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Hourly Support 2, Part-time, Produce RBU – Lakeland

Location: Lakeland, FL
Job ID: 29090BR
Department: Produce RBU
Working Hours: 26 hours per week
Pay Frequency: Weekly
Date Posted: Jun 04, 2024

$31 - 43k
Full Time - Regular


The primary responsibilities for this position are:

  • Enter/update store orders in IMPALA
  • Maintain and post Daily Messages for the stores
  • Sort and deliver department reporting and mail
  • Create/update purchase orders in Marwood, Store Surveys in CHIP, ad information in PPMS, and item and vendor information in PIMS
  • Resolving invoice issues in iTrade for vendors
  • Communicate with vendors as needed
  • Performing administrative duties to all department associates
  • Work closely with buyers and other team associates
  • Answering store and buyers telephone lines
  • Communicate with stores regarding their daily produce orders, special orders, adjustments to orders and resolving scanning issues and
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

  • High School diploma, or its equivalent
  • Knowledge of general office practices and procedures to work efficiently, effectively, and ethically in the Publix Corporate Office environment.
  • Basic skill level in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access
  • Ability and willingness to demonstrate eagerness, enthusiasm, optimism, and passion when working
  • Ability and willingness to adjust one’s style or approach in response to differing circumstances or to work in ambiguous situations
  • Ability to work effectively without close supervision or guidance
  • Ability to self-direct work activities and take action on tasks without direction from a supervisor
  • Ability to work productively and effectively when faced with stressful work situations and time pressures
  • Ability to manage time so that the priority of the activities determines the timing and amount of attention they receive
  • Ability to attend to and verify the accuracy and completeness of detailed information in documents or on the computer, such as prices, quantity, weights, lists or data
  • Ability to develop and maintain professional, trusting, positive, and productive working relationships with associates, managers, customers, and vendors

Preferred Qualifications

  • Associate degree in a business-related field
  • 1 year experience in a retail store or in a purchasing related position
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access
  • Knowledge of the following programs:
    • IMPALA
    • Master Data for ChainTrack (Requesting Item Maintenance)
    • Marwood
    • PIMS – Project Information Management System
    • PPMS – Publix Promotion Management System
    • CHIP – Chart Item Planning system
    • FLEX – Flexible Pricing
    • SIR – Special Item Request System
    • Publix Master Data System (PMDS)
    • WIC Crosslinks
    • Portal Content Publishing > ContentCenter (formerly TeamSite)
    • Item Form Maintenance (ItemFormsWeb) (New Item Electronic Process)
    • Electronic Planograms


  • 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.
The bonus for this position is 8 hours of pay when a new associate joins Publix prior to July 1.
There is no bonus in the first year for associates hired after July 1. In subsequent years, the bonus is equal to 8 hours’ pay if associate remains employed through issue date of the bonus check.

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.
Please note that Publix will not sponsor any hire for this position for a visa or permanent residence.

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