Specialist, Regulatory Affairs

Date:  Jun 7, 2024
Location:  East Winsdor
Company:  Shiseido

Job Summary:

The Specialist in Regulatory Affairs will be assigned to the Risk Analysis and Strategy group.   Responsible for ensuring regulatory compliance of raw materials, formulas and will handle projects or other responsibilities aligned to make saleable products globally.                       

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Gathering, generating, and managing technical information including formula, raw material (RM) regulatory documents etc.                                                                                    
  • Confirming information accuracy and regulation compliance of all collected documents from contract manufacture (CM).
  • Coding CM RMs into our internal system before product development based on collected documentation and CM formula information.
  • Evaluating formula for global regulation compliance and Shiseido policy compliance. Generating compliance report with our interpretation of the regulation and provide guidance to cross-functional team to maintain the product development timeline and smooth product launch.
  • Evaluating formula whether it meets sustainable policy or retailer’s clean policy and provide the result to Brands in a timely manner.
  • Supporting several projects in Regulatory Risk Analysis and Strategy group to organize product information.                                                                                                                                                              

Working Relationships/Key Stakeholders:

  • SAC Regulatory Team
  • SAC R&D
  • Brand Teams
  • Regional regulatory team
  • Contract manufacturers
  • Cross-Functional internal departments

Qualifications & Competencies:

  • BS or BA Chemistry or related field
  • 3+ years of Regulatory experience
  • Excellent communication skills. Will need to be able to provide statements and/or Regulatory’s position in an easily comprehensible manner to cross-functional team.
  • Positive attitude towards learning new things even if it is not directly linked to your projects.
  • Speak up and raise concerns or unclear points to have yourself understood.
  • Must have excellent computer skills especially for excel skills.
  • Detail-oriented; to ensure regulatory compliance.       
  • Web and internet savvy; navigate through web to retrieve information.
  • Goal-oriented, proactive, able to multi-task, strong organizational skills
  • Able to work in a fast-paced, fluid environment.
  • Experience in cosmetic/personal care, a plus.

Trust 8 Competencies

Below is a list of Trust 8 Competencies designed to help employees at Shiseido Americas succeed as the company continues to evolve and innovate.

  1. Think Big: Adapt a big-picture perspective. Deliver new values through creativity.
  2. Take Risks: Embrace Risk, Practice “Trial and Error and Trial”.
  3. Hands On: Consider Front-line realities when making decisions. Take the lead from end to end.
  1. Collaborate: Leverage the diverse capabilities of colleagues.
  2. Be Open: Create an environment that encourages everyone to speak up.
  3. Act with Integrity: Be sincere and humble at all times.
  4. Be Accountable: Commit to the goal. Take accountability for the execution.
  5. Applaud Success: Create a culture that celebrates success.



Shiseido is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender identity, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other classification protected by Federal, State or Local law

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Nearest Major Market: New York City
Nearest Secondary Market: Newark

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