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PETER FRERK

Garner, NC 27529 | 424.277.0004 | pfrerksc@gmail.com

SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER


Tactical, highly strategic leader with 14+ years of experience planning and directing all phases of project lifecycle
for company fulfilling government contracts. Expert liaison between internal and external groups with proven
ability to manage multiple projects and deliver to customers a quality completed project, on time and on budget
that met or exceeded customer expectations. Respected mentor, trainer and leader of cross-functional project
teams.

A REAS O F EXPERTISE

Project Management
Cross-Functional Team Lead
Project Planning
Security

Government Contracting
Operations Management
Continuous Improvement
Strategic Planning

Mechanical Engineering
Vendor Negotiations
Logistics & Supply Chain
Quality Assurance

RAPISCAN SYSTEMS
Senior Project Manager/Operations Manager, Cargo & Integrated Security Systems - Garner, NC
2006 2014
Controlled $98M contract with DoD customer for delivery of 157 Entry Control Point Hardware sets fielded into
Forward Operating Bases in Afghanistan. Achieved on-time alignment of all contract-driven factory acceptance
test dates and critical corporate revenue forecasts. Managed and optimized supplier delivery schedules and
logistics processes, while controlling incoming QA, component level and pre-FAT testing.
Key Achievements & Engagements
Key contact with Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Program Representative, influencing
commercialization, final QA, factory acceptance testing, crating and shipment of 251 Rapiscan AIT
Secures
Supported $900M contract with Mexicos Tax and Customs Authority (SAT) for installation of Cargo
Screening systems deployed at border crossings and ports of entry. Seamlessly led installation team in
build and pre-Site Acceptance Testing of Eagle G-60 Gantry systems at multiple border crossing sites in
Mexico
Collaborated closely with Rapiscans Export Control Department and freight forwarders to achieve ontime delivery of global shipments
Senior Project Manager - Torrance, CA
2008 2011
Planned, managed and monitored multi-phase projects for sale of Cargo X-Ray Screening Systems to DoD
customers, federal and state agencies and foreign governments. Partnered with global cross-functional teams to
track deliverables, milestones and project risks. Generated and implemented MS Project schedules and facilitated
weekly team meetings to drive transparency and progress. Facilitated customer meetings across globally
dispersed sites to discuss and identify site-specific infrastructure requirements.
Key Achievements & Engagements
Conducted extensive international travel to Rapiscans UK Cargo manufacturing facility to meet with key
suppliers in effort to track manufacturing, validate sub-system level testing, conduct system inventory
checks and coordinate shipping logistics
Achieved on-time, under-budget deliverables via effective oversight of installation phase and expert
resource allocation strategies
Conducted Site Acceptance Test at Idaho Nationals Lab, acquiring sign-off on GaRDS Gantry Cargo
system
Directed on-time, on-budget project for Customs Border Protection Service involving order for twenty
636-SV mobile vans
Managed multiple orders for GaRDS Gantry Cargo Screening systems sold to DoD customers with units
successfully installed and operational at border sites in Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Iraq and Qatar

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Garner, NC 27529 | 424.277.0004 | pfrerksc@gmail.com
RAPISCAN SYSTEMS (CONTINUED)
Project Manager, Cargo Products, Various Locations
2006
Directed manufacture, build, final assembly/integration and testing of three MXR 3040 Mobile Cargo Screening
systems for Abu Dhabi Military. Units were the first High Energy Mobile Cargo Screening systems manufactured
by Rapiscan. Identified and capitalized on areas of improvement within all project phases.
Key Achievements & Engagements
Principal manager on introduction of new Cargo product
Instrumental in build of additional two systems for Poland and a UK Demo unit
ANALOGIC, Security Systems DIVISION
Senior Mechanical Engineer - Peabody, MA
2005
Served as lead engineer on multiple complex projects, adhering to all project specifications and requirements.
Utilized SolidWorks 3D CAD software for all design and modeling work, as well as design validation processes.
Key Achievements & Engagements
Managed and implemented design improvements on multiple systems, including:
o Conveyor and tunnel designs for TSA-certified eXaminer XLB Baggage Inspection system
o Outer enclosure design for Phoenix EDS (Explosive Detection System) Category 3 system
L-3 COMMUNICATIONS, Security & Detection Systems DIVISION
Project Manager - Woburn, MA
1992 2005
Directed multiple projects in line with aggressive timelines, performing all on-site management of installations.
Attained customer sign-off of Site Acceptance Testing. Executed follow-up and monitoring to drive continuous
improvement efforts and recommendations.
Key Achievements & Engagements
Spearheaded design, shipment and managed installation of two CX-450 Dual View Cargo Screening
systems for Australian Customs for Ports of Brisbane and Fremantle
Directed design improvements, fabrication and shipment of CX-450 Single View System to support L-3s
Asia Pacific regions first ever Cargo Pallet System shown at the Air & Port Security Expo show in Hong
Kong
Managed multiple projects for sale to DoD customers of CX-450 Mobile X-Ray Screening systems
Senior Mechanical Design Engineer - Woburn, MA
1992 2001
Guided and managed mechanical design team to support new product design of revolutionary high-speed
automated explosive detection systems, including the VIS-108, MVT, and Argus CT. Integral in all phases of
product development, from prototype through final product launch.
Key Achievements & Engagements
Implemented Mechanical Design Requirements Documents to clarify design criteria
Trusted partner to project manager in optimizing planning processes prior to kickoff of new product
designs

TECHNICAL EXPERTISE
MS Office Suite (Project, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word), SolidWorks 3D CAD

E DUCATION
Certification, ITT Technical Institute
Bachelor of Engineering Coursework, Lowell Institute and Middlesex Community Colleges
SolidWorks Core & Advanced 3D Modeling Training, Computer Aided Products, Inc.
Certification, Six Sigma Green Belt