DPI Formulation Specialist

Chippenham | Full-Time

Contract Type: Permanent

Closing date:

Reference: VN566

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This is a role with influence, impact, and variety.

As our Formulation expert, you’ll work in a highly diverse position which will help develop our next generation of dry powder formulations, providing innovative technical solutions to overcome the challenges associated with inhaled drug delivery.

Ultimately your work will help change the lives of patients worldwide.

About the role

In this role, you will be our technical specialist, able to create opportunities for innovation in dry powder formulation, building our expertise, and creating new IP. You will work within a team focusing on technology development, using your hands on experience to deliver a programme of activities that will drive our business forward and contribute to research in Vectura.

Your expertise will come into play across the scientific function, providing technical insight for formulation development for our inhaled product services and contributing to continuous improvement activities in relation to our powder processing capability.

You will work with our device development teams to design formulations for a range of device types, considering factors such as physical and chemical stability, regional lung deposition, device interactions and flow rate dependency.

About you

You are experienced in the formulation and development of powders for inhalation, with specialist working knowledge of powder processing technology, including at least one of the following: spray drying, high shear blending or micronisation.

You’re likely to have a higher degree and you will need a good level of industry experience to bring to this role.

As an individual, you are happy to work independently, but you will also be comfortable working across a matrix organisation including external partners such as suppliers or universities.


If you’re looking for the opportunity to apply your technical experience, innovate and broaden your career horizons then this could be the role for you. Apply today for more information.



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