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Forklift Operator

Publix Associate

It can be quite the challenge to maintain an orderly environment while moving product into Publix’s warehouses. Our Forklift Operators are the master organizers behind this task.

How to Apply

  • Maneuvers powered industrial equipment to move cases and pallets into their assigned slots, both at ground level and overhead, in our warehouses.
  • Rotates inventory so that the most dated inventory is used first.
  • Helps maintain a clean warehouse by sweeping out empty storage slots.
  • Fills in for Warehouse Selectors as business needs demand.

Preferred Qualifications

  • At least 18 years of age (at least 19 years of age in Alabama).
  • Experience as a forklift operator preferred.
  • Ability to work nights, weekends, holidays, and extended periods of time.
  • Ability to obtain certification in pallet truck and forklift operations.
  • Ability to lift and carry product weighing up to 85 pounds (may vary depending on warehouse location).
  • Ability to sit or stand for long periods of time.
  • Successful completion of a Key Performance Indicator survey.

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