Supply Chain Intern- Labs

Job Locations US-WI-DeForest
Job ID
Position Type
Full Time
Reports To
Production Supervisor

Business Overview

Genus (parent company to ABS Global) is a global FTSE 250 company, headquartered in the UK and listed on the London Stock Exchange.  With revenues of around £500 million, Genus has a presence in over 70 countries, with a global workforce of approximately 3,200 employees.  One of the best performing stocks on the London Stock Exchange, the Company’s market capitalization is around £2 billion.  It is a worldwide leader in porcine and bovine animal genetics, partnering with farmers to transform how we nourish the world – a mission that is important to a sustainable future. 

Each generation of animals is selected based on a number of desired traits, including greater health, fertility, productivity or feed efficiency. With superior animal genetics, Genus helps its customers in the dairy, beef and porcine supply chains around the world produce offspring with improved robustness, superior production efficiency and greater sustainability. Genus’s vision of “pioneering animal genetic improvement to help nourish the world” is supported by its core values to be customer-centric, results-driven, pioneering, people-focused and responsible. 


More about our internship program here:

Role Overview

The Supply Chain lab interns will rotate through various ABS Global Supply Chain departments to gain insight into the Supply Chain workflow and get firsthand exposure to how our supply chain works as a global company. This position is focused in a lab based setting.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lab Interns will be responsible for working within a team to learn and assist in the processing, packaging, and quality control of bovine semen. This involves great attention to detail and working in a cold environment for extended periods of time.
  • This role will aid in achieving current and forecasted production goals. They will be expected to contribute both individually and as a team member—providing support to all team members and ensuring responsibilities are completed within production timelines. This position will be based at locations within the Leeds, or Dekorra, WI area.
  • Interns will also have the opportunity to assist in receiving, warehousing and shipment of products and will rotate through production barns to understand the process from beginning to end.


  • Location(s): DeForest, Wis., USA – ABS Headquarters, Leeds & Dekorra
  • Excellent manual dexterity
  • Current High School graduate or enrolled as a sophomore, junior, senior or recent graduate at an accredited two year or four-year college or university.
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Live and display the Genus values at all times in their day-to-day activities.
  • Maintain professional verbal and written communications with co-workers, internal and external customers, and vendors at all times.
  • Be flexible with respect to job responsibilities and consistently strive to be an effective team member.
  • Strive to advance your skills and display a willingness to accept future development.
  • Actively participate in company training opportunities to further develop skills applicable to the team.
  • Gain an understanding of the company’s business and the team’s role within the company.

Equal Employment Opportunities

Genus is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with anti-discrimination law, it is the purpose of this policy to effectuate these principles and mandates. Genus prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Genus conforms to the spirit as well as to the letter of all applicable laws and regulations.


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