Maintenance Technician - Netherlands

Job Locations NL-Harfsen
Job ID
Position Type
Full Time
Reports To
Production Sr Manager

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

Provides maintenance support for production through troubleshooting, diagnosing issues, correcting them and handling basic repairs as necessary.


Lab Address:

Broekstraat 5, 7217 SL Harfsen, Netherlands

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conducts instrument maintenance & troubleshooting  
  • Optics 
  • Fluidics 
  • Electronics 
  • Conduct corrective level 1 maintenance of a proprietary biotechnology instrument including fluidic chip cleaning, troubleshooting, subassembly repair of fluidics, stages, and electronics as needed 
  • Maintain program for preventative maintenance (PM) and calibration of all laboratory equipment 
  • Fluidic component IQC as needed 
  • Conduct optical instrument repair as needed including receiving ongoing training of optics technology and troubleshooting.  
  • Assist in the assembly and packaging of instrument subassemblies 
  • Support R+D/QA projects as needed 
  • Provide timely reporting of issues to supervisor in accordance to standard procedures and work instructions, priority feedback to supervisor regarding health and safety issues is required 
  • Provide timely feedback to Production personnel of issues and resolution 
  • CMMS(Hippo) compliance 
  • Occasional overtime required 
  • Additional duties may be required 


  • Post-High School education in a technical, production or laboratory trade program preferred.  
  • Experience in customer service, laboratory or equivalent production environment highly preferred.  
  • Excellent manual dexterity
  • Strong attention to detail and respect for quality assurance 

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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