Procurement Manager

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 “Procurement Manager” to join our team.

Main Responsibilities will include (but not limited to):

  • Develop and update procurement strategies and policies and identify areas for improvement.
  • Analyze market and delivery systems in order to assess present and future material availability.
  • Identify new suppliers and negotiate supply agreements where appropriate, including discount structures and volume rebates.
  • Develop and implement purchasing and contract management instructions, policies, and procedures.
  • Develop blanket or master agreements with suppliers.
  • Develop and maintain constructive and cooperative working relationships with suppliers.
  • Resolve vendor or contractor grievances, and claims against suppliers.
  • Ensure parts and material are bought at the most competitive price and delivered on time for Production.
  • Evaluate cost and quality of materials, equipment, products or services.
  • Ensure all purchasing activities support and strengthen the strategic objectives of the overall organization.
  • Analyze purchasing related information and evaluate the results to choose the best resolution and alternatives to supply challenges.
  • Direct and coordinate day-to-day activities of department’s employees.
  • Oversee Production planning and scheduling process.
  • Arrange for disposal of surplus materials.
  • Prepare or oversee the preparation of reports and statistics related to the purchasing function.
  • Foster close working relationships with internal departments.
  • Perform other related duties as required

Experience Required:

  • Post-Secondary degree relating to purchasing management/administration.
  • At least 5 years of relevant work experience in procurement.
  • Strong negotiation and relationship building skills.
  • Strong strategic mindset, planning and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office tools & ERP Systems.
  • Strong Excel 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 upon completion of a 3 month probation period.

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!


Testimonials

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.
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.