Philips Regulatory Affairs Manager in Bothell, Washington


  • Prepare, review, and finalize reports, labeling and other documents for formal submission to regulatory agencies

  • Consider suitability of documentation for regulatory filings, identifying gaps as compared to relevant regulatory requirements, and facilitate obtaining outstanding elements across internal departments

  • Organize key project information and track activities along project plans

  • Prepare research and other materials to assist senior staff with regulatory agency meetings and official communications

  • Develop and maintain knowledge of regulatory requirements and current industry practice for regulatory submissions

  • Assist in maintaining state, federal and international licenses, registrations and listings

  • Assist in achieving Competent Authority Notifications in support of Clinical Trials


  • 4+ years of experience preparing, reviewing, and filing U.S. medical device regulatory submissions, including 510(k)s, PMAs, and Q-submission filings

  • Degree in science (biology, biochemistry, chemistry, microbiology, immunology, pharmacology), engineering, medical-related or health-related field preferred

  • Regulatory Affairs Certification (US) through RAPS preferred

  • Experience successfully securing a number of FDA clearances and approvals

  • Strong working knowledge of FDA regulations, including knowledge of medical device development process and related FDA regulations across full product life cycle

  • Experience with ISO 14155 and other clinical regulatory requirements is a plus

  • High level of proficiency with MS Word and Adobe DC for document preparation

  • Exceptional attention to detail and well-developed analytical thinking skills

  • Exceptional project organization and time management skills, including the ability to prioritize multiple competing project timelines while ensuring all deadlines are met

  • Ability to take initiative and work autonomously without significant direction, implementing independent judgment to determine objectives of a variety of projects

Your Challenge:

In the role of Sr. Regulatory Affairs Specialist you will be working in a global environment that is instrumental in supporting the innovation within our Ultrasound group.

Your Responsibilities:

In this role, as Sr. Regulatory Affairs Specialist you will be responsible for the following:

  • Assisting Business Group (BG) Ultrasound (US) in the development of regulatory strategy and regulatory roadmap, such as CE Marking, 510(k), IDE, Pre-submission applications and supporting WW registration.

  • Leading Regulatory Affairs Council meeting to ensure the council members are apprised of new and upcoming regulatory requirements, and be a liaison for collecting information from BIUs to support Quarterly management reviews or any other metrics requested by Management.

  • Keep abreast of current regulatory procedures and changes. Participates in direct interaction with regulatory agencies on defined matters.

  • Recommend and assist BG US in the development of strategies for:

  • IDE and Clinical trials applications in accordance with MDD Annex X, ISO 14155 standard.

  • Traditional, abbreviated or special 510(k)s

  • Pre-market Approval Applications

  • WW registrations

  • EU MDR requirements

  • Drives improvement in regulatory aspects of the Quality System, developing processes and documenting procedures to ensure an effective Quality System. Review and recommend changes for design process and manufacturing procedures to maintain quality and regulatory compliance

  • Provide guidance to BG US on global compliance, such as CE Marking and product registrations, clinical evaluations in accordance with MDD Annex X, ISO 13485 and ISO 14155, Canadian CMDCAS, compliance with FDA’s guidance documents etc.

  • Responsible for ensuring compliance with the current IS regulatory procedures and updating the procedures when new regulatory requirements become effective.

  • Provide regulatory support for (pre-) clinical studies, including recommending strategies to optimize clinical study approvals and review of clinical study protocols.

  • Advise BG US on regulatory policy (for market release) in line with Philips regulatory policy;

  • Represent Philips in an international committee chartered to develop an applicable standard.

Our Offer:

Philips is a leading health technology company focused on improving people’s health and enabling better outcomes across the health continuum from healthy living and prevention, to diagnosis, treatment and home care. Philips leverages advanced technology and deep clinical and consumer insights to deliver integrated solutions. The company is a leader in diagnostic imaging, image-guided therapy, patient monitoring and health informatics, as well as in consumer health and home care. Headquartered in the Netherlands, Philips posted 2015 sales of EUR 16.8 billion and employs over 70,000+ employees with sales and services in more than 100 countries. News about Philips can be found at .

We Are Looking For:

  • Bachelors of Science degree in a technical or business discipline.

  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in a medically regulated and technical environment with at least 5 years in a medical device company (FDA Class I or II equivalent and Class III).

  • Must have experience with successful preparation and submission of Technical File, Design Dossiers, 510(k), PMA, and international documents or registration of medical device worldwide.

  • Knowledgeable of MDD and MDR, ISO13485, Q and, IDE, 510(k) premarket notification.

  • Excellent working knowledge of medical device regulations (21CFR), FDA law and CE marking

  • Experience in supporting international registrations.

Why should you join Philips?

Working at Philips is more than a job. It’s a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on improving 3 billion lives a year by delivering innovative solutions across the health continuum at . Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways. Learn more by watching this video .

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