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Bindery Basic Equipment Operator

Publix Associate

Publix has its own Printing Services business unit to produce merchandising materials for our stores. Our Bindery Equipment Operators help produce these printed products.

How to Apply


  • Manufactures and packages promotional materials, such as sale signs and tags that advertise product prices.
  • Sets up bindery machines according to the specifications of each job run.
  • Hand-trims signs mounted on various types of base materials, such as Foamcore, PVC, and Twincote, to meet exact sizes specified on print job instruction sheets.
  • Stacks finished product and shrink-wraps it to be distributed to Publix stores.
  • Reports production rates, such as how long the job took to complete and materials consumed, using a data collection system.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience using bindery machinery.
  • Basic math skills.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude.
  • Ability to read and comprehend production specification sheets.
  • Ability to lift up to 70 pounds.
  • Ability to work well 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.