Post a Job Sign in

Chet Brandon

Highly experienced and effective EHS & Sustainability Executive in Fortune 500 Corporations.

Toledo, OH

-

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 
States. 
 
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.

Work Experience

Director of EHS&WC, North American Region

Owens-Illinois, Inc. (O-I)
-
Perrysburg, OH
-

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

O-I
-

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

Honeywell
-

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

Hendrickson International
-

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:

Education

Master of Arts in Industrial/Organizational Psychology

Marshall University Graduate College -
Char, Jammu and Kashmir

2002 to 2004

Master of Science in Industrial Safety Technology Management

Marshall University -
Huntington, WV

1992 to 1993

Bachelor of Business Administration in Emphasis in Economics

Marshall University -
Huntington, WV

1986 to 1991

Skills

Executive Leadership, Financial Acumen, Regulatory Affairs, Government Affairs, Sustainable Business Practices, Wide range of Environmental, Occupational Health and Industrial Safety Techinical Skills

Additional Information

Specialties 
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 
Change.