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Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialist

Raynham, Massachusetts
Regulatory Affairs

Job Description

Requisition ID: 7694190214

DePuy Synthes Companies of Johnson & Johnson is recruiting for a Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialist – Spine, located in Raynham, MA.


DePuy Synthes Companies of Johnson & Johnson is the largest, most innovative and comprehensive orthopaedic and neurological business in the world. DePuy Synthes Companies offer an unparalleled breadth and depth of products, services and programs in the areas of joint reconstruction, trauma, spine, sports medicine, neurological, craniomaxillofacial, power tools and biomaterials. Building on the legacy and strengths of two great companies, more agile and better equipped to meet the needs of today’s evolving health care environment. With a focus on activating insights to develop innovative, comprehensive solutions, we are inspired to advance patient care in greater ways than either company could accomplish on its own.  To learn more, visit

You will be responsible for the execution of product registration activities to ensure delivery of product approvals and supporting lifecycle management for the DePuy Synthes Spine portfolio.

In this role, you will:
  • Provide independent regulatory guidance to product development teams in strategic planning, pre-marketing, and related submissions to support optimal timelines for new/modified product launches in the global market
  • Lead the submission of licenses and authorizations for the maintenance of existing products, international registrations, and dossiers, including, but not limited to 510(k)’s, IDE/IDE Supplements, PMA/PMA Supplements, Annual Reports, HDEs, IND/NDA Supplements, Design Dossiers/Change Notifications, and Technical Files.
  • Guide conformance with applicable regulations in product development, support of claims, content labeling, and promotional materials.
  • Define data and information needed for regulatory approvals.
  • Develop labeling specifications and approves proposed labeling, packaging, advertising and promotional materials after evaluating conformance to regulations.
  • Provide Regulatory Affairs support during internal and external audits.
  • Plan schedules for regulatory deliverables on a project and monitors project through completion.
  • Assist in the development of best practices for Regulatory Affairs processes.
  • Represent Regulatory Affairs on cross-functional project teams, providing guidance and support to product development teams on both US and international issues.
  • Partner with other functions to define and obtain data to assist with regulatory submissions.
  • Review and provide regulatory authorization for Engineering Change Orders (ECOs).
  • Respond to requests from foreign governments and/or distributors to prepare and submit documentation for marketing approvals in other countries, as well as provide routine regulatory information to associates and affiliates.

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree is required, advanced degree(s) preferred.
  • Educational background in scientific, business, or legal discipline preferred.
  • Must have 4+ years working in medical device or regulated industry.  Candidates with 2+ years of practical experience who currently possess an advanced degree in relevant fields will also be considered.
  • Knowledge of US and European regulatory processes is required.
  • Experience in the preparation, and submission of US Regulatory files (510(k)s, PMAs) as well as European technical files and design dossiers is preferred.
  • Experience in worldwide regulatory and compliance activities preferred.
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams is preferred.
  • Must have excellent written, verbal communication and presentation skills.
  • Strong Project Management skills and experience with SAP, Oracle PLMs, Agile, Windchill is desirable.
  • Demonstrates the ability to contribute to the development of effective and results-oriented regulatory strategic plans that are in line with business objectives is preferred.
  • Proven track record of developing and executing global regulatory strategies that align with business deliverables is preferred.
  • This position will be located in Raynham, MA, and may require up to 10% domestic/international travel.

Johnson & Johnson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. 

Primary Location
United States-Massachusetts-Raynham-
Depuy Orthopaedics. Inc. (6029)
Job Function
Regulatory Affairs
Requisition ID