Production Lab Technician

Job Locations UK
Job ID
Position Type
Full Time
Reports To
Production Supervisor
Remote Office

Business Overview

Genus is an agricultural biotechnology pioneer. We are a global FTSE 250 company, headquartered in the UK, and listed on the London Stock Exchange. Genus PLC has a presence in over 70 countries and a global workforce of over 3,000 employees and growing.  We are 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. 


Food consumption is expected to rise by 60% in the next 20 years. Our challenge is to affordably and sustainably meet that escalating demand while global resources diminish.  Our vision is clear: Pioneering animal genetic improvement to help nourish the world.

Role Overview

Are you looking for an opportunity to develop new skills in a fascinating industry? Genus' biotechnical Laboratory is looking for a full-time Production Lab Technician to join the production team to operate production equipment/technology.


The role of Production Lab Technician is available with an immediate start. Although the opportunity is temporary, Genus is committed to retaining talented people.


You can find the Lab in Ruthin, North Wales. Due to the location of the Lab, you will require access to personal transportation to access the Lab for your required shifts.


Apply with your CV today! Your interview will include an in-person or virtual tour of our facility.


Job title: Production Lab Technician | Location: Ruthin, North Wales | Hours: Full-time | Shirt Pattern: 12-hours (days and nights), mid-week | Salary: £24,000 | Bonus: Quarterly

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare and maintain the production process
    • Operate automated production machinery. Assemble and prepare equipment for production.
    • Comply with safety requirements, standard operating procedures (SOPs) and manufacturing documentation
    • Review and provide detailed documentation and check all calculations
    • Anticipate potential problems and take preventative action
  • Work as a team to effectively troubleshoot equipment and process issues
  • Provide support to Manufacturing to maintain supply
  • Participation in continuous operational improvement


  • Experience in working with computer equipment
  • Strong attention to detail and respect for quality assurance
  • Proven multitasking experience
  • Available to work the 12-hour mid-week shift pattern, including days and nights. Some weekend work is required

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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