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”.

Main Responsibilities (but not limited to):

  • Assist in performing inspection of bulk samples based on AQL requirements and prepare customer AQL documents.
  • Assist in ensuring all pre-shipment sample and all other samples required by customer are collected and sent in the timeframe required by customer.
  • Assist in ensuring all retained sampled are collected, logged and filled.
  • Record lab results from contract laboratories, advising if results are outside of set tolerances.
  • Ensure samples are sent out with the correct specifications.
  • Perform physical and organoleptic testing on raw materials and finished products.
  • Perform identification testing using FTIR spectroscopy.
  • Perform analytical testing such as HPLC and qPCR as required.
  • Assist in evaluating the sampling priorities for upcoming Production runs.
  • Support Production in doing Work in Progress (WIP) testing of products.
  • Maintain cleanliness and organization within the laboratory.
  • Other duties as required.


  • Passion for continuous improvement, efficiency, and teamwork.
  • Excellent time management in order to establish and handle priorities.
  • Excellent communication skills; both oral and written.
  • Ability to establish and maintain relationships with both internal and external parties.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • 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 with minimal supervision.
  • Reliable, motivated, organized and be able to work in a dynamic fast-paced team-driven environment.
  • Committed to Safety, Food Safety and Quality practices.

Experience & Education:

  • Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree in Sciences (Chemistry and Microbiology) from a Canadian University or with recognized equivalency.
  • 1+ years experience in a Quality Assurance and Quality Control in a GMP regulated manufacturing environment within the Natural Health Product, Pharmaceutical or Food industry.
  • Strong knowledge in GMP, HACCP, and other food quality & safety regulations.
  • Certifications in quality assurance a definite asset.
  • SAP knowledge will be considered an asset.

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!


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.