I am a highly experienced EHS executive with extensive practice in the metals, automotive,
aerospace and glass manufacturing industries. I hold the Certified Safety Professional and Certified
Hazardous Materials Manager designations.Iamina top leadership role with a Fortune 500 Multi-
National business. I have led industrial organizations to EHS excellence on a global scale with
experience that includes work in: Mexico, Canada, Europe, Malaysia, Austriala and the United
It is my mission to drive EHS excellence in the protection of people, planet and profitability for the
industrial organization I serve. I have been highly successful by assembling great EHS teams who
focus on people savvy, detail oriented and systems based strategies.
Director of EHS&WC, North American Region
November 2011 to Present
I have full responsibility for leading the EHS and Worker's Compensation functions in the North
American Region. The scope of this position includes 25 manufacturing, R&D, Flight Operations and administrative sites employing about 5,500 personnel. I have a staff of 12 reporting to me
covering the EHS and Work Comp functions.
Owens-Illinois, Inc. (O-I) is a Fortune 500 company and the largest manufacturer of glass
containers in the world, with leading positions in Europe, North America, Asia Pacific and Latin
America. Its innovative packaging products are found in households and businesses and its
customers manufacture and market many of the best-known consumer-products around the globe.
Chet has 1 recommendation (1 co-worker) including:
Christopher Bruckner, LSS Master Black Belt / Program Leader, Owens-Illinois, Inc.
Health & Safety Manager - North America
November 2009 to November 2011
Public Company; 10,001+ employees; OI; Glass, Ceramics & Concrete industry
November 2009 - November 2011 (2 years 1 month) Perrysburg
I was responsible for leading the Health and Safety function for O-I's North American operations.
The scope of this position included 5 direct reports engaged in the full span of Health and Safety
activities in heavy manufacturing environments.
Sr. HSE&F Manager
November 2007 to December 2009
Public Company; 10,001+ employees; HON; Electrical/Electronic Manufacturing industry
November 2007 - December 2009 (2 years 2 months)
Senior site Health, Safety, Environmental and Facilities Manager for the 3,200 employee, $1 billion
revenue, site. I supervised approximately 50 employees and contractors (EHS, Occ Med,
Maintenance, Engineering and Planning) at this location. This aerospace site is engaged in manufacturing, product development/engineering and business administration operations.
Honeywell is a Fortune 100 company that invents and manufactures technologies to address tough
challenges linked to global macrotrends such as safety, security, and energy, with approximately
122,000 employees worldwide. The aerospace business unit which I worked in creates products and services that are used globally on virtually every commercial and business aircraft operating
today as well as for defense and space applications. "If it flies, it has Honeywell on it "
This position is associated with:
• 1 Honor or Award
Divisional Health and Safety Manager
June 2003 to November 2007
Privately Held; 1001-5000 employees; Transportation/Trucking/Railroad industry
June 2003 - November 2007 (4 years 6 months)
I was the senior EHS professional for 12 locations with approximately 1,200 employees. I also
served as the corporate EHS professional for the entire organization of 24 sites, spanning 4 contries and employing approximately 5,000 employees. I applied my EHS skills to lead the organization to dramatic reductions in accident rates along with the attainment of OSHA Voluntary Protection
Program (VPP) and EPA National Environmental Performance Track.
Hendrickson is the leading global manufacturer and supplier of heavy-duty mechanical, elastomeric and air suspensions; integrated and non-integrated axle systems, and parabolic and multi-leaf
springs to the global transportation industry. Hendrickson's strong commitment to research and development coupled with manufacturing excellence make their products the class of the industry.
This position is associated with:
Master of Arts in Industrial/Organizational Psychology
2002 to 2004
Master of Science in Industrial Safety Technology Management
1992 to 1993
Bachelor of Business Administration in Emphasis in Economics
1986 to 1991
EHS Executive Leadership, Environmental Leadership, Ergonomics, Dust Explosion Prevention and
Control, Molten Metal Handling, Electrical Safety, Power Generation Safety, Industrial Psychology
Applications in EHS, Industrial Hygiene, OSHA Voluntary Protection Program, Sustainability,
Process Safety Management, Machine Control Reliability, Manufacturing, Lean Six Sigma, Culture