Careers in Switzerland.

Knorr-Bremse's success as a technological pacesetter in the field of braking systems for commercial and rail vehicles is based on our highly motivated employees who want to be challenged and encouraged.

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Knorr-Bremse as an employer

We develop pioneering system solutions for safe and environmentally friendly mobility. We offer:

  • varied tasks, challenging projects and creative freedom
  • a positive work environment, trust and long-term relationships
  • an optimal environment for professional and personal development
  • a performance-based remuneration system
  • flexible working hours and home office options
  • an international environment
  • a future-proof product portfolio

We value people who show initiative, work independently and are also able to work as part of a team. As a company, we act prudently and responsibly because we are focused on customers and quality.


Katja Keller Head of Human Ressources

Hertistrasse 31
8304 Wallisellen
Schweiz - Switzerland

Phone: +41 44 852 32 20

Interested? Then take a look to see if you we have any vacancies that interest you and send us your application documents. As soon as we receive your documents, they will be reviewed by the HR Department and the specialist department in question.

Experienced professionals
If you already have specialist professional experience, with Knorr-Bremse you can use and develop your skills and abilities.
We value experience and offer qualified experts an attractive working environment with creative freedom. With us, employees can prove their potential and develop further in a targeted manner.
If you are an expert in your field, have several years of professional experience and are looking for a new challenge, then take a look at our current vacancies.

Your opportunities at Knorr-Bremse

Students from the Industrial Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering, Accounting and Finance and Business Administration fields have a good chance of joining us.

Knorr-Bremse offers students hired technical study internships, e.g. in the fields of construction and development, quality management, IT and technical procurement. Prospective technicians can also make the most of their technical potential at Knorr-Bremse.

Student employees
Anyone who would like to gain practical experience during their studies while improving their finances at the same time can do so at Knorr-Bremse. We offer student employees the option of working on complex tasks independently and expanding the specialist knowledge acquired during their course in various technical and commercial areas.

Bachelor/Master theses
Depending on their technical know-how, students write their theses at Knorr-Bremse on subject-specific topics and receive optimal support. Our different business fields open up the opportunity for interesting tasks.

Interested? Then contact us! We look forward to your application .

Commitment to vocational training

At Knorr-Bremse Rail Systems Schweiz AG, we actively invest in the future by training young skilled workers to ensure that our industry’s next generation of engineers is ready for action. We regard the work-study model of vocational training as a major resource for our company, and are giving it our full support.

To help develop the skills our industry needs, we have enlisted a strong partner to work by our side: libs. Our new vocational trainees are engaged by libs, where they are given a solid, professional training foundation. We take over the next stage of their vocational training to ensure that our apprentices are perfectly prepared for working life.

We offer apprenticeships in the following disciplines:

• Business administrator (EFZ*)

• Media technician (EFZ*)

• Logistician (EFZ*)

• Polymechanic (EFZ*)

* EFZ = Swiss Federal Certificate of Proficiency

Our training partner, libs

libs is a leading provider of apprentice recruitment and training services to Swiss industry. With training centers in Baden, Heerbrugg, Rapperswil and Zurich, libs equips school leavers with the social, methodological and specialist skills they will need to become skilled professionals capable of meeting the demands of tomorrow’s labor market. libs is thus a highly competent service provider and strong vocational training partner.

Application for a trial or full apprenticeship

Are you interested in a trial or full apprenticeship? Then take a look at the libs website, where you will find everything you need to know about trial apprenticeships and how to apply. We look forward to receiving your application and to facing future challenges at your side!

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