Bonnell Industries Inc.
  • 17-Dec-2018 (CST)
  • Production
  • Dixon, IL, USA
  • Full Time

Today, Bonnell Industries is one of the leading truck equipment distributors in Northern Illinois. Through our nationwide distributor network, we are also a major supplier of snowplows and spreaders for municipalities throughout the country.

We take great pride in the quality of products and our customer relationships. The dedication and loyalty of our team is a major factor in our past success and will ultimately pave the way for continued growth and expansion in the future.


Receives limited supervision. Performs general arc welding ("MIG") process, operates machinery to perform grinding; may be required to be trained in using Hyd & CNC brake press and shears & CNC plasma cutting. Fabrication jobs typically consist of a complex variety of processes and assembly, for completing assigned tasks with high quality and on schedule. Must use AWS standards/processes certified in both hard wire and flux core wire welding processes.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Reads and follows plans, material lists and guidelines and applies necessary timelines.
  • Operates welding equipment, arc gouging equipment, oxy-fuel and brazing torches, jigs, holding fixtures, measuring instruments, personal computer (PC) and hand tools.
  • Conducts visual and dimensional check of own work and completed work of lower level welders plus provides work assistance/guidance/training to lower level Welders as required.
  • Follows general work orders and specific safety procedures in the fabrication of difficult production parts and a variety of sub and final weldments of all sizes and configurations through general arc welding, MIG.
  • Work requires hand set-ups. Completes, modifies, and/or enhances final products as required.
  • Operates drill press, brake press & other equipment. Must read drawings (blueprints) in order to fabricate a variety of complex, low and high volume parts. Required to inspect & approve own work prior to next operation.  
  • Maintains work area, equipment and supplies in neat, organized manner.
  • Final inspection of finished work and timely completion of associated paperwork.


  • Ethical Conduct.
  • Time Management.
  • Organization Skills.
  • Problem Solving.
  • Communication Skills.

Core Values

  • Quality
  • Customer Relations
  • Loyal
  • Teamwork
  • Positive

Supervisory Responsibility


Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to a variety of extreme conditions. The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud. This position is performed in all weather conditions. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to grip, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.

The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift or move up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position. Your manager will provide you with the specific details of your schedule. The schedule is subject to change due to customer requirements or business needs. Overtime may be necessary to handle emergencies, heavy workloads or other issues.


Travel is primarily local during the business day, although some out of the area and overnight travel may be expected. All travel must be approved in advance by management. Please reference the employee handbook for all applicable policies.

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