Manager, Regulatory (Group)

19 May, 2020


Manager, Regulatory (Group)

NARS Cosmetics
East Windsor, NJ

Job Summary:

Ensures that the Company meets and follows all current legal and regulatory formula related requirements globally. Monitors the regulatory changes in the global business environment, and interprets and develops action plans to ensure compliance.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Ensure compliance with existing and new regulations by interpreting regulations and developing action plans to meet regulatory requirements.  Update information in FWS to maintain an alert system for formulators.
  • Responsible for the daily activities of regulatory compliance.  These include generating the following forms and/or information: Material Safety Data Sheets, Poison Control, Ingredient Listings (for domestic and international markets), Quantitative Formulas for International Product Registration, Alcohol Permits, EU Dossiers of company products, Canadian Notification forms. Complete necessary government agency forms (Food and Drug Administration, Connecticut EPA, OSHA, Alcohol & Tobacco Laboratory, etc.) as required on a timely basis.
  • Monitor and review Statutory and Regulatory requirements for products in compliance with company Quality Policy.  Advise of potential problems, which may arise as the result of state and federal regulations.
  • Assist with ISO 9000 Certification, take part in ISO Steering Committee, provide training for R&D and other departments in understanding & following Regulatory Affairs Quality Policy procedures.
  • Review all copy for technical accuracy.
  • Assist in maintaining Research and Development Safety Program, organize Safety Meetings for Lab personnel, and provide appropriate training and information.
  • Monitor and update Chemical Hygiene Plan and Right-To-Know center for R&D Lab personnel.  Provide training for R&D Emergency Response activities.
  • Responsible for liaison with vendors and CTFA officials to determine ingredient nomenclature and contact with in-house formulators, Salon Information Center, Legal, Creative and International departments at each stage of Regulatory Compliance.
  • Provide appropriate training and understanding of Regulatory procedures to R&D Regulatory Affairs Specialist.
  • Provide detailed monthly reports to Vice President Research & Development.
  • Handle special projects as assigned.

Qualifications & Competencies: (List required or desired education; competencies; experiences; soft & hard skills)

  • Interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Management Training
  • BS or MS Chemistry or related field.  Minimum seven years regulatory affairs experience


Below is a list of Core Competencies designed to help employees at Shiseido Americas succeed as the company continues to evolve and innovate.

  1. Business Insights: Applying knowledge of business and the marketplace to advance the organization’s goals
  2. Customer Focus: Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer centric solutions
  3. Collaborates: Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives
  4. Drives Results: Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances
  5. Action Oriented: Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm
  6. Develops Talent: Developing people to meet both their career goals and the organization’s goals
  7. Nimble Learning: Actively learning through experimentation when tackling new problems, using both successes and failures as learning fodder
  8. Instills Trust: Gaining the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity and authenticity
  9. Communicates Effectively: Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences
  10. Drives Vision & Purpose: Painting a compelling picture of the vision and strategy that motivates others to action
  11. Cultivates Innovation: Creating new and better ways for the organization to be successful

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Job posted: 2020-05-19