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Provide functional and technical leadership in the development and implementation of regulatory strategic direction to support the achievement of business objectives for client K-C business units, while ensuring compliance with domestic and international cosmetic and consumer product regulations.
Provide regulatory product strategies, influence, and make strategic recommendations and input to other QRC functions for a cohesive QRC response to the business units that will ensure corporate compliance with the regulations.
Provide regulatory training and influence strategic decision making to regulatory colleagues, the research and development teams and cross functional partners in support of new technology development that is cognizant of product testing and other requirements for regulatory approval in global markets in order to meet launch timelines.
Primary customer is KCNA including respective management teams, global business management teams; R&E, Legal, and QRC functions including Business Quality, Global Quality Assurance, Global Product Safety and Clinical Affairs, Global Medical Affairs, Purchasing, Logistics, suppliers and contract manufacturers.
Provides regulatory affairs leadership and support in the development, improvement programs and/or projects involving department or cross-functional teams.
Communicate appropriately with all customers, conducting all communications and transactions with the utmost integrity and honesty so as to build an unimpeachable business reputation.
Provides technical leadership and expertise to support teams in manufacturing and marketing full ranges of products in the US and Canada.
Manage teams and self in accordance with the expected behaviors of the Leadership Qualities.
Develop and implement domestic, international, and where appropriate, product-specific regulatory strategies in support of business objectives.
Monitor the development of regulatory initiatives and communicate potential business impact to business and QRC senior management.
Provide interpretation on and training of domestic and international regulatory requirements to the appropriate business and QRC partners and team members.
Anticipate and assist in the resolution of regulatory and/or quality issues and recommends corrective actions.
$16 Billion in sales volume Personal Care
The incumbent is responsible for establishing and maintaining regulatory strategies designed to effectively and efficiently support business objectives.
This individual provides methodical, interpretive and evaluative solutions to complex problems through specialized quality and regulatory expertise based on an in-depth knowledge of technical and business practices.
The incumbent integrates and coordinates activities within clearly defined policies; helps develop and champion regulatory policies; relies on an ability to understand and motivate people without direct authority; and is responsible for providing services to client business(es).
Provide strategic and functional leadership, expertise and counsel that result in the development, manufacture and placing on the market products that provide quick and cost-effective routes to market, and which comply with the applicable regulatory requirements.
Represent Kimberly-Clark’s interests at Trade Associations, in order to gain knowledge and influence regulations and standards by collaborating with other similar companies.
Actively participate in the Innovation process and project teams by providing targeted feedback on proposed product formulations and/or product designs to ensure potential regulatory hurdles are identified at the earliest stages of a project and appropriate business decisions can be made.
Establish and maintain processes and provide leadership to ensure that regulatory submissions and responses, such as those for FDA and Health Canada and various international regulatory submissions are prepared and submitted accurately and completely in a timely manner to meet business objectives
Establish and maintain an information network for purposes of monitoring domestic and international regulatory developments, followed by appropriate preventive communication and training within the K-C business units.
Lean in to challenging communication situations both internally and externally to ensure business outcomes.
Provide consultation and guidance relative to the resolution of regulatory and/or quality issues and non-compliances.
A broad technical background is required; a bachelor’s degree in a major scientific discipline and/ 5+ years or a Masters degree with 3-5 years of relevant technical experience, including FDA and Health Canada regulations for cosmetics, medical devices and OTC drugs or consumer products.
Must possess an understanding of the product development process including product design/formulation, manufacturing, engineering, marketing and legal matters obtained through experience and/or advanced education and the implications on a global launch of a given product.
The incumbent must also possess extensive experience with labeling, advertising promotion and claims review experience to ensure compliance with US FDA and Health Canada regulatory requirements.
Bring your fresh perspectives to work
The world is changing before our eyes, and we are out there, ready to hit every curve ball that comes our way. Your input, insights, ideas, and perspectives will make you an important part of our success. We support diversity by empowering all employees to shape their futures and ours through promotion and personal growth. If you have an open, exploratory mind, get in touch.
Kimberly-Clark makes the essentials for a better life with well-known brands that matter every day – at home, school, work and on the go. Throughout our 148 years, we have challenged conventional wisdom to innovate products that better meet the needs of consumers. We have created new categories with top brands like Kleenex®, and redefined categories with Huggies® and U by Kotex®. While growing our $18+ billion global business, we help build careers through collaborative teams that push boundaries and endless opportunities to work with some of the world’s most recognized brands. Our 43,000 employees are changing the world for the better, too, generously giving back to communities and causes around the globe.
For Kimberly-Clark to grow and prosper, we must be an inclusive organization that applies the diverse experiences and passions of its team members to brands that make life better for people all around the world. We actively seek to build a workforce that reflects the experiences of our consumers. When you bring your original thinking to Kimberly-Clark, you fuel the continued success of our enterprise. We are a committed equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
With an inclusive culture, our employees – and the original thinking they bring to Kimberly-Clark – make us stronger. EOE disability/vet.
K-C requires that an employee have authorization to work in the country in which the role is based. In the event an applicant does not have current work authorization, K-C will determine, in its sole discretion, whether to sponsor an individual for work authorization. However, based on immigration requirements, not all roles are suitable for sponsorship.
As a Kimberly-Clark employee, you have an opportunity to impact billions of lives through the products we make, the workplaces we create and the communities we serve. The proof is in our purpose – we are creating Better Care for a Better World.
Through collaborative teams that push boundaries and endless opportunities to work with some of the world’s most recognized brands, at Kimberly-Clark you and your purpose are in the driver seat of your career.
Huggies®. Kleenex®. Andrex®. Scott®. Kotex®. Poise®. Depend®. The proof is in our products – For 150 years, our brands have been brought to market by a team of purpose-led innovators dedicated to creating Better Care for a Better World. And it takes the right people—in the right jobs and the right place—to make that happen. Join our 46,000+ employees who are changing the world for the better and generously giving back to communities and causes around the globe.
Better Care for a Better World starts by taking care of you and giving you what you need to succeed. We’re dedicated to breaking down barriers to speed decision making and creating a workplace with relentless focus on our consumers and growing our people, like you. The... proof is in our people – we've been rated as one of Forbe's 2021 World's Best Employers, and it's because of the caring people and the amazing culture that brings out the best in everyone. Join our employees in our amazing culture that brings out the best in everyone.