Sr. Regulatory Affairs Specialist

16 Oct, 2020


Sr. Regulatory Affairs Specialist

MicroPort Orthopedics
Arlington, TN


Overall Purpose

As Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialist, you will prepare global regulatory submissions and communicate regulatory strategies to product development teams. You will also be responsible for development, maintenance, and review of submissions, documentation, labeling, and procedures.

Skills Requirements

  • Proven leadership skills
  • Ability to work with minimal to no guidance from management to perform job function
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret regulations, technical standards, guidance documents, test reports, clinical and medical terminology, technical product information, and complex documents
  • Ability to write detailed technical regulatory submissions, reports, and business correspondence
  • Ability to respond to inquiries and complaints from customers and regulatory agencies
  • Ability to effectively present information to other employees, management, and regulatory agencies
  • Ability to assess, prioritize, and complete multiple projects, tasks, and/or responsibilities
  • Computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite and Microsoft Outlook
  • Ability to work well in a cross-functional setting
  • Fluency in a foreign language desirable

Principal Responsibilities

  • Prepare and provide guidance for other employees related to the required documentation and testing for global regulatory submissions and registrations
  • Review and approve labeling and promotional materials to ensure compliance with FDA and international requirements
  • Coordination with cross-functional teams on medical education and training events
  • Review and approve all design control documentation, engineering change requests for design, manufacturing, and labeling changes and custom’s requests to ensure compliance with FDA and international government regulations
  • Work with consultants to manage all submissions for a particular country or countries
  • Maintain compliance of distribution control database
  • Maintain the company’s medical device listing and device & tissue establishment registrations
  • Handle FDA customs import/export requests, customer service needs, and other requests from internal customers
  • Represent the company with regards to regulatory strategies, submissions, and discussions/negotiations with regulatory authorities
  • Write and revise department standard operating procedures (SOP’s)
  • Participate in new-hire employee selection process
  • Mentor new hires as requested by management
  • Review and approve surgeon evaluation and prototype devices
  • Perform other tasks as assigned by management (e.g. due diligence, deviations, contracts, budgets, etc.)
  • Project management

Other Duties Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


  • Responsible for ensuring that company submissions are filed in accordance with all appropriate regulations
  • Responsible for ensuring all data and information supplied is both truthful and accurate
  • Responsible for timely filing of domestic and international submissions based on product launch timelines

Experience Requirements

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in the regulatory field or regulated industry
  • Experience with medical devices, orthopedics preferred
  • Extensive knowledge of FDA and applicable international regulations and standards required

Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree; B.S. preferred in engineering, life sciences, or equivalent technical field

For internal reference, this position is a job level 6.

**All candidates: Please completely fill out the online application and attach a resume that includes your current role, experience, education and contact information.**

Remote work will be considered for candidates not located in the Memphis area.


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Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

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Job posted: 2020-10-16