Forklift Palletizer Operator, AM, Dairy – Atlanta

Location: Dacula, near Atlanta, GA
Job ID: 25796BR
Department: ATL Dairy
Date Posted: Aug 29, 2023

$35 - 49k


  • Performing daily start up and shut down tasks
  • Stacking product when necessary
  • Tracking and tagging pallets
  • Operating equipment
  • Keeping the machines supplied with necessary materials
  • Transporting, loading and unloading pallets of product from trailers
  • Performing minor mechanical adjustments and preventative maintenance on equipment
  • Performing sensory evaluations on products and ingredients
  • Completing all necessary paperwork required by the position and
  • Other duties as assigned.

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 obtain a forklift license and operate a forklift
  • Must be able to lift in excess of 50 pounds frequently
  • Must have excellent attendance and punctuality
  • 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 member)
  • Must be able to work any shift, nights, weekends, holidays, and extended hours
  • Must be willing to assist other team members in other areas
  • Must have the ability to perform steady and productive work for an extended period of time
  • Must be able to use creative thinking for troubleshooting
  • Must have basic mechanical skills
  • Must have the ability to work efficiently with little or no supervision
  • 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.

Preferred Qualifications

  • General knowledge of machine operation and touch screen control systems.


  • 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).

Additional Information

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