Regulatory Affairs Specialist (Cosmetics/Personal Care Industry)
September 30, 2020
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.