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Philips Principal Regulatory Affairs Specialist in Plymouth, Minnesota


You are responsible for

  • Preparing comprehensive regulatory strategies for complex new devices and post market changes. Clearly communicates strategies to RA management, project teams, and business unit leadership.

  • Preparing regulatory filings for new products, as well as post market changes. As necessary, reviews complex regulatory issues with RA management.

  • Providing accurate and consistent regulatory recommendations, decisions, and feedback to product development and manufacturing teams.

  • Able to identify risks within regulatory strategies and project plan and prepare plans for balancing the project risks to projects teams and RA management.

  • Professionally negotiate directly with regulatory enforcement entities (e.g. governmental agencies, notified bodies, etc.) on regulatory filings at the reviewer level. All significant issues will be reviewed with the RA management.

  • Following Quality System procedures to ensure compliance with US CFR, ISO 13485, MDD/MDR, CMDR, MDSAP and all other applicable regulations.

  • Maintaining proficiency in worldwide regulatory requirements. Develop general strategies on more effective interactions with government agencies and agency personnel.

  • Assisting the RA management with training of more junior specialist staff.

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience

  • BS degree in a relevant field (BS/MS in engineering or science preferred)

  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks/projects and manage priorities accordingly

  • Demonstrated ability to independently identify and initiate tasks/projects in line with objectives

  • Demonstrated ability conflict with and motivate teammates on project teams

  • Regulatory strategies and tactics do not require significant revisions from the RA Management.

  • Knowledgeable in design and conduct of clinical trials

  • 5+ years of medical device experience with BS degree, and work experience in Regulatory, R&D, Quality, Clinical or Manufacturing

  • Demonstrated expertise in one regulatory geography and knowledgeable in a second geography

  • Demonstrated experience in major regulatory filings, e.g. Original PMA, IDE, Design Dossier

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