Livestock Production and Processing Internship

Genus PIC - United States

30+ days agoFull-timeEstimated: $33,000 - $42,000 a year
EducationSkills
We have an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated professional to join our supply chain team as a Livestock Production & Processing Intern located within our Deforest, WI and Dekorra, WI operations. Interns will rotate through various Supply Chain departments to gain insight into the Supply Chain workflow and get first hand exposure to the Livestock Handling, Laboratory and Distribution teams. Additionally, interns will work within a team to further learn and assist in the processing, packaging and quality control of bovine semen. Interns will also have the opportunity to assist in the receiving, warehousing and shipment of products.

Overview of Responsibilities

—Process bovine semen used for artificial insemination

—Perform a variety of laboratory tests

—Operate a range of precision equipment

—Perform quality assurance and quality control tasks

—Provide excellent care and maintenance of the bull population

—Provide maintenance, upkeep and security of ABS facilities

—Assist with the treatment of bulls as directed by the veterinary team

—Follow all safety and biosecurity procedures and protocols

—Demonstrate a positive and professional image

Qualifications

—High school diploma or equivalent required.

—Currently enrolled or recently completed coursework in Animal Breeding, Agricultural Business, Genetics, Animal Science, Dairy Science, or related field.

—Experience handling large animals or livestock.

—Strong communication skills.

—Self-motivated.

—Effectively work both independently and as part of an interactive team.

—Valid Driver’s License.

—Availability to work full time for 12 consecutive weeks during 2019 summer

Applicant Requirements

—Complete online application and include the following:
—Resume & cover letter

—Unofficial college transcript

—One letter of academic or professional recommendation

Who are we?

ABS Global is a world leader in creating advances in animal genetics through applied biotechnology and genomics. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, together with the opportunities that come with working for a global organization. We offer a challenging work environment, where personal growth is encouraged. If you are interested in contributing in this key role for one of the most innovative and highly regarded companies in our industry, this is the company for you.

What Can We Offer You?

At ABS Global, we offer competitive wages, an environment where personal growth in encouraged, and the opportunities that come with working for a global organization. If you are interested in playing a key role for one of the most innovative and highly regarded companies in our industry, this is the business for you.