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Forklift Palletizer Operator, AM, Dairy – Atlanta

Location: Dacula, GA
Job ID: 28013BR
Department: ATL Dairy
Working Hours: 3:00AM - 1:30PM; Rotating Days
Pay Frequency: Weekly
Date Posted: Mar 07, 2024

$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, dental and vision plans
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Short- and long-term disability insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Free hot lunches (buffet-style) at facilities with a cafeteria
  • Visit our website to see all of our benefits: Benefits – Jobs (

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.

Additional Information

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