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

  • Execute the implementation, configuration and management of all the SAP on-prem systems, including but not limited to, SAP S/4 Hana, SAP Fiori, SAP Supply Chain Management (SCM), SAP PO/PI, SAP Business Objects, SAP BI Platform and SAP Solution Manager.
  • Guide the application of corrections and transports required by the application team to ensure the integrity of these systems.
  • Configure and maintain the integration between on-prem SAP and non-SAP systems as well as the ones between on-prem SAP and other cloud systems like Ariba, Success Factors and IBP, via the use of SAP PO/PI, SAP Cloud Connector and HCI-DS agents.
  • Lead the implementation of overall security strategies and schemes to ensure the proper level of authorization is provided for all users of all the SAP systems - both on-prem and cloud systems.
  • Lead with the development of guidelines for deploying these strategies throughout the Sargento organization.
  • Monitor the system performance on a regular basis against the performance benchmarks, and proactively identify future issues and plan to optimize performance. During critical problems, become the single point of contact to the SAP OSS system.
  • Record and track problems as they occur, perform updates to the system in the form of repairs, and coordinate updates with the application group.
  • Lead the execution of the upgrades for all the on-prem SAP systems including the integration components like the Hana Cloud Connector and HCI-DS agents.
  • This includes Support Packages and release level upgrades.
  • Ensure that all components like SAP Kernel and Database remain current.
  • Lead the execution of roll out of the latest releases of SAP-Gui and MS Office Add-ins like IBP Excel Add-on and Analysis for Office Add-in for Excel.

Your Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field

  • 7+ years relevant experience as Administrator of SAP Systems


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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