Project Leader Resume Samples

HIGH QUALITY

The best examples from thousands of real-world resumes

EXPERT APPROVED

Handpicked by resume experts based on rigorous standards

DIVERSE EXAMPLES

Tailored for various backgrounds and experience levels

Project Leaders coordinate complex programs and supervise teams in order to attain business goals. Common Project Leader duties described in most resumes are directing employees, mitigating project risks, solving standard and non-standard problems and reporting to senior management. Based on the most successful resume samples, the ideal candidate must demonstrate leadership, time management, analytical thinking, problem solving abilities and strong communication skills. Those seeking to work as Project Leaders should possess at least a Bachelor's Degree in business administration or management.

Find out what is the best resume for you in our Ultimate Resume Format Guide.

1

Logistics Project Leader

Responsible for identifying and implementing cost savings for fortune 50 Aerospace client as they undergo massive
organizational change.

  • Created next day air shipment (premium freight) process to identify cost savings of over $3M per year.
  • Led project to implement conversion from expedited to 2 day freight. Savings:$780K achieved.
  • Managed client engagement effectively by achieving high customer satisfaction.
  • Utilized i2 Transportation Modeler to consolidate inbound freight & design milk-runs. Savings: $150K
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Industrial Engineering
MS
Industrial Engineering
MBA
Strategic Management
2

Workflow Project Leader

Managed projects for design, development, implementation, and maintenance of workflows with the SD and MM modules of SAP environment.

  • Managed four budgets for these projects, ranging for $20K to $100K, achieving goals within budget.
  • Managed project team of four IT and three users to solve problems with prepaid freight costs exceeding $2M annually, resulting in reducing costs.
  • Analyzed problem and developed solution to send an SAP-Workflow approval authorization to appropriate product line manager for prepaid freight charges, improving business decisions.
  • Developed an ABAP function module that transmitted necessary information when prepaid customer order was entered and place a shipping block on entire order, increasing efficiency.
  • Implemented process on approved order for removal of shipping block to meet customer deadline.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AA
Associate of Arts
BA
Business Administration
3

Project Leader

Built and led a cross-functional project team (up to 13 individuals) in support of packaged financial software, providing customer service and maintaining positive communications with 11 client sites.

  • Tactfully managed complex team dynamics, handling organizational change related issues, and fostered an on-going positive environment with a motivated staff and satisfied customer base
  • Recognized by senior management for stellar project leadership and customer service
  • Played a lead role in the reduction of costs by over $300,000 per year through improved hardware and processing, including the consolidation of 4 sites into 1 server
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Computer Information Science
4

Project Leader

Designed, built, and tested speed control circuits, tracking sensing circuits, and steering control loop

  • Optimized feedback system to increase motor control speed efficiency by 30%
  • Optimized steering system response time by 40%
  • Competed against 15 teams and won 2nd place in the competition
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
BS
Electrical Engineering
5

Project Leader

  • Managed 10 on-site software development projects, cross-functional and virtual teams up to 30 people.
  • Led a data warehouse migration from SQL 2000 to 2008. Database response time improved 50%.
  • Led a web system migration from .NET framework 1.0 to 4.0. Transaction processing performance improved 50%.
  • Conducted bi-annual assessment of 6 team members to identify training needs and create career plans.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Computer Engineer
Introduction To Project Management
Project Management - Tricks Of The Trade And Pmp Exam Preparation
6

Project Leader

Managed and led a team that implemented a new automation framework for a steel manufacturing
giant, reducing turnaround time and improving efficiency of product testing by 100%

  • Conducted extensive competitor analysis and designed test plans for different components in Oracle
  • Supervised cross-functional teams to resolve customer escalations and devised process improvements
  • Created internal training programs and mentored teams on various technology initiatives resulting in savings of nearly $100,000 in training costs
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BE
Bachelor of Engineering
MA
Master of Arts
MA
Master of Arts
7

Finance Project Leader

Finance project leader responsible for the design and implementation of a trade promotion management system to manage and control $500 million of trade spending of the consumer products division.

  • Collaborated with sales management, field sales and IT to develop the trade promotion management tool.
  • Designed forecasting revenue process by brand and promotion vehicle and integrated forecast with trade promotion spending.
  • Created tighter financial controls, and authored automated financial reporting materials.
  • Project yielded $12 million in annual savings in gross to net spending.
  • Created all data and reporting tools available to finance teams on weekly/monthly basis.
  • Generated tools and process to consistently measure the efficiency of retail trade fuel spending, refined financial controls and created post event analyses tool and reporting.
  • Developed monthly oversight process with Sales, Finance, and Accounting for tracking results vs. budget.
Candidate Info
51
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
MA
Master of Arts
8

Project Leader

Developed project master schedule to ensure on-time vehicle launch in October 2015

  • Supported the localization of concept vehicle build activity to TMMK saving $2 million
  • Established process kaizens to optimize wire harness usage by 20%
  • Created strategies to successfully manage on-time release of technical information
  • Led working group to create global KPIs for best practices among 5 global regions
  • Recognized as the department expert in managing the routing of parts for all projects
  • Led efforts to communicate technical information among customers to meet launch
  • Ensured on-time, high quality trials & launch of over 20 project accessories
  • Created problem solving to support the communication of specs between regions
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Industrial Management
9

Engineering Project Leader

Managed 10 - 15 member cross-functional AM-FM satellite radio and navigation design teams in new product development for multi-million dollar projects in order to meet product quality, timing, and cost goals.

  • Launched four radio and navigation system designs for production, resulting in numerous quality performance awards, including a $500K award for achieving product goals ahead of schedule
  • Completed Six Sigma Green Belt project which reduced the product development cycle by 3 months, resulting in audio product development savings of approximately 12%
  • Impacted the audio systems business unit as a mentor and coach with high ethical and professional standards and exceptional ability to motivate local and virtual team members to accomplish challenging work
  • Led engineering customer interface with activities including expert audio engineering support, design review presentations, technical risk assessments, responses to design change requests, and frequent reports of design progress
  • Managed project design and planning responsibilities for electrical, mechanical, software, manufacturing test, and manufacturing process engineers by means of project schedule, design reviews, design failure mode effects analysis (DFMEA), and systems-level evaluations
  • Planned comprehensive strategy for product design validation and verification, resulting in development of new techniques and supporting documentation that were adopted by the audio business unit to facilitate efficient management of test time and resources
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
BS
Electrical Engineering
MA
Master of Arts
MS
Electrical Engineering
10

Technical Analyst/project Leader

As project leader developed test scripts and methodologies for a comparative review project. Created quantitative analysis of data and technical reports. Oversaw all phases of project management relating to the testing of desktop and notebook computers.

  • Increased efficiency through better project management. Projects were planned earlier moving them from a 4 month cycle to a 3 month cycle.
  • Managed product testing by the [company name] Labs PC team of 10 technicians.
  • Wrote numerous product reviews and test reports that were published in the magazine.
  • Trained 2 technical analysts who were promoted to project leaders at [company name].
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Political Science

Your Resume, Made Easy.

You are looking for your dream job and need a resume? My Perfect Resume is your solution and takes the hassle out of resume writing. Create the perfect job-worthy resume effortlessly in just a few clicks!