Production Planner

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 an experienced “Production Planner” to join our team.

Main Responsibilities will include (but not limited to):

  • Coordinate with production, purchasing, QA and Sales to prioritize and schedule orders.
  • Schedule production to meet targets, while minimizing changeovers and maximizing capacity.
  • Develop, distribute and maintain schedules.
  • Participate in scheduling meetings with planning, production and warehouse staff.
  • Liaise with internal departments to confirm all materials have been received, released and are ready for scheduled run times.
  • Communicate schedule changes to production manager and other affected stakeholders.
  • Monitor and follow up on any delayed components identified
  • Coordinate with Process Engineer when customer’s estimated run times cannot be met and need to be revised.
  • Revise and adjust schedules as necessary to ensure on-time delivery.
  • Other planning duties as assigned.

Experience Required:

  • 2 – 5 years experience in production scheduling/planning.
  • Proficient with ERP/MRP systems (SAP an asset).
  • Strong computer skills in MS Office.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Strong organization skills with attention to detail.
  • Proven ability to problem solve and deal with changing priorities.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.

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