Hologic Regulatory Affairs Specialist in Marlborough, Massachusetts

Regulatory Affairs Specialist

Post Date Mar 21, 2018

A Regulatory Affairs Specialist provides global Regulatory support to cross functional teams working on a range of products in Hologic’s GYN Surgical Solutions Division that include radiofrequency impedance-based technology, fluid movement, and electronics. You will work in a multi-disciplinary group, contributing to the design, development and launch of Hologic’s innovative products that bring long-term positive change to patients and healthcare professionals.


The Regulatory Affairs Specialist provides medical device Regulatory Affairs expertise by participating in the day to day operations of the department as it relates to supporting business needs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the basic knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Works with Regulatory Affairs Management to determine effective regulatory pathways for a variety of issues

  • Participates in cross-functional teams to implement the regulatory strategies for the timely support of project team goals

  • Ensures that product development projects and changes to existing products are conducted in compliance with the appropriate regulations

  • Participates in document review process by reviewing documents for regulatory compliance

  • Prepares FDA submissions, which may include: 510(k)s, IDEs, IDE Supplements, PMAs, PMA Supplements

  • Prepares Canadian medical device submissions

  • Prepares technical files/design dossiers for European CE mark

  • Supports international registration activities

  • Interacts with domestic and international regulatory bodies and distributors

  • Reviews and approves promotional material to assure compliance to Regulatory requirements

  • Complies with all Quality System requirements

  • Reviews technical publications, articles and abstracts to stay abreast of regulatory developments in the industry

  • May include other duties as defined by Regulatory Affairs Management


  • Strong writing skills with ability to write detailed information for submissions

  • Proficient ability to read, analyze and interpret technical documents, professional journals, technical procedures and government regulations

  • Strong verbal skills including presentation skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills including the ability to interact with all levels of the company

  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office

Preferred Skills/ Qualifications

  • Strong working knowledge of medical device regulations (21CFR) and FDA law

  • Strong working knowledge of the regulatory requirements related to European medical device directives; additional experience with international registration requirements highly desirable

  • Capacity to communicate regulations to technical functions within the company

  • Ability to work with Regulatory Affairs Management to manage relationships with FDA and international customers (e.g., regulatory agencies, distributors, etc.)

  • Experience with document control systems such as Agile and Oracle

  • Medical device software submission and validation experience highly desirable

  • Certified Regulatory Affairs Certified Professional (RAC) highly desirable


  • Bachelor’s degree (BA or BS) from a four year college or university in an engineering or science discipline (preferred)


  • Minimum of 2 - 5 years’ experience in an FDA regulated industry preparing regulatory submissions for medical devices

Additional Details

  • There may be limited domestic or international travel

Agency and Third Party Recruiter Notice:

Agencies that submit a resume to Hologic must have a current executed Hologic Agency Agreement executed by a member of the Human Resource Department. In addition Agencies may only submit candidates to positions for which they have been invited to do so by a Hologic Recruiter. All resumes must be sent to the Hologic Recruiter under these terms or they will not be considered.

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