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Publix Slicing Room Operator, AM, Deli - Lakeland in Lakeland, Florida


Position Title:

Slicing Room Operator, AM, Deli - Lakeland


Deli Kitchen


Lakeland, FL


Responsibilities include:

  • setting up production lines

  • operating scales, tape machine, and bagging equipment

  • stacking boxes

  • operating Band Saw, Foremax Slicer / Dixie Slicer and Hooper Packaging Equipment

  • setting up and maintaining the packaging code daters

  • setting up and operating the loaf cutter and

  • other duties as assigned.

Req ID:


Hours of Work:

5:00AM - 1:30PM; rotating days off



Frequency of Pay:


Travel Frequency:


Minimum Base Pay:


Additional Information:

Please be sure to monitor your email, including your spam folder, daily for communications you may receive during the recruiting and selection process for this position. Please do not use your Publix email address when applying.

Once your application has been successfully submitted you will receive a confirmation email.


345 N Galloway Road



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:

The required qualifications for this position include:

  • must be at least 18 years old

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

  • must demonstrate safe working habits

  • must be able to lift in excess of 30 pounds frequently, 60 pounds occasionally

  • must be able to learn and perform all positions

  • work involves bending, lifting and stooping

  • be able to interpret, understand and follow instruction and solve problems

  • must be able to work in a fast-paced environment

  • must have good human relations 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 be organized to accomplish a variety of tasks

  • must be dependable and possess good follow up skills

  • must understand Lockout/Tagout compliance requirements

  • good verbal and written communication

  • must have excellent attendance and punctuality

  • 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 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

  • understand and perform at Publix Quality Standards

  • must show enthusiasm, initiative, and pride in work

  • a commitment to Publix and our mission.

Potential Annual Base Pay:

40,352 - 55,744

Zip Code:


Work Environment:

Temperatures range from 35 to 40 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

  • Paid Parental Leave

  • 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)