Quality Assurance Technician/Inspector

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 temporary “Quality Assurance Technician/Inspector”.

Main Responsibilities (but not limited to):

  • Perform in-process checks and inspection during manufacturing and packaging operations.
  • Performs pre-operational inspection, cleaning verification including swabbing.
  • Performs sampling of bulk and finished products. This includes samples to be set for testing and pre-shipment samples.
  • Performs start-up verification.
  • Performs AQL Inspection of bulk products as required by clients.
  • Performs environmental swabbing and monitoring
  • Performs air sampling and water sampling
  • When required, assists with staging labels based on Production requirements.
  • Maintenance of batch records archiving.
  • Maintenance of product retained sample database.
  • Warehouse freezer monitoring.
  • Warehouse temperature and humidity monitoring.
  • Calibration of Production hygrometers (as scheduled).
  • Back-up receiving of labels, inspection of packaging materials.

Shifts Available:

  • Monday to Friday – 6am to 2:30pm
  • Monday to Friday – 2:30pm to 11:00pm

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 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.
  • 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! 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!



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