Careers - RYCO Hydraulics
Looking for a career at RYCO Hydraulics?

RYCO Hydraulics is known for its dynamic, world leading fluid conveying technology. Whatever you’re interested in – engineering, product development, sales, finance, marketing, IT or working in the field – we’ve got plenty of opportunities to turn your dream job into a reality.

All RYCO employees regardless of their department and job role help us to achieve our goals. With over 13 branch offices/assemblies, 7 sales/marketing headquarters, 3 manufacturing plants in 9 countries, RYCO employees enable us to deliver technologically superior fluid conveying connection products and solutions.

It takes a dynamic and dedicated team to bring together a wealth of industry knowledge and market experience so that we can ensure quality products are delivered to our clients whenever and wherever required.

Find out what it's like to work at RYCO and why our team wouldn't work anywhere else!


Current Position Available

Mobile Hose Technician - Newman/ Port Hedland

1. Location

Newman/ Port Hedland

2. Position in the Company

Mobile Hose Technician – Newman/ Port Hedland

3. Description

We have an exciting opportunity for an Mobile Hose Technician to join our Newman/ Port Hedland team on a FIFO arrangement from Perth on a 2:1 roster, or working residential.

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Supply Chain Manager, Houston Texas, USA

1. Location

RYCO Americans (RHAM)
Head Office: Houston, Texas

2. Position in the Company

This position reports to the Senior Vice President

3. Objective / Purpose of Job

The primary objective of the Supply Chain Manager is to direct the materials, planning and logistic functions of RYCO Americas to ensure customer needs are satisfied. The Supply Chain Manager is responsible for planning and maintaining a material procurement process which establishes and achieves the least total cost, best quality and timely delivery for material purchases from local and overseas suppliers.

In addition they must supervise purchase of production and/or non-production materials according to schedules or purchase requisitions and coordinate suppliers to meet Company’s goals in regards to quality, delivery and cost. Establish and maintain positive employee relationships to ensure that employees are engaged in and committed to providing a quality service to key suppliers.

4. Region

North, Central and South America

5. Specific Accountabilities (roles and responsibilities)
  • Planning/Scheduling suppliers/sub-contractors to maintain uninterrupted flow of materials including: Raw Materials, components, sub-components and services from internal, local and overseas suppliers;
  • Manage RHAM inventory levels in line with fiscal year budget;
  • Raising purchase orders to ensure timely delivery of components in line with materials and production planning requirements;
  • Identifying, notifying and managing potential shortages by planning and expediting internally and externally;
  • Coordinate all planning and scheduling activities to achieve customer delivery requirements;.
  • Continuously work to minimize items on Back Orders from local and overseas suppliers;.
  • Expediting and rescheduling open purchase orders to suit planning/production/customer service requirements by negotiating with suppliers for delaying or bringing forward, cancelling, reducing or minimizing ordered quantities to minimize impact on inventory holding;
  • Liaising with freight forwarders for all coming materials from oversea suppliers and maintaining in-Transit Report for accurate on line information for Customer Service;
  • Managing inventory levels to optimum levels to achieve balance between customer service and working capital (over stock v/s stock outs);
  • Improve systems and processes to deliver greater efficiency and effectiveness of service for company and customers;
  • Review and approve purchase requisitions;
  • Manage Supply Chain department and employees;
  • Manage site procurement operational and expenditure plan;
  • Interact and manage Internal global group companies who provide 80% of all purchases;
  • Communicate with field and internal staff in relation to purchasing requests and keep them informed on technical details, price and availability;
  • Support management team with all required reporting of data analysis and prepare reports, ready for management presentations, in clear and concise communication methods;
  • Any other related tasks as directed.
6. Educational and / or Training Qualifications, Certificates and Licenses
  • Bachelor’s Degree (BS) in Business or a related discipline and 5-10 years of supply chain experience; or more than 10 years of experience in lieu of a degree.
7. Experience and Knowledge
  • Ability to develop strong working relationships
  • Industry based experience preferred
  • Broad supply chain/distribution/manufacturing knowledge
  • Highly developed people management skills
  • Experience in negotiating supply priorities of raw materials
  • Understanding freight forwarding processes and experience with dealing with freight forwards, customs agents and suppliers.
8. Technical / Functional Skills / Any Other Requirements
  • Demonstrate proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel and PowerPoint, is required and experience with ERP systems such as M3, SAP or ORACLE is essential.
  • Sound communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Intermediate to Advanced skills in the MS Office applications with emphasis on Excel
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Ability to multi-task and handling competing deadlines
9. Work Environment
  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Work environment varies depending on job function: Well-lighted, heated and/or air-conditioned indoor office/production setting with adequate ventilation.
10. Physical Demands
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Color vision, Distance vision and Ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
11. Approvals

