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Team Leader, Overnight, Dairy – Deerfield

Location: Deerfield Beach, FL
Job ID: 29059BR
Department: Deerfield Dairy
Working Hours: 8:00pm - 6:30am; rotating days off
Pay Frequency: Weekly
Date Posted: Jun 03, 2024

$50 - 70k
Full Time - Regular


  • Performing tasks in the work area on a daily basis within the team including:
    • Being an on-the-floor work participant with associates
    • Covering for unplanned absences and vacations
    • Understanding and maintaining all department reports and procedures
    • Coordinating breaks and lunch schedules
    • Overseeing and understanding the maintenance of equipment, PM’s and work orders
    • Assisting managers with scheduling of associates
    • Understanding production and ability to execute department requirements
    • Maintaining Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs)
    • Promoting and enforcing quality and food safety standards
    • Being a role model for associates
    • Planning and conducting job skill training for all associates including writing Skill Breakdown Sheets (SBSs) and conducting Job Instruction Training (JIT)
    • Leading and driving improvement of plant operations
    • Analyzing and understanding KPI’s and data
    • Performing the day to day tasks and responsibilities of the Department Manager/Assistant Department Manager in their absence, such as production scheduling and planning and
    • Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

  • High school diploma or its equivalent
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Must be able to learn and perform all positions in the department
  • Must be able to understand plant policies, practices, procedures, and requirements
  • Must be able to plan, organize and follow-through on assignments
  • Must be able to obtain a forklift license and operate a forklift
  • Must be able to lift in excess of 50 pounds
  • Must be willing to travel to any specialized training
  • Must have a high level of maturity, discretion, tact and judgment
  • Must have good computer and software skills, including Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word
  • Must have thorough knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) program
  • Must be able to use industrial strength chemicals
  • Must have basic mechanical skills
  • Must be able to climb ladders
  • Must demonstrate excellent work habits in line with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs)
  • Must demonstrate safe working habits
  • Must demonstrate leadership skills
  • 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 be willing to assist other team members in other areas
  • 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
  • A commitment to Publix and our mission.

Preferred Qualifications

The preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Some college coursework in Business, Engineering, and/or Food Science
  • Department experience related to this position


  • 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

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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