Lockheed Martin Mission Systems & Training - New Zealand
Andy Shaffer was appointed in October 2013 as General Manager of Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Training – New Zealand. His initial involvement with the Corporation’s New Zealand based programs began in February 2009, when he joined the local entity’s bid team as Strategic Sourcing Manager. In December 2009, Andy was appointed as Programme Manager for Lockheed Martin’s New Zealand operations.
Andy joined Lockheed Martin in 2000 as Deputy Program Manager for a complex US Navy project to develop and produce Automated Test Program Sets for the diagnosis of failures in complex avionics systems for E-2C, EA-6B, AV-8B, F/A-18 and H-60 aircraft. From 2004-2009, he served as a Senior Subcontract Program Manager for the Enterprise Logistics Solutions line of business, managing software/hardware development programs with both domestic and international suppliers. In this capacity, Andy led the sourcing function for a number of bid efforts, including numerous international projects addressing customer requirements in Spain, Italy, Poland and the United Kingdom.
Prior to joining Lockheed Martin, Andy spent 17 years with Harris Corporation, Harris Australia Pty Ltd and GE Power Systems, serving as an Electrical Engineer and Program Manager. Andy holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Central Florida.