The employee’s signature indicates:

  • The employee has read, understood and accepted this Position Description.
  • The employee is not aware of any condition (physical or psychological) which may negatively impact on his/her ability to carry out the duties as described.

For further information or if you would like to apply for this position please email

Mobile Connector Specialists, Central Queensland & Western Australia

Mobile Connector Specialists provide technical and troubleshooting support for RYCO contracts, attend to customer queries regarding products or hydraulic hose related matters, repair and replace hydraulic hoses at customer sites and manufacture hose assemblies. Ideal candidates will have exposure to service/repair of hydraulic and pneumatic equipment.

For further information or if you would like to apply for this position please email

RYCO HR Referral Notice

We are on a quest to find the best!

If your referral is successful you could earn up to $500!

First day referred employee commences:
$250 reward to referring employee

Completion of three months service:
$250 reward to referring employee

Payments will be made via cash or gift card.

To refer someone for this role, complete the referral form for a chance at winning $500!*
*T&C’s apply.

RYCO HR Referral Notice 2018

Terms & Conditions

*Referral Submission:

1.    Submit the candidate’s CV and Cover Letter to and tell us why you think the candidate would be suitable (in a few sentences).
2.    Claim your reward if the referred candidate is successfully placed in an eligible role and at 3 months service.

Please note that there is no limit on the number of candidate referrals an employee can submit, however the employee must receive permission from the candidate before submitting their application. Upon receiving a referral, HR will review the application on its merits. The referral of a candidate does not oblige RYCO to conduct an interview and the decision to employ the candidate is at the discretion of RYCO. Progress of the referred candidate’s application is a confidential matter between RYCO and the candidate and does not need to be shared with the referring employee. The referring employee will however be notified if their referred candidate is successful in obtaining a role, and when 3 months service has been completed.

Who is not eligible?
Employees who as part of their role have the responsibility to fill a position and/or provide for the continuing ability of RYCO to meet its recruitment requirements are not eligible for the program. Employees in this category include but are not limited to:

·         Employees and Managers (direct and indirect) who are involved in the hiring or selection process

·         HR Team

Referrals that do not follow the correct process or comply with the rules of the program, including where the employee referral is submitted retrospectively i.e. received after the date of the first interview, or where the introduction is verbal or ad-hoc, will not receive a referral reward.

Referrals to any of the following positions will not attract a referral reward:
·         Office-based positions
·         Casual positions
·         Fixed term contract positions (less than 12 months)
·         Temporary and permanent positions employed through recruitment suppliers

Referrals of any of the following candidates will not attract a referral payment:
·         Candidates currently employed (or have previously worked) for RYCO
·         Candidates who have already been referred by another employee
·         Candidates who have already submitted their application via another source
·         Candidates who have been submitted by a recruitment supplier

The referral reward is a gross amount and will be subject to taxation, and processed in the subsequent pay period. In order to qualify for the reward, both the referring employee and referred employee must be employed by RYCO at the time of payment. Neither the referring employee or the referred candidate may be in their notice period to terminate. This reward cannot be split by multiple employees. When more than one employee has referred the same candidate, only the first person to submit the candidate will receive the reward.

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