Ready for your next career move?  Come and join an amazing Procurement team at GFR Pharma!

GFR Pharma is a privately held manufacturer of natural health products.  As a proud Canadian company located in Coquitlam B.C., we are committed to manufacturing high-quality products for our customers.

We currently looking for a full-time permanent Buyer for our Procurement team.

What your day to day looks like:

Main Responsibilities (but not limited to):

  • Create purchase orders; monitor blanket purchase orders, release, and issue of new blanket purchase orders.
  • Review/maintain order points for inventory stock levels; ensure uninterrupted supply of materials to meet operational requirements.
  • Ensuring all purchasing policies/procedures are followed, professionally and ethically.
  • Follow up on all claims/credits for goods purchased.
  • Make recommendations about new vendors when necessary, to improve supply chain efficiency and meet budgetary goals.

Portfolio Management / Vendor Relations

  • Actively manage assigned portfolios (updated prices, MEF, material data)
  • Negotiate pricing that supports GFR operations and keeps the business competitive.
  • Set up new vendors in vendor database.
  • Monitor price increases and communicate changes.
  • Evaluate and monitor contract/supplier performance.
  • Have the ongoing passion and hunger to continuously learn and understand your portfolio categories of materials to become Procurement category experts

Team Relations

  • Working collaboratively with and supporting fellow Procurement team members and all other department team members.
  • Inform affected department(s) on potential delays and recommend corrective measures well in advance to mitigate risk.
  • Providing a high level of customer service both internally and externally.

Reporting and Inventory Management

  • MRP analysis.
  • Provide support for inventory and freight functions.
  • Analyze trends and market conditions for present and future pricing, availability, and lead-time.

What you bring to us:

  • Minimum one (1) year related purchasing experience in food manufacturing, pharmaceutical and/or nutraceutical environment will be considered an asset.
  • Completion of not less than one post-secondary Purchasing/Supply Chain course.
  • Experience with projections, forecasting and strategic buying.
  • Above average problem-solving capabilities and negotiation skills.
  • Strong analytical skills relating to sales reports and goal achievement.
  • Detail oriented with the ability to prioritize and follow up with projects.
  • Strong Excel, Word, PowerPoint skills required.
  • Familiar with SAP and/or ERP/MRP software an asset.
  • Comfortable working in an office environment Monday to Friday

Great perks:

  • Amazing team and work environment
  • Competitive wages
  • Paid benefits
  • Central location & Free parking
  • Employee discounts
  • Social events
  • Respectful, safe, and supportive work environment!

If you are interested in joining our team, we look forward to receiving your resume to   Only individuals selected to be interviewed will be contacted.  Thank you for your interest in GFR Pharma Ltd!


We appreciate our relationship with GFR. From QC to communications, we have found working with GFR to be a pleasure, highlighted by excellent communications and reliable delivery dates. Thank you.
Michael BentleySierraSil Health Inc.
I always prefer to make our products at GFR if possible, because I am confident with your product quality and service for us.

We are growing well steadily in the Korean market and so orders are continuous and items keep increasing.

I really hope to work closely with GFR with most of our products.
James T.President
In all my years, I can honestly say, no other company I have ever worked with has provided me with such an unparalleled level of care and service. Literally, GFR Pharma has provided my company with the best level of service I have ever experienced. You are that good, that efficient, that professional.

If there was a problem, it was fixed. If there was a challenge, it was met. If there was a deadline, it was met.

It’s time for an official thank you.
Please forward my sincere gratitude to the GFR team. You guys are seriously, seriously on-it!
Chris GFounder
Great first experience manufacturing my product with GFR. I am definitely going to be utilizing your services in the future for more of our products and look forward to our next project with you. Thanks again!
We cannot wait any longer to express our appreciation for your help during our production process.

We thank you for your professional suggestions and the quick responses to every question we have had; you have been so patient in helping us with every one of our inquiries.

Your guidance throughout the entire product development and production is a tremendous support to us.