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Job Title:

Regulatory Affairs Specialist, Cosmetics/Personal Care/OTC

Area of Interest:

Research & Development



State / Province:

North Carolina

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Job Description:

Position Summary:

As a Regulatory Affairs Specialist (Scientist II) for Burtís Bees, you will work with a team of regulatory professionals located in Durham, North Carolina to maintain a robust global registration and compliance program for our personal care products.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Global product registration and notification activities, including coordination, collection and collation of documentation to prepare accurate regulatory packs/dossiers for submission
  • Participate in cross functional product development and commercialization teams, providing guidance on global regulatory requirements and strategies
  • Ensure global compliance of cosmetic and OTC products:
  • Conduct global raw material and formulation reviews
  • Review and approve new and modified products and claims
  • Review and approve product packaging/labeling and marketing communication materials
  • Initiate and review product safety assessments as performed by external consultants to ensure regulatory and safety compliance
  • Remain current with new regulations and regulatory changes, interpret complex information and summarize the impact for other functions, as appropriate
  • Work collaboratively to develop and implement robust regulatory strategies
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of effective documentation and data control management for compliance files


Qualifications & Skills:

  • BSc. in chemistry, biology, or a related life science discipline with 3+ years of experience in the cosmetic, personal care or related industry
  • Ability to understand and interpret technical and regulatory documents
  • Knowledge of global cosmetic and OTC drug regulations e.g. The Food Drug and Cosmetic Act (FD&C), The Fair Packaging and Labeling Act (FPLA), Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPís), as well as EU, Canada and Asian international cosmetic regulations, a strong plus
  • Experience with cosmetics regulatory submissions desirable
  • Experience in food, medical device and/or dietary supplements industry a plus
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Detail oriented to produce accurate and timely results
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities & work independently
  • Collaborative, team player
  • Strong computer skills
  • European or Asian languages desirable

If you are unable to fill out the online application due to a disability,please call our main # and ask for an HR rep to assist you with completing application.


Burt's Bees is an EEO/Affirmative Action employer.

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