Danaher Corporation Regulatory Affairs Specialist - Richmond, IL in Richmond, Illinois

Danaher Company Description
Leica Biosystems is a global leader in workflow solutions and automation. As the only company to own the workflow from biopsy to diagnosis, we are uniquely positioned to break down the barriers between each of these steps. Our mission of “Advancing Cancer Diagnostics, Improving Lives” is at the heart of our corporate culture. Our easy-to-use and consistently reliable offerings help improve workflow efficiency and diagnostic confidence. The company is represented in over 100 countries. It has manufacturing facilities in 9 countries, sales and service organizations in 19 countries, and an international network of dealers. The company is headquartered in Nussloch, Germany. VisitLeicaBiosystems.com for more information.

Leica Biosystems Imaging, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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The Regulatory Affairs (RA) Specialist works with a cross functional project team to bring medical products to the market and to ensure ongoing compliance while continuing to develop their regulatory affairs skills. This position will facilitate product registrations globally as required by the business and facilitate product market withdrawals, product vigilance reports, liaise with competent authorities, facilitate product registration renewals and maintain EU technical files.

Major Responsibilities

  • Review of documentation generated during product development against current Design Control Process and regulatory requirements
  • Create and maintain the Risk Management Documentation for new and existing
  • products
  • Support product and project managers as well as wider organization to meet product regulatory requirements for product registrations to support product launches.
  • Collect and coordinate information and prepare regulatory documentation for submission to regulatory agencies or to commercial partners, advise on the submission strategy
  • Write or update standard operating procedures to ensure that they reflect current regulatory requirements.
  • Identify relevant guidance documents, or consensus standards and provide interpretive assistance.
  • Support creation of technical files for new products and implement updates for changes to existing products
  • Working effectively in a team environment to ensure not only individual tasks are accomplished, but that team and department objectives are achieved.
  • Participate in research of regulatory issues and dissemination regulatory information to Production, QA, QC and R&D departments and senior management as required.
  • Conduct technical training sessions for colleagues.


  • Education: Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Life Sciences
  • Experience/Skills:
  • 3-5 years experience in RA within medical device or pharmaceutical
  • industry;
  • Experience with ISO 13485:2016, IVD Regulations, FDA GMP and domestic/international Medical Device Regulations;
  • Experience with support of cross functional new product development from RA
  • perspective including risk management, review of technical files, new product approval
  • and registration
  • Ability to effectively communicate to all levels within the organization and influence
  • change outside of the local span of control
  • The ability to adapt in an environment of change, uncertainty, and ambiguity. Can pragmatically make decisions in a timely fashion, especially when there is not a clear path
  • Excellent problem solving and presentation skills, learns a new environment quickly. Has the charisma and credibility to communicate and influence change at all levels within the organization;
  • Identifies, communicates and implements the key priorities to the organization with little guidance or direction;
  • A bias for taking action - spontaneous recognition of problems and opportunities. High sense of urgency; and,
  • Outstanding time and project management skills.
  • Travel: 5-10%


Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 67,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $18.3B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,200% over 20 years.

At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.

Organization: Leica Biosystems
Job Function: Quality and Regulatory Affairs
Primary Location: North America-North America-United States-IL-Richmond
Schedule: Full-time
Req ID: COR001142