Working at SBB Cargo International

We value continuing Education

At our four locations – in the Netherlands, Germany, Italy and Switzerland – over 900 top-qualified employees make both the quality and the safety of SBB Cargo International possible with constant commitment and extensive knowledge at 365 days a year.

Our company is proud of its motivated specialist staff, who is familiar with the needs of the transport market and it provides appropriate support, as well as being open and flexible to new intentions.

SBB Cargo International guarantees its employees a motivating atmosphere in a modern working environment. We value continuing training of our staff and versatile professional and personal development opportunities. The skills of each person are promoted and deployed in the interests of the company in a future- and success-oriented manner. With SBB Cargo International you will find progressive and attractive employment conditions.

Young Talents are in the right
Place with us

In Switzerland, SBB Cargo International trains apprentices in collaboration with login and additionally offers one-year internships («BMS Matura»).

As an education partner of SBB, BLS, RhB, VöV and around 50 other Swiss companies, login organises market-oriented vocational training, commercial internships and continuing education. Around 2000 apprentices in 25 professions complete a nationally recognised apprenticeship at login per year.


SBB Cargo International also trains train drivers at the highest level in Germany and Italy.

For information on Italy, please contact the following address

For Germany you can obtain the relevant information from

Our Disciplines

Train Driver

Whether from Germany, Italy or the Netherlands: The train drivers ensure that the goods arrive at the customer’s premises on time and reliably.


Our dispatchers are responsible for the economic use of locomotives and locomotive staff. Furthermore, they ensure the quality of service in case of irregularities and malfunctions.

Proactive customer information as well as the acceptance, checking and recording of incoming transport orders are also part of the job. Our dispatchers are responsible for placing orders with the service provider and monitoring the current files and order data.

Shift Leader

Our shift management staff bears operational responsibility for SBB Cargo International's products. They are responsible for the cross-border overall co-ordination, including our subsidiaries and partner railways, the management of the dispatching centre itself and the volume management of available train paths and resources.

The priorities are implemented in the dispatching centre. All briefings are led by the shift leaders. They have scheduling responsibility for individual SBB Cargo International products.

Further functions

  • Scheduler train driver
  • Resource planner (long- and short-term)
  • Production planner (Assembler)
  • Key account manager
  • Contract manager
  • Fleet manager
  • Rail manager
  • Traffic manager
  • Supply chain manager
  • Application manager
  • Safety manager
  • Quality manager
  • Audit expert
  • IT business specialist
  • Controller
  • Accountant
  • HR business partner

SBB Cargo International AG

Riggenbachstrasse 6
4600 Olten
+41 58 680 03 05