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Bakery Production Worker

Publix Associate

Whether operating the muffin line or baking delicious chocolate chip cookies, the Production Workers are critical to supplying our more than 1,000 stores with bakery products that delight our customers.

How to Apply


Bakery Production Workers package the bakery goodies to be sent to Publix stores, such as cookies, muffins, brownies, and apple turnovers. They also stack these items on pallets so they can be loaded onto trucks for delivery. Furthermore, Production Workers operate various machines to mix and bake these products. It is also their responsibility to clean the equipment in their area to make sure they are in accordance with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs).

Qualifications we look for

  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Ability to operate a forklift and to obtain a forklift license
  • Possess basic mechanical skills
  • Possess general knowledge of machine operation
  • Possess basic math skills
  • Ability to use creative thinking for troubleshooting
  • Ability to occasionally push or pull heavy equipment
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to demonstrate excellent work habits in line with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs)
  • Ability to demonstrate safe working habits
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds frequently
  • Ability to follow detailed written and verbal instructions
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to work any shift, 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 or no supervision
  • Ability to work well with others and be a team member
  • Obvious enthusiasm, initiative, and pride in work

How to apply

For Manufacturing positions, other than entry level, go to the Publix Jobs Center to begin searching our current openings. Click the appropriate link to view openings for Publix associates and non-associates. Click Search Openings and narrow your search by selecting Manufacturing from the Job Category list.

For entry level Manufacturing positions, please refer to the employment agency, Adecco. Go to and click "Apply Now" in the top right hand corner to load your resume. You may indicated that you would prefer to be assigned to Industrial and Manufacturing type positions with Publix Super Markets, Inc. After working at least 90 days as a temporary associate you may be eligible to apply for a full time position, if available.

You will receive follow-up communication once you're determined to be qualified and eligible for the job. The communication will inform you of additional information that is needed and/or assessments that need to be completed. Once that is done, your application will go directly to the hiring manager for consideration. If your skills, experience, and qualifications look like a good match to the requirements of the position, you will be contacted.

Visit our website for additional applicant resources.

Having a match to this job does not guarantee that you will be hired into this job if and when it becomes available on our Publix Jobs Center.