ABS Supply Chain Intern- Barns

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Production Supervisor
Remote Office

Business Overview

Position Location(s): DeForest, DeKorra and LEEDS locations                     


 Company Background:

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. 


More about our internship program here: https://www.startingatgenus.com/

Role Overview

The Supply Chain- Barn interns will rotate through various Supply Chain departments to gain insight into the Supply Chain workflow and get firsthand exposure of everything that goes into safe and ethical livestock handling within a global company within our new advanced facilities. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsibilities include providing excellent care and maintenance of the bull population, providing upkeep and security of the facilities; and assisting with the treatment of bulls as directed by our Veterinary staff. Additionally, the interns will work within a team, learn and assist in the processing, packaging and quality control of bovine semen. Interns will also have the opportunity to assist in receiving, warehousing and shipment of products.


  • Location(s): ABS Headquarters, LEEDS & DeKorra facilities
  • Large animal experience required
  • 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


Equal Employment Opportunities

  • 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.


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