Vacature: Application Specialist IHC | The Netherlands Vacature - Alphen aan den Rijn, Zuid-Holland 2408 AV
Application Specialist IHC | The Netherlands
Sakura Finetek Europe B.V.
Health / (Para)medic / Healthcare
Alphen aan den Rijn
40 hour
Bachelor - University

Sakura Finetek Europe B.V.

  Health / (Para)medic / Healthcare
   Alphen aan den Rijn
Bachelor - University
Sakura Finetek Group is an international manufacturer and supplier of first class, high quality medical diagnostic products. At Sakura Finetek Europe, we develop, manufacture and sell histological and cytological instruments and consumables.
We have achieved our success and solid reputation by providing timely, well-thought-out solutions to help solve the everyday challenges that laboratories face. The impact of change!.
Currently, about 260 staff members work at our various locations throughout Europe. This is ‘our story’.
Due to our continuous growth, we are looking to employ an ambitious

Application Specialist IHC | The Netherlands


The position
Being the IHC knowledge centre, supporting Sakura Finetek’s growing group of IHC colleagues throughout Europe and advising our distributors in the EMEAI region. And it’s about teaching, training and troubleshooting. That’s what this role is all about!
‘The Genie’ offers a unique solution in cancer diagnostics. Our goal is to provide 100% of a pathologist’s IHC slides with nothing less than an optimal quality rating. A ground-breaking concept in Immunohistochemistry!

Our vision: We want to be the first company to fully automate anatomic pathology!
Realising this vision is a true team effort, in close cooperation and collaboration with a variety of in- and external stakeholders throughout the EMEAI region.

The Team
A passionate group of people proudly providing support to colleagues & customers in 15 different countries within Europe and through our network of distributors about 118 countries within the EMEAI region!
You’ll be teaming up with Bastiaan Haringa, Dennis Mourik, Luc Nelemans, Pien van der Heijden and your peer Wiebe Venema, reporting directly to the Manager Application Support. (vacancy!)  

 You are

  • the Immunohistochemistry (IHC) expert!
  • a passionate trainer with excellent communication skills
  • developing and organising training- and educational content
  • performing root cause analysis and troubleshooting
  • naturally looking for quality improvements in systems, processes, and procedures
  • people orientated and a reliable team player

 You have

  • relevant & solid working experience in the IHC market
  • passion for IHC (and love to talk about it!)
  • a relevant degree (Medical Sciences / Biology)
  • a practical approach with a can-do and hands-on mentality


  • live in The Netherlands and feel at home in an international customer focused environment
  • want to be the expert in our growing antibody portfolio & customer contact tools within IHC
  • can express yourself fluently in English, both verbal and written
  • are willing to travel for approx. 30% of the time
  • reach out, team up & deliver!

The invitation
Would you like to join this Team and be part of a healthy, privately owned company with a clear mission:
‘We empower pathology professionals’ advancing cancer diagnostics.
Our culture is friendly and open. We believe that the development of our people enables the company's growth.
Sakura offers an interesting employment package, including a gross yearly salary (depending on experience) of approximately €50.000, - (including 8% holiday pay) an attractive bonus structure of max 8%, a fully paid pension plan, 29 paid holidays (full-time), hybrid working, phone, iPad, laptop, a daily freshly prepared lunch and a gym discount.

Interested in speaking to us?

Does the above appeal to you? Apply today using our Online Application Form. Website:

Should you require any further information regarding this vacancy, please do not hesitate to contact Paul van der Hove (Recruitment)


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Contact information
Sakura Finetek Europe B.V.
Paul van der Hove

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