B. Braun

  • Regulatory Affairs Specialist

    Job Locations US-PA-Allentown
    Requisition ID
    B. Braun Medical Inc
    # of Openings
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    8am to 5pm
    Allentown, PA
  • Overview

    With a nationwide sales team and several manufacturing locations, B. Braun Medical has become a leading full-line supplier of healthcare products and services in the U.S. The company is committed to delivering innovative products and services with unmatched quality, superior technology, and cost-effectiveness, while maintaining environmental responsibility. Through its "Sharing Expertise®" initiative, B. Braun promotes best practices for continuous improvement of healthcare products and services. B. Braun employs over 4,500 people in the USA. B. Braun Medical Inc. began its operations in the USA in 1957. Initially, the company manufactured and sold disposable plastic syringes. During the 1980s and early 1990s, the company undertook several expansions and enlarged its product line of disposable medical devices. With the acquisition of McGaw, Inc. in 1997, including Central Admixture Pharmacy Services, Inc. (CAPS®), B. Braun dramatically broadened its product lines and services to U.S. customers.


    U.S. Facilities and Operations:


    Supporting product sales are a network of nationwide marketing and manufacturing locations. Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, is home to the U.S. Corporate Headquarters along with the marketing offices of the Hospital, Outpatient Markets (OPM), Renal Therapies, Vascular Interventional, International, and OEM Divisions. Central Admixture Pharmacy Services, Inc.(CAPS®) is also managed from this location. The nearby Allentown, Pennsylvania, facility manufactures Needle-free products, IV Safety Catheters, Anesthesia Systems, Introducers, Pharmacy Admixture products. Vascular products including Right Heart Catheters and Interventional Accessories are also manufactured in Allentown. The Irvine, California facility produces IV Solutions, Basic and Specialty Nutrition, Drug Delivery, and BTC products. Infusion Pump Systems are manufactured in Carrollton, Texas and IV administration and IV and Irrigation sets are produced in the Dominican Republic.





    Position Summary:


    To plan and prepare registration documents for marketing approval of B. Braun’s medical device products in the US and foreign countries with minimal supervision. To be a regulatory liaison for new product development and make regulatory assessments of proposed changes to existing products for impact to regulatory documentation. To independently provide strategic input and guidance to project teams.


    Responsibilities: Essential Duties


    • Plan and prepare dossiers for registration of drug products in the US including NDA, ANDA, IND, supplements and amendments and Canadian applications.
    • Participate on teams as the primary regulatory representative for product development and change control projects.
    • Independently review and analyze proposed modifications to drug products for regulatory impact.
    • Independently read, review, interpret and keep current with regulations and publications regarding drug products and communicate within the department.
    • Interact with B. Braun representatives of foreign countries regarding drugs product registrations.
    • Interact with Regulatory Agencies concerning regulatory applications.
    • Assist in training and mentoring of RA Analysts.
    • Provide strategic regulatory input for projects and other regulatory needs.
    • Review and approve product labeling and advertising.
    • Conduct regulatory research associated with proposed and active projects.

    Expertise: Knowledge & Skill Requirements

    • Ability to interpret and apply regulations and guidelines
    • Ability to multi-task and work independently
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Skilled in planning and organizing
    • Ability to review documents with attention to detail
    • Self motivated
    • Computer literate (Microsoft office).
    • Physical Demands:


    Expertise: Qualifications - Experience/Training/Education/Etc



    • BA/BS degree in scientific discipline.
    • Two to three years experience in Regulatory Affairs.
    • Experience in the preparation of device regulatory applications.
    • Experience in making regulatory assessment of proposed changes and how they will impact current submissions.
    • Able to analyze and develop strategies for regulatory submissions with minimal supervision.
    • Both problem solving, decision making and negotiating skills are required to the extent that regulatory submissions impact B. Braun's product registrations and filings. Critical decisions would be reviewed with supervisor prior to implementation.


    • Regulatory Affairs Certified
    • Knowledge of 21 CFR Subchapter H Medical Devices, International Standards, Medical Device Directive, Canadian Medical Device Regulations, and Quality System Regulations.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to handle or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.



    Braun offers an excellent benefits package, which includes healthcare, a 401(k) plan, and tuition reimbursement. To learn more about B. Braun and our safety healthcare products or view a listing of our employment opportunities, please visit us on the internet at www.bbraunusa.com Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities /Women/ Veterans/Disabled


    Through its “Sharing Expertise®” initiative, B. Braun promotes best practices for continuous improvement of healthcare products and services.


    Responsibilities: Other Duties:


    The preceding functions have been provided as examples of the types of work performed by employees assigned to this position. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed in this description are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments of different positions due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.


    Physical Demands:


    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    Work Environment:


    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


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