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Pharmacy Warehouse Specialist, Full Time, Central Fill – Orlando

Location: Orlando, FL
Job ID: 27017BR
Department: Pharmacy Operations
Working Hours: Varied and fixed schedules. Operating hours include 4:30 a.m. until 2:00 a.m. the following day.
Pay Frequency: Weekly
Date Posted: Dec 13, 2023

$36 - 50k


Publix Super Markets tops the list of privately-owned supermarkets in the US. We are privately-owned, hold no long-term debt and continue to grow year after year. Publix and our associates excel in community involvement, volunteerism and environmental sustainability. Our collective commitment to diversity has contributed to our success in being a great place to work and shop. It’s satisfying to work for – and be an owner in – a Fortune 100 company that is widely recognized as a leader in the supermarket industry.

The Central Fill Pharmacy supports our retail stores ensuring proper filling, packaging, processing, and delivery of prescriptions.

What You’ll Do:
A Warehouse Specialist is responsible for a variety of processing steps to ensure adequate delivery of prescription medication. The job is both physical and technical as they are working with intricate machines and robotics throughout the day. Associates are responsible for receiving supplies and inventory, manifesting, packaging, and stacking totes and coolers, keeping equipment operating by loading consumables and solving errors and maintaining the overall appearance and upkeep of the facility. They help reduce shrink by bailing cardboard and sorting through products and recyclable materials. Responsibilities include:

  • Receiving and checking in inventory, moving about the facility with hand-trucks and pallet jacks.
  • Accepting supplies, totes, and foam coolers as returns from Publix Pharmacies, cleaning, stacking, and preparing for transporting inventory back out to the stores.
  • Labeling shipping totes, placing them in the correct location in sortation machine, ready to ship out completed prescriptions.
  • Loading paper supplies such as bags, paper, and labels into all prescription filling robots and packing machines.
  • Operating, clearing jams, and troubleshooting robots and sortation machines.
  • Maintaining robot machines, cleaning, filling and refilling supplies and inventory to ensure correct store assignment.
  • Packing and loading totes and coolers for the transportation and delivery to Publix store locations.
  • Cleaning warehouse area free of trash, recycling, cardboard, and other items.

Required Qualifications

  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Be able to:
    • Work weekends, holidays, and extended periods of time
    • Utilize pallet jack to transport inventory and supplies
    • Use cleaning chemicals and powered industrial equipment that require Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
    • Lift, carry and stack product weighing 50 pounds
    • Stand, bend, stoop and twist and do repetitive work for long periods of time
    • Successfully complete a Criminal Background Check (CBC) and drug test
    • Not have a positive Publix drug test result within the previous 3 years
    • Work under strict time requirements
    • Read, write and identify and verify numbers
  • Interpret, understand, and follow instructions
  • Assist in all other duties as assigned

Preferred Qualifications

  • Current (Pharmacy Warehouse) Distribution associate


  • 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 plan
  • 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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Please do not use your Publix email address when applying. Once your application has been successfully submitted you will receive a confirmation email.

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