Ice Cream Freezer Operator, PM, Dairy – Atlanta

Location: Dacula, near Atlanta, GA
Job ID: 25513BR
Department: ATL Dairy
Date Posted: Aug 03, 2023

$42 - 58k


  • Assisting with set up of production line
  • Assisting with monitoring and adjustment of sauces and ingredients usage as needed for each product
  • Monitoring ingredient and sauce distribution and appearance in cartons
  • Performing scrapes, tasting and checking every 15 minutes on cartons
  • Assisting other freezer operators with monitoring the production line for problems
  • Cleaning and sanitizing equipment
  • Performing preventative maintenance on equipment
  • Interacting with staff, associates and regulatory personnel
  • Performing all team assignments
  • Maintaining housekeeping
  • 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 working habits
  • Must be able to lift in excess of 50 pounds frequently
  • Must obtain license and operate forklift
  • Must be able to learn and perform all positions
  • 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 have excellent attendance and punctuality
  • Must have excellent safety work habits
  • 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
  • Must show enthusiasm, initiative, and pride in work and
  • Must show a commitment to Publix and our mission.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in Ice Cream production operation,
  • Be able to multi-task and be detail-oriented,
  • Have a thorough knowledge of the HACCP program,
  • Have basic computer skills and be able to learn new software,
  • Experience with touch screen control systems and
  • Perform sensory evaluation of products and ingredients.


  • 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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