Senior Expert (f/m/d) Lean Transformation

Design. Progress. Together.


CureVac Real Estate GmbH, a wholly owned subsidiary of CureVac AG, is a biopharmaceutical company producing novel drugs based on the natural molecule Messenger RNA (mRNA). Our focus is on innovative cancer immunotherapies, prophylactic vaccines and molecular therapies. Currently, all RNA people are striving to achieve our main goal: To bring multiple best-in-class mRNA drugs to market.


To strengthen our team in Tübingen near Stuttgart, we are currently looking to recruit a


Senior Expert (f/m/d) Lean Transformation


Your responsibilities:


  • Define, implement and follow up on agreed Lean standards and tools measuring performance
  • Lead Kaizen projects and problem-solving including mitigation strategies as required
  • Organize and support strategy deployment and cascading and translate objectives into operational projects
  • Coordinate and support performance reviews to ensure delivery of yearly and long-term objectives
  • Facilitate and organize cross-functional workshops, e.g. value stream mapping, waste elimination, enhancing flexibility
  • First point of contact for internal stakeholders to support with Lean Methods
  • Define and carry out trainings and coachings of colleagues
  • Carry out Lean skills assessments and implement a certification process


Your qualification:


  • University degree in Natural Sciences, Engineering or equivalent
  • Several years of experience in an industry applying Lean Methods
  • Lean Qualification (e.g. Six Sigma Black Belt or similar)
  • Sound knowledge in project- and change management, agile methods, Quality by Design and Lean Design
  • Experience in Life Science Manufacturing or GMP environment is beneficial
  • Ability to listen and positively engage with people from all levels
  • Very good analytical skills, results orientation and flexibility
  • High self-steering capabilities and a structured way of working in a dynamic environment
  • Good knowledge of MS Office
  • Fluency in German and English


We offer you a challenging and varied opportunity with an innovative and dynamic company that is expanding.
With much passion and sense of responsibility, we work together on the medical revolution. We pride ourselves on maintaining an honest and trusting relationship with each other which is characterized by openness to new ideas and continuous progress. Mutual respect, reliability and personal initiative are self-evident for us.

Design your future with us – become part of the RNA people!   

We look forward to receiving your application via our CareerPortal.


CureVac Real Estate GmbH


Human Resources
Till Zimmer 
Friedrich-Miescher-Straße 15
72076 Tübingen