Workshop Positions Available

Topliss Bros has been involved in engineering and manufacturing for over 60 years from our Nelson workshop with CNC machining being an integral component over the last 30 years.

We have two positions available for our small but busy production engineering business.


1- Precision Fitter Turner / CNC Machinist.

Responsibilities include:

  • CNC Turning and Milling machine operation.
  • Programming CNC machine tools.
  • Setting CNC machines.
  • Optimising the machine capability.
  • Machine Maintenance.
  • Ensuring product quality, showing a high level of precision and attention to detail.

It would be an advantage to have:

  • Familiarisation with Fanuc and Mazatrol systems.
  • Good, all-round machine shop skills such as manual turning, milling and welding competency


2- Precision Fitter/Turner / Toolmaker - For our modern machine shop

Responsibilities include:

  • Turning
  • Milling
  • Grinding
  • Working to close tolerances
  • Attention to detail
  • Dealing directly with the customer

It would be an advantage to have:

  • Some welding skills
  • Tool making experience


These are permanent positions and only applicants with NZ Residency will be considered. Preference will be given to applicants with a proven work history backed up by references.

Anyone who feels they have the skills to fulfil either position should apply, with their CV to :

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