Careers

Current Opportunities

  • 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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  • Project and Improvements Lead – Ruthin, North Wales
    Genus ABS are looking for an experienced Project & Improvements Lead to join the team based in Ruthin, North Wales. You will plan, monitor and manage manufacturing projects from initiation through to completion. You will be responsible for leading projects within the Ruthin production facility and at customer sites. Responsibilities of a Project and Improvements Lead: Responsible for planning, budget spend and on-time delivery of projects at our Ruthin facilityLead project roll-out at customer sitesWork with the designated project sponsor to deliver successful project deployments Develop third party response plans when customer issues are raised to ensure timely resolutionDesign and…
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  • Field Service Engineer – 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. You will keep our production equipment operating at peak efficiency. Responsibilities of a Field Service Engineer: Provide pro-active support in-house and in the fieldKeep equipment operating at peak efficiency by following standard operating procedures, troubleshooting breakdowns, and performing preventative maintenanceLead troubleshooting efforts and root cause analysis, ensuring that repairs are conducted in a timely and well-documented mannerParticipate in continuous improvement projectsWork independently and take initiative by diagnosing problems and troubleshooting using technical documentation Role requirements:…
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  • Reproductive Management Systems Technician – Cumbria (Full time basis)
    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 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 an RMS Technician: Visit customer herds to heat-detect cows and analyse computer records before artificially inseminating the appropriate animalsSupport the farm team to improve…
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  • Reproductive Management Systems Technician – Cumbria (Casual basis)
    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 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 an RMS Technician: Visit customer herds to heat-detect cows and analyse computer records before artificially inseminating the appropriate animalsSupport the farm team to improve fertility…
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  • Reproductive Management Systems Technician – Devon
    Genus ABS are looking for a customer-focused team member to join the North Wales 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 an RMS Technician: 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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  • Reproductive Management Systems Technician – 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 an RMS Technician: Visit customer herds to heat-detect cows and analyse computer records before artificially inseminating the appropriate animalsSupport the farm team to improve…
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  • Reproductive Management Systems Technician – North Wales
    Genus ABS are looking for a customer-focused team member to join the North Wales 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 an RMS Technician: 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, Yorkshire
    Genus ABS are looking for a caring and dedicated individual who enjoys working with livestock to join the Production team based in Whenby, 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 standards…
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  • Reproductive Management Systems Technician – Kilmarnock, Ayrshire
    Genus ABS are looking for a customer-focused team member to join the Ayrshire 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. Please note, Kilmarnock is used for advertising purposes only. Your role will be field-based, in and around East Ayrshire. Responsibilities of an RMS Technician: Visit customer…
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  • EMEA Genetic Services Data Specialist – Nantwich
    Genus ABS are looking for a results-focused team member to join the Technical Services team. This role will support the growth of the Key Account Partner Programme by demonstrating the value of genetics with customers and colleagues. The team is responsible for translating the genetic successes of our R&D team into customer success by maximising the value and realisation of new genetic technologies. You will work with regional and global colleagues to utilise data sets to support projects, as well as develop new ways of adding value for customers. Responsibilities of a Genetic Services Data Specialist: Accurate data processing for…
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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.