Production Supervisor (afternoon shift)

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 “Production Supervisor” to join our Operations team.

Main Responsibilities will include (but not limited to):

  • Leading and supervising a team of workers to optimize safety, product quality and productivity.
  • Ensure work is performed safely, that workers are protected from any hazards and such hazards are identified and controlled.
  • Maintain safe and healthy work environment by ensuring regulatory and company standard practices are adhered to.
  • Develop plans to ensure annual KPI objectives are achieved for safety, product quality, efficiencies, and cost, providing direction and support to continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Coach and performance manage workers with emphasis on frequent communication, feedback and promoting a high level of teamwork and engagement.
  • Provide expertise and direction in the determination of equipment, parts and materials needed and coordinating preventative maintenance needs. Coordinate maintenance requests with the manager.
  • Maintain transparent communication. Foster strong relationships and communication with other departments.
  • Assist in training of staff including SOP’s, GMP’s and equipment competencies. Coach and enforce specific safety rules and behaviors ensuring timely and accurate reporting of accidents / incidents and proactive prevention measures.
  • Provide daily feedback to workers on performance and conduct performance reviews with direct reports.
  • Administration and application of the collective agreement and Company policies/procedures.
  • Administer vacation program for all staff, ensuring that all areas have enough staff to continue to run regardless of vacation time approved.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary education in a related discipline, or equivalent work experience.
  • 2+ years Supervisory or operations leadership experience; Contract Manufacturing environment experience (low-volume, high mix) is an asset.
  • Proficient with MS Office applications and systems.
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and critical thinking skills are essential.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize essential tasks to achieve results.
  • Strong knowledge in GMP, HACCP, and other food quality & safety regulations.
  • SAP knowledge will be considered an asset

What it’s in it for you:

  • Competitive wages
  • Paid benefits
  • Central location
  • Free parking
  • Employee discounts
  • Social events
  • PPE provided
  • Respectful, safe, and supportive work environment!


If you are interested in joining our team, please submit your resume by email to  Only individuals to be interviewed will be contacted.

Thank you for your interest in GFR Pharma Ltd!


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.
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
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.
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!