Sr. Regulatory Compliance Specialist

March 31, 2023
Richmond, IL
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Job Description

  • The Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialist is expected to provide collaborative leadership within the Quality Assurance & Regulatory Compliance team as well as within the organization and global LBS teams as required.
  • The Specialist will work with cross functional teams to bring IVD (In-Vitro Diagnostic), medical and chemical products to market and ensure ongoing compliance while continuing to develop regulatory affairs skills.
  • This role will lead major regulatory efforts requiring cross-site partnership and execution.
  • The Senior Regulatory Compliance Specialist will conduct improvements to standard work for product registrations, listings, and renewals globally. Strong problem solving and decision-making skills are expected to drive regulatory compliance efforts.
  • The Senior Regulatory Compliance Specialist will drive the Danaher Business Systems (DBS) mindset to improve quality, processes, and innovation by applying tools and continuous improvement mind-set.
  • Provide product regulatory strategy and registration guidance on New Product Development, Design Change and Sustaining projects.
  • Identify pathways to market and requirements to sustain regulatory compliance for chemical products, IVD products and instrumentation.
  • Prepare, review, and approve regulatory documentation for submission, including but not limited to Technical Files/Device Files and DoCs, to regulatory agencies or to commercial partners, advise on the submission strategy.
  • Identify relevant guidance documents, or consensus standards and provide interpretive assistance.
  • Review and approve Marketing, Advertising, Promotional and Scientific Materials to ensure compliance with regulations in country/countries where materials are distributed.
  • Provide subject matter expertise during internal and external site audits (i.e. MDSAP, GMP, etc.)
  • Budget planning.


  • Regulatory Affairs, IVD, Regulatory Strategy, Global Registration, Regulatory Submissions, FDA, GMP, ISO 13485:2016, Health Canada, Histology, Pathology, Medical Device.
  • Regulatory Affairs,IVD,Regulatory Strategy,Global Registration.

Skills & Qualifications


  • Education: Bachelor's Degree, preferably in Engineering or Life Sciences.
  • 8+ years-experience within medical device/IVD; Histology/Pathology experience is a plus.
  • FDA (Class I & II) and Health Canada regulatory knowledge including registration maintenance, device listings, regulatory requirements, and North America IVD regulatory intelligence.
  • Knowledge of chemical compliance regulations (i.e.: RoHS, TSCA, REACH etc.).
  • Experience with ISO 13485:2016, IVD Regulations, FDA GMP, and domestic/international Medical Device Regulations.
  • Experience with support of cross functional new product development from a RA perspective including risk management, review of technical files, product labels/IFU, new product approval and registration.
  • Experience with Global Registrations and Change Control Desired Experience/Skills:  RAC (Regulatory Affairs Certification) is a plus.
  • Ability to identify, analyze and mitigate risk.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to explain difficult or sensitive information, works to build consensus.
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