Director, Regulatory Assurance Consumer Products

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Columbus, OH, United States

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Job ID: 45189

Overall Responsibilities:
Provide functional expertise to the total business enterprise relating to Consumer Product Safety Commission, Food and Drug Administration, and Federal Trade Commission regulations and L Brands products impacted by such regulations.

Responsibilities Include:
-Provide leadership and strategy regarding enterprise compliance on CPSC, FDA, and FTC product compliance matters.
-Responsible for defining corporate enterprise-wide policies on CPSC, FDA, and FTC regulated products and supporting the development of enterprise processes to assure compliance.
-Provide extensive ad hoc policy and product development support to sourcing teams.
-Design enterprise-wide training around the evolving needs of the business with emphasis on apparel compliance and industry best practice; knowledge and experience in hardlines is required as well.
-Primary interface with internal and external personnel on CPSC and FTC related matters.
-Proactively support existing LBI policy forums (Fabric Directors, Production / Sourcing, Product Risk Council) to ensure regulatory voice in strategic decision making on matters of product design, sourcing, and production.
-Responsible for monitoring current developments and notifying interested parties within the company of impact of pending regulations.
-Participate in trade association and standards setting organization as appropriate.
-Plans and conducts audits of business units as relates to corporate policies and overall compliance issues.

Position Requirements:
-B.S. in technical field, Masters / Ph.D preferred.
-Requires 10 + years regulatory management experience in industries regulated by CPSC, FTC, and FDA. Extensive expertise in domestic and international apparel regulatory framework required.
-Background in branded apparel and other consumer products preferred; commercial consumer product / apparel testing lab experience beneficial.
-Previous experience with a retail business preferred.
L Brands, through its high-emotion brands Victoria's Secret, Bath and Body Works, Pink, La Senza and Henri Bendel, is an international specialty retailer delivering lingerie, personal care and beauty products, apparel and accessories to customers worldwide. Our brands are available in more than 2,600 retail stores in the United States, more than 680 international locations, and through our award-winning internet and catalogue channels. L Brands, which recorded sales of $10.5 billion in 2012 and employs more than 90,000 associates, was Fortune's 2011 World's Most Admired specialty retailer.