Organization: Sargento Foods
Date Posted: 5/14/2021
Location: Plymouth, Wisconsin
Type of Position: Full-Time, Skilled
Required Education: Bachelors Degree



At Sargento, you work for a company you believe in, with a family of people who believe in you. Our culture stems from a simple premise: Hire good people and treat them like family. At Sargento, you can make decisions based on how they affect people as well as the long-term health of our company. You will be encouraged to make a meaningful difference in the community, in the company and in your career. With diverse experiences and tools to learn and develop, you can transform your aspirations into reality. If you’re ready for the right place to belong and grow your career, you can find it here.

What You Do

  • Design, document, develop, enhance, and support all components of BI reports, analysis, dashboards, data visualizations, and insights using ThoughtSpot and SAP BI tools in conjunction with SAP HANA data sources such as S/4HANA and HANA Enterprise, other SAP data sources such as SAP SCM and SAP BPC, and non-SAP data sources as defined by business requirements.
  • Create queries and data views to support reporting requirements such as SQL, ABAP CDS views, BEx queries, universes, etc.
  • Perform unit and system testing of new development and modifications.
  • Additionally, provide training and support to all business end users ensuring adoption of the Data & Analytics software.
  • Participate in the definition of business requirments by meeting with Application Developers and Business Users to ensure their reporting needs will be or are being met.
  • Participate in discussions with Application Developers to ensure the appropriate data is being extracted from SAP or other non-SAP systems to be utilized in the Enterprise Data & Analytics platform.
  • Effectively researches troubleshooting and provides system improvement opportunities using the appropriate software’s Customer Support Portal.
  • Participates in testing of Data & Analytics systems during IT Disaster Recovery testing. Supports Enterprise Application system upgrades and support package applications as well as any new product implementations from Data & Analytics perspective.
  • Perform the preparation and verification of data extraction, transformation, and loading (ETL) between SAP & other Non-SAP systems using Matillion and Snowflake system solutions.
  • Work with other members of the BI Team, Database Team, and IT Technical Team to ensure proposed Data & Analytics solutions are technically sound and will conform to the existing technical landscape and corporate security policies.
  • Write and maintain functional and technical/system documentation for all development in the Data & Analytics environment.
  • Contribute to the creation of technical specifications for the creation and maintenance of SAP BW InfoObjects, DataStore Objects (DSOs), InfoCubes, Remote Cubes, MultiProviders, DataSources, User Exits, InfoSources, Update Rules, Transfer Rules, Data Transfer Processes (DTPs), Communication Structures, InfoPackages, and Process Chains where appropriate in both the SAP BW, SAP BPC, and SAP Supply Chain Management (SCM) systems.
  • Perform the data analysis and modeling for new data targets using the Data & Analytics platform methodologies.
  • Perform the required master data and transaction data cleansing and formulate processes for ongoing data integrity verification to ensure data quality.
  • Partner and collaborate with the Master Data Governance team on required processes needed to ensure ongoing data integrity with source systems connected to the Enterprise Data & Analytics environment.
  • Stays abreast of the latest technological and strategic developments in the master data and Data & Analytics arena.
  • Responsible for responding to all off-hour calls regarding Data & Analytics issues in a prompt and reasonable timeframe.

Your Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field required
  • 3 – 5 years relevant SAP and/or BI experience with at least 2 years of developer experience and 2 years of BI experience
  • Required competency in complete lifecycle of SAP BI Suite (Business Objects) and modern Data & Analytics platform cloud-based environments such as Matillion, Snowflake, and ThoughtSpot.
  • Required ability to gather and analyze user requirements to determine system configuration and customization needed as well as the mastered ability to perform required Data & Analytics configuration and custom development.
  • Proven ability to create and maintain functional and technical/system documentation.
  • Required ability to prioritize assignments and multi-task as assigned by the Manager – Business Intelligence.
  • Required strong interpersonal, customer service, and project management skills related to Data & Analytics initiatives.
  • Includes strong communication skills (written and oral) and strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative, team environment.
  • Preferred experience with SAP HANA data sources, SAP non-HANA data sources, and non-SAP data sources including query and view development.
  • Experience with SAP S/4HANA CDS Views, Oracle databases, and writing complex queries preferred.
  • Preferred ability to perform business data modeling and analysis as well as a thorough understanding of relational data structures, OLAP concepts, and/or universes.
  • Preferred experience designing, creating, and maintaining custom InfoObjects, DSOs, InfoCubes, Remote Cubes, MultiProviders, DataSources, User Exits, InfoSources, Update Rules, Transfer Rules, DTPs, Communication Structures, InfoPackages, and Process ChainsPreferred understanding of a multi-tier system landscape and the process for moving new developments and changes through the landscape.
  • Preferred experience with Business Explorer Analyzer (BEx) queries and Web Reporting as well as with creating calculated and restricted key figures.
  • Preferred experience with key SAP applications with a solid understanding of NetWeaver architecture and SAP S/4HANAPreferred Experience with SAP Optimized (Embedded) BPC, and SAP SCM (APO)



Our Environment
Sargento is a refrigerated food production facility and the ability to work in a cold environment is a necessity. Machinery, moving mechanical parts, and robotics are used during production, so the work environment is usually loud. During sanitation work, you may be exposed to wet, humid, damp conditions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Your Needs. Our Values.

  • “People-First Culture” - Our people-first culture is founded on a simple premise: Hire good people and treat them like family. Your team really is your extended family and friends. Our Sargento Family rallies around those experiencing challenging situations and are the first ones to celebrate milestones.

  • Live Well, Work Well - You are encouraged and enabled to balance your career with interests and activities outside of work. We value Humor and Fun because we can laugh at ourselves and you can’t smile without saying “cheese”. Our CEO always says, if you’re not having fun at work or spending time with your family, then you’re doing it wrong.

  • Career Advancement - We support your career aspirations with individual development plans, career paths, coaching and mentoring through our “promote from within” philosophy. It is not uncommon for employees to start their career in an entry-level manufacturing position and with dedication, hard work, and our tuition reimbursement program they have the potential to advance into leadership roles.

  • Caring for Community - When you work here, you can make a difference in the company and in the lives of people in our communities, including supporting the United Way, Habitat for Humanity and feeding those in need. We partner with the Green Bay Packers through our ‘Touchdowns for Hunger’ program which has resulted in donating $1.3 million to date for hunger relief. We support our employees who serve their communities year-round including providing paid time off to contribute to causes that are meaningful to them.

  • Brand Innovation & Leadership - We’re a national brand, owned by a real family. Because we are privately-held every employee is considered part of the Sargento Family and can make a meaningful impact. We seek people who will challenge assumptions and introduce new ideas to help achieve our corporate goals. We are an industry leader because of our quest to find the next breakthrough and have been a Nielsen Award Winner thanks to our game-changing products.

Our Story
With 2,000 employees and net sales of $1.4 billion, Sargento Foods is a family-owned company that has been a leader in cheese for more than 60 years. We created the world’s first, successful pre-packaged sliced and shredded natural cheeses. Sargento is based in Plymouth, Wisconsin, where we manufacture and market shredded, sliced and snack natural cheese products, as well as ingredients and sauces. Sargento is known for the exceptional quality of our products and for product design, packaging and merchandising innovations that have transformed our industry.


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