Careers

Current Opportunities

  • Beef Genetics Programme Technician – Nantwich
    Key responsibilities: Genus ABS are looking for an experienced livestock handler to join our Beef Genetics team working at multiple sites throughout Great Britain to support Momentum™. You will be required to build and maintain relationships, process and handle genetic data and technology. Work is available with an immediate start as the essential work you will complete will support the dairy and beef supply chain. Responsibilities of the Beef Genetics Programme Technician: Consistently collate and record high levels of DNA and genetic data accurately with the use of technology and send for genotyping. Troubleshoot technical devices remotely and independentlyProactively builds…
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  • Reproductive Management Systems Technician – County Antrim
    Key responsibilities: Genus ABS are looking for motivated individuals to join the County Antrim/County Down team to offer essential bovine reproductive services to customer farms. You will be recognised as a key worker to support the beef and dairy food supply chain. Work is available on a part-time and full-time basis. Responsibilities of an RMS Technician: Visiting customer herds, heat detecting cows and analysing computer records before artificially inseminating the appropriate animalsAssist in solving problems that may arise on the herd’s fertilityProactively responding to customer enquiriesDeveloping a close working relationship with the individuals on farm and your colleagues Role requirements:…
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  • Reproductive Management Systems Technician – Cornwall and Devon
    Key responsibilities: Genus ABS are looking for an experienced livestock farm worker to join the team based in Cornwall and Devon 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. Responsibilities of an RMS Technician: Visiting customer herds, heat detecting cows and analysing computer records before artificially inseminating the appropriate animalsAssist in solving problems that may arise on the herd’s fertilityProactively responding to customer enquiriesDeveloping a close working relationship with the individuals on farm and your colleagues Role requirements:…
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  • Regional Service Manager – Ruthin, North Wales
    Key responsibilities: Genus ABS are looking for a Regional Service Manager to join the Clwyd team. You will lead a team of Service Team Leaders and their Technicians to deliver bovine reproductive and fertility services to customer farms daily. This role is field-based and available with an immediate start. Your team are considered key workers; contributing to sustaining the beef and dairy food supply chain. Responsibilities of a Regional Service Manager: Builds a high performing diverse team; recruiting, developing and motivating individuals to deliver an exceptional serviceBuilds and maintains networks and relationships, sharing knowledge and experience, delivering on commitmentsAdapts departmental…
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  • Regional Service Manager – Midlands
    Key responsibilities: Genus ABS are looking for a Regional Service Manager to join the Midlands team. You will lead a team of Service Team Leaders and their Technicians to deliver bovine reproductive and fertility services to customer farms daily. This role is field-based and available with an immediate start. Your team are considered key workers; contributing to sustaining the beef and dairy food supply chain. Responsibilities of a Regional Service Manager: Builds a high performing diverse team; recruiting, developing and motivating individuals to deliver an exceptional serviceBuilds and maintains networks and relationships, sharing knowledge and experience, delivering on commitmentsAdapts departmental…
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  • Reproductive Management Systems Technician – Lancashire
    Key responsibilities: Genus ABS are looking for an experienced livestock farm worker to join the Somerset team to offer essential bovine reproductive services to customer farms. You will have the ability to start work immediately and recognised as a key worker to support the beef and dairy food supply chain. Responsibilities of an RMS Technician: Visiting customer herds, heat detecting cows and analysing computer records before artificially inseminating the appropriate animalsAssist in solving problems that may arise on the herd’s fertilityProactively responding to customer enquiriesDeveloping a close working relationship with the individuals on farm and your colleagues Role requirements: Full…
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  • Reproductive Management Systems Technician – Somerset
    Key responsibilities: Genus ABS are looking for an experienced livestock farm worker to join the Somerset team to offer essential bovine reproductive services to customer farms. You will have the ability to start work immediately and recognised as a key worker to support the beef and dairy food supply chain. Responsibilities of an RMS Technician: Visiting customer herds, heat detecting cows and analysing computer records before artificially inseminating the appropriate animalsAssist in solving problems that may arise on the herd’s fertilityProactively responding to customer enquiriesDeveloping a close working relationship with the individuals on farm and your colleagues Role requirements: Full…
