Production Manager

Are you passionate about continuous improvement and operational leadership in the manufacturing industry?  Come and join our amazing 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 Production Manager.  

What your day to day looks like:

  •  Maintains safe and healthy work environment by ensuring regulatory and company standards and practices are adhered to.
  • Works closely with planning on our production schedule, to ensure orders are completed on a timely manner. 
  • Leads with effective communication. Appropriately shares information through department meetings, one-on-one meetings, and emails.
  • Plans, organize and directs day-to-day operations to meet the company’s expectations for safety, productivity, quality, and goal accomplishment and exceeding our customers’ expectations.
  • Leads continuous process and systems improvements for future production efforts.
  • Formulates and implement manufacturing policies and programs to maintain and improve the competitive position and profitability of the operation.
  • Works with the Director of Planning and Production to develop performance plans and objectives that align with the strategic objectives and plan of the company.
  • Works closely with the Director of Planning and Production and Process Engineer in change initiatives from efficiency identification to project delivery via internal governance and controls; empowers the team appropriately in the execution of change initiatives.


What you bring to us:

  • 5+ years in a leadership role in a GMP regulated Manufacturing environment within the Natural Health Product, Pharmaceutical or Food industry.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in business administration, engineering, or relevant field.
  • Proven ability to plan and manage operational process for maximum efficiency and productivity.
  • Reliable, motivated, organized and be able to work in a dynamic fast-paced team-driven environment.
  • Passion for continuous improvement, efficiency, and teamwork.
  • Proven ability to develop innovative solutions for increased productivity.
  • Excellent time management to establish and handle priorities.
  • Excellent communication skills; both oral and written.
  • Strong analytical, mathematical, and computer skills (MS Excel, Word, and Outlook).
  • Strong working knowledge of industry regulations and legislative guidelines.
  • Strong working knowledge of data analysis and performance metrics using; SAP experience will be considered an asset.
  • Committed to Safety, Food Safety and Quality practices. 

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, please send your application to  Only individuals selected to be interviewed will be contacted.  Thank you for your interest in GFR Pharma Ltd!


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.
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!
Please forward my sincere gratitude to the GFR team. You guys are seriously, seriously on-it!
Chris GFounder
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