Sourcing Specialist

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 “Sourcing Specialist” to join our team.  

Main Responsibilities will include (but not limited to):

  • Source components, raw materials, equipment, and supplies to support manufacturing.
  • Analyze and calculate the costs of procurement and suggest methods for cost savings or category improvements.
  • Actively research and develop new sources of supply and/or recommend possible substitute materials and/or suppliers.
  • Analyze trends and market conditions for present and future pricing, availability, lead-time, and new trend materials.
  • Perform cost analysis and competitive sourcing events and head-to-head comparisons.
  • Obtain and analyze quotes and costs.
  • Craft negotiation strategies and close contracts with optimal prices, terms, stocking programs, payment terms, transportation charges, return policies, etc.
  • Develop and maintain good relationships with key suppliers to ensure merchandise is of high quality and delivered on time.
  • Assist in product development timelines to ensure an on-time production and delivery.
  • Ensure all procedures are followed and executed in a professional and ethical manner.
  • Analyze inventories to optimize warehouse utilization.

Experience Required:

  • Post-Secondary degree relating to purchasing management/administration.
  • At least 3 years of relevant work experience ideally in procurement in food/pharmaceutical/nutraceutical.
  • Strong negotiation and relationship building skills.
  • Strong strategic mindset, planning and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office tools & ERP Systems.
  • Strong Excel skills.

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