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Ice Cream Freezer Operator

Publix Associate

Wouldn't you love a job that makes you a team member responsible for producing one of the most popular products we make? If so, you might want to consider our Ice Cream Freezer Operator position for your next career move!

How to Apply


Our Ice Cream Freezer Operators make sure the sauces and ingredients in Publix ice cream have just the right appearance and distribution in the carton. The Operators check the consistency and taste of the ice cream every 15 minutes of the production run to ensure the ice cream is just right. Freezer Operators work together to monitor the production line for any problems and keep the work area clean and sanitized. Furthermore, the Operators perform preventive maintenance on the equipment to keep it working properly.

Qualifications we look for

  • Experience in an ice cream production operation
  • Thorough knowledge of the Hazardous Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) program
  • Basic computer skills
  • Experience with touch screen control systems
  • Ability to demonstrate excellent work habits in line with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs)
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work any shift, nights, weekends, holidays, and extended hours
  • Ability to obtain a forklift license and operate a forklift
  • Ability to work with industrial strength chemicals
  • Must demonstrate safe working habits
  • Ability to follow detailed written and verbal instructions
  • Possess basic math skills
  • Ability to work in a wet, slippery environment
  • Possess general knowledge of machine operation
  • 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.