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  • Livestock Assistant – Ruthin, North Wales
    Genus ABS are looking for a caring and dedicated individual who enjoys working with livestock to join the Production team based at the Genus ABS Bull Stud in Ruthin, North Wales. You will be granted with key worker status and be able to start immediately. Your essential work will help to sustain the beef and dairy supply chain globally. Responsibilities of a Livestock Assistant: Daily routine of feeding and bedding of bullsRegular health care and foot trimming bullsRoutine health testing of bullsClipping and washing bulls for regular photographing and classification visitsSemen collection from some of the world’s highest value bulls…
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  • Business Development Manager, Health Fertility Technology – Bristol
    Key responsibilities: Genus ABS are looking for a Business Development Manager to support our Sales and Consultative teams working nationwide to promote and install Genus ABS’ Health Fertility Technology (Breeder Tag Systems). Work will be largely field-based on a full-time, permanent basis. Please note, Bristol is referenced for advertising purposes only. The role will offer nationwide support. Responsibilities of the Business Development Manager, Health Fertility Technology: Deliver solutions to increase fertility and cow health and well-being to maximise genetic progress through the use of Breeder Tag SystemsDrive to increase demand for services and build customer loyalty and retention specifically in…
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  • Sales and Breeding Advisor – Dorset and Somerset
    Key responsibilities: Genus ABS are looking for a Sales and Breeding Advisor to join the Sales team in Dorset and Somerset, on both customer and prospect farms. This is a full-time opportunity that presents a fantastic if you are looking to develop into a career within farming and bovine genetics. Start immediately and work temporarily from home until we can resume farm visits. Sales and Breeding Advisor responsibilities: Maximise the sale of Genus ABS products and service within your group of accountsAssess farmer’s needs for a breeding programme and advise them on how best to use the Genus ABS genetics…
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  • Infrastructure Support and Security Engineer – Nantwich, Cheshire
    Genus are looking for a highly motivated IT professional to join the Global IT team working from our offices in Nantwich. The IT Infrastructure Support & Security Engineer role plays a critical part in the Global team as you will travel to global sites to lead and manage projects. Proven experience in Infrastructure hardware/support and project management is essential for this role. Responsibilities of the Infrastructure Support & Security Engineer: Utilise Infrastructure Technologies to support, collaborate, engage and develop excellent service to the global businessProvide a high-level of support to internal users and other team membersAct as the technical lead…
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  • Corporate Development Manager – Basingstoke
    Genus are looking for an experienced recruiting for a Corporate Development Manager to join their team. Reporting directly to the Strategy & Business Development Director, you will support business units in the development of strategic growth plans and M&A pipelines and monitor the competitive landscape to identify new growth opportunities. Responsibilities of the Corporate Development Manager: Identify acquisition and investment opportunities, assess their strategic fit and value propositionMaintain group M&A pipelines and prepare updates for senior leaders on M&A opportunitiesWork autonomously day-to-day on M&A projects with regular support and oversight from the Strategy & Business Development DirectorCarry out due diligence…
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  • Laboratory System Technician – Ruthin, North Wales
    Genus ABS are looking for process-orientated individuals who enjoy working with pace and precision to join the Laboratory team based in Ruthin, North Wales. You will operate production equipment for processing samples ready for freezing. Responsibilities of a Laboratory System Technician: Operating automated production machinery Assemble and prepare equipment for production Comply with all Standard Operating Procedures, manufacturing documentation and safety requirements Work with colleagues to effectively troubleshoot any issues Participate in continuous operational improvement Role requirements: Minimum age 18 or aboveExperience of working in a laboratory or production environmentStrong attention to detail and respect for quality assuranceAbility to work…
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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 – 2020

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.