Philips Regulatory Affairs Specialist (Medical Device) in Carlsbad, California

Regulatory Affairs Specialist

(​Medical Device background is required)

Great innovations start with the people that are passionate and skilled enough to create them. As a diversified health and well-being company, Philips focuses on improving people’s lives through those timely and meaningful innovations.

New Product Development

The Regulatory Specialist 4 is a core team member on product development teams. The Regulatory Specialist 4 will provide regulatory guidance by creating detailed written regulatory plans based on the Marketing Product Launch Plan for initial domestic and international product launch.

  • Responsible for US and International Product Registrations/approvals.

  • Recommend and develop strategies for:

  • 510(k)s or Pre-market Approval applications

  • Pre-Submission applications

  • International product registrations

Preparing for Product Launch

Develop, prepare and submit regulatory documentation for the countries indicated in the Marketing Product Launch Plan.

  • Responsible for the coordination and preparation of document packages: 510(k) or PMA applications, Technical Files for CE marking, and International product registrations.

Market Expansion for Existing Products

After the initial product launch, the market for a given medical device is intended to grow through market expansion.

  • The Regulatory Specialist 4 will enable this market expansion by developing, preparing and submitting additional product registrations for the countries indicated in the Market Expansion Plan.

Associated Duties

  • Communicate application progress to internal stakeholders

  • Collaborate with worldwide colleagues regarding license renewals and updates

  • Communicate with regulatory agencies as needed

  • Identify and communicate potential risks to the existing regulatory approvals based on changes in country / regional requirements.

  • Maintain Regulatory records as required

  • Review and approve engineering and labeling changes for compliance to regulatory requirements. Write 510(k) Letters to File for appropriate engineering changes.

  • Ensure that training assignments are completed in a timely manner.

We are looking for:

The successful candidate will possess the following knowledge, skills education and experience:

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in a related field preferred, or 6 or more years of hands-on experience with medical device Regulatory Approvals.

  • Must have personal experience with preparation and submission of successful 510(k) or PMA submissions and International registrations.

  • Minimum of 6-10 years of experience in medical device Regulatory Approvals: US FDA Class II/III, EU MDD, Health Canada, and International registrations.

  • Proficient knowledge of medical device regulations: FDA, MDD, global product approval requirements, and standards that are required for product approval.

  • RAPs RAC preferred.

  • Requires strong written, oral and interpersonal skills to be able to effectively compose agency submissions and interface interdepartmentally.

  • Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Word and Adobe Acrobat.

  • May require 5% travel annually with some international travel possible.

Our offer

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Philips' dedication to enriching lives is reflected in our company, our solutions, and a commitment to our people. Philips products lead to improved healthcare, faster diagnosis and better patient outcomes. Philips employees change lives every day.

Enjoy endless opportunities to learn, and develop your career in the directions to which you aspire. Philips Healthcare is a place where you will work with others whose far-reaching ideas and accomplishments have impacted over 200 million lives already. Please help us determine what’s next. Your ideas and ability to deliver will help to transform the future of healthcare, and allow you to create your own legacy.

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