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We ensure safety. Together with you.

We provide more safety worldwide with the development, production and distribution of explosion isolation valves and slide valves as well as 100% gastight butterfly valves. Our customers include power plants, pharmaceutical and chemical companies as well as government bio-safety laboratories. For more than 30 years, we have been the world market leader in this field of activity – with around 50 employees.

RICO as an employer

Take off with us.

As a globally active employer, we offer a wide range of career options and opportunities for you – jobs with vision and foresight. Dive into the working world of RICO together with us and let us inspire you.

Open vacancies

The right workplace? For sure.

Apply spontaneously

Not found what you are looking for?
Then simply contact us.

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What our employees say

What makes RICO stand out as an employer?

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«I’m supported and challenged by the best professionals when I encounter difficulties during training and in my daily work. Together with the amazing work colleagues, I see a promising future at RICO. »

Marco Marques, Apprentice constructor

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«The helpful employees and family atmosphere in the company caught my eye as soon as I came to have a look – so I didn’t hesitate for long and immediately applied here as a design engineer. »

Ahmed Abdella, Polymechanic

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«The industry we’re in always inspires me.
Working with our great teams in different departments and with a variety of clients from all over the world makes my day really special. »

Tatjana Bozic, Order processing / export

What sets us apart.

We are looking for reinforcement with commitment. In return, we offer attractive employment conditions and development opportunities.

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40h week

Mondays to Fridays – 8 hours per day.

Flexible working hours

With us you work flexitime – flexible in the morning and evening.

Attractive social benefits

We offer attractive social benefits, e.g. for occupational pension provision (BVG).

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Paid free day per child and year

There is one additional holiday day per child per year.

Summer working hours – Friday afternoon off

More sun: Friday afternoons are free during the summer. By the way: Also in winter, when everything is done by noon.

Unpaid leave

In addition to contractual holidays, employees can also take unpaid leave without any complications.

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Free parking & proximity to the station

Free parking is available on the company premises. Herisau railway station is within walking distance (5 minutes).

Free fruit and water dispenser

Fruit in the cafeteria and a water dispenser in the building.

Varied staff catering

With the FELFEL refrigerator, we offer hearty meals and tasty snacks at favourable conditions at any time.

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Further training opportunities

We support our employees financially. If necessary, working hours can also be adjusted for further training.

Various company events

There is a lot to celebrate: Summer party, celebrations when special goals are achieved, January lunch – team events are also financially supported.

Advancement opportunities

Employees can first apply internally for vacant positions. If possible, employees’ requests for change are implemented.

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Monika Krüsi Head of Finance and Human Resources

Contact

Any questions?

If you have any concerns or questions about our jobs and internships, please do not hesitate to contact our HR Department.

Training at RICO

The right training? For sure!

Learn from the best and complete your apprenticeship at the world market leader for explosion protection and air barriers. We offer apprenticeships or internships in 4 different professions. Benefit from an internationally successful company with all the advantages of an SME. Because you are part of the team.

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“The helpful employees and family atmosphere in the company caught my eye as soon as I came to check it out – so I didn’t hesitate for long and immediately applied here as a design engineer. I’m supported and challenged by the best professionals when I encounter difficulties during training and in my daily work. Together with the amazing work colleagues, I see a promising future at RICO.”

Marco Marques

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Alessio Onofrio Research & Development, Training Officer

Contact

Any questions?

Our Training Officer will be happy to answer your questions about training at RICO.