Senior Quality Technician

GFR Ingredients is located in Barrhead, Alberta where we process and manufacturer premium, plant based ingredients. We are currently seeking to hire a full-time Senior Quality Technician to join our team. This is an hourly rate role working a fixed daytime shift from 8:00 to 4:00 pm Monday to Friday.

The Senior Quality Technician is a multi-faceted role handling a variety of internal and customer facing issues. Daily work will involve trouble shooting production issues, working on R&D projects, handling Regulatory and Quality inquiries and analyzing production run data.

Main Responsibilities will include (but are not limited to):

  • Submit samples to external laboratories and follow-up on any non-conforming results.
  • Analyze, document and report quality parameters during processing and on finished product.
  • Write Production Summary reports.
  • Respond to Customer inquiries regarding Quality and Regulatory documentation.
  • Maintain comprehensive and well-organized files for all Quality & Regulatory data.
  • Operate, maintain and calibrate laboratory equipment.
  • Assist in training production staff on Quality Control issues.
  • Stay informed and aware of new developments in analytical, quality and regulatory issues.


  • Minimum of 10 years’ quality and/or regulatory experience in food, natural health products or pharmaceutical manufacturing or 5-8 years’ experience combined with post-secondary education in an associated discipline.
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to establish and maintain relationships.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to complete tasks with accuracy, while working within deadlines.
  • Team player with the ability to follow-up and maintain a positive attitude.
  • Strong analytical, mathematical, and computer skills (excel, word and outlook).
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Experience in a food or pharma manufacturing environment 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.

If you are interested in joining our team, we look forward to receiving your resume. Please email your application to or drop it off in person to our plant in Barrhead. Only individuals selected to be interviewed will be contacted.

Thank you for your interest in GFR Ingredients!