Quality Assurance Technician – packaging materials

GFR Pharma is a manufacturer of natural health supplements and sport nutrition products.  As a proudly Canadian company, we are committed to manufacturing high-quality supplements for our customers. With the continued growth of our business, we are seeking to hire a “Quality Assurance Technician – Packaging Materials”.

Main Responsibilities (but not limited to):

  • Picks and stages labels, cartons, shrinkwrap, etc. based on production daily requirements
  • Puts away returns from production with the assistance of QA Packaging Material Coordinator
  • Receives labels, cartons, shrink wrap which includes:
    • Taking samples and confirming quantities
    • Receiving in inventory management system
    • Documenting in Label Received Log
    • Printing and attaching GFR labels to received items
    • Putting material away in label shuttle or assigned racking
  • Label and carton inspection – compares received items to approved master label
  • Consolidates and organizes racking and label shuttle to create space for new items
  • With the assistance of QA Packaging Material Coordinator, performs disposal of labels, cartons upon request for destruction
  • Assists with purchase returns (labels, cartons, shrink wrap – when required)
  • Performs and records Warehouse freezer monitoring every morning
  • Performs Warehouse temperature and humidity checks once a week
  • Prepares Faulty Packing Material Reports as follows:
    • Fill out reports and send to Purchasing
    • Dispose or return materials upon supplier’s request
  • Maintain Retained Samples:
    • Preparing all retained samples that can be disposed of and separating them from current retained samples.
  • Assists with rewinding label rolls when required
  • Assists with retrieving Retained Samples, Raw Material Samples or Batch Records from the warehouse as required. (Use of forklift)
  • Provides back-up coverage for QA Technician – label control which includes:
    • Printing master shipper labels
    • Inspection of packaging materials

Required Qualifications:

  • Completion of Grade 12. Post-secondary courses related to the position will be considered an asset.
  • Preference will be given to those with a minimum of one (1) year experience in a natural health and/or food manufacturing environment.
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to establish and maintain relationships.
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Ability to complete tasks with accuracy, while working within deadlines.
  • Strong mathematical, and computer skills (MS Excel, Word and Outlook).
  • Team player with the ability to follow-up and maintain a positive attitude.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to lift up to 25 kg.
  • Forklift training or willing to undergo Forklift certification.

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!


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 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.
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!
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.