Senior Formulations Specialist

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 “Senior Formulations Specialist” to join our team.

Main Responsibilities will include (but not limited to):

  • Devise, modify, and prepare creative and high-quality formulations (dry powder blends, tablets, capsules, and liquid) to meet project requirements
  • Perform physical testing and sensory evaluation of finished product (taste testing) of finished product or raw materials whenever necessary.
  • Participate in the set-up and operation of pilot scale equipment, as needed
  • Perform product or production failure investigations as required
  • Prepare documentation for internal and external parties (master formulas, data sheets, manufacturing instructions)
  • Maintain and enhance laboratory infrastructure and material libraries
  • Supervise and mentor junior members of the formulation team as appropriate

Education & Experience Requirements:

  • Degree or Diploma in Science and related fields an asset, although direct work experience in a natural health product/pharmaceutical environment will be acceptable in lieu.
  • Minimum of 5 years experience performing tableting, encapsulation, liquid, and powder formulation activities in a natural health product or related field.
  • Direct experience with blending, tablet press, and encapsulation equipment is an asset.
  • Intermediate MS Office computer skills
  • Knowledge of SAP is an asset

Personal Qualifications:

  • Self-motivated with the ability to work and follow-up with a minimum of supervision.
  • Excellent attention to details, be proactive and a problem solver.
  • Have the communication skills needed to foster team effort within the company.
  • Well organized, able to work with deadlines and under pressure while ensuring that tasks are performed accurately and thoroughly.
  • Analytical and mathematical skills.
  • Ability to lift up to 25 kg (lifting may be required).

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 application to Only individuals selected to be interviewed will be contacted.

Thank you for your interest in GFR Pharma Ltd!