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Magnetek Goes Live on Latest Version of Kronos® Workforce Central® Suite

Kronos® Incorporated today announced that Magnetek employees in Canada, the U.K., and the U.S. are live on version 6.1 of the Workforce Central® suite. Magnetek, a leading manufacturer of digital power and motion control systems, uses Kronos for time and attendance, absence management, and HR and payroll. Magnetek is one of nearly 200 customers to go live on the latest version of Workforce Central in the seven months since the product became available.

News Facts

  • Magnetek replaced its Oracle HRIS system with a complete workforce management solution from Kronos. The company chose Kronos for its deep functionality and ease of use.
  • With Kronos, Magnetek’s 300 employees are able to use self-service capabilities to manage their time off and countless other HR functions. This enables employees to be more productive and spend less time on paperwork and more time fulfilling the roles they were hired for and contributing to the company’s bottom line.
  • Prior to using the Kronos HR solution, Magnetek manually handled its hiring process, which was time-consuming and inefficient. Since moving to Kronos in 2007, the company has electronically processed more than 5,000 job applications, growing its workforce productively while eliminating mountains of paperwork.
  • Kronos helps Magnetek to control labor costs with its unique alerts feature. Kronos sends proactive email alerts to managers to notify them of potential time violations before they happen. This enables managers to take action and remedy violations before they occur.
  • Magnetek uses Kronos biometric terminals to ensure the integrity of its time and attendance data.

Supporting Quotes

  • Linda Pintor, director of corporate human relations, Magnetek

“We are a small company, but our workforce is dispersed across the country and around the world. In Kronos, we have found a sophisticated but easy-to-use solution that lets us manage our workforce and empowers our employees to manage their own HR functions. Upgrading to the latest version of Workforce Central provides us with more features and functionality to better manage our workforce in an easy, intuitive way.”

  • Amy Brar, senior director, HR/payroll, Kronos

“Magnetek is a great example of a small company that was struggling with an overly complex ERP-based HRMS solution. The Kronos HR and payroll solution, coupled with our time and attendance and absence management products delivered the functionality, ease of use and price performance they were looking for.”

Supporting Resources

  • Kronos is exhibiting in booth 350 at the HR Technology Conference & Exposition, being held this week in Chicago.

About Kronos Incorporated

Kronos is the global leader in workforce management solutions that enable organizations to control labor costs, minimize compliance risk, and improve workforce productivity. Tens of thousands of organizations in 60 countries — including more than half of the Fortune 1000® — use Kronos time and attendance, scheduling, absence management, HR and payroll, hiring, and labor analytics applications. To learn how Kronos uniquely delivers complete automation and high-quality information in an easy-to-use solution, visit www.kronos.com.

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