Formulation Technician

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 “Formulation Technician” to join our team.

Main Responsibilities will include (but not limited to):

  • Perform small trial runs as part of Product development and formulation. This includes dispensing the required materials, blending, tableting/ encapsulation, and performing physical testing to evaluate the quality of the resulting product.
  • Perform physical testing and evaluation of raw new materials or materials from new suppliers.
  • Perform physical testing (bulk density, disintegration, friability, weight variation, or taste test) of finished product whenever necessary.
  • Maintain R & D samples.
  • Check and maintain the materials and supplies inventory in the laboratory.
  • Check for availability of materials to complete the project, and if needed request samples and obtain samples from the Warehouse.
  • Sensory evaluation of finished product (taste testing of blended powder).
  • Perform other related tasks that may be assigned.

Education & Experience Requirements:

  • High School Diploma (Degree or Diploma in Science and related fields preferred).
  • Minimum of 1 year experience in natural health product/pharmaceutical or related field or equivalent training or education.
  • Intermediate MS Office computer skills.
  • Knowledge of tableting, encapsulation, liquid and powder formulation will be an asset.

Personal Qualifications:

  • Self-motivated with the ability to work with a minimum of supervision.
  • Excellent attention to details, proactive, and problem solver.
  • Excellent communication and relationships with other people to foster real team effort within the company.
  • Well organized, able to work with deadlines and under pressure while ensuring that tasks are performed accurately and thoroughly.
  • A team player with the ability to follow-up and maintain a positive attitude.
  • Analytical, mathematical, communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to lift up to 25 kg (lifting may be required).

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 jobs@gfrpharma.com. Only individuals selected to be interviewed will be contacted.

Thank you for your interest in GFR Pharma Ltd!