• Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialist

    Job Locations US-WI-Madison
    Req No.
    Quality Assurance & Regulatory Affairs
    Regular Full-Time
  • Summary of Major Responsibilities

    The Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialist writes, files, and obtains approvals for domestic and international regulatory submissions. The Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialist defines the regulatory strategy for assigned projects, including new product development, product changes, and manufacturing improvement initiatives. This is the lead role in creating, developing, and implementing global regulatory affairs procedures and educating others on global regulatory expectations and requirements.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Prepares and maintains regulatory submissions and other premarket registration activities to acquire appropriate commercial distribution approvals and/or clearances.
    • Determines and documents appropriate regulatory strategies for proposed new products and initiates necessary activities by working with project teams and regulatory management as needed.
    • Control and maintain regulatory records.
    • Represent Regulatory Affairs on various project teams by attending team meetings and providing the required regulatory plans, procedures, and pertinent decisions.
    • Confers with other Regulatory Affairs SMEs regarding regulatory requirements of new product designs and/or changes to existing designs.
    • Reviews and approves new documents and product changes for regulatory compliance, determining if registration activities are required.
    • Reviews technical publications, articles, and abstracts to stay abreast of regulatory and technical developments in the industry and contributes to and/or leads internal continuing education activities to support regulatory knowledge sharing.
    • Reviews and approves product labeling and marketing material. Initiates new package inserts and other required product labeling in alignment with registration strategies.
    • Demonstrates continuous pursuit of regulatory knowledge to obtain experience and expertise in product submissions and regulatory topics, including FDA regulations and policies applying to medical devices (including, PMAs, 510(k)s and post-market reporting), labeling and promotional materials, global registration, and technical writing.
    • Ability to use computers daily in an interactive manner for extended periods of time.
    • Ability to sit for an extended period of time.
    • Ability to frequently and accurately communicate with employees in person, via the telephone or by email.


    Mandatory Skills

    • Excellent technical writing skills.
    • Effective communicator; able to convey messages in a logical and concise manner.
    • Consistently reinforces regulatory expectations and requirements.
    • Exceptional attention to detail with strong organizational skills.
    • Independent self-starter; manages time effectively and completes tasks on-time with minimal supervision
    • Flexible and able to self-manage multiple priorities.
    • Adapts readily to changes in workload, staffing, and scheduling.
    • Conducts self in a professional manner with coworkers, management, customers, and others.
    • Models the corporate values.
    • Provides mentorship to more junior team members.

    Education & Experience

    • Bachelor’s degree in science or health-related discipline with at least one internship in regulated pharmaceutical or medical device environment.
    • 4+ years relevant experience in regulated pharmaceutical or medical device environment.
    • Experience reviewing and approving product advertising and creating product labeling.
    • Familiarity with adverse event reporting, post-market surveillance, and vigilance requirements.


    We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and any other status protected by applicable local, state or federal law. Applicable portions of the Company’s affirmative action program are available to any applicant or employee for inspection upon request.


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