Sr. Regulatory Specialist - Consumer Products - North America

Sr. Regulatory Specialist - Consumer Products - North America

Requisition #NAM01124

State/Province New Jersey

City Allendale

Position TypeExempt

About Edgewell

We are a global team of 6,000 visionaries, doers, and makers. Our portfolio of over 25 brands touches lives in more than 50 countries. Together, we re-imagine good mornings and endless summers, beauty and bonding, confidence and determination.

From baby to body, Edgewell is passionate about making the little moments leading up to the big memories just a little bit easier. Simply, we aim to make the products that families rely on more inspired, more personal, and more trustworthy-so they can devote that much more energy to the people they care about most.

We are re-imagining personal care.

At Edgewell Personal Care, we're passionate about helping people be at their best when it matters most: whether preparing for a first date, practicing for the big game, or protecting your family on vacation. The Edgewell family of brands has a product for everyone -- with well-established brand names such as Schick¬ and Wilkinson Sword¬ men's and women's shaving systems and disposable razors; Edge¬ and Skintimate¬ shave preparations; Playtex¬ , Stayfree¬ , Carefree¬ and o.b.¬ feminine care products; Banana Boat¬ and Hawaiian Tropic¬ sun care products; Playtex¬ infant feeding, Diaper Genie¬ and gloves; and Wet Ones¬ moist wipes.

Position Summary

With a high degree of independence, this Senior Regulatory Specialist position provides regulatory support to the successful commercialization of all personal care product categories, with emphasis on general consumer products in North America.


  • Leads regulatory project support for new product development and commercialization projects.

  • Responsible for the delivery of multiple complex projects, as well as regulatory pathways or strategies to obtain product approval

  • Represent Regulatory to Core Team Meetings as assigned.

  • Assure that new and current products meet all relevant regulatory requirements in the U.S and Canada.

  • Review product specifications to ensure that all current regulatory requirements are captured.

  • Develop labeling guidance

  • Give input to testing plans according to state and federal requirements.

  • Assess and makes priority judgments and risk assessments, identifies solutions and presents course of action.

  • Monitor changes in standards and regulations and prepare impact analysis and recommendations.

  • Author Standard Operating Procedures for routine Regulatory activities and work processes.

  • Collaborate with Marketing, Program Management, Operations, R&D and other cross-functional team members to meet required deadlines.

Specific Accountabilities

  • May also perform additional duties as assigned: provide support to the international Regulatory team and/or the Product Safety group.

Required Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree, preferably in analytical chemistry or mechanical engineering and 5-7 years of related experience.

  • Knowledge of consumer product regulations for U.S. and Canada (children's products is preferred).

  • Knowledge of standards governing consumer product safety (CPSC, ASTM).

  • Good understanding of US FDA indirect food additive requirements.

  • Experience reviewing labeling for consumer products.

  • Ability to review and interpret test reports.

  • Great computer skills. Proficiency with Word, Excel, Access/databases e-mail and internet applications.

  • Excellent verbal / written communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to interface with internal and external contacts at all levels.

  • Strong attention to detail.

  • Good record-keeping skills.

  • Excellent organizational, prioritization and follow-up skills.

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks / projects simultaneously.

  • Self-directed with ability to think and act independently and to make sound decisions.

  • Demonstrated ability to complete projects on time.

  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills.

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Regulatory Affairs or Product Safety experience.

  • Knowledge of U.S. CPSC and Health Canada requirements for children's product.

  • Experience working in a testing laboratory.

  • Knowledge of U.S. and Canada regulations governing Cosmetic, OTC drug and/or Medical Device products.

  • Experience with relational databases, data validation, and report/query set up is a plus.

Working Relationships & Environment

  • Reports to Manager, Regulatory Affairs - North America. Key relationships internally will include Marketing, Product Safety, Quality and R&D. External engagement will include health agencies, suppliers, third-party consultants, labs and industry associations.

  • 0-15% Travel Requirements.

  • Could be located in Allendale, NJ or Shelton, CT


Come work with Edgewell

Edgewell offers a competitive compensation package which includes full medical and retirement savings coverage, paid vacation and holidays. Edgewell is an equal opportunity employer, and we prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, marital or parental status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

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