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Ritchie Bros. Overview

Burnaby, BC (Canada)
1001 to 5000 employees
1958
Company - Public (RBA)
Construction
$500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
Established in 1958, Ritchie Bros. (NYSE and TSX: RBA) is a global asset management and disposition company, offering customers end-to-end solutions for buying and selling used heavy equipment, trucks and other assets. Operating in a multitude of sectors, including construction ... Read more

Mission: We are trusted customer centric advocates building the world's most powerful equipment platform & network that uniquely connect sellers and buyers and creating magical customer experiences.

Company Updates

  • We’re proud to announce our very own Ravi Saligram has been named BC CEO of the Year in the Enterprise category by Business in Vancouver and TEC Canada. “All I do is develop the plan and the vision, while you all bring it to life."

    BIV announces 2018 BC CEO Award winners

    Deloitte and TEC Canada are proud to announce this year's honourees for the BC CEO Awards. Winning CEOs will be profiled in Business in Vancouver, Business in Vancouver and honoured at a gala dinner where winners will share their leadership lessons to an audience of Vancouver's business community.

  • We're Hiring like crazy! Join Ritchie Bros. and move, build, grow your career with us!

    30 Companies Hiring Like Crazy in July - Glassdoor Blog

    Summer vacations may be in full swing, but recruiting never takes a break. In today's hot job market, hiring managers and recruiters are always on the hunt for top talent like you. But don't worry, you won't have to sacrifice pool time to find your dream job.

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Ritchie Bros. – Why Work For Us?


A growing global company. Endless career and development options. A work culture like no other. This is opportunity at work.

Ritchie Bros.—a world leader in asset management and disposition—sells billions of dollars of heavy equipment each year

We’re trusted worldwide because we make buying and selling heavy equipment and trucks easy, efficient, fair, and transparent.

  • $4.5B in gross transactional value: one of the world’s largest sellers of used equipment on-site and online
  • 400+ unreserved onsite auctions with online bidding
  • 78 weekly online auctions
  • 40+ auction sites operating in 12 countries
  • 3.3M registered customers across our channels
  • 4.4M average monthly users on our websites
  • 170K+ buyers
  • 40 permanent auction sites worldwide
  • Headquartered in Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • USA head office in Lincoln and Leadership office in Chicago, Atlanta and Houston; NE; European head office in Breda, the Netherlands; Oceania head office in Brisbane, Australia
  • 2100+ full-time employees worldwide
  • Publicly traded on NYSE and TSX: RBA

Everything about our company is big – from the equipment we sell, to our global footprint, to our potential for future growth and success, and opportunity for you. 

 

Our core values

Ritchie Bros.' success and reputation are built upon a commitment to certain core values that guide the way we operate every day.

We are one team, united in delighting our customers and meeting all of their disposition needs.
It takes teamwork to grow a successful global company. Together, we do whatever it takes to get the job done, and most importantly, "wow" the people we work for every day ‐ our customers.

We do what is right and act with the highest integrity at all times, everywhere we do business.
Integrity is fundamental to our business and one of the keys to our success. Doing what's right also means doing everything to the highest standards ‐ right down to perfect lines of equipment in the yard. 

We are entrepreneurial in spirit and disciplined in our execution.
Initiative, business creativity and disciplined execution helped us get where we are ‐ and it's what propels Ritchie Bros. ahead. It's something we encourage in all our people, no matter what your role is.

We are committed to being a diverse and inclusive global organization, driving innovation through diversity of thought, gender, color, nationality and ethnicity.
Having people on our team with different backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences means having better ideas and new ways of doing what we do even better.

A career in Sales. 
Our sales positions are a great fit for people with a real entrepreneurial spirit. You're out there every day meeting customers, selling a world-class service, and securing equipment consignments.

You're directly responsible for your own territory – and the future of our company. You’re the very public face of Ritchie Bros., with the support of a global company behind you.

Join our Sales Graduate Program

Looking for a career in sales but you have limited work experience? Interested in the earning potential of managing a multi-million-dollar territory? Do you have aspirations to travel with a global company and grow with an industry leader?

If so, these intensive Sales Graduate Program may be for you. You’ll be thoroughly trained to become a Territory Sales Manager (outside sales rep) for Ritchie Bros. As a Trainee Territory Sales Manager you’ll be given hands-on learning, surrounding every aspect of the auction business. Students in their final year of studies are eligible to participate in this program part-time as Sales Interns. Ultimately grooming you to become a successful member of our top-tier sales team! 




As we grow, we're working hard to take care of our employees and their families with our total rewards program. All of our employees are compensated through hourly or salaried pay plans with either paid overtime or a performance-based bonus, and we strive to make sure our benefits programs are competitive wherever we operate around the world.*

Universal perks:

  • Training and development opportunities
  • Registered retirement savings program with company matching (where locally relevant)
  • Employee share purchase plan with company matching
  • Long-term incentives (stock options, tenure awards)
  • Scholarship program
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • Employee (and family) Assistance Program
  • Onsite gym or a gym membership subsidy
  • Meals catered at our auction sites at auction time, plus post auction celebration
  • Safety equipment subsidy
  • Opportunities to advance your career

 For Sales roles, we also offer:

  • Uncapped performance-based bonus with payouts three times per year
  • Company vehicles
  • Expense account
  • Smartphones and laptops
  • Dedicated travel services
  Dave Ritchie Excellence Winners (our top sales performers):
  • Long-term incentives (stock options)
  • Spousal rewards
  • Paid trip (with spouse)
  • Company-wide recognition

*Benefits and compensation vary from region to region.

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    I have been working at Ritchie Bros. full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    The people are outstanding. The customers are the best. We offer value and opportunities to improve the industry's bottom line.

    Cons

    Sometimes communication and messaging lags.

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Ritchie Bros. Interviews

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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Ritchie Bros. (Pleasanton, CA) in March 2018.

    Interview

    Submitted resume online, was contacted within a day for a phone interview with a Recruiter. On-site interview followed a week and a half later. Offer letter sent to me the following day.

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Ritchie Bros. Awards & Accolades

  • BC's Top Employers, https://content.eluta.ca/top-employer-ritchie-bros-auctioneersinc, 2018
  • Family Friendly Employer of the Year, Burnaby Board of Trade, 2013
  • Future 40 Responsible Corporate Leaders in Canada, Corporate Knights, 2015
  • Child Care Award of Excellence, Government of British Columbia, 2014
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