a highly motivated Supply Chain Manager to join the Team. This is an important role that manages the imports and exports of our valuable global genetics on a daily basis. In doing so, you will be keeping our team of Specialists active throughout the region so that we can work with customers to pioneer animal genetic improvement to nourish the world. The role requires effective strategic leadership balanced with operational management for all supply chain activities to ensure that best practice is adopted. You will need experience in engaging with peers across functions…
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  • Senior External Affairs Specialist
    Key responsibilities: Building on Genus’ research, development, innovative work and new technology development approach, Genus R&D is looking for a Senior External Affairs Specialist. In this role, you will work collaboratively across Genus and our agency partners to guide and implement our technology acceptance strategy. This position reports to the Senior Director of External Affairs and Technology Acceptance. This role is all about proactively managing relationships with Genus’ key external stakeholders: industry, government and regulatory officials, and journalists. In addition, you will play a critical role in fostering communication, alignment, coordination and engagement across all of the Genus businesses in support…
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  • Finance Business Partner
    Key responsibilities: Genus ABS are looking for a highly motivated Finance Business Partner to join the EMEA FP&A Team. This is an important business partnering role that supports the ABS Management Team with financial and operational reporting, analysis and planning. The role requires strong analytical, decision making and communication skills, as well as the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously. You will need experience in analysis and reporting, good attention to detail, demonstratable influencing skills, as well as the ability to understand and translate business strategy into tactical objectives. Responsibilities of a Finance Business Partner: Deliver innovative, high value-add financial…
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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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  • Laboratory Team Leader
    Genus ABS are looking for a people and process-orientated individual who enjoys working with pace and precision to join the Laboratory team based in Ruthin, North Wales. As a Laboratory Team Leader, you will manage the team, operate our production equipment and carry out a variety of lab-based processes. This will involve processing collections from our world-class bulls ready for freezing and onward distribution. 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 Laboratory Team Leader: Lead…
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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 Gather, 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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  • Laboratory 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 Laboratory Technician, you will operate our production equipment and carry out a variety of lab-based processes. This will involve processing collections from our world-class bulls ready for freezing and onward distribution. 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 Laboratory Technician: Analyse and process daily collection samplesWork in line…
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  • Key Account Manager Hungary
    The Key Account Manager is responsible for growing sales and developing long term relationships with partner customers. Convert prospects into active customers and continually grow profit through genetic progress, technical and consultative sales expertise. Essential duties Utilize expert skills and knowledge (of products, industry, customer business) to build relationshipsOffer relevant solutions to large progressive farms to maximize their profit potentialBe an expert prospector with the ability to quickly identify opportunities to add value,Develop new customer relationships and drive long term business gainLook for opportunities to differentiate against the competition and have specific plans for each of your customers.Help drive business…
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  • Distributor Business Manager – Europe Asia Africa Distributors team!
    The Distributor Business Manager is responsible for managing the Genus ABS relationship and commercial performance of the Distributor business, in conjunction with the Distributor Director. Support the Distributor management and field team to maximize growth through Technical and Consultative Sales expertise within agreed target accounts. Essential duties Be a leader in transforming ABS from Selling and distributing semen and providing reproductive solutions to Driving genetic progress in progressive and profit focused herdsTo develop the ABS route to market – primarily by education on genetics, sales methodology and fertility to distributor employees, but also making changes in the route where appropriate.To…
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  • Farm Business Consultant – North Wales / North of England
    Key responsibilities: Promar International, a sister brand of Genus ABS, is a leading provider of consultancy services to farmers, food companies and retailers. Farm businesses need to make a profit, feed people, care for the environment and ensure the planet will sustain future generations. It’s a tall order, but one which is endlessly fascinating. Backed by the Promar team, you will be in the best position to help farm businesses tackle these challenges. Promar International are looking for an ambitious team member to join the growing North Consultancy team on a full-time permanent basis. Responsibilities of a Farm Business Consultant:…
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  • Sales & Breeding Advisor (1 x Scotland and 1 x Dorset & Somerset area)
    Two exciting opportunities have arisen for Sales & Breeding Advisors – one with the Scottish team and one with the Dorset and Somerset team. As a Sales & Breeding Advisor your role will involve selling semen, service and all products through personal sales achievement and liaison with your colleagues to maximise the profits of your customer accounts. Role and Responsibilities To maximise the sale of semen, products and services in your allocated accounts in the most cost efficient and profitable way by: – Regularly visiting and contacting designated customers and prospects using a variety of communication methods – Building and…
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  • Senior Environmental Consultant
    Promar International, a sister brand of Genus ABS, is a leading provider of consultancy services to farmers, food companies and retailers. We are seeking an ambitious individual to join the Sustainability team on a permanent basis. Our team collaborate with policy makers, government agencies, retail operators, industry associations and land-based businesses. We critically examine their operations and offer tailored and flexible farm-to-fork solutions for businesses of all sizes across the food supply chain. Responsibilities of a Senior Environmental Consultant: Manage a portfolio of environmental consultancy projects which drive growth of the Promar Consultancy business Deliver projects to help clients understand their carbon footprint and develop plans…
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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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  • Farm Business Analyst – Exeter, Honiton, Taunton Area
    Key responsibilities: Promar International, a sister brand of Genus ABS, are looking for an organised and detail-oriented person to join the Farm Business Analyst (FBA) team. In this role, you will be responsible for a portfolio of farms based in your local region. You will work with your farming clients to help with management accounts, financial planning, farm budgeting and funding advice. At the end of the financial year, we provide our clients with a comprehensive report with a detailed breakdown of the performance of their enterprise together with conventional accounting reports. Responsibilities of a Farm Business Analyst: Provide on-farm…
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  • Warehouse Operative Specialist
    The Role An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Warehouse Operative Specialist to work in our EU Hub based in Towcester, Northamptonshire.   The main purpose of this role is to accurately put away, pick and pack bovine semen for both GB and Export markets. The bovine semen needs to be distributed to strict distribution deadlines. Principal Accountabilities and Tasks Following set procedures, put away new semen coming into EU Hub, including semen from non Genus companies. To accurately record the locations per batch and bull on booking away paperwork for office administrators to book onto Oracle.To accurately pick and pack…
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  • On-farm Data Implementation Consultant
    Application process requires CV and Covering Letter Core Role Purpose Key purpose is to conduct implementation and training for dairy data management software for customer useWork under direction of Technical Services Manager EMEA to support growth of Data platform with a focus on customer experienceProvide technical guidance to colleagues and customers in use of Data platform for management purposesSupport development of Genus ABS Data Platform knowledge and value proposition Key Relationships Technical Services Manager EMEAGeneral ManagementEMEA Service Brand ManagerRegional Business Managers, Service Managers and Key Account Managers Role and Responsibilities Conduct software implementationTrain customer and Genus ABS users in how…
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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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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.