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Senior Staff Regulatory Affairs Specialist (Remote) Trenton


Stryker Trenton NJ United States

1 month ago

Why RA/QA at Stryker?

Are you interested in working for a global company where you can work across functions and on a wide-variety of projects? As a member of Stryker's RA/QA team, that is exactly what you will do! Here, we provide our RA/QA team the opportunity to learn new things, as well as endless growth opportunities! If you are interested in working at one of the World’s Best Workplaces... apply now !

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Our benefits include bonuses; healthcare; insurance benefits; retirement programs; stock based plans; family and parenting leaves; tuition reimbursement; wellness programs; onsite fitness centers and cafeterias; discount purchase programs; and service and performance awards – not to mention various social and recreational activities.

Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and, together with its customers, is driven to make healthcare better. The company offers innovative products and services in Medical and Surgical, Neurotechnology, Orthopedics and Spine that help improve patient and healthcare outcomes. Alongside its customers around the world, Stryker impacts more than 130 million patients annually. More information is available at

We are currently seeking a Senior Staff Regulatory Affairs Specialist, to join our Orthopaedics & Spine Trauma & Extremities Division. This is an individual contributor fully Remote position, located in the United States. Preference will be given to candidates located in the Midwest or Eastern United States.

Who we want
• Collaborative partners. People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, data and insights to drive continuous improvement in functions.
• Analytical problem solvers. People who go beyond just fixing to identify root causes, evaluate optimal solutions, and recommend comprehensive upgrades to prevent future issues.
• Dedicated achievers. People who thrive in a fast-paced environment and will stop at nothing to ensure a project is complete and meets regulations and expectations.
• Curious learners. People who seek out cutting-edge research and information to expand and enhance their ability to develop new ideas into reality.
• Motivated product launchers. People who bring strategic direction and drive for execution to ensure products are developed and launched with precision.

What you will do

As the Senior Staff Regulatory Affairs Specialist, you will work to bring medical devices to market and ensures ongoing compliance. You will participate on cross-functional teams, develop global regulatory strategies, author regulatory submissions, interact with regulatory agencies/notified bodies, review labeling and marketing materials, and evaluate proposed device changes.
• Assess regulatory intelligence to assist in the development of local, regional, and global regulatory strategies.
• Participate in advocacy activities of a more advanced technical and/or tactical or strategic nature.
• Evaluate the regulatory environment and contributes to providing internal advice throughout the product lifecycle (e.g., concept, development, manufacturing, marketing) to ensure product compliance.
• Anticipate regulatory obstacles and emerging issues throughout the product lifecycle and develops solutions.
• Identify requirements and potential obstacles for market access distribution (federal, provincial/territorial state, reimbursement, purchasing groups, etc.).
• Assist in the development of regulatory strategy and updates strategy based upon regulatory changes.
• Evaluate proposed products for regulatory classification and jurisdiction.
• Determine requirements (local, national, international) and options for regulatory submission, approval pathways, and compliance activities.
• Provide regulatory information and guidance for product development and planning throughout the product lifecycle to the regulatory groups and others within the organization.
• Compare regulatory outcomes with initial product concepts and recommends changes or refinements based on initial regulatory outcomes.
• Negotiate with regulatory authorities throughout the product lifecycle.
• Identify the need for new regulatory procedures, SOPs, and participates in development and implementation.
• Help train stakeholders on current and new regulatory requirements to ensure organization-wide compliance.
• Assist other departments in the development of SOPs to ensure regulatory compliance.
• Provide regulatory input and technical guidance on global regulatory requirements to product development teams.
• Advise stakeholders of regulatory requirements for quality, pre-clinical, and clinical data to meet applicable regulations.
• Assess the acceptability of quality, pre-clinical, and clinical document for submission filing to comply with applicable regulations.
• Evaluate proposed pre-clinical, clinical, and manufacturing changes for regulatory filing solutions and proposes plans/strategizes (if appropriate) for changes that do not require submissions.
• Provide knowledge and guidance on pre-approval inspections, GCP inspections, and clinical investigator relationships.
• Identify, monitor and submit applicable reports or notifications to regulatory authorities during the clinical research process.
• Provide regulatory information and guidance for proposed product claims/labeling.
• Ensure that the clinical and nonclinical data, in conjunction with regulatory strategy, are consistent with the regulatory requirements and support the proposed product claims.
• Prepare and submit electronic and paper regulatory submissions according to applicable regulatory requirements and guidelines.
• Monitor the progress of the regulatory authority review process through appropriate communications with the agency.
• Communicate and interact with regulatory authorities before and during the development and review of a regulatory submission through appropriate communication tools.
• Work with cross-functional teams for interactions with regulatory authorities including panel meetings and advisory committees.

What you need
• A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree (B.S. or B.A.) in Science, Engineering or equivalent focus required.
• A minimum of 7 years of experience in an FDA regulated industry required.
• A minimum of 5 years in a Medical Device Regulatory Affairs role required.
• Previous experience with Class II/III medical devices preferred.
• Previous experience drafting 510(k)s preferred.
• Previous experience drafting EU MDR technical documentation and managing periodic updates preferred.
• RAC certification or Advanced Degree (Masters in Regulatory Affairs) preferred.
• Experience authoring regulatory submissions for product approval preferred.
• Experience interacting with US and EU health authorities preferred .
• Proven ability to develop, author and implement global regulatory strategies for new products preferred.
• Ability to comply with constantly changing regulatory procedures and prioritize work effectively.
• Ability to analyze and resolve non-routine regulatory issues using independent judgment.
• Excellent analytical and writing skills.
• Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.
• Effective organizational skills.
• Advanced PC skills with proficiency in Microsoft office Suite, including Excel.

$95,100 – 204,000 salary plus bonus eligible + Benefits (Health, Vision, Dental, 401K, Tuition Reimbursement, Employee Assistance Program, Wellbeing Program, Employee Stock Purchase Program). This information reflects the anticipated salary range for this position based on current national data. Actual minimum and maximum may vary based on location. Individual pay is based on skills, experience, and other relevant factors.

About Stryker

Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, is driven to make healthcare better.

The company offers innovative products and services in Medical and Surgical, Neurotechnology, Orthopedics, and Spine that help improve patient and healthcare outcomes. Alongside its customers around the world, Stryker impacts more than 100 million patients annually.

More information is available at
Trenton NJ USA

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