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Senior Specialist Regulatory Affairs

Company: Abbott Laboratories
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Job Description:

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals, and branded generic medicines. Our 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialist - Santa Clara, CAABOUT ABBOTTOur business purpose is to restore health and improve quality of life through the design and provision of device and management solutions for the treatment of STRUCTURAL HEART disease. We aim to lead the markets we serve by requiring the solutions we offer customers provide an improved benefit/risk profile as compared to existing standards of care; a performance threshold that by definition, guides and ensures the productive output of our engineering, business development, and clinical research efforts result in outcomes that advance the standard of care.WHAT YOU'LL DO We are recruiting for a Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialist to join our team in the Santa Clara, CA location. In this role, you will lead the preparation and submission for regulatory approvals and identify and resolve problems. You will provide regulatory guidance to cross-functional partners in support of various programs. Responsibilities:Prepares robust regulatory applications to achieve departmental and organizational objectives.Creates, reviews and approves engineering change orders.Acts as a regulatory representative on core product development teams, communicates regulatory requirements and impact of regulations to the development team. Provides guidance and expertise.Acts as liaison between the Company and the various appropriate regulatory agencies, ensuring that communications on both sides are germane, specific and convey all necessary detail.Maintains ongoing surveillance and analysis of all pertinent domestic and international medical device regulations to ensure submission requirements world-wide are current, up-to-date and are entered into regulatory submission data base and file systems. Ensures that information of such regulations and requirements, especially those that are new or modified, are distributed to appropriate personnel.Reviews device labeling and marketing materials for compliance with FDA submissions and applicable regulations.Interfaces directly with FDA and other regulatory agencies.Supports the product release process by creating GTS licenses or reviewing and approving requests for product release.Conducts reviews of product and manufacturing changes for compliance with applicable regulations.Reviews protocols and reports to support regulatory submissions.Supports all business segment initiatives as identified by divisional management and in support of Quality Management Systems (QMS), Environmental Management Systems (EMS), and other regulatory requirementsComplies with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and international regulations, other regulatory requirements, Company policies, operating procedures, processes, and task assignments. Maintains positive and cooperative communications and collaboration with all levels of employees, customers, contractors, and vendors.Provides mentoring and leadership to other Regulatory team membersEDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU'LL BRING Required Bachelor's degree in a technical discipline4+ years of related regulatory submission experience from medical device, pharmaceutical, or healthcare industryProficient with MS Office suite (Word, Excel, Outlook)Previous experience working in a highly matrixed and geographically diverse business environmentStrong verbal and written communications with ability to effectively communicate at multiple levels in the organization.Preferred Advanced level degreeClass II or Class III medical device experienceExperience with 510(k) applications, PMA supplements and US device regulations and/or experience with EU and other international medical device regulations and submissions.Previous experience working in a broader enterprise/cross-division business unit model preferred.WHAT WE OFFER At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer: Training and career development, with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs Paid time off 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully: Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity. Connect with us at, on Facebook at and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal

Keywords: Abbott Laboratories, Santa Clara , Senior Specialist Regulatory Affairs, Other , Santa Clara, California

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