Distribution Specialist

Job Locations US-WI-DeForest
Job ID
Supply Chain
Position Type
Full Time
Reports To
North American Distribution Manager

Business Overview

ABS Global is the world-leading provider of bovine genetics, reproductive services, technologies and
udder care products. Marketing in more than 70 countries around the globe, ABS has been at the
forefront of animal genetics and technology since its founding in 1941. We are uniquely positioned as a
global player with a dedicated research and development function and an international distribution
network. We breed and distribute the genes of the world’s best bulls, scientifically selecting livestock
whose offspring is designed to increase the profitability of our customers who are some of the world’s
biggest farmers and food producers.
Our vision is clear: Pioneering animal genetic improvement to help nourish the world.

Role Overview

To effectively and efficiently perform all supply and warehousing tasks to ensure maximum productivity, order accuracy and cost-effective operations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities



  • Follow all Standard Operating Procedures for the safe and accurate picking and packing of orders.
  • Pick, pack, ship and accurately document all semen/supply orders released from Customer Service.
  • Troubleshoot system related variances.




  • Accurately count, verify and record all purchase receipts within a reasonable timeframe.
  • Monitor shipments for damage, breakage or other problems and document circumstances immediately upon discovery.
  • Ensure proper Purchase Order documentation; accurately match all items with receiving copy of Purchase Order to verify shipment request.
  • Notify appropriate departments of products received and efficiently organize for pick-up or delivery.




  • Carefully monitor N2/O2 levels in all relevant facilities (buildings, trailers, etc.) to ensure air quality meets safety policies and OSHA requirements.
  • Wear appropriate safety gear at all times in accordance with Genus/ABS safety policies.
  • Operate forklift with proper certification only and in accordance with safety policies.
  • Verify all product movement is accompanied by the appropriate authorization and documentation.
  • Achieve zero accidents, safety violations and/or unsafe operations reports.




  • 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.
  • Gain a thorough understanding of ABS’s business and the department’s role within the company.


  • High school diploma
  • 1-3 years of progressively responsible experience in warehousing and shipping
  • Experience in inventory and/or logistics preferred
  • PC literacy and keyboarding skills required.
  • Strong attention to detail and skill working with numbers.
  • Effective communication skills
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Valid Wisconsin Drivers License.

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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