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Publix Ice Cream Flavor Person, PM, Dairy - Lakeland in Lakeland, Florida


Position Title:

Ice Cream Flavor Person, PM, Dairy - Lakeland


Lakeland Dairy


Lakeland, FL


  • performing all team assignments

  • maintaining housekeeping

  • calculating and adjusting sauce and ingredients usage as needed for production line

  • monitoring and transferring mix into flavor tanks using computerized plant operating system

  • flavoring mix (according to recipe), recording mix and flavoring usages on flavor reports for each line

  • performing sensory evaluations on finished product to ensure quality

  • adjusting schedule to maintain efficiency of production

  • assisting filler operators with monitoring the production line for problems

  • performing preventative maintenance on equipment

  • assisting department as needed with breaks and lunches

  • interacting with staff, associates and regulatory personnel

  • other duties as assigned.

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Hours of Work:

1:00 PM to 11:30 PM; Varying days



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Travel Frequency:


Minimum Base Pay:


Additional Information:

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3045 New Tampa Hwy



Other Compensation Information:

Weekend differential: A $2.00 per hour weekend differential is paid to associates for hours worked between 12:00 am Saturday through 11:59 pm Sunday.

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.

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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.

Potential Annual Base Pay:

40,352 - 55,744

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Work Environment:

Temperatures range from 35 to 72 degrees. Wet and slippery.

Benefits Information:

  • 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).