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Histotechnologist II

Hyper Recruitment Solutions
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Closing date
25 Feb 2024

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Full Time

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We are currently looking for a Histotechnologist II to join a leading Biotechnology company based in the Cambridge area. As the Histotechnologist II you will be responsible to precisely and accurately perform a variety of routine and specialized histology techniques and procedures.

This role is a 9-12 Months Fixed Term Contract which is based on site (Monday - Friday) in Cambridge.


Your duties as the Histotechnologist II will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. You will lead the performance of routine and non-routine activities involved in handling, cutting, and distribution of tissue slides for microscopic evaluation either manually or automated in accordance to SOPs.

2. You will regularly troubleshoot and resolve histology related inquiries ensuring the production of the highest quality of embedding, microtomy, tissue grossing, tissue processing H&E staining, stays consistent to the company's demands.

3. You will prepare tissue specimens with chemicals, slicing, and mounting on glass slides for microscopic examination and analysis. It will be crucial to report problems concerning individual cases, tests, equipment, and supplies to the department supervisor or lead technologist to ensure timely resolution.

4. You will maintain the laboratory in a clean, functional state, as well as cleaning, performing or scheduling equipment and instrument maintenance/calibration/certification, as required.


To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Histotechnologist II we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. Relevant BSc degree in the field as well as relevant industry experience, ideally as a Histotechnologist.

2. The ideal candidate must be able to work in a biohazard environment and comply with safety policies and standards outlined in the Safety Manual.

3. It will ideal to have either a HT (ASCP) or HTL (ASCP).

Key Words: Histotechnologist | Histology | Clinical | Biomedical Science | Biomedical | BMS | Biotechnology | Biotech | Cambridgeshire | Cambridge | Senior Scientist | Histologist | BSc | MSc | Tissue Staining | Tissue Grossing | Microtomy | Immunohistochemistry |

Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer who are certified by Investors in People for talent development. We therefore welcome applications for any interested parties who fulfil the role requirements for this position. HRS is a company exclusively supporting the science and technology sectors, and is made up of a collaboration of recruitment professionals and scientists. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.


Hyper Recruitment Solutions is a specialist and highly compliant recruitment consultancy dedicated to the Science and Technology sectors.

Hyper Recruitment Solutions (HRS), founded and run by Ricky Martin and in partnership with Lord Alan Sugar, has a wealth of recruitment expertise as well as compliance and commercial awareness. We offer a range of permanent, temporary and contract staff.

Our vision is to provide recruitment solutions which will assist in the improvement and quality of life for all. To do so, HRS will focus on the support of sectors whose primary focus is in making the world a better place. This could be working for a Pharmaceutical company who is developing new and existing therapeutics or an FMCG business who is making the latest consumer products in a sustainable and efficient way. We want to provide a service to those areas of actual need which will have an impact on us all.

We provide services across a broad range of industries including the following specialist sectors:

• Biotechnology
• Pharmaceutical
• Medical Device
• Clinical Research
• Food / FMCG
• Engineering
• Science

With all jobseekers we are looking to form close relationships where we can offer you the most accurate and useful advice. We intend to not only find and present the most ideal career options to you, but we want to provide advice on the entire recruitment process. We are a business who listens and advises and as shown on our website we have a clear ‘candidate commitment’ to ensure your search is in the most professional and capable hands. Some of the key areas we focus on include:

• Quality Assurance (including Qualified Persons)
• Clinical Research (all phases and therapeutic fields)
• Bioinformatics
• Research & Development
• Consumer Insight and Sensory
• Lean and Continuous Improvement
• Engineering (all disciplines)
• Manufacturing, Scale up and Technology Transfer
• Packaging and Sustainability 
• Medical Affairs
• Sales and Business Development
• Information Systems & Technology
• Executive Appointments

HRS has been awarded membership to the REC (Recruitment and Employment Confederation) and APSCo (Association of Professional Staffing Companies). This is to assure all clients and candidates that our processes and practices comply with all relevant government and recruitment industry regulations.

Lord Sugar, Ricky Martin and everyone at HRS look forward to working with you. Please do not hesitate to visit our website or contact us via
Telephone: 02032 255 120

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Company info
0203 910 2980
Amshold House
Goldings Hill

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