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Making High-Quality Products

When most people think of Publix, they think of our stores. But Publix also manufactures excellent products that our customers love. No wonder our associates are proud to see these products on our shelves.

Our Team Structure

Associates at our dairy plants process fresh milk and produce Publix brand bottled water, iced teas, fruit drinks, juices, cultured products such as yogurt and cottage cheese, and carbonated beverages. They also produce Publix brand ice cream, which is consistently one of our most popular products!

Our Bakery plants produce a variety of delicious baked goods, including dry mix, frozen sweet goods, frozen rolls, frozen wire-cut cookies, icings, and fruit fillings; ready-to-serve products such as muffins, cupcakes, and cornbread; and frozen pies and rolls that are ready to be baked in our stores.

Our Deli kitchen produces a variety of fully prepared meats and salads according to Publix’s demanding quality standards. These foods are designed to save time for customers when preparing meals.

Printing Services prints forms, labels, signs, and newsletters, produces electronic files for Publix’s weekly newspaper ads, engraves name badges for retail associates, and handles corporate photography needs.

Produce Snacks produces a variety of tasty treats including trail mixes, dried fruits and vegetables, and our ever-popular chocolate-covered peanut butter pretzels. This team is vital to our Manufacturing family.

Our Lakeland-based Fresh Kitchen produces Grab & Go items such as sandwiches and salads, as well as sub kits, for our retail stores.

Our Corporate Manufacturing team supports the industrial engineering, accounting, production planning, and human resources functions in Manufacturing.

Our Locations

  • Dairy plants in Lakeland and Deerfield Beach, Florida, and Lawrenceville, Georgia.
  • Bakery plants in Lakeland, Florida and Atlanta, Georgia.
  • Deli kitchen in Lakeland, Florida.
  • Printing Services in Lakeland, Florida.
  • Produce Snacks in Orlando, Florida.
  • Fresh Kitchen in Lakeland, Florida.

Our Positions

Entry level:

Skilled and semiskilled:

Support department positions:

How to Apply

Do any of these positions sound right for you? Check out our current openings and search for the job or department that you’re interested in. After you apply, head to our applicant resources page for additional tips on landing your dream job at Publix.

If the position you’re searching for isn’t open yet, give our Job Match tool a try! You might be surprised what other opportunities match your skills and interests.

We work closely with employment agencies to hire temporary associates for several entry-level positions in our manufacturing facilities. We work with Adecco for our Lakeland facilities, and Randstad in Atlanta. Feel free to visit their sites to learn more about applying for a temporary position. As a temporary hire, you could eventually be eligible for full-time employment if a position is available.