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Abbott Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialist in Santa Clara, California

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 107,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries

Abbott Vascular provides innovative, minimally invasive and cost-effective products for treatment of vascular disease. Our extensive portfolio includes drug-eluting stents, bare metal stents, guide wires, balloon dilatation catheters, imaging catheters and software, vessel closure devices and peripheral stents.

Our location in Santa Clara, CA currently has an opportunity for a Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialist.

WHAT YOU’LL DO

  • Lead the preparation and submission for regulatory approvals and acts independently to identify and resolve problems.

  • •Prepare robust regulatory applications to achieve departmental and organizational objectives.

  • •Create, review and approve engineering change orders.

  • •Act as a regulatory representative on core product development teams, communicates regulatory requirements and impact of regulations to the development team. Provide guidance and expertise.

  • •Act as liaison between the Company and the various appropriate regulatory agencies, ensuring that communications on both sides are germane, specific and convey all necessary detail.

  • •Maintain ongoing surveillance and analysis of all pertinent domestic and international medical device regulations to ensure submission requirements world-wide are current, up-to-date and are entered into regulatory

  • submission data base and file systems. Ensures that information of such regulations and requirements, especially those that are new or modified, are distributed to appropriate personnel.

  • •Review device labeling and marketing materials for compliance with FDA submissions and applicable regulations.

  • •Interface directly with FDA and other regulatory agencies.

  • •Support the product release process by creating GTS licenses or reviewing and approving requests for product release.

  • •Conduct reviews of product and manufacturing changes for compliance with applicable regulations.

  • •Review protocols and reports to support regulatory submissions.

  • •Support all business segment initiatives as identified by divisional management and in support of Quality Management Systems (QMS), Environmental Management Systems (EMS), and other regulatory requirements

  • •Comply with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and international regulations, other regulatory requirements, Company policies, operating procedures, processes, and task assignments. Maintains positive and cooperative communications and collaboration with all levels of employees, customers, contractors, and vendors.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU’LL BRING

Required

  • Bachelors Degree -Technical discipline highly preferred or an equivalent combination of education and work experience

  • Minimum 5 years Technical experience, including at least 4 years of regulatory experience in a medical device industry.

  • Experience with 510(k) applications, PMA supplements and US device regulations and/or experience with EU and other international medical device regulations and submissions.

  • Ability to work in a highly matrix and geographically diverse business environment.

  • Ability to work within a team and as an individual contributor in a fast-paced, changing environment.

  • Ability to leverage and/or engage others to accomplish projects.

  • Strong verbal and written communications with ability to effectively communicate at multiple levels in the organization.

  • Multitasks, prioritizes and meets deadlines in timely manner. Strong organizational and follow-up skills, as well as attention to detail.

  • Ability to travel approximately 5%, including internationally.

Preferred

  • Experience working in a broader enterprise/cross-division business unit model preferred.

WHAT WE OFFER

At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:

  • Training and career development , with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance

  • Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans

  • Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs

  • Paid time off

  • 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match

  • The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities

Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully: www.abbottbenefits.com at http://www.abbottbenefits.com/pages/candidate.aspx

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

Connect with us at www.abbott.com at http://www.abbott.com/ , on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Abbott and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

To request accommodation, please call 224-667-4913 or email corpjat@abbott.com

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