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Bakery Production Worker

Publix Associate

These associates bake and package products, and palletize these products for delivery. Their roles are critical to ensuring that our Bakery is stocked with the products customers love.

How to Apply


  • Packages Bakery goods such as cookies, muffins, brownies, and pastries.
  • Stacks items on pallets so they can be loaded into trucks for delivery to Publix stores.
  • Operates various machines to mix and bake products.
  • Cleans equipment in accordance with good manufacturing practices (GMP).

Preferred Qualifications

  • At least 18 years of age.
  • Ability to obtain a forklift license and to operate a forklift.
  • General knowledge of machine operation.
  • Basic math skills.
  • Ability to occasionally push or pull heavy equipment.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to demonstrate excellent work habits in accordance with good manufacturing practices (GMP).
  • Ability to demonstrate safe working habits.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds frequently.
  • Ability to follow detailed oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to work any shift, including nights, weekends, holidays, and extended hours.
  • Ability to perform steady and productive work for an extended period of time.
  • Ability to work efficiently with little to no supervision.
  • Ability to work with others and be an effective team member.
  • Obvious enthusiasm, initiative, and pride in work.

How to Apply

Publix frequently promotes and/or transfers associates to fill positions from within, but opportunities may arise for outside candidates.

Interested in this position? Try our Job Matching tool to see if you may be a match.*

Publix works closely with employment agencies in our operating areas to hire temporary associates for entry level positions throughout our manufacturing facilities. Adecco provides support primarily for our Lakeland facilities and Randstad provides support primarily for our Atlanta facilities. Please visit these sites to learn more about applying for a temporary position. Temporary associates may be eligible to apply for full-time positions, if available.

If your skills and experience seem to match the qualifications of the position that interests you, you will be contacted by email to set up an interview, and possibly further testing depending on the position.

After you've applied, visit our Applicant Resources section for helpful interview tips and more.

*Please note that having a match through our Job Matching tool does not guarantee you will be contacted when a position becomes available.