Technical Assistant vacancy

by Simon Gee on 16 April 2024.

UK Sires was established in 2002 to provide farmers with a service to enable them to collect and store semen from their own bulls. The stored semen is then distributed within the UK and the rest of the world. The business also has a retail arm allowing clients to reach a wider customer base.

Key duties.

Providing support to the veterinary team, this will include:

  • Co-ordinating test results and relevant paperwork.
  • Maintaining individual bull files.
  • Communicating with customers, external veterinary practitioners, and laboratories.
  • Assisting with export paperwork enquiries
  • Preparing blood samples for storage.

Assisting the laboratory team, this will include:

  • Bovine semen analysis.
  • Cryopreservation in liquid nitrogen.
  • Sample staining and morphology assessment.
  • Entering results on to the database.

Required skills

  • IT literate and confident in Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Good communication skills and a proactive approach to tasks.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team.

Whilst previous laboratory, biological assessment or semen analysis experience will be advantageous, we are happy to offer full training to the right candidate demonstrating an interest and natural aptitude for this role.

Please be aware that as a high health status stud, applications will not be considered from those who have regular contact with livestock.

Working hours are Monday-Friday 7.30am-3.30pm


  • Pension
  • Uniform
  • Free parking

Salary will be discussed in line with the experience.

To apply, click here

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