Mr. Snider is a Program Manager at ATI within the Naval Technologies division, specifically serving as the Director for the Center for Naval Metalworking (CNM). CNM is a Navy ManTech Center of Excellence, chartered by the Office of Naval Research (ONR) to develop advanced manufacturing technologies and deploy them to support acquisition and sustainment improvements for critical Navy platforms. The CNM team works directly with Navy and industry representatives to execute a portfolio of ManTech projects across the metalworking technology domain, providing technical, management, and schedule oversight.
Prior to joining ATI, Mr. Snider spent 8 years at General Dynamics Land Systems – Force Protection (GDLS-FP), a leading tactical wheeled vehicle manufacturer with customers from U.S. DoD, U.K. MoD as well as other allied nations. During his tenure at GDLS-FP, Mr. Snider was responsible for the occupant safety and protection performance of the company’s product lines. Managed staff of up to 20 design, analysis, and test engineers and oversaw a prototype shop. Mr. Snider gained international experience working in the U.K. and Australia executing various programs for the U.K. MoD and Australian DoD. Mr. Snider has wide experience designing, manufacturing, repairing, testing and validating advanced metallic and composite vehicles that can withstand blast and ballistic events in addition to standard transportation vehicle safety requirements.
Mr. Snider earned a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering both from Clemson University.