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Publix Production Worker B, AM, Bakery - Lakeland in Lakeland, Florida


Position Title:

Production Worker B, AM, Bakery - Lakeland


LAK Bakery


Lakeland, FL between Orlando and Tampa


One of the following positions is now available:

  • Packer

  • Bagger/Palletizer

The position selected for will depend on skill set.

Responsibilities include:

  • packaging bakery products to be sent to Publix stores

  • operating palletizing equipment to stack containers of product on pallets

  • moving, dumping and scraping bowls and hoppers and ensuring pans are in place for product to be deposited

  • placing product on the production line and applying icing and toppings

  • cleaning equipment in accordance with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) with industrial strength chemicals

  • accurately completing all paperwork required by the position and

  • other duties as assigned.

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Hours of Work:

Shifts times can range from 5:00am – 1:30pm, 6:00am – 2:30pm, 7:00am – 3:30pm; rotating days



Frequency of Pay:


Travel Frequency:


Minimum Base Pay:


Additional Information:

Your application may have additional steps that you will need to complete in order to remain eligible for consideration. Please be sure to monitor your email, including your spam folder, on a daily basis for critical, time-sensitive emails that could require action within 24-48 hours.

Please do not use your Publix email address when applying. Once your application has been successfully submitted you will receive a confirmation email.


3260 New Tampa Hwy



Other Compensation Information:

Weekend Differential: A $2.00 per hour weekend differential is paid to associates for hours worked between 12:00 a.m. Saturday through 11:59 p.m. Sunday.

Year End Bonus:

To reward associates for their contributions to the company for the calendar year, Publix provides a Holiday Bonus in November. In the first year of continuous employment the bonus is equal to 15 hours of pay, and in the second year of continuous employment the bonus is equal to one week’s pay if associate remains employed through issue date of the bonus check. In subsequent years, the bonus is equal to two weeks’ pay.

Maximum Base Pay:


Required Qualifications:

  • must be at least 18 years old

  • must demonstrate excellent work habits in line with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs)

  • must demonstrate safe work habits

  • must be able to lift in excess of 50 pounds frequently

  • must be able to push or pull heavy equipment occasionally

  • must be able to lift pans or cases with product above shoulder level frequently

  • must be able to work in a fast paced environment

  • must have good human relation skills (the ability to work well with others and be a team player)

  • must be able to work any shift, nights, weekends, holidays and extended hours

  • must have excellent attendance and punctuality

  • must successfully complete a Work Attitude Survey (WAS)

  • must be willing to assist other team members in other areas

  • must be able to perform steady and productive work for an extended period of time

  • must possess general knowledge of machine operation

  • ability to obtain a forklift license and operate a forklift

  • must be able to work efficiently with little or no supervision

  • must be able to follow detailed written and verbal instructions

  • must possess basic math skills

  • must be able to communicate effectively

  • must show enthusiasm, initiative and pride in work and

  • a commitment to Publix and our mission.

Potential Annual Base Pay:

28,288 - 39,000

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Work Environment:

Temperatures range from 45 to 90+ degrees. Wet and slippery.

Benefits Information:

  • Employee stock ownership plan that contributes Publix stock to associates each year at no cost

  • An opportunity to purchase additional shares of our privately-held stock

  • 401(k) retirement savings plan

  • Group health plan (with prescription benefits)

  • Group dental plan

  • Group vision plan

  • Sick pay

  • Long-term disability insurance

  • Company-paid life insurance (with accidental death & dismemberment benefits)

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Vacation pay

  • Free hot lunches (buffet-style) at facilities with a cafeteria

  • Paycheck direct deposit

  • Credit union

  • Access to over 50 discount offers including discounts on computer, vehicle and wireless purchases

  • 6 paid holidays (associates can exchange the following holidays with their manager’s approval: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, and Labor Day).