A Career with Aviagen

Aviagen’s success in the past and the future is based on the contributions of our employees. With approximately 3,700 employees worldwide, we take great pride in the breadth and depth of their expertise in all aspects of chicken and turkey breeding and their commitment to customer service.

As a company with a long history and an exciting global future, we offer interesting and rewarding careers in a range of professions. 

We have a strong commitment to training and developing our staff to ensure that they can fulfil their potential and contribute to the success of our business. We offer salary and benefit packages which are competitive in the relevant local markets.


We believe that our Aviagen corporate culture enables our employees to perform to the best of their ability and our core values guide all of our actions and decisions.

  • Our People – Helping the best be the best
  • Our Clients – Earning our customers’ confidence and loyalty every day
  • Our Animals – Securing their health and welfare
  • Our Relationships – We talk to each other
  • Our Potential – Strengthening our business performance
  • Our Goal – Assuring a sustainable protein food source for the health of the world population


We are always interested to hear from people with relevant poultry related degrees, qualifications or experience in poultry breeding or husbandry who are interested in a career with us in the following areas:

  • Veterinary Science
  • Nutrition
  • Genetics
  • Poultry Production
  • Commercial Management
  • Technical Services

We also have vacancies from time to time in the support functions:

  • Finance
  • Information Technology
  • Marketing
  • Human Resources

If you would like to submit your resume for us to have on file for future openings in any of the areas mentioned above, please complete the online application, attach your resume, and submit electronically. Please select the application appropriate for your area: North America or International.

Read about the career profiles of some of our employees. Learn more about Aviagen's U.S. or U.K. intern programs.

Aviagen is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment based on race, color, sex, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, veteran status or disability.