My client, an Automotive Chemical Manufacturer, is currently seeking a Senior Regulatory Affairs Manager in Torrance, CA.
SUMMARY: My client is seeking an experienced Senior Regulatory Affairs Manager that will be responsible for global regulatory compliance reporting to the Director Procurement and Contract Mfg. The role is based in their Torrance, CA headquarters but remote candidates will be considered if their skills and experience are a strong match for their needs.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Develop and lead the implementation of a regulatory compliance strategy for the global business, prioritized by compliance needs and market importance with corresponding 6, 12 and 18 month implementation goals.
- Determine formula level regulatory classification, packaging, and labeling requirements for the US market.
- Identify and lead relationships with outsourced regulatory consulting companies to support non-US compliance to include the sharing of information and data necessary for local country compliance assessments.
- Provide guidance to the Product Development team related to New Product Introductions (NPI) or reformulation efforts to ensure compliance considerations are included in the formula development.
- Assist in the management of technical issues with external entities including contract manufacturers, health authorities and regulatory agencies.
- Determine regulatory status of ingredients and marketing claims to be used in products and provide compliance guidance to the Product Development team.
- Support registration projects, as necessary, for retail customers or governmental regulatory bodies.
- Manage and own formula information in a software database to include ensuring that all formula changes and new formulas are entered and maintained in an accurate and timely manner.
- Develop Safety Data Sheets in collaboration with Product Development, Legal, Marketing, Procurement, Contract Manufacturing, and Quality Assurance departments.
- Ensure product compliance and hedge regulatory risk through active research, continuing education, and consultation with experts.
- Maintain document repository for product dossiers, test results, certifications, and other related material, ensuring that all required and requested product information documents are kept compliant, up-to-date, and accessible.
- Assist in investigating and resolving product and process problems related to regulatory issues.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
- Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry, Food Science, Regulatory Science, or another related field.
- 7-10 years’ experience related to compliance in the CPG, automotive, beauty, food, or supplement industries.
- Strong understanding of Prop 65, FHSA, and Right to Know laws and other major U.S. regulatory requirements.
- Familiarity with North American and European regulatory compliance regulations (CCCR, Health Canada, REACH and others).
- High learning aptitude and adaptability with systems and regulatory landscape
- Experience with global product registration in key markets such as Canada, EU, UK, and Asia Pacific.
- Highly organized, efficient, and self-motivated
- Strong attention to detail and ability to manage multiple tasks.
- Ability to work under pressure and with cross-functional teams.
- Proficiency managing multiple projects simultaneously.
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