Regulatory Services Manager - Remote

Posted 22 Jul 2022

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - United States

Req Id 251396



A career with EMD Electronics is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 60,300 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. EMD Electronics is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.


Everything we do in EMD Electronics is to help us deliver on our purpose of being the company behind the companies, advancing digital living. We are dedicated to being the trusted supplier of high-tech materials, services and specialty chemicals for the electronics, automotive and cosmetics industries. We foster a global collaborative organization made up of individuals who have the passion to win, obsess about the customer, are relentlessly curious and act with urgency. Together, we push the boundaries of science to make more possible for our customers. 


  • The preferred location for this role is Savannah, GA or Philadelphia, PA, but it can also be located at any of our other US locations with travel required to meet with key partners.


Your Role:

The Regulatory Services Manager in Quality Services at Surface Solutions for a Quality provides complete and timely support to our customers on a global basis for Regulatory and Quality related inquiries.  The Regulatory Services Manager is considered the Subject Matter Expert (SME), providing in-depth knowledge on a wide range of Regulatory and Quality topics.  Focusing on customer-related questions concerning Regulatory, Quality and Manufacturing and partnering with cross functional teams to deliver answers to our customers.  This role will work in cross-functional teams in a global environment and is able to be comfortable translating and conveying complex regulatory topics to internal and external stakeholders.  Additionally, this position will look for lean and efficient solutions, especially of a digital nature.


Who you are:

  • To assess the incoming inquiries from Customer Facing Team and provide a response that may be shared with the customer based on available documentation and information.
  • To coordinate with cross functional teams the assessment and preparation of a response to the Customer Facing Team.
  • To lead/participate in discussions with cross-functional teams on the company’s regulatory and quality position on customer relevant topics.
  • To support the CIDS platform by acting as one of the Business Administrators and support colleagues in access and navigation in the system
  • Reading and assessing draft regulations for business impact and working with cross-functional business partners to comment on proposed regulations.
  • Providing advice and regulatory interpretations to co-workers in other regulatory areas, quality, and production.
  • To set-up, organize and lead limited Regulatory-Quality related projects


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelors’ degree in Chemistry or other natural science degree is required.
  • Knowledge of chemical regulations such as TSCA, FIFRA, USDA, OSHA, PFAS, CONEG, and State regulations such as Proposition 65 are required.
  • Understanding of Quality Management Systems
  • Strong analytical and communication skills are required
  • Ability to work with cross functional teams and regions is also required.
  • There is a 5% travel expectation for this role, both domestic and international travel.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • An advanced degree, Masters or PhD is strongly preferred.
  • Experience with a global organization is strongly preferred.
  • Knowledge of Conflict Minerals, Food Contact, RSPO highly preferred


What we offer: We are curious minds that come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences.
We celebrate all dimensions of diversity. We believe that it drives excellence, innovation, and human progress. We care about our customers, patients, and our rich mix of people. This diversity strengthens our ability to lead in science and technology.
We are committed to creating access and opportunities for all and empower you to fulfil your ambitions. Our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons.
Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to bring their curiosity to life!


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If you are a resident of NYC, Connecticut or Colorado, you are eligible to receive additional information about the compensation and benefits, which we will provide upon request. You may contact 855 444 5678 from 8:00am to 5:30pm ET Monday through Friday, for assistance.


The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.


As an employee of the Company, you will be required to comply with all of the Company’s COVID-19 safety protocols and policies. The organization has currently suspended enforcement of its COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, but that policy may be reinstated by the Company in its discretion.

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