(Junior) Lean/ Process Development Manager (f/m/d)

Permanent contract, full-time, Cologne/ flexible

Who we are


We are part of the team behind Kaufland.de: Several thousand merchants and millions of products make our multi-channel portal one of the largest marketplaces in Germany. Our work is characterised by a dynamic corporate culture, with a start-up mentality and the opportunities offered by a large corporation in the background. We combine knowledge and many years of experience in e-commerce with flat hierarchies and a highly motivated team. Whether as an intern or an executive: We take every idea seriously, because we want to work together in shaping the future of e-commerce!

We love flexibility!  That's why we offer you a modern workplace in our office in Cologne / Darmstadt / Düsseldorf, while at the same time giving you the opportunity to work remotely. We want to offer you the most attractive workplace in e-commerce and a maximum of flexibility for your personal work-life balance.

Day-by-day, our development team of about 190 experts pursues the goal of creating the best-possible customer shopping experience for the Kaufland.de marketplace. We are here to inspire millions of customers, to help them find, purchase and get the things they love. To enrich the lives of our customers, we collaborate in cross-functional teams, in which product owners, product designers, frontend and backend engineers, data scientists and lean managers join forces. Details regarding the challenges of the respective product areas can be found here:  https://www.real-digital.de/team/tech/.  

Data & Dev Tools

As Lean Manager in the Data & Dev Tools area you will be the engine for the product teams, working with them closely to foster an environment of collaboration and continuous improvement through a Lean and Agile Mindset.

Your tasks – this is what awaits you in detail

  • You help to build a respectful team environment focused on problem-solving, an open feedback culture and self-organization
  • You enable the teams to continuously inspect and adapt processes to increase productivity through planning and facilitating meetings and workshops
  • You find and eliminate impediments facing the team
  • You foster close collaboration across all product team members and empower knowledge sharing
  • You advise and work closely with the Tech & Product leadership team to contribute and execute on strategic topics with regards to people, culture and performance

Your profile – this is what we expect from you

  • You are a great communicator in all forms, able to coach and encourage team members in best practice
  • You have an innovative and open mindset, willing to learn and can quickly adapt and apply new ideas to solve problems
  • You have a structured and result-oriented way of working, a confident approach, and you enjoy teamwork
  • You like to work hands-on on digital product topics with Lean/Agile ways of working (e.g. OKRs, Scrum, Kanban) and are enthusiastic about the daily work with people of all kinds
  • You motivate people and drive cultural change through leading by example
  • You are fluent in English (German optional)

What we offer

  • Work as you feel comfortable! We offer you the best possible flexibility in terms of working hours and location. Create your own work-life!
  • A highly-motivated and qualified team from different fields and numerous nations
  • A sophisticated product with millions of users and a broadly-based technology stack
  • A dynamic environment with a start-up mentality, no superfluous red tape and hierarchy, as well as plenty of courage and trust to break new ground
  • Free choice of hardware – we provide you with the development environment of your choice
  • Always up-to-date – you receive four days of special leave and a budget of €1,300 per year to attend relevant fairs and conferences
  • Top conditions at the Urban Sports Club for fitness, team sports, yoga and more


Why are you the perfect fit for this position? Don't bother with cover letters - we're interested in facts and figures!

Apply here
Your contact person: Hanna Frost
real.digital
real,- Digital Payment & Technology Services GmbH*
Habsburgerring 2
50674 Köln

*Our company will be renamed in the future for company law reasons.

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