Quality Control Technician

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 “Quality Control Technician” for to join our Quality Systems team.

Main Responsibilities (but not limited to):

  • Check product quality on incoming raw materials and outgoing finished products as per approved specifications.
  • Fill out specifications from third party laboratory CofAs correctly and accurately, advising if results are outside of set tolerances.
  • Quickly and efficiently initiate and investigate an OOS report on raw materials and finished products and have input as to the cause.
  • Responsible for ensuring samples are sent out with the correct specification sheets and test requisitions.
  • Preform physical and organoleptic testing on raw materials and finished products.
  • Perform taste testing and completing other tests ensuring accurate recording of all test data and evaluation of findings.
  • Assist in evaluating the sampling priorities for upcoming production runs.
  • Maintains cleanliness and organization within the laboratory
  • Ensure compliance with HACCP, GMP, sanitation, safety, pest control, hygiene, and in-house SOPs.
  • Assists with other QC-related tasks, as required.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in a Canadian University or equivalent.
  • 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 analytical, 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 independently and with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to lift up to 25 kg.
  • Willing to undergo Forklift certification.

We value our employees and provide a respectful, safe and supportive work environment!  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!


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.
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!
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.
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