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Regulatory Affairs Specialist - SaMD Software

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Location: Saint Louis, United States
Position Type: Unfixed Term
Job Function: Regulatory Affairs

A family-owned company, bioMérieux has grown to become a world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics. For almost 60 years and across the world, we have imagined and developed innovative diagnostics solutions to improve public health. Today, our teams are spread across 44 countries and serve 160 countries with the support of a large distribution network. This includes our SLC site, formerly known as BioFire Diagnostics.


Position Summary:

A Regulatory Affairs Specialist is an individual contributor role that serves as the Subject Matter Expert (SME) for regulatory requirements as related to global Software as a Medical Device (SaMD), and/or medical device systems.  As an individual coordinator, a Regualtory Affairs Specialist defines regulatory strategies for key markets, and is the primary regulatory point of contact on development projects involving SaMD and/or medical device systems. The Regulatory Affairs Specialist collaborates across functions on new products and new technologies with a focus on software and/or medical device systems to ensure our products meet safety, efficacy & quality requirements, and are readily available to patients in need.


Primary Duties:

  • Compile & organize the content of regulatory applications & files; assess acceptability & completeness of documents; identify unmet needs & provide feedback; and ensure filing & timely retrieval of documents
  • Interact with regulatory authorities and execute regulatory processes/submissions; provide feedback on submission review progress & questions; coordinate, write & review answers to competent authority questions; and report on issues
  • Conduct research to stay current / apply regulatory changes & developments on submission requirements & processes
  • Participate in Design Control projects to advise responsible personnel on regulatory requirements & develop options with recommendations; develop software regulatory strategies; continually assess project output & impacts on regulatory the defined strategy / product launch date
  • Understand & investigate regulatory history of similar products in order to assess regulatory implications for new products or changes to existing products
  • Provide regulatory review and / or approval of product verification & validation documents, product labels, instructions for use, and advertising / promotional materials  
  • Assist in the development and review of procedures


Knowledge, Experience and Skills:

  • B.S. in Software Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, or a related field.
  • 3+ years of experience in medical device/IVD industry, preferably in IVD or Medical Device engineering, Product Development engineering or related functions.
  • Experience with rules-based, machine learning and artificial intelligence software devices (SaMD) preferred.






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BioMérieux Inc. and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Please be advised that the receipt of satisfactory responses to reference requests and the provision of satisfactory proof of an applicant’s identity and legal authorization to work in the United States are required of all new hires. Any misrepresentation, falsification, or material omission may result in the failure to receive an offer, the retraction of an offer, or if already hired, dismissal. If you are a qualified individual with a disability, you may request a reasonable accommodation in BioMérieux’s or its affiliates’ application process by contacting us via telephone at (385) 770-1132, by email at [email protected], or by dialing 711 for access to Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS).

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