Production Lab Technician - (Part-Time 3 Days/Week)

Job Locations US-WI-Windsor
Job ID
2022-5040
Category
Production
Position Type
Part Time
Reports To
Shift Supervisor

Business Overview

Genus 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. 

Genus IntelliGenTM Technologies is a unit of Genus PLC, a global pioneer in animal genetics.  IntelliGen Technologies is the global brand behind the technology that develops sexed bovine genetics that helps customers maximize their profitability and reach their end goals in a fast and efficient manner.

Role Overview

Operates production equipment for processing cell sexing technology.  Perform daily tasks as defined by production needs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Functions:     

  • Maintain production operations of assigned cell sexing workstation
  • Follow Standard Operating Procedures and maintain lab documentation
  • Learn other ancillary processes throughout the production lab as business needs necessitate, such as but not limited to:
  • Fhil
  • Centrifuge/tubes table
  • Sample making
  • Dish room
  • Incoming quality control
  • Troubleshoot issues that arise. Communicate issues with appropriate personnel (leads, supervisors, manager, or support group).
  • Provide ideas for improvement in the work environment (relentless improvement and/or RIB cards).
  • All other duties as assigned.

Requirements

Requirements:

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Must possess High School diploma or equivalent; Post-High School education or experience within a production laboratory setting is preferred.
  • Ability to lift/transfer 46 lbs. frequently.
  • Strong attention to detail and focus on maintaining the highest level of quality at all times.
  • Ability to perform basic math skills.
  • Ability to utilize a computer, keyboard and mouse to accomplish work tasks (includes but is not limited to the ability to look at computer monitor screens for the entirety of assigned shift).
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks at the same time.
  • Ability to work well within a team environment.
  • Ability to maintain professional verbal and written communications with co-workers, internal and external customers, and vendors at all times.
  • Experience in a laboratory or equivalent production environment is preferred.

 

Working Conditions: 

  • Stand for long periods of time
  • Monitor equipment and computer for long periods of time
  • Exposure to chemicals occasionally (PPE is provided)

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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