Regulatory Affairs Specialist (Cosmetics/Personal Care Industry)

Post Date

September 30, 2020

Job Description

Job Description

The Product Regulatory Affairs Specialist is a proactive position, requiring you to anticipate and execute policy within a regulatory framework, and actively engage with industry partners and regulators. This position is responsible for supporting the quality process ensuring products consistently meet regulation in a variety of global markets.

  • Provide regulatory support to Formulation Chemists, Inside Sales team and Customers.
  • Responsible for contacting raw materials suppliers to ensure the Regulatory Documentation for new or existing ingredients is updated on a regular basis
  • Link the documentation received from suppliers to the R&D database and enter the information in the lab software (Coptis)
  • Work closely with the research team and provide regulatory supporting documentation by verifying the ingredients selected for new development against Customer blacklist
  • Research individual raw materials and provide global regulatory status to research and development team.
  • Provide product development team with guidance regarding regulatory requirements for finished products globally.
  • Prepare preliminary ingredient list for all R&D formula versions and final ingredient list for all approved formulas.
  • Research and gather documentation for customers as requested. Such as: EU registration documentation, specific claims, confirm country compliance.
  • Maintain electronic formula Safety Data Sheets (SDS)
  • Implement and streamline documentation and tracking systems.


Education: University degree in a relevant science or regulatory affairs field is required.


  • 5+ years working within the cosmetics/personal care industry.
  • In-depth understanding of global regulatory requirements for cosmetic/personal care products
  • Ability to navigate a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple, concurrent projects.
  • Extremely well organized.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with departments to implement changes or new systems.

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