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Dairy Plant Shipping Room Operator

Publix Associate

Our Dairy Plant Shipping Room Operators ensure that products manufactured in our dairy plants are efficiently loaded onto trucks for shipment to Publix stores. Milk alone is enough to keep these associates extremely busy, and our dairy plants also produce tea, juices, and more!

How to Apply


  • Selects product to be shipped.
  • Palletizes product and use a tow motor to load it onto trucks to be shipped.
  • Completes paperwork to help track product movement.
  • Keeps work area clean.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to read, write, and perform basic math.
  • Ability to work any shift, including nights, weekends, holidays, and extended hours.
  • Ability to work in a cold, wet, slippery environment.
  • Ability to work well with others and be an effective team member.
  • Excellent work safety habits.
  • 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.