Formulations Specialist

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. 

With the continued growth of our business, we are seeking to hire a “Formulations Specialist” to join our team.

Main Responsibilities will include (but not limited to):

  • Devise high-quality formulations (dry powder blends, tablets, capsules, and liquid) to meet project requirements.
  • Perform organoleptic evaluation of finished product and raw materials.
  • Conduct product or production failure investigations.
  • Prepare documentation for internal and external parties (master formulas, data sheets, manufacturing instructions).
  • Maintain and enhance laboratory infrastructure and material libraries.
  • Supervise and mentor junior members of the formulation team as appropriate.

Education & Experience Requirements:

  • Degree or Diploma in Science and related fields an asset, although direct work experience (3 years) in a natural health product/pharmaceutical environment will be acceptable in lieu.
  • Although not required, preference given to candidates familiar with applicable Canadian regulations (e.g. Food, NHPs, GMPs) and US regulations for Food and Dietary Supplements.
  • Intermediate MS Office computer skills.

Personal Qualifications:

  • Self-motivated with the ability to work and follow-up with a minimum of supervision.
  • Excellent attention to details, be proactive and a problem solver
  • Have the communication skills needed to foster team effort within the company.
  • Well organized, able to work with deadlines and under pressure while ensuring that tasks are performed accurately and thoroughly.
  • Analytical and mathematical skills.

We value our employees and provide a respectful, safe and supportive work environment!
Along with competitive wages, we offer a fully paid comprehensive benefit package.

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!