Associate Specialist, Regulatory Affairs Apac

West Pharmaceutical Services Exton , PA 19341

Posted 2 months ago

Associate Specialist, Regulatory Affairs APAC



West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of packaging components and delivery systems for injectable drugs and healthcare products. Working by the side of its customers from concept to patient, West creates products that promote the efficiency, reliability and safety of the world's pharmaceutical drug supply. West is headquartered in Exton, Pennsylvania, and supports its customers from locations in North and South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. West's 2017 sales of $1.6 billion reflect the daily use of approximately 112 million of its components and devices, which are designed to improve the delivery of healthcare to patients around the world.


With a focus on the Asia Pacific region, this role is responsible for coordinating and authoring regulatory submissions for West's products and processes. Address customer regulatory requests and maintain current Asia Pacific and international regulations/guidelines/policies applicable to West's products and services.


  • Complete structured regulatory assignments with guidance in support of R&D and commercial programs with a focus on authoring, maintenance and tracking of CMC dossiers [DMFs] for submission to China NMPA in compliance with regulations, guidelines and procedures.

  • Support project development teams and communicate regulatory progress, decisions, strategies, etc., with guidance.

  • Review assigned technical project documentation, certifications, correspondences, and external communications, as needed.

  • Provide support with change controls and customer regulatory requests, including regulatory letters and compliance questionnaires, as needed.

  • Maintain effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work responsibilities or environment; adjusting effectively to work within new work structures, processes, requirements, or cultures.

  • Challenge processes, remain open to ideas and changes to continuously improve and seek better alternatives and drive change.

  • Maintain effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work responsibilities or environment; adjusting effectively to work within new work structures, processes, requirements, or cultures.

  • Adhere to all applicable government and West regulations, practices and procedures to maintain compliance.

  • Clearly and effectively communicate team/project progress/status, decisions, timelines, etc.

  • Maintain working knowledge of computer software packages including MS Word, MS Excel, MS Project, MS PowerPoint, Adobe, SharePoint and LOA request system, and others as required.


  • Education: Bachelor's in related discipline (Biology or Chemistry preferred)
  • Experience: 0-3 years of regulatory /pharmaceutical experience


  • Knowledge of CMC regulatory affairs, as well as demonstrated understanding of related pharmaceutical operations (e.g., manufacturing, process development, analytical, quality assurance).

  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines, manage multiple tasks/projects/priorities and complex systems simultaneously

  • Attention to detail in composing and proofing materials

  • Must work well in a fast pace environment

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills

  • Preferred experience working in a lab or similarly regulated environment


  • N/A

West is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please send an email to Where permitted by law, an offer of employment with West Pharmaceutical Services, or any of its subsidiary or affiliate companies, is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of background screening and/or a pre-employment drug screening.

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Associate Specialist, Regulatory Affairs Apac

West Pharmaceutical Services